Young Donegal women honoured at Gaisce Gold ceremony

President Higgins presents award to Ramelton women

Jessica McClean

Jessica McClean pictured with President Michael D. Higgins.

A young Donegal women has been presented with a prestigious Gaisce Gold award.

Ramelton girl Jessica McClean was presented with the award by President Michael D. Higgins at a ceremony in Dublin recently.

The Royal & Prior student was among a group of 77 inspirational young people from across Ireland to receive the award.

Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people between the ages of 15-25, which is proven* to enhance confidence and wellbeing through participation in personal, physical, community and team challenges. It is a direct challenge from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, to all young people to dream big and realise their potential.

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