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Headford girls present at EU Parliament

Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 10:38am

Story by Jacqueline Hogge
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Headford girls present at EU Parliament

Aoibhin Ni Bhroin, Ruth Higgins, Luca Jahier, President of the Economic and Social Committee, Colette Flanagan, teacher, and Michaela Greaney.rip.jpg

Headford girls present at EU Parliament

Aoibhin Ni Bhroin, Ruth Higgins, Luca Jahier, President of the Economic and Social Committee, Colette Flanagan, teacher, and Michaela Greaney.rip.jpg

THREE students from Headford have represented Ireland at a prestigious EU conference where they delivered a presentation and musical recital to over 100 of their peers from across Europe.

Transition Year students Ruth Higgins, Aoibhín Ní Bhroin and Michaela Greaney travelled to Brussels last week with their teachers Colette Flanagan and June Burke for the Your Europe Your Say conference at the EU Parliament.

The three-day event is organised by the European Economic and Social Committee, and offers young people the chance to come together to make their own proposals to Europe on issues ranging from education, employment and the environment to equal opportunities, culture and migration.

In a series of workshops, the girls were involved in drawing up ten resolutions, which were then voted on to deliver the final four that will be sent for consideration to the European Parliament, European Council and European Commission.

 

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