EuroChild : Testimonials

Androulla Vassiliou: European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth

It is my great pleasure to welcome you as you begin your reading of the Eurochild Anthology for 2012. You have a real treat in store. This is a selection of poetry and artwork, culled from more than 1,000 entries… Continue reading

Niamh Sharkey: Laureate na nÓg 2012

I’m delighted to offer my support to this year’s Eurochild Anthology, to support young writers, illustrators and artists of the future. I believe that everyone can be creative, and this anthology proves just how creative young people are.

As Laureate… Continue reading

Emily Logan: Ombudsman for Children, Ireland

As Ombudsman for Children in Ireland I am constantly being reminded by children and young people how important it is for them to be given opportunities to express themselves in ways that they choose, and about whatever subject they want.… Continue reading

Siobhán Parkinson: Laureate na nÓg 2010 – 2012

What a wonderful project Eurochild is and what wonderful work the children produce! I cannot imagine a better way for children from many lands to learn to communicate creatively than a project like this. The work is full of life… Continue reading

Letter of Welcome for EUROCHILD 2010 Anthology of Children’s Artwork & Poetry

When Tina from Tigh Filí came to visit our offices in December 2009, we saw how EUROCHILD puts into practice the values and principles of our network. We share the same name (decided completely independently and at different times) and… Continue reading

Tina Pisco: Tigh Filí Writer in Residence 2009

I took up the post of Writer in Residence at Tigh Fili in September 2009. During the first half of my residency I have focused primarily on Eurochild. My interest in the project is two-fold: it promotes poetry and self… Continue reading