On Wednesday 12th June, Claremorris Town Hall hosted the certification ceremony for students from all over Ireland who have recently completed QQI-certified courses in Media Expression.
CCR staff and board members attended to show their support, and Ed Coulson went along to speak to some of the participants, and to CRAOL’s Project Coordinator Mary Lennon. CRAOL is the Community Radio Forum of Ireland.
The courses catered specifically for people living in Direct Provision, and were funded by the Community Foundation for Ireland.
The courses culminated in students producing a radio programme, and CRAOL has now edited these together into a 4-part series ‘Giving Voice to the Silent’, which will be broadcast later this summer on community radio stations all over Ireland.