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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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FREE Irish Language Crash Courses in Omagh

FREE Irish Language Crash Courses in Omagh

Tuesday March 28th 2017 | Una Kelly

An ar mhaith leat do chuid Gaeilge a chleachtadh, nó tús a chur le foghlaim na Gaeilge don chéad uair? Would you like to improve your Irish or learn for the first time? This may be the perfect opportunity. Tapaigh an deis! Beidh múinteoirí den chéad scoth i mbun na gcúrsaí. Fantastic teachers will deliver […]

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Volunteer recruitment update

Friday March 24th 2017 | Una Kelly

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has applied to volunteer at any of our Camps so far. We as an organisation simply couldn’t function without our amazing volunteers. ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: We are still actively recruiting for positions at the following Camps: Mayo (Knock) Sligo (Sligo) Kildare (Maynooth) Donegal (Letterkenny) Cavan […]

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