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Tag "Young Social Innovators"

Memorial to brave Drimoleague teenager

A MEMORIAL will be erected in memory of brave Drimoleague teenager Niamh Cadogan who passed away in March from leukaemia. The 17-year-old Mercy Heights Student was the driving force behind the Young Social Innovators project “Amazing Grace: Improving the Lives of Children with Autism” based in Skibbereen.

Innovative Bandon youngsters win project funding

A GROUP of Young Social Innovators from Coláiste na Toirbhirte in Bandon received €300 in funding yesterday when they pitched their social innovation ideas to business entrepreneurs in the Young Social Innovators (YSI) DEN. Their project entitled “Homeless not Hopeless” involved creating a resource pack for teachers of CSPE on the topic of homelessness and lobbying the Department of Education to formalise the programme in every school.