Ireland

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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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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From the Newsletter

Jan 25, 2020
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02/09/2020   Join Sting and an incredible N4 crew for Synchronicity! 09/06/2020   Summer 2020 Newsletter: From Social Distancing to Social Connection 22/11/2019 Narrative 4 Christmas Themed Night of Music and Story 21/10/2020   N4  Ireland Autumn 2019 Newsletter  09/08/2019 Dream Team of Limerick Storytellers for Inspiring N4 Summer event  09/11/2018  Narratives Without Borders featuring…

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Colum McCann and friends to make Narrative 4 Christmas Celebration a Night to Remember

Dec 6, 2019
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Limerick-based charity Narrative 4 has announced an all-star line-up for its annual Christmas party fundraiser. Internationally acclaimed author and organisation co-founder Colum McCann will join violinist Colm Mac Con Iomaire, local legends the Brad Pitt Light Orchestra and bestselling novelist Ruth Gilligan for what looks set to be a night to remember at Thirteen Fourteen…

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A Narrative for Limerick Christmas Celebration

Nov 13, 2019
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Join us for a special Christmas-themed, intimate night of music and story featuring best-selling writers Colum McCann and Ruth Gilligan, and musician Colm Mac Con Iomaire. Hosted by Ann Blake. All funds raised will be donated to Narrative 4 Ireland. Get your tickets here!

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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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Boy’s Stories Intergenerational Story Exchange

Sep 12, 2019
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Participants discussed gender stereotypes, learned about storytelling and explored boundaries. By choosing stories from their own lives about being a boy or man, and sharing it with the intergenerational group, they gained an empathetic insight, and a greater understanding of masculinity from the group.

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Artist in Schools

Apr 14, 2019
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In total 423 students completed the Story exchange with over 90 workshops (September to March 2020) The project sought to firmly embed a new evidence base programme in two secondary schools and pilot a new model for engagement with schools. The programme aimed to contribute to the health and wellbeing of the students by putting a focus on personal development, empathy and compassion within the classroom.

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