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

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 ...

Gaisce says ‘Maith Thú’ to Young People throughout Ireland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRePyl2noM4&feature=youtu.be Gaisce – The President’s Award today launched its ‘Maith Thú’ campaign to commend young people for their resilience through the Covid-19 outbreak. Maith Thú celebrates the achievements of young people who have completed their ...

“I think the biggest thing we all probably miss is our freedom”.

Gaisce participant Orla Leahy from Cork is no stranger to challenges having completed her Bronze and Silver Awards. She's currently going for her Gold Award while busily studying for her Leaving Certificate. Here she writes ...

Gaisce At Home – Gaisce Sa Bhaile

  Extraordinary Times Call For Extraordinary Measures Young people can answer Ireland’s call too!  Updated 15th April 2020 As many young people now find themselves at home during the Covid-19 situation, we at Gaisce have ...

Gaisce -The President’s Award Statement on COVID-19

  Update 8th May 2020 Gaisce - The President Award are following Government directions and will be working remotely as far as possible but can be contacted during regular office hours. Contact email addresses and ...

Update 25th March: Gaisce Defence Forces Adventure Challenge 2020

Update 25th March 2020  Due to the ever-evolving situation as Ireland responds to Covid -19, the upcoming ‘Gaisce Defence Forces Challenge 2020’ due to take place from June 2nd-5th has unfortunately been cancelled. There may ...

Gaisce – The President’s Award launches ‘Gaisce at Home’

Gaisce – The President’s Award has today launched ‘Gaisce at Home’/ ‘Gaisce sa Bhaile’. The campaign encourages young people, precisely as the country and the world responds to the challenge of Covid-19, to stay active ...

Creative exhibition celebrates first year of Gaisce LikeMinded project

Gaisce – The President’s Award held a creative exhibition to celebrate the first year of its LikeMinded project on Thursday 23rd January in The Science Gallery in Trinity College, Dublin. The exhibition incorporated the creative ...

Gaisce and Volunteer Ireland Partnership

We are delighted to inform you that Volunteer Centres across the country are now Gaisce Award Partners (GAPs). Their Role is to support young adults over 18 to earn their Award in their own local ...