A Red and White Christmas

A Red and White Christmas

Kieran Navey, Emmet lee and Cian O’Callaghan at the launch of a Red and White Christmas CD at City Hall.

The CD is a joint community initiative with many bands and groups participating. The Multi Skills boys created the Christmas tree that features on the CD cover with groups from St Paul’s School.

All proceeds from the CD go towards Cope Foundation and Foroige Youth Projects in Mayfield.

Community Awards

Community Awards

Brenda Stilwell and Roy Keane

The Centre was very proud of the recognition received by art teacher, Brenda Stilwell at the first Mayfield Community Volunteer Awards in the Silversprings Moran Hotel, held on September 26th.

Brenda has not only worked with young people at the centre for the past 15 years but has also been involved in manifold community projects including Globalfest, and work done by such local organisations as the Community Development Project, and Newbury House Arts Centre. The award specifically acknowledged Brenda’s work with the organisation Foroige in the setting up of a youth café.

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President’s Award

President’s Award

The Mayfield Community Training Centre is very proud to congratulate John O’Donovan on his achieving the President’s Award; the first trainee to do so since the centre’s inception. The President’s Award is Ireland’s National Challenge Award for young people between 15 and 25.

It is the country’s most prestigious and respected award programme and is designed to contribute to the development of all young people through the achievement of personal challenges.

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OutArt

OutArt

By Luke Curtin

The Mayfield Community Training Centre is currently participating in a Digital Photography course as part of the OutArt Project – A European funded project run by the centre in conjunction with HUSCIE (Ireland), INTRAS Foundation (Spain), CJD (Germany) and Kirkkopalvalent (Slovenia).

The purpose of the project is to promote young peoples’ active citizenship, foster ties between young people in different countries, and develop new skills in the field of digital photography.

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Wacky Workouts

Wacky Workouts

Wacky Workouts

The Mayfield Community Training Centre built on their recent success at the Cork City School Enterprise Awards by coming first place in the City School section held at the Cork Institute of Technology on March 8th. They represented Cork in the All Ireland final in Croke Park on the 17th of April, 2013.

The product that garnered such praise is The Wacky Workouts Pack: a fun fitness challenge for all age groups and all fitness levels. The pack consists of 3 sets of cards with 52 cards per pack. Each one details a fitness challenge and ranges from beginner to advanced levels. It also includes a journal to monitor your progress and a poster designed by the trainees. The pack is designed to take the fear out of getting fit by providing a fun, cost effective way of getting healthy that is catered for and dictated by the individual.

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Kinsale Trip

Kinsale Trip

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The Centre runs a summer programme on completion of Certification and work experience which includes cultural trips and outings such as the boat trip to Kinsale pictured above.