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.
A&L Goodbody (ALG) has entered into partnership with jumpAgrade, the online grinds platform, to support six students at Marino College who are preparing for the Leaving Certificate for the 2020/2021 academic year. jumpAgrade provides online tutoring to second-level students regardless of location, ability or socio-economic background. The partnership with jumpAgrade is part of ALG’s ongoing
2020 is a year that will be remembered for its challenges. Right across the world, people adjusted to the significant changes brought about the Covid-19 Pandemic and learned to live and work in much adjusted ways. Intel Ireland has a long and proud tradition of volunteering. This tradition is underpinned by the Intel Involved programme,
The Covid Alliance has been nominated at the 2020 Engineers Ireland Engineering Excellence Awards. Earlier this year, Mercury team members took part in this fantastic initiative comprising over 50 project partners from the Irish engineering and manufacturing sectors. Established in March 2020 in response to the looming Covid-19 crisis, the Covid Alliance came together to
In December, KPMG, Children’s Books Ireland and the Arts Council gifted 6,000 books to children in need. Books bring joy and provide comfort during tough times and every child has the right to experience the joy of reading, regardless of their circumstance. It has been a difficult year for so many and books remain a
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