Past Projects

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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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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Project Art-iculate

Aug 14, 2018
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This project worked with 15 Syrian young people who have been resettled here as part of the government resettlement scheme. The project was a partnership between artist Sheila Richardson, Narrative 4, Doras Luimní and Limerick City and County Council.

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Telling the Other Story, Narratives without Borders

Aug 14, 2018
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Fifteen youth from three schools in Birmingham (Earls High School, Joseph Chamberlain College and Holyhead School) travelled to Narrative 4 in Limerick for a three-day cultural programme. In Limerick they met with fifteen youth from the city (Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh) and together worked with renowned British and Irish authors, visited museums and acquired new creative writing skills; as well as taking part in a Story Exchange with each other.

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