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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Citywise Easter Soccer Tournament

On a sunny Thursday morning, teams of young soccer stars arrived at the Citywise all weather pitch to battle it out to be named champions of the annual Citywise Soccer Tournament. The 10-12 year old boys got the competition off to a start with Clod FC, The Boyz, Ryans Express, and The Jackers taking part. […]

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OUR EASTER LEADERSHIP HIKE – By Liam McMahon Buggy

On Monday the 21st of April the Citywise junior leaders set out on a journey to Wicklow just beyond Glendalough. For most people the hike was for the Gaisce president’s award and the Citywise leadership certificate but for all it was a test of their character and for a personal achievement in life. When we […]

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Girls Afterschools – Wicklow Gaol – Wed 23rd April

Twelve young Tallaght girls, with a 6 troublesome Leaders, reported to the Matron of Wicklow Gaol on a bright and sunny morning filled with a little bit of doom, a smidge of gloom and a hell of a lot of excitement. The stern lady dressed in all black met us at the gates of the […]

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Citywise trip to Newgrange, Co. Meath – Fast Track midterm: Tuesday 15th April

38 Tallaght and Ballymun boys ventured out into the countryside with Citywise leaders and embarked on a history tour when they went to visit Newgrange, Co. Meath. The day started at the Brú an Bóinne visitor centre, where we took in the extensive exhibition which includes a full scale replica of the chamber at Newgrange, […]

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Salesforce.com Biz Academy 2014

An apprenticeship in leadership Every year, salesforce.com works with youth from under-resourced and low-income communities who want to learn about entrepreneurship. By joining the corporate world for a week at our regional Salesforce.com offices and learning from employees and mentors, they get hands-in experience and real-world business experience. 12 Citywise students were lucky enough to […]

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