Football Against Racism in Europe

It’s the Football Against Racism in Europe forthnight.  Activities in Ireland are co-ordinated through the Football Association of Ireland Intercultural Programme.  Part of the activities include the FAI Development Officers delivering workshops to young people in 120 schools all around Ireland.Pictured here with Cork FAI Development Officer David Bell with boys and girls from Glounthaune National School and reporters from Cork’s 96fm.Pictured here are pupils from Mrs O’ Donovan’s class from Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, Co KerryPictured below are Cabinteely Under 8’s in their Half-time game at UCD FC’s final home match of the season against Drogheda United FC, which saw Football Against Racism message being promoted.  The children are wearing Unite Against Racism bibs and Show Racism the Red Card wristbands. UCD FC players are pictured with the Unite Against Racism banner.Pupils from St Olivers NS Navan and Scoil Naomh Eoin from MeathActivities from Limerick with Croom Secondary School and Under 12s Star Rovers Vs Janesboro league game saw youngsters take action against racism and make local headlines.Pupils at Scoil Croi Iosa Presentation National School in Galway taking part in Football Against Racism in Europe activities.Castaheany Educate Together National School activity during FARE Forthnight 2012As part of FARE week across Europe, we recently held Show Racism the Red Card workshop in Marist NS, St. Mary’s NS and St. Claire’s NS in County Leitrim. Well done to all the schools and their pupils on taking part in the workshops as we try and get a positive message of respect and awareness of people around the world with their cultures and beliefs.

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