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Celebration event to mark success of the Goal for Peace Project

    A celebration event was held today to honour the participating school’s involved in the ‘Goal for Peace’ project. Students from St Columbans and their partner school on ‘Goal for Peace’, Beleek Controlled Primary School were in attendance to receive kits and medals in recognition for their participation on the ‘Goal for Peace’ project. The [...]
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Goal for Peace Launch Schools Workbook

   Sligo Rovers players Joseph Ndo and Pascal Millien along with Assistant Manager, Gary Stevens helped launch an innovative new workbook for primary school children last week in Carrick on Shannon. The International Fund for Ireland and Leitrim County Council funded Goal for Peace Workbook helps children from ten Protestant and Catholic schools in Leitrim [...]
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Goal for Peace Cross Border Friendly – Carrick Town V. Lisbellaw United

   Carrick Town played Co. Fermanagh based Lisbellaw United in a Goal for Peace organised cross border friendly on Wednesday 18th of September in a game played under floodlights in Leitrim Village.  The friendly game proved to be a keenly tested affair and both teams showed early promise before Lisbellaw were awarded a penalty in the [...]
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Goal for Peace Presentation of Medals and Football Kits

On Wednesday (19th June) local residents and community representatives joined with children from four local national schools in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, to celebrate the achievements of two schools initiatives funded by the International Fund for Ireland with the aim of creating a shared future for people from both communities in Co. Leitrim. Goal for [...]
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Giovanni Trapattoni visits Goal for Peace

   On Monday 13th May, local children from across Leitrim and Fermanagh welcomed Ireland Football Team Manager Giovanni Trapattoni to a cross-border sports day at Leitrim Gaels Community Pitch as part of the Goal for Peace project. Mr Trapattoni got to experience firsthand the valuable work being done by the project, which integrates children from [...]
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Goal for Peace April Sports Days

   On Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th of April over 170 students from ten Leitrim and Fermanagh schools descended on Leitrim village for two fun filled sports days. The schools are part of the International Fund for Ireland and Leitrim County Council funded Goal for Peace Project which aims to integrate children from protestant and [...]
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Goal for Peace visit to Strokestown House

    Almost 180 students from the schools involved on the Goal for Peace project visited Strokestown Park House in County Roscommon over two days on the 22nd and 24th of October. This was the first group event for the students from the ten schools on the 2012/13 school year.  The tour was split into [...]
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Carrick Town V. Fintona Swifts Friendly

Carrick Town F.C. played County Tyrone based Fintona Swifts F.C. in a cross border friendly game on Saturday 20th October in Leitrim Village.  The friendly was organised by the International Fund for Ireland/Leitrim County Council funded Goal for Peace Project and it was the third game in a series of cross border friendly’s that took [...]
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Cross Border Football Matches

Two cross border pre-season friendly football matches took place in August involving clubs from Counties Leitrim and Fermanagh organised by the Goal for Peace Project. On Wednesday 8th of August, Manorhamilton Rangers were welcomed to Lisbellaw, Co. Fermanagh to take on the current Fermanagh & Western League Division One champions, Lisbellaw United.  In an entertaining game, Lisbellaw [...]
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Schools take part in Bike Event

In June 2012 the ten primary schools from Leitrim and Fermanagh took part in a cycling sports day in Leitrim village as part of the International Fund for Ireland/Leitrim County Council funded Goal for Peace Project.   On Wednesday 20th of June during National Bike Week, 150 children from eight Leitrim schools and two Fermanagh schools completed various [...]
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