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Actor Murphy backs empathy plan for pupils
The Irish Examiner (Main), 01/02/2018, p.5, Noel Baker
Research Centre and its Empathy Education Project, which is being piloted in six schools, with plans to roll it out elsewhere. The Child and Family Research Centre is based in NUI Galway and its work on youth social empathy includes a large research and curriculum development, as well as the Social Empathy Education programmes in schools and in teacher education.
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Murphy's message for 'Empathy Day'
The Irish Examiner (Main), 02/02/2018, p.4, Unattributed 
Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy was in Galway to lend his support to Youth Empathy Day at NUIG. The Cork actor is patron of the Unesco Child and Family Research Centre at the university which hosted the event. The youth-led day brought together 200 transition-year students from
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Actor Cillian Murphy Attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway
Connaught Tribune (Web) (Main), 01/02/2018, Unattributed 
Murphy Attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway : Galway Bay fm newsroom – Actor Cillian Murphy has been attending Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway, hosted by the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre. The youth-led day brought together 200 Transition Year students from six secondary schools in Galway, Dublin and Tipperary, all of whom are taking
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Actor Cillian Murphy Attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway
Galway Bay FM (Web) (Main), 01/02/2018, Unattributed 
Murphy Attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway : Galway Bay fm newsroom – Actor Cillian Murphy has been attending Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway, hosted by the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre. The youth-led day brought together 200 Transition Year students from six secondary schools in Galway, Dublin and Tipperary, all of whom are taking
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