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U2 had been looking canada goose outlet los angeles for a way to get involved in a music education initiative for some time, according to Caitriona Fottrell, vice president and director of the Ireland Funds.

all felt strongly that access to music in school was what shaped their own lives and not just the opportunity to canada goose outlet trillium parka black be musicians, but actually shaped them as students and people. And they have a very strong personal desire to make sure that other people have exposure to that.

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Through the partnership with Suas, over 200 A Goodbody volunteers have dedicated their time to a paired literacy support programme with eight to 14 year olds in schools in Dublin Docklands. In 2017, the law firm partnered with Francis Street CBS to create its first ever library, as well as delivering paired reading programmes.

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