X-HALE 2018

x-hale 2018

Our 8th annual X-HALE Youth Awards took place on Thursday 5th July  in the Helix Dublin. This year we were delighted to support participating young people in making their mark on the event by helping out with coordination, organising activities, doing performances and presenting awards.  

Over 300 young people and leaders attended from across Ireland. We had 45 fantastic entries to the X-HALE 2018 Short Film Competition, which received an amazing 25,000 views on YouTube! Check them out at www.cancer.ie/xhale2018 

X-HALE Youth Awards 2018 Winners

Overall Senior Category Short Film Competition Winner 
Stoneybatter Community Training Centre- Smoking, Don’t Pay the Ultimate Price 

Overall Junior Category Short Film Competition Winner 
Bounce Back Youth Services- Don’t Smoke Your Dreams Away

Short Film Competition Senior Category Runner Up
Nenagh Community Training Centre- Get Off the Nicotine Road

Short Film Competition Junior Category Runner Up
The Jump Club Balally Family Resource Centre Dublin 16- Killer Chemicals

Community Campaign Winner
Waterford Youth Training and Education Centre- Waiting to Breathe

Online Competition Winner (most views on YouTube)
Ardfert Youth Club Kerry- Think Twice

Judges Choice Winner
Ballinfoyle Foroige Young Filmers- Black Lungs

Most Convincing Smoking Prevention Film
Zone Youth Productions Gort Foroige- Inhale Exhale

Best Smoke Free Generation Message
Quay Foroige Ballina- Communities Trying to Stop Smoking 

Best Impact of Tobacco Message
Foroige Ferrybank Drug Prevention Project- Cee4our Killing Me

Best Smoking Influences Message
Dundalk Youth Centre Louth- Expectations Up In Smoke

Best Blogging Group
Blanchardstown Community Training Centre- Puff

Best Actress
Sonia McKeown- Dundalk Youth Centre Louth- Expectations Up In Smoke

Best Actor
Sean Walsh- Kilrush Youthreach Clare- Smokin Clive

Best Social Media Post of the day
DAY GYDP Dungarvan

X Marks The Spot Tobacco Facts Orienteering Activity Winner
Quay Foroige Ballina