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The Mayor Dermot Looney was in St. Marks Youth Club last night to attend a presentation for the 11 young people aged between 14-16 who graduated from module 1 of the Leadership programme. Congratulations to you all from everyone in St. Marks.

The Leadership programme recognises the innate leadership capabilities and potential in young people and gives them an opportunity to develop their skills and attributes in a fun and encouraging environment.  The programme is for young people aged 15-18 who have demonstrated good leadership abilities and aspire to being leaders in the future.  The programme aims to:

  • Enable young people to develop the skills, inspiration, vision, confidence and action plans to be effective leaders and Empower young people to make a positive difference to their society through the practice of effective leadership.