Friday, 26 February 2021

Learning at Home - Photography

 Some amazing photographs captured by Molly, sports trainee while learning at home. 

Foroige Wellfest Events

Foroige North West are hosting WellFest in February and March, this is a series of online fun and energetic events. This weekend they are holding Self Care Saturday (Feb 27th) for young people and Parents on Zoom. 


Thursday, 25 February 2021


Some lovely reading images shared today by trainees and staff to celebrate #IrelandReads #keepwell

Bookmark for 'Ireland Reads 2021'

Thanks to Alex, computer trainee for designing this very creative bookmark using his tablet to mark 'Ireland Reads 2021' 


Squeeze in a Read

Try and make some time at home today to read while learning at home 📗


Wednesday, 24 February 2021

The COVID Word Online Campaign

Sligo Leitrim CYPSC working in collaboration with South Dublin CYPSC & Foróige has developed a campaign related to Covid-19 and young people.  It's called the Covid Word Campaign. The messages delivered through this campaign and the look and feel of the campaign were developed by Ireland’s young people during workshops carried out by Foróige youth workers. The campaign will run for 5 weeks from 24th February to 24th March on social media @CypscIrl @Foroige

For more info go to:

Check out this video:  

Ireland Reads 2021 - Reading

This week we are encouraging our trainees to read a book or do some online reading while learning at home.  Reading is a great way to get a sense of escape and boost wellbeing 📘


Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Monday, 22 February 2021

Ireland Reads 2021 - Borrowbox

This app lets you borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks free from your library.

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Keep Well - Ireland Reads 2021

Part of the ‘Keep Well’ programme, Ireland Reads is a new campaign from Irish libraries aiming to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th. Taking some time to relax and do the things we enjoy has never been more important and reading is a great way to get a sense of escape and boost wellbeing.  

For more info check out:

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Learning from Home - Photography and Drawing

Beautiful photo taken by Reece, computer trainee

Drawing of a daffodil for level 3 Art & Design by Zikrullah, computer trainee

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

#smileypancake creations for Mental Health Ireland

Some of the lovely pancake creations sent in by CTC staff and trainees today for #smileypancake while working and learning from home. It's still not late to donate to Mental Health Ireland, text MHI to 50300 to donate €4. 


Smiley Pancake for Mental Health Ireland

Even if you don't make a pancake today, you can still donate to Mental Health Ireland.

You can text MHI to 50300 to donate €4 to Mental Health Ireland.

For more info go to


Smiley Pancake Facts


Pancake Tuesday - Pancake Recipe

Monday, 15 February 2021

Art with Catherine

Some lovely Spring drawing today from Cathering of a Daffodil.


Thursday, 11 February 2021

Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Internet Safety Day - Posters

Today is Internet Safety Day and this year the theme is 'Together for a better Internet' #BeKindOnline.  Now more than ever we are all using digital devices and digital media to learn at home and communicate with each other. This week the computer group while learning at home are working on internet safety awareness and online wellbeing.  Here is a selection of internet safety posters they designed for internet safety day.

Monday, 8 February 2021

Art with Catherine - Visual Brain Teasers and Drawing

It is the start of a new week so have a look at the visual brain teasers and drawing sent in by Catherine, our Art Tutor.  

Thursday, 4 February 2021

Monday, 1 February 2021

Stay safe and protect each other

It is the start of a new month 'February' so please continue to do the right thing:

  • Stay at home
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash and sanitise hands regularly
  • Keep a 2 metre distance from others
  • Stay safe and protect each other 
  • For more info go to

Illustration by Alex, computer trainee