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Lansdowne senior players Jack O’Sullivan and John Delany worked in partnership with our major sponsor Zurich on a Business in the Community initiative.  Zurich and BITC have been working closely with St. Tiernans Community School in Balally to help promote further education and life skills within a group of 5th year students.

As the culmainating activity day for the programme,  the teenagers were brought down to the Zurich Blue Room and given a recap of the terms events with Zurich which included a series of workshops on Presentation skills & Interview skills, Body Language, CV prep, Risks and dangers of Social Media, Mock interviews..  They were then brought out on to the pitch where Jack and John had designed a series of team building sessions based on their own comprehensive playing and training experiencies.

For many of these teenagers, it was their first time anywhere near the stadium and a first run out onto a facility like Lansdowne FC back pitch.  It was a huge success and the kids reacted really positively to the session.

 

Jack O’Sullvan and John Delaney with the students and teachers of St. Tiernans Community School

The girls get used to the switch pass

Alison Norman (BITC), Elizabeth Keena & Louise Lanigan (St. Tiernans) Brian Moran (Zurich)

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