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Appointment to Gaisce Council

Appointment to Gaisce Council Appointment to Gaisce Council

Dr Lydia Bracken, School of Law, has been appointed by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to the Board of the Gaisce Council. Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people aged 15-25.  It encourages participants to dream big and realise their potential. There are three levels of award—bronze, silver and gold—and four challenge areas: community involvement, personal skill, physical recreation, and an adventure journey. Uachtaráin na hEireann, Michael D. Higgins, is patron of the Award. Dr Bracken’s appointment is for a period of three years.