Cookies on The Tuam Herald website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We also use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the The Tuam Herald website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time by amending your browser settings.
Hide Message
  • News

Lackagh teens walk and talk to Boston in bid to turn off their tech

Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 9:40am
Jump to comments
Lackagh teens walk and talk to Boston in bid to turn off their tech

Members of the Lackagh Foroige group

Lackagh teens walk and talk to Boston in bid to turn off their tech

Members of the Lackagh Foroige group

A group of young people from Lackagh walked the distance from Lackagh to Boston, some 4,628km, as part of an initiative aimed at encouraging them to spend more time with their tech turned off.
Members of the Lackagh 5 Foróige Club had noticed that during the winter months, young people were spending too much time on technology and not enough time being active with family and friends.
They decided to take part in an eight-week Foróige walk ’n’ talk programme as a way of switching off and engaging more with the people around them.

Read more in this week's edition of The Tuam Herald

Purchase a digital edition gift subscription for 1 YEAR  for those overseas. Local news on the move and accessible on all platforms; desktop, tablet and smartphones