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Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Northerner in Dublin – Volunteering with Citywise Education

For the final sports camp of the summer, I travelled from Belfast to volunteer my time with Citywise. I was given the task of delivering a number of activities to the four different boys groups. On Monday, the lads participated in a few ice breaker games and a large game of football. The weather was […]

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Our European Volunteers

Over the past year, Citywise have been very blessed with the help of three European volunteers working with the young people on our programs. They bring a vibrant element to the programs and help us to learn more about Ireland’s place in the EU and how our cultures are different and similar. Both Julio Soriano and Javier Gutiérrez who come from Spain […]

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Fast Track Academy 2014

80 primary and secondary school boys and girls recently graduated from the first ever Citywise Fast Track academy, a two-week educational camp that attracted Tallaght’s most inquisitive minds. Robotics, computer coding, presentation making, science & engineering games, app design and game development, art, waterslide, drumming, european cultures and sports kept even the most energetic people […]

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Fast Track Academy see Telefonica

Today was such an amazing expedition! It started with a trip into town on the Luas and as Alex described, “it was a very educational journey!” as we met two Americans on holidays who told us all about living in America. When we arrived in Telefonica’s building, Fiona and Desmond welcomed us. We had a […]

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Fast Track Academy tours SAP

20 members of the Citywise Summer Fast Track Academy and 5 leaders were shown what it’s like to work in the technological age by staff from SAP this afternoon.  All members signed in and received quite a professional looking name badge and were brought on a tour of the ‘AppHaus’ in the Citywest business park […]

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"Volunteering with Citywise has helped to make me."

- Sean Preston