Cycle Against Suicide launch Student Leaders Congress 2017

Cycle Against Suicide launch Student Leaders Congress 2017

Cycle Against Suicide launch Student Leaders Congress 2017 at the University of Limerick.
Pictured at the Launch of the Cycle Against Suicide launch Student Leaders’ Congress 2017 were:

Ireland women’s rugby Grand Slam winner and refereeing pioneer Joy Neville, Munster rugby player, Duncan Casey and Mike Sherry. Picture Credit Brian Gavin Press 22

Over 6,000 second-level students and teachers will attend this already booked out event in the University of Limerick Arena this January 2017.

A corner of the University of Limerick campus turned orange as Cycle Against Suicide held the launch of its Student Leaders Congress 2017. The event will attract over 6,000 second-level students and teachers to the University of Limerick Sports Arena on 18-19, January 2017. 

Pictured at the Launch of the Cycle Against Suicide launch Student LeadersÕ Congress 2017 were: Tipperary hurler Noel McGrath,Ireland womenÕs rugby Grand Slam winner and refereeing pioneer Joy Neville pictured with Isabelle Luff, Robyn Cleary, Clodagh Harrington and Ciara Koenig from Villiers School in Limerick. Picture Credit Brian Gavin Press 22

Pictured at the Launch of the Cycle Against Suicide launch Student LeadersÕ Congress 2017 were:
Noel McGrath, Tipperary Hurler, Joy Neville, Ireland women’s rugby Grand Slam winner and refereeing pioneer pictured with Isabelle Luff, Robyn Cleary, Clodagh Harrington and Ciara Koenig from Villiers School in Limerick.
Picture Credit Brian Gavin Press 22

The 2017 Congress is booked out. This will be the fifth annual Student Leaders Congress and the first to be held outside Dublin. The aim of the event is to promote positive mental health and help-seeking behaviour in young people.
The launch was supported by a group of ambassadors who showcased the best of the region. There was a sporting theme as All-Ireland winning Tipperary hurler Noel McGrath, Ireland women’s rugby Grand Slam winner and refereeing pioneer Joy Neville and Munster rugby players Mike Sherry and Duncan Casey gave their support.Representing the schools were students Robyn Cleary, Isabelle Luff, Clodagh Harrington and Ciara Koenig from Villiers School in Limerick, along with the school’s chaplain and counsellor Jackie McNair.Also in attendance were

Representing the schools were students Robyn Cleary, Isabelle Luff, Clodagh Harrington and Ciara Koenig from Villiers School in Limerick, along with the school’s chaplain and counsellor Jackie McNair. Also in attendance were staff of the University of Limerick including Deputy Admissions Officer Joachim Barnett and the Students’ Union were represented by President Sarah Dunphy and Academic Officer Donal Foley. Cycle Against Suicide CEO Paul McBride explained, “Our vision as a movement is together to create a society where it’s OK not to feel

Cycle Against Suicide CEO Paul McBride explained, “Our vision as a movement is together to create a society where it’s OK not to feel OK; and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help. Events such as the Congress offer a significant opportunity to normalise the conversation around mental health.”Mr. McBride continued, “We are thrilled to bring the Student Leaders Congress to the University of Limerick in 2017 reaching more schools and more students than ever before. The Congress is the jewel in the crown of our Schools’ Programme and provides a unique platform for schools to showcase the incredible work that is going on at

Mr. McBride continued, “We are thrilled to bring the Student Leaders Congress to the University of Limerick in 2017 reaching more schools and more students than ever before. The Congress is the jewel in the crown of our Schools’ Programme and provides a unique platform for schools to showcase the incredible work that is going on at local level and celebrates innovation and good practice in the promotion of mental health and wellbeing.”

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