FARE fortnight of action kicks off
The Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) fortnight of action begins on the 5th and runs through to the 19th October. It is part of a UEFA supported initiative which will see actions take place in all affiliate countries where the anti- racism message is promoted at all levels of the game from grassroots to champions league and international games. In Ireland, it involves a partnership of the Football Association of Ireland and Show Racism the Red Card to deliver actions reach schools, clubs and the wider community.
4030 players from 62 clubs around Ireland will be taking part in activities to mark Football Against Racism in Europe fortnight of action. These actions will include children doing Champions League style handshakes and wristband exchange, with the home team presenting the band to players on the away teams. Actions will also include team photos with the Red Cards of SRTRC. At adult level, players will be warming up wearing the bibs with the Equal Game message, which is being promoted by UEFA.
At SSE Airtricity League level, Longford Town, Sligo Rovers and Cork City are hosting actions, where players will be wearing the Equal Game bibs
Development Officers of the FAI are also delivering the Show Racism the Red Card workshops to 4059 children in 120 schools over the fortnight. In Limerick, there will be an interschool anti-racism blitz with 14 primary schools participating. A highlight of the fortnight is the Irish Amputee International team will be holding up the Red Cards at the first ever UEFA Amputee tournament and will be posting it on their livesteam.
This is a link to our audited accounts for 2016. The document includes directors report and full finance report.
Full Accounts Signed 2016
Show Racism the Red Card activities 2017-18
Our Mission is to challenge racism through providing education resources and intercultural activity which support integration.
Show Racism the Red Card (SRTRC) offers a unique platform of education & sport to tackle racism and promote integration. We are working with schools, clubs and youth services to support inclusion and raise understanding of what is racism and how to respond.
We invite you to get involved in any of our programme of activities. SRTRC activities include:
– Anti Racism education workshops
– Anti Racism education training
– Anti Racism creative competition
– FARE fortnight against racism in football
– Wear Red Day
– One Race Human Race exhibition tour Continue reading
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
2016 Continue reading
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.