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We’re recruiting volunteers for Summer Camp!

We’re recruiting volunteers for Summer Camp!

Monday May 22nd 2017 | Una Kelly

 Drive change in your community, volunteer at a Michaela Foundation Summer Camp Michaela Foundation are currently recruiting enthusiastic individuals aged 17+ to volunteer at their Summer Camps in Cootehill, Dublin, Knock, Sligo, Maynooth, Dundalk & Letterkenny. At Camp, girls aged 11-13 will engage in a range of volunteer-led activities based on Michaela Foundation’s five core […]

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Donna Taggart to headline fundraising Summer Concert

Donna Taggart to headline fundraising Summer Concert

Wednesday May 17th 2017 | Una Kelly

Donna Taggart will headline a Michaela Foundation Fundraising concert at the iconic Hill of the O’Neill in Dungannon on Saturday 12th August. Donna’s performance will come at the end of Michaela Foundation’s busy Summer Camp season, during which they will have worked with over 400 volunteers and almost 1500 young girls. The fundraising concert will […]

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Guinness World Record Marathon Match Celebrations

Guinness World Record Marathon Match Celebrations

Tuesday May 16th 2017 | Una Kelly

Players who scored a new Guinness World Record for the longest Gaelic 15-a-side football match in history have been honoured in a special presentation ceremony at the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast. The Marathon Match raised an amazing £73,565 for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Michaela Foundation. The event, in partnership with O’Neill’s International Sportswear Ltd, […]

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Register a team for the 18th All Ireland GAA Golf Championship

Register a team for the 18th All Ireland GAA Golf Championship

Friday May 12th 2017 | Una Kelly

The 18th annual All-Ireland GAA Golf Challenge has been officially launched in GAA headquarters by KN Group chief executive Donagh Kelly, inter-county managers Derek McGrath (Waterford) and Mickey Harte (Tyrone) and 2016 hurler and young hurler of the year Austin Gleeson among other GAA personalities including Challenge patron and Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher. The organisers of the KN Group All-Ireland GAA Golf Challenge are delighted to announce that this year’s […]

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Surviving or Thriving? MHAW 2017 in Buttercrane

Surviving or Thriving? MHAW 2017 in Buttercrane

Friday May 5th 2017 | Una Kelly

Surviving or Thriving? Buttercrane Shopping Centre and our nominated charities, Samaritans, PIPS and the Michaela Foundation will be hosting a series of events on Mall to raise awareness of Mental Health issues as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 8-14th May. Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This […]

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Wellness Week At Queen’s University Belfast

Wellness Week At Queen’s University Belfast

Friday April 28th 2017 | Una Kelly

Michaela Foundation and Little Penny Thoughts have teamed up to deliver a Wellness Week at Queen’s University encouraging students to prioritise their wellbeing in the lead up to exams. Queen’s University School of Law building will play host to the inaugural Wellness Week 2nd – 4th May 2017. Whilst the timing and location of the […]

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Open University honours Mickey Harte

Open University honours Mickey Harte

Friday April 28th 2017 | Una Kelly

Congratulations to Mickey Harte on receiving his Doctor of the University Award from Open University in Croke Park today. Mickey was recognised for his exceptional contribution to education and culture. Comhghairdeas leat Mickey! We’re thrilled for you. http://tyronegaa.ie/2017/04/open-university-honours-mickey-harte/

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Volunteer Opportunity in Newry: Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday April 24th 2017 | Una Kelly

We’re seeking volunteers to assist in the delivery of two activities as part of Mental Health Awareness Week in Buttercrane. Dates: · Thursday 11th May · Friday 12th May · Saturday 13th May · Sunday 14th May Times: · 11am – 2pm · 2pm – 5pm If you’re interested in donating your time, please email […]

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Music for a Summer’s Evening with Donna Taggart and special guest Mairéad Duffy

Music for a Summer’s Evening with Donna Taggart and special guest Mairéad Duffy

Tuesday April 18th 2017 | Una Kelly

Following Donna Taggart’s whirlwind global success with ‘Jealous of the Angels’, which has now reached almost 90 million views on Facebook and has topped the charts in a host of countries across the world, we are absolutely delighted to present Donna in concert this August in aid of Michaela Foundation. Donna’s distinctive emotional singing style […]

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