Science Foundation Ireland accredits Bricks 4 Kidz workshops

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Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) promotes and supports the education in and engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), promoting an awareness and understanding of the value of STEM to society and in particular, to the growth of opportunities for people and the future development of the economy. Science Foundation Ireland has a network of Discover Centres offering accredited workshops and outreach programmes for primary schools on a range of themes encompassing Scienc...

Karl Fitzpatrick Receives Prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship Award

Today, The Rotary Club of Wexford presented local entrepreneur and Rotarian, Karl Fitzpatrick, with their coveted "Paul Harris Fellowship Award".   The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is one of the highest honours Rotary can bestow upon a person. Recipients are Rotarians who in recognition of their outstanding contributions, exemplify the highest ideal in Rotary in placing service above self.   The Paul Harris Fellowship Award was bestowed on Karl due to the outstanding co...

Karl Fitzpatrick addresses MBA Association of Ireland

On February 8th 2018, Karl Fitzpatrick was invited to address the MBA Association of Ireland members in the RDS to discuss the benefits of LEGO Serious Play to organisations. The MBA Association of Ireland (MBAAI) is the 6000-strong representative body for MBA graduates working at every level of business life in Ireland. Ensuring that their members have the opportunity to access the most effective and innovative business tools, the MBA Association delivers a series of informative workshops t...

Karl Fitzpatrick represents Wexford Chamber at launch of new Chambers Ireland brand

Wexford Chamber, as a member of the Chambers Ireland network, launched a new brand today, reflecting their strength and influence as a member of the collaborative network. Launching the new brand, Chamber President Karl Fitzpatrick said, Wexford Chamber is delighted to unveil our new logo and tagline. We are proud to represent our members and we are committed, more than ever, to enhancing our local community and working together to create and advance business opportunities for all. Being ...

Karl Fitzpatrick is Guest Speaker at International Bricks 4 Kidz Conference at Sea

The 2017 Bricks 4 Kidz International Conference takes place on the Carnival Liberty cruise ship, sailing from Orlando to The Bahamas, on 9th-12th November 2017. In recognition of the success which Karl Fitzpatrick has had with Bricks 4 Kidz in Ireland, Karl has been invited to speak at this conference to the international network of Bricks 4 Kidz franchisees. The focus of Karl's message will be on the importance and value of completing ongoing research within your territory. Selecting the Mod...

New York Beckons for Irish Franchise Entrepreneur

A Wexford based entrepreneur will travel to the world’s largest franchise exhibition in New York next month, with the intention of expanding his successful franchise portfolio. Karl Fitzpatrick, who is also the Managing Director of a leading employment service provider, Chevron Training and Recruitment, acquired the Master Franchise rights for Bricks 4 Kidz in Ireland in 2015. Bricks 4 Kidz is an internationally renowned children’s educational play franchise which currently operates in ove...

Karl Fitzpatrick accentuates the positives of Brexit

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On Monday 8th May 2017, the President of Wexford Chamber, Karl Fitzpatrick, addressed an audience of over 200 guests at important Government Brexit Forum. Karl focused on the opportunities that Brexit could deliver for Ireland, particularly noting the revenue which could be generated from EU Framework Contracts with an estimated annual value of €140 billion. The UK has been the most successful country in the EU in terms of winning these contracts, however they will soon be ineligible to tende...

LEGO® Inspired Children’s Educational Play Franchise Builds on Success

Bricks 4 Kidz®, which uses the famous LEGO® bricks for educational play, is continuing to expand across the country, as it appoints a new franchise partner in South County Dublin. Over the next four years, Bricks 4 Kidz will be awarding a further 25 franchises across Ireland. Education Entrepreneur and the Master Franchisee for Bricks 4 Kidz® in Ireland, Karl Fitzpatrick, believes that this US franchise is a great opportunity for people looking to start a new business in the children’s or ed...

Bricks 4 Kidz shortlisted for National Award

Bricks 4 Kidz has been announced as a finalist in the Best Emerging Franchise category of the prestigious Irish Franchise Awards 2017. The Irish Franchise Awards celebrates excellence in franchising nationally and rewards outstanding achievements from the franchise community. 2017 is the 22nd year of this prestigious event and it is one of the most established business awards ceremonies in the country. Fifteen category awards will be presented at a gala event attended by leaders of the franch...

Bricks 4 Kidz welcomes Action Plan for School Age Childcare

The Action Plan for School Age Children will lead to a quality system of affordable school age childcare, offering a range of choices for parents and their children for childcare out of school hours. Bricks 4 Kidz views this as a very positive development for the sector as the company has been calling for the regulation of after school activities since 2015. Under the plan, capital funding of €3m is being made available to support the provision of services aimed at school-going children. B...