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Saturday 10 December 2016

Young people are innovators

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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.

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