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Happy National Volunteering Week 2016

This week is National Volunteering Week in Ireland. This year the theme is 'thinking differently about volunteering'. I've volunteered for around 10 years now. I really want to highlight how important volunteering is both for the volunteer and the organisations. To speak from my own experience I’ve volunteered in a few different places and they’ve all been… Continue reading Happy National Volunteering Week 2016

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Sligo Sings – the concert

Yesterday saw the big day and night for Sligo Sings. If you are a regular reader you'll know that I sort of accidentally joined the Sligo Volunteer Choir, who were one of the 6 choirs formed especially by the Hawk's Well Theatre for Sligo Sings. I'm not a singer by any means but it is… Continue reading Sligo Sings – the concert

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Giving some time for the Fleadh

After seeing the wonderful job the volunteers did at the Fleadh Cheoil last year in Sligo I decided to sign up myself this year. Lucy is also volunteering, it's great to be able to give something to the community and it's also a great way to meet new people. The Sligo Champion did an article… Continue reading Giving some time for the Fleadh

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Why not donate your time over Christmas?

If you have a bit of spare time over the Christmas season why not donate your time to a charity or organisation that would really appreciate the help. There are so many volunteer opportunities and although it's a busy time of year, some of them only need help for an hour or so. Here are… Continue reading Why not donate your time over Christmas?