Empathy into Action

Girls Stories

Sep 27, 2020
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The Girls Stories project was founded in 2017, a lead on from project Art-iculate and is an integration project and afterschool meeting place for young adolescent migrant females new to Limerick city.

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Traveller and Roma Community: Youth Worker Training Programme.

Sep 26, 2020
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Calling all community leaders and youth workers who work with Traveller and Roma communities. Narrative 4 is partnering with Creative Ireland to train 12 youth workers to become certified Story Exchange Facilitators. This training is valued at €500 but is offered to 12 selected applicants for free.

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Empathy Education in Limerick Regeneration Primary Schools

Sep 25, 2020
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In Spring, in partnership with Mary Immaculate Colleges Embracing Diversity, Nurturing Integration, Learning for Life Project we ran 24 workshops for 119 children in four Limerick City DEIS primary schools, CBS (Scoil Iosagain) Sexton Street, Our Lady of Lourdes Rosbrien, Presentation Primary Sexton Street and St. Johns girls and infant boys.

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The Empathy Conference 2019

Sep 14, 2019
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The Empathy Conference was open to the 100 secondary school teachers and youth workers, from across the country, who had completed training upto that point. The educators presented updates from the field and shared their Story Exchange practices.

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Narrative 4 Ireland’s “Boys’ Stories” Explores What it Means to be a Man

Mar 20, 2018
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What does it mean to be a man in the twenty-first century? In Limerick, Narrative 4 Ireland’s “Boys’ Stories” partnered primary school boys with men in their community to explore questions and stereotypes about masculinity. According to N4 Ireland Regional Director James Lawlor, “There was so much wisdom in the room. The participants learned that…

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Narrative 4 Ireland: Mission & Vision

Sep 25, 2016
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Our Mission: To harness the power of the Story Exchange to equip and embolden young adults to improve their lives, their communities, and the world. Our Vision: To make Narrative 4 part of every school in Ireland so that young adults will lead with empathy

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The Empathy Centre, Limerick

Sep 18, 2016
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In June 2016, with the help of Limerick City and County Council and JP McManus Benevolent Fund, Narrative 4 Ireland opened a state-of-the-art creative facility in Limerick in a renovated a dilapidated Georgian townhouse that once served as a public library on O’ Connell Street.

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The issue

Aug 26, 2016
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The problem Narrative 4 Ireland addresses is poor youth mental health. Our plugged-in, high pressure culture is leading to a decrease in self-regulation, perspective taking, peer support and empathy levels in youth.

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Narrative 4 Established in Ireland: About Us

Aug 24, 2016
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Narrative 4 Ireland was established in 2016 and is a registered Irish charity. We have licenced the Story Exchange programme from the US based Narrative 4 Inc. We believe stories have an innate power to create empathy in society.

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