Paul O Hara

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Originated in Oakland, California, but now used in schools across Ireland, Playworks by ChangeX puts children in charge of games in the yard during breaktime, cultivating several critical skills.

Dublin-based social entrepreneurship platform ChangeX has partnered with the Lego Foundation to help grow projects targeted at learning through play. (...)

Jennifer Sweeney, a previous participant in  Siel Bleu classes, in her home in Howth. Photograph: Siel Bleu

The old saying of you never know what is going on behind closed doors has never been as true as during this time of Covid-19. Anne McGuire has her dai(...)

UN deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammad; ChangeX’s Niamh McKenna; Geraldine Byrne Nason, Irish ambassador to the UN; and ChangeX founder Paul O’Hara at a 2018 event. Photograph: Allen Kiely

Social entreneurship platform ChangeX is calling on people to join a €1 million community action plan to help fight issues caused by the coronavirus o(...)

 FoodCloud co-founders Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

For social entrepreneurs ChangeX, technology isn’t just an enabler of communication and a tool for business; it’s about making the world a better plac(...)

UN deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammad; ChangeX’s Niamh McKenna; Geraldine Byrne Nason, Irish ambassador to the UN; and ChangeX founder Paul O’Hara at a 2018 event. Photograph: Allen Kiely

Irish-headquartered social entrepreneurship platform ChangeX is seeking to raise $3 million (€2.7 million) as it plans to invest in bringing more idea(...)

Members of the ChangeX team including founder and chief executive Paul O’Hara (second on left)

ChangeX, the Irish-headquartered social entrepreneurship platform which is backed by a number of high-profile investors, has raised €550,000 out of a (...)

John Ferriter (Chairman Leinster Golf) presenting John Murphy (Kinsale) with the Leinster Students Amateur Open trophy after his victory at Newlands. Also in the picture is Newlands captain Paddy Butler. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Murphy claims students title Kinsale’s John Murphy captured the inaugural Leinster Students Amateur Open Championship at Newlands last week. The 18-y(...)

Tadhg Nolan and Jack Smith use “ro-sham-bo” (rock-paper-scissors) as a dispute resolver, watched by other students and principal Regina Doheny and teacher Cian Mullaly at Scoil Phádraig Naofa, Tullow, Co Carlow. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

When Regina Doheny became principal of a boys primary school in Co Carlow, she noticed something unsettling about the yard. It wasn’t that the tarm(...)

Illustration: Mustafa Hacalaki/Getty

Impact Journalism Day (June 25th, 2016) focuses on solutions-based journalism. Fifty-five leading media organisations from 50 countries, including Th(...)

Impact Journalism Day is organised by Paris-based social enterprise, SparkNews.

The Irish Times and more than 50 other media outlets will take part in an international initiative this weekend reporting on how social, environmental(...)

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