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 on October 13th. 340 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 development of young people as leaders is core to the work of Foróige. I would like to congratulate all of the graduates who dedicated themselves to understanding what it takes to become effective leaders and how to use these skills for the betterment society,” Mr Campbell finished.

To learn more about the programme visit www.foroige.ie/leadership


Pictured:  Jamie Kelly, Josh Doyle McGuinness, Kyra Clifford, Ross Byrne, Ruben Massinga, Yasmine Daynes, Ambassador Velu, Kayleigh Byrne, Eve Lucas, Caitlin Kavanagh, Jubril Oluwasegun Akintola, Eva McGarry, Wayne Kivlehan, Leia Brennan Fox, Jessica Ellis, Ciaran Hegarty, Edward Vatrici, Courtney Dunne, Warren Stanbridge Dowman, Adam Doyle.