Tagged with Service

The Other Side of Washington D.C. by Ruth Herlihy

The Other Side of Washington D.C. by Ruth Herlihy

As the saying goes appearances can be deceptive. Open any book on Washington D.C and prepare to have your breath taken away by the spectacular architecture and sights that this city has to offer. Throughout my day I come across smartly dressed men and women who are well educated. I have been fortunate enough to … Continue reading

Teachers teach less by what they say and more by what they are

A report from Philip O’Callaghan about his service with Coláiste Pobail Setanta in Dublin Following the completion of my Professional Diploma in Education at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth I wanted to give back to the community through the sphere of education. I decided therefore to volunteer my time in the school where I had … Continue reading

Meals on Wheels in Waterford

Meals on Wheels in Waterford

Vickie Kiely about the great work of Meals on Wheels in her home town of Tramore. As a part of my 30 hours Washington Ireland Program public service I worked with my local Meals on Wheels service in Tramore, County Waterford. I helped to prepare the meals and accompanied the drivers on their delivery routes … Continue reading

Rebecca Dwyer Engineers the Future!

Rebecca Dwyer Engineers the Future!

Project Outline As part of my pre-departure expectations for the Washington Ireland Program (WIP), I must complete at least thirty hours of public service within my own community at home here in Ireland. My public service project involved an outreach event called ‘Engineering Your Future!’ which was organised and hosted by the UCD College of … Continue reading