Archives: 2018

Zurich Employees Inspire Young Readers

This year, Zurich Ireland is celebrating the third year of their strong partnership with St. John of God NS, Wexford as part of Time to Read. Principal of St. John of God NS, Liam Turner has praised the influence of the enthusiastic Zurich volunteers have had on the children involved: “As a DEIS school having positive


Abbott encourages Teachers towards STEM opportunities

Abbott recently held 3 STEM ‘Seeing is Believing’ days for local teachers in Sligo/Mayo, Longford and Do negal. They welcomed science teachers and guidance counsellors to their diagnostic facilities in Finisklin Business Park, Sligo; Lisnamuck, Longford Town and their diabetes facility in Lurganboy, Donegal Town. The one-day visit to each location is part of our BITCI STEM


Volunteer Viewpoint

Bronagh Duffy, Irish Life, has been involved with O’ Fiaich College, Dundalk through the Skills @ Work programme since 2014. What you did : We held a number of workshops to cover subjects like CV and interview skills, mock interview sessions and goal setting. The mock interviews stood out for me – for being able to


Student Mentoring Celebration 2018

On Thursday 12th of April we celebrated the latest graduates from our Student Mentoring Programme. 96 students and 96 mentors from 7 schools and 6 companies, celebrated their achievements at the Law Society, Blackhall Place, D7 with Minister for Education & Skills, Mr Richard Bruton,T.D. This programme, partners School Completion Programme schools, mainly DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) with a local