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Gaisce - The President's Award

Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people which enhances confidence and wellbeing through participation in personal, physical and community challenges.

Gaisce is a direct challenge from the President of Ireland to young people aged 14-25 to dream big, and realise their potential.

Gaisce is non-competitive - participants are encouraged to choose their own activities and goals with the support of a trained, adult President’s Award Leader (or PAL). The Gaisce programme is delivered by over 1,500 PALs working and volunteering in a variety of organisations across Ireland.

There are three levels of Gaisce – Bronze, Silver and Gold. The more time and energy participants give, the greater their reward. 

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