News

Trócaire Challenge Students To Give Up Social Media For 24 Hours


Share this article


Trócaire are challenging Irish students to give up social media for 24-hours.

The 'Sign up Sign out' challenge takes place this week, and aims to give young people time to reflect on life outside the digital world.

During their 24 hours offline - students are being asked to seek sponsorship or organise fundraising events to help those less fortunate in the developing world.

Has your school signed up to the challenge?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Some of our Second Year students signed up to not talk for 24 hours today in aid of <a href="https://twitter.com/trocaire?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@trocaire</a>! Extra bonus for some teachers! Well done to Juliette, Lucy and Mark! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/signupsignout?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#signupsignout</a> <a href="https://t.co/UhvaGuyVZ1">pic.twitter.com/UhvaGuyVZ1</a></p>&mdash; Pobalscoil Neasáin (@PSNeasain) <a href="https://twitter.com/PSNeasain/status/971469907102720001?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 7, 2018</a></blockquote>
<script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

For more information check out the Trócaire website:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We are encouraging students from schools around the country to take part in a ‘gruelling challenge’ to help people in the developing world. Find out more about the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SignUpSignOut?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#SignUpSignOut</a> Challenge. <a href="https://t.co/iNL95cPNdH">https://t.co/iNL95cPNdH</a></p>&mdash; Trócaire (@trocaire) <a href="https://twitter.com/trocaire/status/969243901914644481?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
<script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>


Share this article


Read more about

News

You might like

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

Up next

The Sound of the City with Bre...

The Sound of the City with Brendan Roache

06:00-09:00

Share

Now That's What I Call Sport w...

Now That's What I Call Sport with Jamie Moore

09:00-10:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Sha...

The Sound of the City with Shane Staunton

10:00-12:00

Share

The Sound of the City with And...

The Sound of the City with Andy Clarke

12:00-16:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Den...

The Sound of the City with Denis Vavasour

16:00-19:00

Share

Dublin’s Top 30 with Paul Bona...

Dublin’s Top 30 with Paul Bonass

19:00-21:00

Share

Totally Irish with John Barker

Totally Irish with John Barker

21:00-23:00

Share

Now That's What I Call Sport w...

Now That's What I Call Sport with Jamie Moore

23:00-00:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on