Kildare GAA club members graduate from Dermot Earley Leadership Initiative

Fantastic achievement

Niamh O'Donoghue

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Niamh O'Donoghue

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Kildare GAA club members graduate from Dermot Earley Leadership Initiative

The graduates along with members of the Earley family

Thirteen young people from Kildare GAA clubs across Kildare have graduated from the second Dermot Earley Youth leadership Initiative (DEYLI).

Upon completion of three accredited modules with over 50 hours of course time during the year, these participants have now seen the fruits of their endeavours.

Pictured are young people from Kildare and Roscommon at their graduation, alongside Mary and Anne-Marie Earley, Stacey Cannon from the GAA, Prof. Pat Dolan and Dr. Anne Walsh from NUIG, Foróige CEO Sean Campbell and Sarah Haslam of Foróige.

Applications for 2016/2017 are now open. If you wish to find out more please contact your local GAA or Foróige club to find out more. Only active members of County Kildare Foróige or GAA clubs aged between 15 and 18 can apply. Tara Scully is Returning to facilitate the programme on behalf of the GAA is Tara Scully and on behalf of Foróige Alan Judge.

Closing date for the application is Tuesday November 1. Application does not guarantee acceptance as there are limited spaces and the applicants must apply in writing with a recommendation from a referee.