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Expressions of Interest in Chairperson of the Gaisce Council

The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth invites applications from suitably qualified candidates with relevant youth development expertise for an immediate vacancy arising on the Council. Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of: Experience Successful track record of achievement through their career Significant experience of operating at a senior strategic leadership level [...]

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Launch of ‘Breath of Fresh Éire’ – Art Collaboration Between Gaisce, Oberstown and An Garda Síochána Balbriggan

Breath of Fresh Éire, a ground-breaking art collaboration between Gaisce – The President’s Award, Oberstown Children Detention Campus and An Garda Síochána Balbriggan was officially launched on Thursday March 28th.   Breath of Fresh Éire consists of three art installations, created by the young people of Oberstown and overseen by artist Joe Caslin. The three parts

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Think Global, Act Local – Global Citizenship Action Through The Gaisce Award

Think Global, Act Local is an important event for our ongoing commitment to promoting global citizenship action through the Gaisce Award. Event Occurrence: Date: April 16th 2024 Time: 16:00 - 17:30 GMT Register Free: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/think-global-act-local-tickets-850727237067 Event Information: Think Global, Act Local, is an exciting opportunity for PALs to learn about promoting global citizenship action through

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Two Gaisce Awardees from CBS James’s Street Receive Their Bronze Awards

On March 7th , 2024, Gaisce – The President’s Award was delighted to have the opportunity to present awards to two young people from CBS James's Street who completed their award with the School Completion Programme Liberties Dublin 8 Cluster (SCP). SCP is a targeted support programme for Primary and Secondary young people. This support

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Gaisce – The President’s Award Awarded Triple Lock Membership by the Charities Institute Ireland

Gaisce – The President’s Award is delighted to announce that the organisation has been awarded the Triple Lock Standard by the Charities Institute of Ireland (Cii).  The Triple Lock Standard is awarded to charities that uphold the highest standards in transparent reporting, ethical fundraising and strong governance structures. This recognition is the gold standard for

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Aoife Prendergast, Anna-Marie Turley and Orla Leahy join Gaisce’s Council

At the end of January, Aoife Prendergast and Anna-Marie Turley joined Gaisce's Council, and now, in March, Orla Leahy has also become a part of this esteemed group. Their contributions and fresh perspectives will undoubtedly enrich the council’s work and mission for Gaisce - The President's Award! Check out all Gaisce Council Members on our team page: https://www.gaisce.ie/meet-the-team/#gaisce-council

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Joy Winston appointed Development Officer for North Dublin and Wicklow

Gaisce – The President’s Award is delighted to announce the appointment of Joy Winston to the position of Development Officer for North Dublin and Wicklow with the organisation.  Joy has been promoted to the position, having previously held the role of Administrator with Gaisce since 2021. Before joining Gaisce, Joy worked in senior retail management

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Research: Impact of the Gaisce Award Programme

‘It made you feel you had self-worth’ Does Gaisce - The President’s Award act as catalyst in the enhancement of the psychological attributes of: hope, self-efficacy, self-esteem, happiness, and psychological well-being in its participants? Authors: Dr Niamh Clarke MacMahon Health Service Executive — Longford / Westmeath, Dublin-Mid-Leinster School of Psychology, University College Dublin Dr Gary

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Scouting Ireland and Gaisce Announce New Registration System for Participants

Scouting Ireland and Gaisce – The President’s Award is launching a new system for the registration and completion of the CSA / Gaisce Dual Award for Scouts, Ventures and Rovers. The new system will simplify the registration and completion experience for all scouts who wish to pursue a Gaisce award alongside their Scouting awards. Scouts

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