JCI Galway Projects
JCI members participating as part of a project team offers you the opportunity to develop personal and business skills in new areas – perfect for building up your CV and gaining experience for career development.
Local and National Projects
Local projects are projects ran by members of JCI Galway and is an ideal way to get involved while learning new skills. As a JCI member, you can get involved in an existing project or have support in running your own project to make a positive impact in your local community.
JCI Galway Tourist Guide
The Galway Tourist Guide was published by JCI Galway for nearly 60 years, between 1962 - 2021.
The project consists of the printing and free distribution of an 80-page full colour tourist guide to Galway City and County. 60,000 copies were distributed annually.
The leading Start-Ups from Galway showcasing at the Expo, Ted Talks style speakers with thought provoking topics and interactive Technology Awards night covering the West of Ireland.
The Techgate project has 3 pillars:
the Talks – the Expo – the Awards.
Ten Outstanding Young Persons
JCI TOYP serves to formally recognise young people who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change.
By recognising these young people, JCI raises the status of socially responsible leaders in this world. TOYP is run Locally, Nationally and International.
Friendly Business Awards
The Friendly Business Awards, organised by JCI Galway, is our flagship business programme where we recognise the pivotal role small businesses play in our local community.
Each summer sees JCI branches across Ireland run the JCI Friendly Business Awards.
Galway Young Entrepreneur Awards
Celebrating 21 years of promoting entrepreneurship, the Galway Young Entrepreneur Awards is the longest running competition of its type in Galway.
The awards seek to recognise and reward the achievement of the county's best entrepreneurs aged 18-40, including a Entrepreneurs Expo and Awards Ceremony.
Santa is raising money for local community Charity with all proceeds going to Croí Heart & Stroke Charity. Santa was in town and met lots of Children and Big Kids too. It was an amazing time.
JCI Galway launched a Santa Workshop in the Claddagh Arts Centre.
Active Citizenship Week
The 1st week of September this year marks what is, perhaps one of the most important weeks on the JCI International Calender, Active Citizenship Week.
This is a week where people can come together to do simple tasks that will make Ireland a better place to live.
Leadership Academy is JCI Ireland’s flagship training event and is headed up by head trainer Catherine Laffey and assistant trainers.
For three days of intense personal development training in a remote location with personal breakthroughs, bravery and learning!
Public Speaking Championship
The JCI World Public Speaking Championship offers members a unique opportunity to exercise and showcase their abilities.
A speech competition requires a special kind of public speaking, challenging participants to express creative ideas in a clear and captivating manner.
Tri-Nations Debating Championship
Debating skills equip members to advocate the message of social responsibility, resolve conflicts, respect differences and overcome obstacles.
Each year at the JCI Area Conferences and JCI World Congress, national teams contend for the title of JCI World Debating Champions. JCI Ireland won the World competition in 2016, 2017 and 2019.
World Cleanup Day
During September with World Cleanup Day, people in 150 countries will stand up against the global trash problem and clean up waste, making it the biggest positive civic action the world has seen.
To date, nearly 120 countries and 20 million people have joined us to clean up illegal waste.
The Easter Bunny project helps to put a smile on children's faces with the Galway Easter Bunny visiting the University Hospital Galway & other venues on Easter Sunday.
Packed with Easter Eggs and friends from our cos-play supporters, we have seen Captain America and many others in making this day a special one. The project dates back to past decades from JCI Galway.
The JCI Twinning Program is a voluntary and reciprocal agreement between national organizations or local organizations in different countries, regions or cities.
Local Branches can sign twinning agreements between other International local Branches.