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Positivity Pots Workshop 10th April

Positivity Pots Workshop 10th April

Monday March 30th 2015 | Una Kelly

On Friday 10th April, Michaela Foundation will run workshops in Buttercrane Newry for children aged 9 and above with a creative flair and those wishing to develop their artistic talents. The Positivity Pots workshop went down a treat at the Tyrone Summer Camps in 2014. The interactive workshops, delivered by Michaela Foundation Summer Camp Leaders, […]

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My leap of faith!

My leap of faith!

Monday March 30th 2015 | Caoimhe O'Hagan

From bumping into the Irish rugby team in Dublin airport, to jumping out of a plane 13,000ft from the ground less than 48 hours later, I think the term “March Madness” would be suffice. On Saturday, 21st March, I took to the sky at the Wildgeese Skydive Centre in Garvagh in aid of the Michaela […]

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Pick a positive in everyday…

Pick a positive in everyday…

Friday March 27th 2015 | Cora McNulty

With just a week left of my second placement, its hard not to feel privileged when reflecting back on my experiences to date. Despite the short time that I have been exposed to children’s nursing, I have discovered quite a large glimpse of just how lucky I am to have this opportunity. Life is put […]

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Omagh Campettes and Leaders join in St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Omagh Campettes and Leaders join in St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Wednesday March 18th 2015 | Una Kelly

Thanks to the amazing Omagh Campettes and Leaders who carried the Michaela Foundation Camp banner with smiles at the St Patrick’s Day parade ar an Ómaigh. Tá súil againn gur bhain sibh sult as an mhórshiúl. Special thanks to our leaders whose actions continually reflect the Irish proverb “Mòl an óige agus tíocfaidh sí”.

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St. Benildus College: Run For Life Fundraising Campaign

St. Benildus College: Run For Life Fundraising Campaign

Wednesday March 18th 2015 | Una Kelly

A massive thanks to the schools who continually support the work we do! Check out this photo of pupils from St. Benildus College, Dublin who very generously donated €500 to Michaela Foundation raised through their Run For Life Campaign. Great running and fundraising a chairde! A special shout out to one of their teachers, Michelle […]

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#20HappyDays!

#20HappyDays!

Monday March 2nd 2015 | Sarah Allan

Hola! Well, it’s my favourite time of the month again… BLOGGING TIME. This month ive decided to do something different, #20HappyDays! During summer 2014 I decided to take part in a social media phenomenon called #100HappyDays. This is an initiative which promotes positive mental health and makes you start noticing things that make you happy […]

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Friday February 13th 2015 | Una Kelly

In 2015 Michaela Foundation is aiming to deliver more Camps than ever. As to ensure that all our activities are delivered with the same energy, enthusiasm and technique at each Camp we have decided to provide online activity tutorials for our Leaders

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SVP Youth NI Annual Conference

SVP Youth NI Annual Conference

Friday February 13th 2015 | Una Kelly

Many thanks to SVP Youth NI for inviting Michaela Foundation to their Annual Youth Conference on Wednesday 11th February in Tullyglass House, Ballymena. ‘Positivity and hope’ was the theme of the day when more than 300 students from almost 20 schools across Northern Ireland converged to celebrate and showcase projects they had completed in 2014 […]

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