Tipp Student Recieves Silver Gaisce Medal


A Tipperary Student has been presented with a Silver Gaisce Medal for his efforts during the early stages of the Pandemic.

Dylan McLaughlin, Moyne, Thurles is a  second year Bachelor of Education student attending  Mary Immaculate College.

Dylan, a keen athlete, spent 26 weeks leading strength and conditioning classes for local athletes during lockdown and later training these same athletes at the track in Templemore as part of his Gaisce programme.

He further completed DIY tasks at home, constructing an outdoor pergola as well as laminating indoor floors and painting around the house. Finally, he continued his participating with Kilkenny City Harriers Athletics Club. 

Dylan is pictured here with Dr Angela Canny (Assistant Dean of Education at MIC) and MIC Gaisce Pal coordinator Fr Michael Wall at MIC’s Limerick campus recently.