Pictured at the X-Hale Youth Awards are the 6th Class Girls Group , Tipperary Regional Youth Service, Tipperary Town. L/R: Jade Freeman, Paige Ryan, Saoirse Fraiser, Holly Tobin, Kirstin Lee-Madden, Jasmin Okeyemi, Sarah McNamara.
The girls were one of three youth groups represented at the award ceremony in the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield recently. The overall winners were St Bridget’s Guides from Clonmel. Also competing in the Awards were Foróige Young Men’s Group from Carrick-On-Suir, and Lattin Cullen Youth Club from Lattin.Over 41 youth groups from Ireland’s first smoke-free generation competed in the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth Awards 2015. Calling themselves #theXgeneration, the youth groups showcased films and community action projects which they created on the issue of smoking. The X-HALE Youth Awards is an initiative of the Irish Cancer Society which aims to create awareness around the issue of smoking.