Technology has a huge impact on the way we all live. Virgin Media Ireland want to help make sure people get the very best from it. Their Corporate Social Responsibility strategy is focused on Doing Digital for Good. This is Virgin Media Ireland long-standing promise to make sure the power of connectivity benefits their customers and the communities they are part of.
Virgin Media Ireland have partnered with Coder Dojo for a number of years which is a key element of bringing their strategy to life.
Recently, members of senior management of Virgin Media Ireland provided classes in coding and digital skills for pupils of St. Mary’s National School, Fairview, as part of our nationwide support for Coder Dojo which provides children with the opportunity to learn skills to benefit their studies and careers in later life.
In the photos above you can see examples of the type of projects that Virgin Media employees got involved with on the day. Anna Maria Barry, Virgin Media’s Corporate Communications General Manager supported pupils Tori O’ Shea and Lucille Quillinan to power their CoderDojo project using a circuit board and electrons from a banana. While Paul Farrell Virgin Media’s Vice-President of Commercial and Sorcha Judge – helped pupils Alice Wally and Favour Hammlat (12) with their project.
Tesco has announced a new pilot programme that will provide thousands of meals to feed children and families experiencing food insecurity in Ireland. The pilot programme, Stronger Starts, is in partnership with the Good Grub Initiative, an Irish not-for-profit that distributes food for families through the DEIS school network. Through the Stronger Starts pilot programme,
Allianz Insurance is supporting the world’s strongest women by breaking the silence on domestic abuse in Ireland with the launch of a new three-year partnership with Women’s Aid. The partnership, announced today, will support Women’s Aid in tackling the issue of domestic abuse and support those women who are living through domestic abuse in Ireland.
PM Group and Kirby Group are delighted that the HSE’s donation of an oxygen generator from University College Hospital Galway (UCHG), Ireland is now operational at KC General Hospital in Bangalore, India. Kirby Group and PM Group worked together to organise the removal of the generator from UCHG and its transport to India. PM Group’s team in Bangalore
2021 has been another highly successful year for Learning Exchange – Bank of Ireland’s Learning & Development initiative for the Irish non-profit sector. Learning Exchange is now well established as one of the flagship CSR initiatives in Ireland, and Bank of Ireland have been organising it in conjunction with Business in the Community Ireland
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