Category: Blogging

Blogging Professional Development

Authenticity dimension certified by Institute of Leadership & Management

I’ve been taking some time to complement my studies with Code Institute by working through the #MyLeadership platform of The Institute of Leadership & Management as part of my continuing professional development. Many of my experiences both as an adult and a young person in The Scouts and Scouting Ireland as well as working with St John Ambulance Ireland have helped to nurture my skills in these […]

Andrew McFarland Campbell 
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My Poppy Run 2020

I’ve signed up to take part in My Poppy Run 2020. I’ll be joining a virtual community of fellow runners across the UK and completing my own run. By taking part in this challenge I’ll be raising funds to support the Royal British Legion. Their Poppy Appeal was founded to help those in need following […]

Andrew McFarland Campbell 
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2020 Irish Poppy pins available

I’m really pleased to see the announcement from the Royal British Legion Republic of Ireland District that this year’s Irish Poppy pin is now available. It’s a new design with the shamrock alongside the familiar red poppy together with the year “2020” on the poppy. As the RBL said: Suggested donation €3/pin + €3.50 p&p […]

Andrew McFarland Campbell 
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Ireland needs sick pay for all

Many of my friends across Europe were shocked to hear that when I was first diagnosed with my Goodpasture Syndrome and its associated kidney failure, I received no sick pay from my employer. It took many months to get the Illness Benefit from the State as well. If it had not been for Andrew, I […]

Andrew McFarland Campbell