300 young people gathered in the Odeon Cinema Point Village yesterday to celebrate the X-Hale Youth Awards.
The awards are targetted at creating the next smoke-free generation and youth groups from throughout Ireland entered including seven from Foróige. To watch the Foróige videos click the below links.
The films from the Foróige groups were a very high standard and they won the following awards:
- Corofin Foróige won the award for 'Best Message Influence'
- Craig Smith from Foróige Ferrybank, pictured to the left, won 'Best Actor'
- Attic House Teen Project Longford were runners-up in the Junior competition
Attic House Teen Project Longford - Ex-hale
Corofin Foróige - Voices (Junior)
Foróige, Quad Youth Centre Roscommon - Let The Cigarette Fade Away, Not You (Junior)
Phoenix Youth Centre Ballaghadereen - The Addiction (Junior)
Foróige Ferrybank Waterford - Clearing The Smoke (Senior)
Athlone Spectrum, Gateway Youth Project - Cigarette Roulette (Senior)
DPEI Dunlavin - Young People and Smoking (Junior)