Gaisce Announce New Public Affairs and Communications Manager

  We are pleased to announce the appointment of Síona Cahill in a new position heading up Public Affairs and Communications.  Síona is former President of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), and has over 6 years of ...

The power of storytelling to break barriers: Youth in University and Mountjoy Prison’s Progression Unit achieve Gaisce – The President’s Award, together

  The ‘Story Exchange Project’ is the first initiative of its kind in Ireland involving a unique collaboration between Mountjoy Prison’s Progression Unit, Maynooth University Access Programme and Gaisce - The President’s Award.    Young people ...

Upcoming events:

Gaisce are delighted to be hosting a series of events to support PALs and Participants during this time. Below you’ll find details and links for booking relevant events.    PAL Catch-Ups Date Development Officer Region ...

Lá Gaisce

  This Wednesday October 21st, 2020 we are calling people across Ireland to stand with young people.  Young people in their thousands are starting and already pursuing their Gaisce Award journey’s right across Ireland. #LáGaisce is a ...

Expressions of Interest in Membership of the Gaisce Council

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for one immediate vacancy on the Council and to establish a panel for forthcoming vacancies.  To establish a panel, the Minister welcomes ...

Gaisce Glas

Gaisce Glas Gaisce – The President’ Award is delighted to announce the launch Gaisce Glas – Youth Climate Justice Project. This project is the first of its kind within Gaisce.  As part of Gaisce’s commitment ...

GAISCE ONLINE GOLD AWARD RESIDENTIAL PROJECT 2020 ‘Together but Apart’

Gaisce are delighted to announce an Online 5 Day Gold Award Residential Project. Due to the uncertainty of Covid-19, Gaisce will host an Online Gold Residential Project for participants who may find it difficult to ...

A message from President Michael D. Higgins to Gaisce participants and Awardees

https://youtu.be/HOEXdpH0KB8 On Wednesday 10th June 2020, President Michael D. Higgins issued a video message to Gaisce Awardees to congratulate them for completing their Award in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. In particular, the President ...