“We need more mentors!”

A great problem to have! The uptake for our RISE mentoring at Mount Carmel Secondary School in Dublin tripled from 5 last year to 15 this year. “I know how to set goals for myself that I can achieve.” “Mentoring was amazing, motivating and fun!” “I thought it was going to be boring, but it…

Join our team for Santa Dash this December

This Sunday, on a freezing cold December morning we have an amazing team of people running along a beach dressed as Santa, helping us raise money for teenagers in Dublin. Why? We believe that teenagers across Dublin can make a difference in their communities. Our RISE Leadership and Mentoring programmes, which develop teenagers’ leadership skills are growing and…

Remembering RISE

As we (Ashleigh and Anne) walk in to Mount Carmel Secondary School not far from O’Connell Street in Dublin, we are feel at home. The teachers passing by say hello, we chat about our summers and wave to the principal as we sit in the staff room. We’re grateful and excited to be back in…

Looking back on Leading for Life One Day

“easily the most equipping thing I’ve done this year. Amazing content.. ..can’t wait for more” “the first session stimulated a conversation between myself and a co-worker that proved challenging but oh so helpful” “I have a new ministry idea. I will investigate it now!” “I feel refreshed and have been reminded that better leadership is possible” “I’d…

Four Peaks Challenge Complete!

Slieve Donard, Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon… Several pairs of socks Lots of mist Some very wet waterproofs Snatches of sleep in the Yaris while in transit between climbs Around 20 litres of water and energy drinks One phenomenal driver, encourager and cake provider All in less than 41 hours. From a gloriously sunny…