Dublin Teens Awarded Foróige Leadership Certificates During Closing Ceremony at International Conference

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Foróige-Notinuse August 3, 2012

40 teenagers from Dublin have received certificates in recognition of their efforts to become great leaders. Aged 15 to 18, they have demonstrated a desire to lead from the front and set a good example to their peers through positive decision making and actions.

The teens, from Tallaght, Walkinstown, Balbriggan and Blanchardstown, were joined by more than 230 other young people from across Ireland and around the world during a graduation ceremony to mark the end of the 4th annual Foróige Albert Schweitzer Leadership for Life International Youth Conference.

Conference on leadership to be heard by 270 young people from around the world

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Foróige-Notinuse July 30, 2012

Matt McCoy is currently appearing in 'Touch' on TV3 and 'The Mentalist' on RTÉ but he is probably best known for starring in two 'Police Academy' films, 'L.A. Confidential' and also the highly acclaimed film, 'The hand that rocks the cradle'. Commenting on the conference, Matt said:

"It warms my heart to once again be heavily involved in this fabulous event. What we are seeing here cannot and should not be underestimated.

Drogheda Mayor: New drug & alcohol booklet WILL have an impact because 'peers listen to peers'

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Foróige-Notinuse July 18, 2012

The Mayor of Drogheda, Cllr Paul Bell, has said a new peer education booklet, dealing with alcohol and drugs issues among teens, will have an impact because 'peers listen to peers'.

He was speaking at the launch of 'Make the Right Choice - Keep it Real', an education booklet which has been put together by teenagers at the Foróige CABLE Project based in Moneymore, Drogheda.

Mayor Bell praised the teenagers involved in the project: