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‘Let’s talk about Drugs’ National Youth Media Awards 2016 winners

Media Awards overall winner: Kells Youthreach

The 'Let's talk about Drugs' National Youth Media Awards 2016 category winners and runners-up have been announced.

The overall winner is Kells Youthreach for their entry 'Monkey on Your Back'.

All the category entries and runners-up are listed below. Well done to all those involved.

Media Awards ceremony

The awards ceremony took place on 11 May 2016 in the Department of Education Clock Tower Building, Dublin 1.

Eoghan McDermott (The Voice) from RTE was the guest of honour.

Category winners received an iPad mini and runners-up received a framed certificate. 

Thank you to all who entered. The standard was so high this year that we have decided to also provide a list of 'Honourable Mentions'. These are entries that were not winners or runners-up, but ones we think deserve a mention!

Media Awards judges

Thank you to the following guest judges:

Winners, runners-up and honourable mentions

Video/animation category winners & runners-up

12-14 Winner: St David's CBS

15-17 Winner: Kells Youthreach

18-21 Winner: John Carney

22-25 Winner: Ed Griffen, Playing House

12-14 Runner-up: St Louis Comprehensive Belfast

15-17 Runner-up: Ben Kavanagh, Barfly

18-21 Runner-up: Karl Caulfield

22-25 Runner-up: Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme

12-14 Video/animation honourable mention

15-17 Video/animation honourable mention

18-21 Video/animation honourable mention

Audio category winners & runners-up

12-14 Winner Colaiste Eoin Finglas

15-17 Winner Abbie Rea, Loretto College, Cavan 

18-21 Winner R.A.S.P

22-25 Winner Lauren Pidgeon

12-14 Runner-up

15-17 Runner-up

18-21 Runner-up

15-17 Audio honourable mention

18-21 Audio honourable mention

Article category winners and runners-up

15-17 Article honourable mention

Poster winners and runners-up

12-14 Winner: Emily McAlinden, The Teresian School Dublin

15-17 Winner: Lena Boettcher, Mercy Secondary School Tuam

18-21 Winner: Miray Unal, Sligo

22-25 Winner: Alison Cahill, Laois


12-14 Runner-up: Ciara Walsh, Tarbert Comprehensive, Co. Kerry


15-17 Runner-up: Pedro Navarro & Oscar Lopez, Ballymahon Mercy Secondary School, Co. Longford

18-21 Runner-up: Lorna Tummon, Galway

22-25 Runner-up: Aaron Kelly, Dublin

12-14 Poster honourable mention

15-17 Poster honourable mention

18-21 Poster honourable mention

22-25 Poster honourable mention


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