Twenty Young People from Tallaght graduate from the Foróige Leadership for Life Programme

Foroige Graduates Leadership for Life Programme

Twenty Tallaght teens have graduated from Foróige’s Leadership for Life Programme accredited by the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). They were awarded with a Foundation Certificate in Youth Leadership and Community Action in NUIG recently. 150 young people graduated from the North and South of Ireland on Saturday having completed the Foróige Leadership for Life Programme.

Seán Campbell, CEO of Foróige said “The Leadership for Life Programme is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for 15-18 year olds to acquire accredited leadership skills. They gain aptitudes in critical thinking, problem solving, empathy, resilience, self-reflection and teamwork in a safe and supportive environment. The young leaders also take on a community action project so that they can master and use their new found leadership skills for the betterment of society.

“Foróige is extremely proud of the Leadership for Life Programme because we see, every year, the difference it makes to young people and to communities right across the country.  I congratulate all of the graduates who have worked so hard and put their all into becoming leaders of courage, conviction and compassion,” Mr. Campbell finished.

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Pictured: Back Row (L-R); Ciaran Ennis, Ryan Dunne, Scott Boylan, Conor Burke, Kyle O’Connor, Lennon Dillon, Lee Murphy, Dane Flanagan. Middle Row (L-R); Jessica Lainia Moldovan, Zahran Haji, Ross Mulligan, Padraic Kelly, Miradi Ombala, Saoirse Kearns. And Front Row (L-R); Katelyn O’Neill, Rebekah Hayden, Katie Haide, Gemma Fennell, Julieanne Andrade, Katie Ireland

Sarah Brooks

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