Gaisce – The President’s Awards
I filmed the Gaisce – The President’s Awards in Dublin Castle on 27’th September 2012, these awards are Ireland’s very own National Challenge Award, the country’s most prestigious and respected individual award programme and a challenge from the President of Ireland to the youth of Ireland. The purpose of the award is to encourage young people to set and achieve a demanding challenge for themselves in each of four different areas as follows: Community Involvement, Personal Skills, Physical Recreation, Venture Activity.
This year’s Awards are particularly special as this is the first group of Gold Medal Winners to be honoured by President Michael D Higgins.
The day started with the Garda Band playing to the large crowd setting the tone for the day and it was a great day had by all and a big congratulations to all those who received their Gold Medals.