Category Archives: volunteer

Shauna Conry, Student

Shauna comes from Firhouse in Dublin and has just completed her Leaving Cert at Sancta Maria College. At school, she took part in the ‘Schools Across Borders’ programme, which brings young people together from Ireland, Israel and Palestine, as well as organising the school talent … Continue reading

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Clara McCarthy, LinkedIn

Many people assume I’m a girlie girl yet I love to surprise people by doing things like sky-diving, trekking in glaciers and backpacking for 6 months with the bare minimum (well; 2 pairs of shoes; flipflops and hiking boots). An … Continue reading

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Suzanne Murray, Plan Ireland volunteer & her daughter Laura James

Having worked in event management for years Suzanne Murray bowed out of the working world to travel and have her kids – Daniel and Laura. She spent 7 years in Barcelona enjoying the sunshine, the cultural differences and struggling to learn … Continue reading

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Riona Judge McCormack, Communications Officer

Riona Judge McCormack is the Regional Communications Officer with an African NGO (www.repssi.org), a job which sees her living in Johannesburg and traveling all over Southern Africa. She loves design, writing and photography, and recently produced a series of short … Continue reading

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Mary Carroll, Trainer

Mary Carroll is a freelance trainer and Director of ‘The Succession Conversation’ which is aimed at assisting people in planning succession for their family businesses, with special focus on farming families.  She also works part time in the Tralee International … Continue reading

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Orla Walsh, Pop Artist

Orla Walsh is a Pop Artist and proud Mum to three girls. She is inspired by family life and the nostalgia of everyday items. Her first set of Ketchup bottles were bought by the Heinz HQ in Pittsburg. Her other … Continue reading

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Megan Davenport, Transition Year student

Megan comes from Rathfarnham in Dublin and attends Loreto High School Beaufort, Rathfarnham. Megan is currently in Transition year and spent a week of work experience with Plan Ireland late last year as she has always had a keen interest in the issues … Continue reading

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