FIVE MONAGHAN TEENS GRADUATE FROM FORÓIGE INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME

13 August 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Five young people from Co Monaghan participated in the Foróige Leadership for Life conference in NUI Maynooth from August 2-6 last week.

The international youth leadership conference was attended by over 250 young people from across Ireland, the USA, Saudi Arabia and India.

Inspirational lectures were given by RTE broadcaster Joe Duffy, fitness guru Pat Divilly and Senator Joan Freeman who founded Pieta House.

The programme also included workshops on team building, critical thinking, communication skills and peer discussions on matters of global importance.

Foróige Chief Executive Sean Campbell said: “Leadership is a singular ability which is vastly important in the modern world and can be learned. It begins with leading oneself.

“Great leadership is grounded in respect and the ability to inspire These young leaders have been on a….
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