X-HALE 2017

Our 7th annual X-HALE Youth Awards took place on Thursday 6th July  in the Odeon Cinema Point Square with Doireann Garrihy from Spin 103.8 as host for the event.

Over 300 young people and leaders attended from across Ireland. We had 40 fantastic entries to the X-HALE 2017 Short Film Competition, which received an amazing 25,000 views on YouTube!

X-HALE Youth Award 2017 Winners

Overall Senior Category Short Film Competition Winner (Prize donated by Bank of Ireland) 

Edenderry Youth Café: Don’t Let Yourself Rot from the Inside Out

Overall Junior Category Short Film Competition Winner (Prize donated by Bank of Ireland)

Bounce Back Youth Services- Wrong Choices

Short Film Competition Senior Category Runner Up

Nenagh Community Training CentreTo Smoke is a Joke

Short Film Competition Junior Category Runner Up

Attic House Teen Project- Ex-hale

Community Campaign Winner

Club Óg Ógras Baile Uí Thuaidhg- Ná Bac Le Tabac

Online Competition Winner (most views on YouTube)

Southill Club2gether Youth Project Limerick-Smoking Changes Your Life

Judges Choice Winner

Poppintree Youth Project- Live Your Life

Most Convincing Smoking Prevention Film

Fountain Youth Project- Peer Pressure

Best Smoke Free Generation Message

The Youth Booth Ballinrobe- Ditch the Fags

Best Impact of Tobacco Message

Dun Laoighaire Community Training Centre- Smokey’s Story

Best Smoking Infuences Message

Corofin Foroige- Voices

Best Actress

Ellen Carroll- YWI Monaghan Castleblayney Youth Café- The Cigarette Assassin

Best Actor

Craig Smith- Foroige Ferrybank Waterford-Clearing the Smoke

Best Social Media Post of the day

YouthWork Ireland Monaghan

Best Blogging Group

Blanchardstown Community Training Centre- I Told You So