MetLife LifeChangers Initiative

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Junior Achievement Ireland is delighted to have been chosen to partner with the MetLife Foundation to train and support Dublin-based staff in their contributions to the MetLife LifeChangers initiative and their efforts to inspire young minds in local schools. Pictured … Read More

PM Group Hosts Mount Seskin Community College

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PM Group is celebrating its second year of partnering with Junior Achievement Ireland. To mark the occasion, 2nd Year students from Mount Seskin Community College recently paid a visit to the international engineering company in their Dublin office. The students … Read More

Clondalkin Students Count4Success!

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In partnership with Fidelity Investments and Xilinx, a very successful Count4Success event was hosted on 10th February 2015 at Xilinx. Count4Success is a fun, hands-on maths workshop showing students how maths is part of everyday life. All of the activities … Read More

Bright Futures at Central Bank

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On 27th November, 42 budding financiers from City Quay and Rutland Street primary schools visited the Central Bank on Dame Street to complete their Junior Achievement programmes in appropriate fashion.

Central Bank volunteers Caroline Rowe and Anthony Horrigan delivered the Our Community and Our City programmes to the students from the two schools over a five week period. The students were thrilled to find out that a special trip to the Central Bank was on the cards once they completed their programmes!

CentralBankSusan Quinn, Rutland Street NS; Governor Patrick Honohan; Olwen O’Connor Maguire, City Quay N.S. & Helen Raftery Junior Achievement Ireland.

On their arrival at the Central Bank, the students were escorted to the 7th floor, where they got a panoramic view of the city – an impressive and appropriate setting in which to receive their certificates of achievement from Governor Patrick Honohan, who made a special appearance to welcome the students.

Michael, one of the students from Rutland Street gave an impromptu but impressive overview to the governor of all the important things he had learned over the course of the Our City programme including savings, facts about interest rates and opening a bank account!

Great Volunteers at Gas Networks Ireland Celebrated!

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On the 12th January the achievements of Dublin-based Gas Networks Ireland volunteers was the cause of celebration. In the 2013-14 school year 29 volunteers inspired and motivated 620 students in 22 schools facilitating Junior Achievement programmes and the Gas Networks … Read More

Elaine O’Brien-Lynch

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Elaine is a dedicated community development worker (both local and overseas) with 20 years experience of empowering communities through adult education, financial literacy and one to one coaching. CIPD accredited Training and Development Specialist with a successful career in the … Read More