WOW… What a busy month! Covid hasn’t stopped the SAOL Sisters doing what we do best. Singing our hearts out in all weathers. We all really enjoyed working together as a team to highlight Recovery Month and everything we have achieved. We hope you enjoyed everything we have done as a team. Also, welcoming backContinue reading “Recovery at its Best”
The SAOL Sisters present the award winning Outside Songs for the Dublin Learning City Festival 2021. Click below to join the presentation at 11 am 22/03/31.
As ever, International Women’s Day was busy one for the SAOL Project. This year was a little different, however, in marking a year since the beginning of the Covid pandemic, and the ongoing reality of public health restrictions. Celebrations for this year’s event had to move outside as result, starting with an outdoor singalong andContinue reading “A Year of Outside Songs”
The staff prepared this dance for us just before we broke for Christmas. It was a way for them to say thanks to us for our bravery and courage to sing on the streets. There’s a realness to these videos, I do watch them the odd time to pick me up, and it really remindsContinue reading “Simply the Best – Christmas 2020”
It feels like a long time since the SAOL Sisters gathered together in person. This week, a few of the women braved awful conditions to film a St Patrick’s Day message for SAOL’s long-time friends, ‘St Pats For All’ in New York. Special precautions were taken to make sure that all the participants were safeContinue reading “Braving the Wind, the Cold and the Rain”
The AONTAS STAR Awards recognise excellent Adult Learning Initiatives in Ireland. This year the SAOL Sisters have been shortlisted for their Outside Songs in the Health and Wellbeing category. The winners will be announced during the Adult Learners’ Festival 2021 (1st – 5th March).
When you’re the manager of something, you spend a lot of time worrying! Is everything going to be OK; will we be able to fulfil our obligations, do what we’ve said we’ll do, be worthy of the funding we get… And then someone comes up the idea of taking a group ‘outside’. Insurance, safety, arguments…Continue reading “SAOL Project Director Postcard”