February 2010

Student groups happy to give back

The students who joined the first volunteer build in Cape Town this year were happy to set aside their books for one day to help build houses in Wallacedene yesterday. The group consisted of local UCT students from various engineering departments under the banner of Engineers without Borders (yellow...

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Niall dedicated his Meteor Humanitarian Award to all the volunteers.

Niall dedicated his Meteor Humanitarian Award to all the volunteers.

Niall dedicated his Meteor Humanitarian Award to all the volunteers who have worked in South Africa over the past 8 years. He said: “everyone of them owns a piece of this award." Niall said afterwards: “getting an award is always special, but it means a lot to me to share this award...

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Meteor Ireland Music Award Show airing on RTE 2 on Sunday 21st February at 9.30pm

Meteor Ireland Music Award Show airing on RTE 2 on Sunday 21st February at 9.30pm

See Niall receive his Meteor Humanitarian Award this Sunday 21 February 2010, on the Meteor Ireland Music Award Show airing on RTE 2, show starts at 9.30pm. Niall Mellon is to be honoured with the Humanitarian Award at the 2010 Meteor Ireland Music Awards together with a donation of €100,000. The...

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Young Volunteer Nominated!

Seoighe Kearney (17), from Cork one of our fantastic volunteers has been nominated for Ireland’s Top Young Volunteer of the year. Seoighe shares this honour with 20 other shortlisted finalists. The Trust are so proud of Seoighe’s efforts not only with us, but her other endeavors, volunteering...

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2010  Flora Women's Mini Marathon

2010 Flora Women's Mini Marathon

Join the Niall Mellon Township Trust Mini Marathon Team now! Why not join the Niall Mellon Township Trust Mini Marathon team and raise much needed funds to help house the most marginalized and impoverished communities living in the townships of South Africa. Please contact the team on 01 494 8200 and...

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Charity at The Laughter Lounge

Charity at The Laughter Lounge

The Laughter Lounge are offering a fantastic fundraising deal. You can sell tickets for exclusive charity nights making €20 per ticket sold. Have a great, entertaining night for you, your friends and supporters at time time helping your fundraising cheaply, efficiently and stress free! There...

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Fundraising Idea: Ladies Night In

Fundraising Idea: Ladies Night In

Get rid of the guys, send them off with the kids, warn the neighbors and get the Ladies in! Ladies simply invite their female friends, workmates and family to get together for an evening. Guests are asked to donate the equivalent of what they would have spent on a night out. The great thing about Ladies...

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A Very Big Thank You to our Wonderful Volunteers

A Very Big Thank You to our Wonderful Volunteers

On behalf of the community in Wallacedene the Trust would like to thank all our amazing volunteers for their generosity. Despite our November 2009 volunteers each working very hard to raise €5,000 to participate on the Building Blitz, they also collectively made a donation to the people of the community...

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Building more than Houses?

Building more than Houses?

This Wednesday (3rd February) Dominic Loughran will be taking part in the Comhlamh Bewley’s debate. The title of the debate is ‘Building Houses or Building Minds – which is a better option for sustainable development?’ Some staff members will be attending and we are encouraging...

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