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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Salesforce.com Foundation sponsors Citywise

Citywise Education, with a unique educational approach and extremely worthwhile education programmes, set about trying to raise west Tallaght neighbourhoods in the 1990s by helping young people focus on the value of education. And it is making a real difference in transforming west Tallaght. Young out-of-schoolers are successfully sitting state examinations. Bright, and even average, […]

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Citywise 10/12/2012

This week Citywise really got into the Christmas spirit, as all our young people attended the annual ice skating trip to Dundrum. Citywise brought at least 100 young people from in and around west Tallaght, and thanks to great work of our volunteers the trip was a great success. Right tracker Dylan Fitzgerald said “the […]

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Christmas Draw Week 14

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Citywise Draw Week 13

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Citywise Pizza Programmers

Today, the pizza programmers made a big move forward on their journey to becoming programmers. After weeks of learning programmes they moved on to making the ‘bug on a plate’ game. First, they had to learn all the different sprites that were characters in the games, as well as learning how to import the stage […]

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Week 11 and 12 Results …

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A Week in the Life ….

A week in the life… There was the usual Monday evening tension around the weekly ‘Really Great Citywise Draw’ as we found out the two winners were Susan Conway and Karen O’Meara. The Midschool programme had  a fantastic trip to Kilmainham Gaol, where the students got to visit the prison cells and hear the stories […]

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"Volunteering with Citywise has helped to make me."

- Sean Preston