Den Awards 2017
YSI Dublin Den - February 14th 2017
St Aidan's Community School, Tallaght, Intercultural Book Exchange
Awarded €461 to buy books in different languages and to buy paint for a mural to support their intercultural book exchange.
St Mark's Community School, Dublin 13 - Compromise to Conflict
Awarded €500 and mentoring to print posters and a create a Restorative Practice handbook.
Ramsgrange Community School – Operation Consent
Awarded €400 to print their Education Packs and to promote their press launch.
St Joseph's College, Lucan, Co. Dublin - Healthy Help
Awarded €350 to support their healthy eating initiative.
St. Joseph's College, Lucan, Dublin - Transforming Society
Awarded €60 fto support printing of a children's book.
St. Joseph's College, Lucan, Dublin - No Limits
Awarded €600 to support the printing of their books, ‘Wonder Wheels’ and ‘Anna’s Amazing Aura.’
Heywood Community School, Ballinakill, Co. Laois - Nascadh Le Chéile
Awarded €250 and mentoring to develop their teenage volunteering website.
Portmarnock Community School, Co. Dublin - Global Citizens - Mapping the Future
Awarded €500 towards apps development and hosting further ‘mapathon’ events.
Tullamore College, Co. Offaly - Think Safety, Farm Safely
Awarded €450 towards developing their farm safety technology.
Loreto Convent, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal - The Helping Hands
Awarded €400 towards secure back-packs for homeless people with supplies needed for day-to-day living.
YSI Athlone Den - February 15th 2017
Méanscoil Muire gan Smal, Convent of Mercy, Convent Rd, Ardnanagh, Roscommon - Sign of the Times
Awarded €480 to pay for Irish Sign Language Classes for students and to print booklets for local organisations and businesses.
Bailieborough Community School - Next Generation
Awarded €500 to print a children's cartoon story book that promotes environmental education.
Scoil Chríost Rí, Borris Rd, Ballyroan, Portlaoise, Co. Laois - Deep Pockets
Awarded €350 to develop their employment website.
Sacred Heart School, Tullamore – Mind Your Business
Awarded €350 and mentoring to develop their app
Eureka Secondary School – It's the Yes, Not the Dress
Awarded €500 to facilitate their workshops and to create information booklets which educate people about sexual consent and rape culture.
YSI Cork Den - February 16th 2017
Bishopstown Community School, Castletownbere, Co. Cork – Calm Cubed
Awarded €700 to create and distribute their cubes which promote positive techniques to combat stress.
Mount Mercy College, Model Farm Road, Cork – Mission Nutrition
Awarded €350 to buy recording equipment to develop their podcast and organise a healthy eating week in their school.
Mount Mercy College, Model Farm Road, Cork, Co. Cork – Skorts in Sport
Awarded €300 to produce a DVD that will promote gender equality in sports
Davis College, Model Farm Road, Cork – Growing up Shouldn't Hurt
Awarded mentoring and marketing support for their educational campaign.
Sacred Heart, Clonakilty, Co. Cork – Let's Talk About Sex
Awarded €500 and mentoring to publish their educational booklets.
Beara Community School, Rosbercon, New Ross, Co. Wexford – LymeLight
Awarded €400 to produce material for their awareness campaign around the dangers of Lyme Disease.
Mount Mercy College, Model Farm Rd, Cork – No Means No.
Awarded €245 to purchase wristbands to raise awareness about Sexual Consent
CBS Charleville, Co. Cork – Ditch Your Carbon Cup Print
Awarded €400 to buy material and organise as Ditch Your Carbon Cup Print week in the town of Charleville.
Our Lady of Lourdes, Rosbercon, New Ross, Co. Wexford - Hear Say
Awarded €500 to fund sign classes