Synergy Credit Union hosts free Cyber Safety presentation for parents in Fermoy and surrounding areas

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Synergy Credit Union is committed to empowering parents and guardians to keep their children safe online. In response to growing concerns about cyber safety for pre-teens, Synergy Credit Union is hosting a free informative session titled: ‘Empowering Safer Children Online’.

This essential presentation will take place on Wednesday, April 24th at 7pm at the Fermoy Community Youth Centre. Space is limited, so parents with children aged 8-13 are encouraged to register as soon as possible:

Please register as soon as you can by going to the  Synergy Credit Union website and then go to the news section where you will the article on this event.

You can also register by scanning the QR code in the advertisement in this paper with your phone camera.

The session will be led by expert trainer Ann Harte from CyberSafeKids ( and feature a short talk on cyber security  by Community Garda Connor Gately.

Parents and guardians will gain valuable insights on:

• Popular apps and protecting privacy.

• Recognising areas of online risk.

• Strategies for digital well-being and critical thinking.

• Valuable resources to keep children safe online.

“The internet offers tremendous opportunities for learning and connection,” says Pat Morrissey, Marketing Officer at Synergy Credit Union. “However, it’s crucial for parents and guardians to be aware of the potential dangers. This presentation provides essential tools and knowledge for parents and guardians to help keep their pre-teens safe online.”

Everyone is welcome to attend, regardless of Synergy Credit Union membership. Synergy Credit Union encourages parents and guardians in the Fermoy area and surrounding villages to register for this informative event. This invitation has also been sent to local schools and community groups.

Please share information about this event with your friends and family. It’s important to understand how to protect children from online dangers while still allowing them to benefit from communication and learning tools.