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The Empathy Project

Sep 28, 2020
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The Empathy Project is our award-winning core programme. We are creating a thriving community of Story Exchange facilitators and participants across Ireland. To date we have trained 248 teachers and 65 Youth workers, bringing the Story Exchange model to thousands of young people nationwide.

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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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A Narrative for Limerick

Sep 25, 2020
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A Narrative 4 Limerick is a monthly story-telling event that invites you to share and experience the true honest and heartfelt stories that make Limerick special. Hosted by a guest artist who sets a theme.

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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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N4 Ireland features in the Guardian: “Teenagers trade personal stories: ‘It’s great to find you are not alone’ “(Guardian UK)

Sep 22, 2020
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From the Guardian (UK): These students from Birmingham and Limerick have only just met. What did a weekend of sharing their most intimate stories teach them?

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Narrative 4 Global Summit

Sep 22, 2020
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The Narrative 4 Global Summit takes place in June each year. It brings together young leaders who are involved with N4 from around the world, with educators, guest speakers and writers/artists to share insights and experiences on change-making. Students from Ireland join students from South Africa, Palestine, Israel, Mexico and the United States for a week each year.

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Is Empathy Failing Us? (The Examiner)

Sep 22, 2020
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Elizabeth O’Neill investigates the concept of radical empathy and the power of story-telling.

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Tell your Story: Intergenerational Story Exchange

Sep 14, 2020
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“ This was the first time doing anything like this. It was lovely to get to know teenagers in my community as I would not know many young people. I feel I have made new friends”

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Empathy education: ‘It’s just as important as maths or Stem subjects’ (The Irish Times)

Jul 11, 2020
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Actor Cillian Murphy, who is involved in the NUI Galway/Unesco “activating social empathy” project, alongside students who have taken part in the project. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw. The recent suicide of UK television presenter Caroline Flack shone a spotlight on online abuse and how people who are decent and mannerly to each other’s faces can often be cruel…

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