‘The Role of Health & Wellbeing in GAA County Structures’
Living and Learning Empathy in Covid-19
- Date & Time: Thursday 28th of May at 6pm
NUI Galway will present a live discussion with representatives of The Barça Foundation and the GAA to explore sport’s role as a tool for good in supporting society – with a particular
emphasis on the development of life skills such as empathy and identity for young people during Covid-19. Armagh Footballer Caroline O’Hanlon and Dublin Footballer Jack McCaffrey will provide the players’ perspective in an event that will share stories of
humanity and community engagement as well as exploring future connections needed to cope through sport beyond the first wave of the coronavirus crisis.
- Speakers: Caroline O’Hanlon, Armagh Footballer, Jack McCaffrey, Dublin Footballer, Yolanda Antin, Partnerships
Coordinator, Foundation of Football Club Barcelona, Colin Regan, GAA Community & Health Manager, Kalyn McDonough, University of Delaware, Mark Brennan, UNESCO Chair, Pennsylvania State University, Ria Ramnarine, 3-Star AIBA (International Boxing Association)
Coach & Former World Boxing Champion
- Moderator: Professor Pat Dolan, UNESCO Chair, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway.