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All Ireland Success for Dundalk Youthreach Students

Feb 13, 2024

There was much joy and celebration in Dundalk Youthreach as two of their Leaving Certificate Applied Students received the Fergal Quinn Award for outstanding results over the course of their two-year programme.

Shannon Wehrly and Yussof Bello both received an astonishing 100% in their Leaving Cert and were honoured in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone on 27th of January this year.

Yussof, who is a keen sportsman is currently completing an FAI coaching course and Shannon is working in a local Pharmaceutical Company.

Youthreach provides young people with an alternative educational route. Based in Chapel Street Dundalk, successful applicants can complete a QQI Employability Programme or Leaving Certificate Applied. Students are supported and encouraged to progress on to Further and Higher Educational Institutes on successful completion of their time in Youthreach. In addition to achieving these major awards students also have to opportunity to complete add on courses such as Manual Handling, First Aid, Food Hygiene and Safepass training. Youthreach Dundalk is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union.

If you would like more information on the programmes on offer in Dundalk Youthreach please call into our Centre in Chapel Street or contact the Coordinator on 042 9338324