Young people are innovators
a project which aimed to highlight the effects of homophobic bullying scooped the top prize in Young Social Innovators of the Year awards.
A total of 5,000 young people attended the ceremony sponsored by Vodafone. Largy College from Monaghan won top prize for their project LGBT-Lets's Get By Together.
Sr Stanislaus Kennedy, co-founder of YSI, said the awards give young people a voice.
"Our democracy needs to be more participatory," she added.