Irish Red Cross Youth Archive

My insightful experience at the Inspired National Youth Conference

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My name is Niveta Ramakrishnan, an active Irish Red Cross Youth member as well as a 2nd-year Medical Student at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. I’d like to share my insightful experience at the British Red Cross Inspired National Youth Conference, held on 13th-15th October 2017 at Frontier Center, UK. I embarked upon this […]

The Japanase Girl Who Inspired 1000 Irish Paper Cranes

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Sadako Sasaki (7 January 1943-25 October 1955) was a Japanese girl who was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on 6 August 1945, near her home in Hiroshima, Japan. Sadako was at home when the explosion occurred, about one mile from where the bomb landed but didn’t suffer any injuries at the […]

“I’ll take care of it Dad. We are trained”

6 year old Elijah knew what to do when his sister suffered a heavy nosebleed.

6 year old Elijah knew what to do when his sister suffered a heavy nosebleed.

Proud Dad Tom shares his story of when his 6 year old son stepped in to treat his little sister’s nose bleed.

My Experience at the Heybeliada International Youth Camp

Irish Red Cross Heybeliada International Youth Camp

Religion and culture caused no difference in everyone’s common goals. To make the world a better place, free from war, unrest, poverty and so on. Everyone there just wanted to help people, in any way they could.

My trip to Austria with the Irish Red Cross

Irish Red Cross Youth programmes and events enable members to participate today in the formation of tomorrow’s world.

Irish Red Cross Youth programmes and events enable members to participate today in the formation of tomorrow’s world.

by Lauren Quigley This year, two representatives from Irish Red Cross Youth (IRCY) attended the 58th International Friendship Camp 2013 in Langenlois, Austria. One of the attendees, Lauren Quigley (21), has written about her fantastic experience: “On my first day I was nervous about going to Austria as I did not know what to expect […]

Eight Year Old Life Saver

Harry and Isabelle

Harry and Isabelle

Waterford school boy Harry is, in most respects, your average eight year old. He loves nothing more than playing football and playing with his friends. But unlike most 8 year olds, Harry is a lifesaver. In 2011, Harry’s family welcomed Isabelle, the latest edition to their family and the smallest as she was born premature. […]

Fermoy School Girl Saves Mans Life

Recovery Position

Recovery Position

On Saturday 23rd February, sixteen year old schoolgirl Jemma Dearden came to the rescue of a man outside her home in Fermoy after a bar brawl left him unconscious. Jemma and her mother were woken by shouts for help from the street below their bedroom windows.  The teenager’s first aid training from the Irish Red […]

Portlaw Cadets Reach Milestone

The Irish Red Cross Portlaw Cadet Unit aka Youth Volunteers, established only just over a year ago, has been going from strength to strength with 42 members aged 9 to 18 having reached their first milestone last week – the completion of the OPTIONS Programme Bronze Level. Consisting of eight different categories, this nationwide programme […]

5 on Friday – Red Cross Around the World

This week we bring you unity, sky divers, youth exchange, a disaster billboard, and a snow globe from around the world. It’s this week’s  ‘5 on Friday’… Every week Red Cross and Red Crescent Volunteers, Staff, Friends and Supporters work hard in countries all over the world to support those in need. Here’s a few […]

5 on Friday – A Week in the Red Cross World

This week we bring you  Sandy survivors, Donegal Drama, Smart Phones in Singapore, Red Cross Bay Watch, and amateur dramatics   from around the world. It’s this week’s  ‘5 on Friday’… Every week Red Cross and Red Crescent Volunteers, Staff, Friends and Supporters work hard in countries all over the world to support those in need.  Here’s […]