High hopes: Sometimes school is not enough to help young people get a job

Twelve inner city trainees have been honoured as they ‘Leap’ to the workplace

Kristy Hubbard (20) from Finglas: “I was scared about starting Leap but, after some encouragement, I decided to give it a go and it’s been great for me.” Photograph: Seán Dunne

Kristy Hubbard (20) from Finglas: “I was scared about starting Leap but, after some encouragement, I decided to give it a go and it’s been great for me.” Photograph: Seán Dunne

Paul Flood quit school just weeks before he did the Leaving Certificate three years ago. Everything had become too much.

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