In his opening address, Gaisce Development Officer, Michael Collins, informed the gathering that 2010 marked the 25th Anniversary of Gaisce. During that time tens of thousands of young boys and girls had participated in the programme and last year alone 17,000 participants enrolled.
He paid special tribute to the PAL’s, the President Award Leaders, in the schools and clubs throughout the region who give so much of their time to promote and support the Award. “They are the ‘backbone’ of the organisation”, he added. Read more