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Demand for empathy at all-time high as country lurches into another scandal

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The empathy of the Irish people has been tested over the past few days, weeks, months.

Demand for empathy at all-time high as country lurches into another scandal

The empathy of the Irish people has been tested over the past few days, weeks, months.

Galway supermarket chain becomes autism aware

A Galway supermarket chain is making changes to its shops to accommodate people with autism.

Actor Cillian Murphy attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway

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The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway today last week hosted a Youth Empathy Day with the highlight being the visit by actor and Patron of the Centre, Cillian Murphy, who spoke to the students about the importance of empathy in his work.

'People with autism can have a unique vision of the world'

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Last week, family website MyKidsTime announced that Galway Autism Partnership as the joint winner, with Cork’s Down Syndrome Centre, of its annual Charity of the Year Award. The recognition is a huge morale boost for GAP and provided the perfect backdrop for my interview with it's co-ordinator, Aisling Colreavy.

'If kids learn empathy they do better academically'

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The modern world is full of fraught trials for children and young people, ranging across issues like exam pressure, bullying, poverty, homelessness, radicalisation, suicidal impulses, and the impact of social media.

Galway teens to screen documentary on autism

A group of Galway teenagers, who are on the autism spectrum, will host the world premiere of a documentary which they produced in the Institute For Lifecourse and Society (ILAS), NUI Galway, tomorrow at 2pm.

Senator McFadden welcomes Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill

Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill 2017, which seeks a national strategy for all persons, children and adults, living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

100 Men Who Give A Damn make a difference to Galway Autism Partnership

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Galway organisation, 100 Men Who Give A Damn has been described as ‘Dragon’s Den’ for charities by providing funding opportunities for specific charity projects. Every quarter, the organisation’s members invite three local charities to deliver a five-minute pitch on why their charity needs funds. The winning charity receives €100 from each member, potentially receiving up to €10,000.

Never have we more needed empathy as part of our life

Sometimes you wonder if you could turn back the clock and relive elements of your life, just how far back you would go? And what elements would you change? And would you use this Benjamin Button power to enrich yourselves with things material or imagined?

 

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