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900 people take part in Permanent TSB Sanctuary Run – proudly supported by the Olympic Federation of Ireland

–          Solidarity-through-sport event which included 43 nationalities held at the Sport Ireland cross country track –          President Higgins calls it ‘a celebration of diversity and interculturalism’ –          Initiative supported by Olympic Federation of Ireland and Athletics Ireland A wave of blue weaved itself through the cross country track at the Sport Ireland campus […]

‘What started out as a ripple, has now well and truly become one big wave of solidarity’

Sanctuary Swimmers attracts locals, refugees, and other newcomers to five coastal locations across Ireland 19 different nationalities take part in unique open sea swimming initiative A collaboration between Sanctuary Runners and Swim Ireland An incredible solidarity-through-swimming programme, a collaboration between Sanctuary Runners and Swim Ireland, brought 19 different nationalities into […]

AIMING HIGH – Sanctuary Hillwakers launch in the Wicklow hills

A group of 50 hillwalkers, across a dozen different nationalities, come together to walk as one promoting solidarity, friendship and respect. A collaboration between Sanctuary Runners and the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Mountaineering Ireland provides qualified walking guides and equipment for walkers. An organisation which uses sport to […]

Build waves of Integration – Sanctuary Swimmers making a splash across Ireland

·      A collaboration between Sanctuary Runners and Swim Ireland ·      Using open-sea swimming to bring together all in the community including refugees and other migrants ·      Four-week sessions in five locations across Ireland this summer starting in Bray tomorrow A first-of-its-kind solidarity-through-swimming initiative is set to come to beaches across Ireland this summer in a […]