Mary Immaculate College launch Gaelic Games Leadership programme

first_imgLinkedin NewsEducationMary Immaculate College launch Gaelic Games Leadership programmeBy Staff Reporter – March 12, 2018 4019 Email Mary Immaculate CollegeFittingly, Thursday 8 March, International Women’s Day, saw the official launch of an innovative Gaelic Games Leadership programme at Mary Immaculate College, a programme that will amongst other things, examine how best to promote gender equity in school and club contexts.The voluntary, extra-curricular programme will provide participating students with essentialleadership skills for use in primary and secondary school contexts, and indeed in the widercommunity. Over the next few weeks 2nd and 3rd year students from MIC will be invited to apply for a place on this programme.Successful applicants will cover a range of issues relating to the promotion of Gaelic games in school and community contexts, including coaching, refereeing, administration and public relations.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Speaking about the initiative Dr Richard Bowles, lecturer in Physical Education, MIC said“This programme will explore how our students can help children to develop fundamentalmovement skills (FMS) and physical literacy, while at the same time enhancing their ownleadership skills. We will ensure that maximizing children’s participation is at the forefront ofour approach. In this context, we will examine how best to promote gender equity in schoolsand clubs. Promoting inclusive practice, and addressing barriers to participation such associal disadvantage and cultural diversity, will underpin our activities”.According to Professor Eugene Wall, President (Acting) of Mary Immaculate College: “Ourlong-term aim for this programme is to foster leadership skills that will enable our students tomake valuable contributions in schools, clubs and the wider community. The event also served to acknowledge the stellar sporting achievements of many MIC students, including 22 females, who achieved national success at club and county level in hurling, camogie and Gaelic football during 2017. According to Prof. Wall, who presented the 32 students with a medal in recognition of their success “these achievements demonstrate a deep commitment to sporting excellence, in addition to their dedication to their academic studies.”Also speaking at the event was Dr Angela Canny, Acting Dean of Education who said: “Weare especially delighted that 22 award recipients are women – these women are importantrole models for young girls and indeed young boys in demonstrating what is possible forgirls. The importance of female role models cannot be over-estimated as research hasconsistently found that role models are important in helping to initiate change in a wholerange of under-represented areas such as sport”.More about education here. Facebook Previous articleSeveral Limerick Lifelong Leaning events taking place at Mary Immaculate CollegeNext articleUniversity of Limerick to host a conversation with television judge Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Print Advertisement WhatsApp Week-long Celebration of Women as MIC Marks International Women’s Day center_img International Women’s Day LIT RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Post Show | Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste ná Béarla cliste Twitter New Report from MIC Reveals the Reality of Human Trafficking in Ireland Limerick’s Student Radio Station Wired FM Celebrates 25 Years on Air TAGSDr. Richard BowlesGaelic Games Leadership programmeInternational Women’s DayMary Immaculate Collegevoluntary Women in the Creative Arts to take centre stage at LIT’s International Women’s Day Flagship Event last_img read more

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Annie Moses Band plays tonight

first_img “Oh, goodness gracious,” Gibson said. “This band is phenomenal. Mary and I saw them at the Celebrators Conference in Tennessee and they are just amazing. I can’t believe that we are going to get to see them again and right here in Troy.”Gibson said anyone who misses the Annie Moses Concert will have missed seeing and hearing one of the most incredible bands of the times.“It’s different; it’s spectacular. So turn off the television, turn off your cell phone and enjoy a night of amazing music by a group of talented people. They are all members of the same family and the audience will be blown away by their talent,” he said. “You will not be disappointed.” Annie Moses Band plays tonight Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Juveniles identified as clown culprits Police have identified the two juveniles that posed a menacing clowns over the weekend. Their masks were taken and their… read more Next UpJohn Jinright TAC presenter chair, said the Annie Moses Band travels with around 11 people and a huge amount of equipment. It would not have been possible to bring them to Troy if it were not for the support of the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the cooperation of the Gulf States Presenters Association.“Working together, it is possible to bring cultural arts entertainment to this area that would not be possible otherwise,” Jinright said. “Having a band perform several times in the general area reduces the costs for everyone.  We are extremely fortunate to have the Annie Moses Band in concert here in Troy.”Jinright said there are six or more people in the band and they are all related in some way. Annie Moses BandPeople in Pike County just don’t know how lucky they are.Not many people have the opportunity to see the Annie Moses Band in concert in their own backyard, but it’s happening here tonight at the Claudia Crosby Theater on the campus of Troy University.The Troy Arts Council will present the internationally acclaimed Annie Moses Band in concert at 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $20 and $5 for students with an ID. Tickets will be available at the door.center_img Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “Annie Moses is the lead singer and plays many different instruments,” he said. “And all of the band members are world class singers so expect to be amazed by the sounds of their voices and expect to hear a lot of beautiful music.”Jinright said the band instruments will include a large harp that will provide a unique sound to the music. “The band will present their newest show, ‘The Art of the Love Song’ at the Crosby Theater,” Jinright said. “It’s their newest creation and features many of the greatest love songs ever written. You will fall in love with this music.”Jinright said Mack Gibson, a strong supporter of the arts, is probably more excited about the Annie Moses Band than he, if that’s possible. Published 3:00 am Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Sponsored Content Email the author Print Article Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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