International Traveller Tales

Every year, many of our members and volunteers travel abroad as a group or individually. They travel to camps in England, to seminars in Our Chalet or to volunteer in India. Read their stories below and feel free to send us your own international tales to international@irishgirlguides.ie

Leadership Seminar in India - Maire McInerney travelled to Sangam in India for a WAGGGS Leadership Seminar. Here's her story. Read more...

Leadership Seminar in Switzerland - Sarah Condren travelled to Our Chalet in Switzerland for a WAGGGS Leadership Seminar. Here's her story. Read more...

Overtures in Berlin 2011Niamh Lillis and Sinéad Crilly travelled to Berlin for the Overtures meeting. This network offers members of WAGGGS and WOSM (World Organisation of the Scout Movement) the chance to share ideas on how we can open up our organisations to people from diverse backgrounds. Read more...

34th World Conference in Edinburgh - Theresa McCarthy, International Commissioner, joined 400 delegates from 122 countries in Edinburgh for the WAGGGS World Conference. Read more...

Leadership Seminar in Burundi - Aine Devilly travelled to Burundi and shares her experience at a WAGGGS Leadership Development Programme seminar. Read more...

Overtures in Luxembourg 2010 - Read how Martina Fox and Catherine O'Connor got on at the Overtures event in March this year. The Overture Network encourages Guide and Scout associations in Europe to open up the associations to people originating from ethnic and other minority groups and Guides and Scouts with disabilities and special needs. Read more...

Roverway in Iceland 2009 - A group of 18 Senior Branchers and Leaders headed to Iceland for a fabulous 10 days full of adventure and friendships. Read more... 

Helping Hands in Pax Lodge 2009 - An IGG volunteer, Janine Steinkey, headed to London for a week to help out at Pax Lodge and have her very own memorable international experience. Read more...

International Table Quiz 2008 - Dun Olaf Guides from Dublin invite you to read about their quacky experiences taking part in IGG's International Table Quiz Final in 2008. Read more...

Juliette Low Seminar 2008 - Rachel Williamson represented CIGA at the sought-after Juliette Low Seminar in Our Chalet. Read more...