A new season for some and for others, the season never ends. The Show Racism the Red Card club welcome programme has been supporting grassroots sports clubs towards integration of refugees/ asylum seekers within their activities. This progress report will give you an idea of how integration through sport can work.
Ballaghaderreen GAA are one of the clubs involved with the Show Racism the Red Card Club Welcome programme, thanks to Community Foundation of Ireland, to be inclusive of those from refugee/ asylum seeker backgrounds. Other clubs include Willow Park FC in Athlone, Emo FC Laois, Ballinacurragh GAA club in Limerick, Sligo Rovers FC and Boot Road Celtic in Clondalkin.
An international partnership with like minded projects is near conclusion with our final meeting taking place funded project at meeting in Copenhagen. The project was funded by the EU Erasmus Plus programme through its national agency in Ireland Leargas.
Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition awards down the years.
• Overall winner: Navan Educate Together
• Youth service award: Youthreach Progression Navan
• Primary school: CBS Dundalk
• Second level: St Pauls CBS, North Brunswick Street
Commendations to: Comeragh College, Schull Community College, Tullamore ETNS, Clane Youth, CBS Primary Dundalk, Dunshaughlin Community College
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The fourth meeting of our Strategic Partnership, funded by Erasmus + through Leargas, took place in the Feyenoord FC stadium in Rotterdam this week. The meeting involved an exchange of practice and discussions about our project which has seen hundreds of education professionals participate in anti-racism training. The project has also developed some new initiatives to help in our platform of anti-racism education.
The next Refugee & Migrant Solidarity Ireland (RAMSI) dinner is on Sunday 21st May at 4:30pm in 10 Belvedere Court, Dublin 1.
The Solidarity dinners have proved a great success so far in bringing people together. It is an opportunity to have some tasty food from diverse cultures but also to get to know people from different backgrounds. The dinners are open to all including children, if accompanied. Continue reading
Football legend Roy Keane, Integration Minister David Stanton and the Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Guss O’Connell, presented awards today (02.05.17) to young people who developed creative ways to tackle racism.
– The annual Show Racism the Red Card awards ceremony Tuesday, 2nd May, at 11.45am at Tallaght Stadium, Whitestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24. Pictured from left: Laya Susansabu, Andrew Tran, David Stanton TD, Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality,Chantelle Doyle, Roy Keane, Huimi Roy.
Teacher, Maria Cribben explains what went on behind the entry from the Transition Year group from Mercy Secondary in Ballymahon.
We are pleased to announce that the Awards Showcase to conclude the Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition will take place at Tallaght Stadium, Tuesday 2nd May 2017.
32 schools & youth services will be attending on the day and they will be joined by special guests including Ireland coach Roy Keane.
Check out www.youtube.com/theredcardire www.facebook.com/srtrcireland for some of the entries submitted. Written entries here http://theredcard.ie/2017/04/10/writing-from-creative-competitino-2017/#more-3379
Watch this space for updates.
We are pleased to bring you a sample of written entries to the Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition 2017.
Also, we are delighted to announce that the Awards Showcase will take place at Tallaght Stadium at 11:45am- 1:30pm. Our special guest is Ireland coach, Roy Keane and Minister of State David Stanton will present prizes. Mayor of South County Dublin Guss O’ Connell will speak to welcome all attending.
The written entries below are from students in St Senans National School, Pobalscoil Inbhir Sceine, Eureka Secondary School, Colaiste Chill Mhantáin, Mount Sackville Secondary and St Augustines College.