20 November 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Cianna McNally

For the second time this year, a group of Clones secondary school students scooped a national award for a project they undertook that aimed to combat homophobia and homophobic bullying and to promote acceptance and understanding of the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) community.

The Largy College YSI Group of 2014 – 2015 won the top prize in the Young People in the Community Initiative Category at the annual IPB Co-operation Ireland Pride of Place Awards, which were announced last Saturday night at a glittering gala event in Ennis, Co. Clare for their project entitled ‘Let’s Get By Together.’ This was not the first taste of success for the fourteen students, who were guided by their teacher Sascha Comiskey, as back in May they were chosen as the outright winners of the Young Social Innovators competition.

More than 800 people from across the island filled the venue last Saturday night to hear the Pride of Place winners announced by RTE’s ….


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