Interview with Lorcan Tuohy & Laura Walsh, Joint Winners of TY Personified Award

In the excitement of the awards ceremony,Elena managed to grab a quick moment with the two delighted winners- Lorcan Tuohy from Borrisokane CC (also a member of YMT!) and Laura Walsh from Sacred Heart Clonakilty. In the final round of the Richard Burke Ty Personified Award, the judges failed to separate Lorcan and Laura and they were announced as joint winners. This is the inaugural year of the award which is named in memory of Richard Burke, former Minister for Education, who introduced the TY programme into schools in Ireland. Listen to Elena’s moment with the joint winners below:

Interview with ISSU at #TYExpo 2017

ISSU are the Irish Second Levle Students Union and provide support for the student voice. Part of their work involves supporting the Student Councils in schools around the country. ISSU is run by students for students and you can hear more about the work of ISSU and how students can become involved in our interview below:

Interview with TeenLine at #TYExpo 2017

Teenline is a freephone and freetext service that is dedicated to supporting teenagers. The lines are open every day to support young people in need and all calls are confidential. We spoke to the Teenline Ireland volunteers to learn more about the work they do and also about how young people can get involved. Listen to our interview below: