Minister Joe O’Brien today (21st October 2020) launched The Challenger Resource Manual, a framework which details the approach that is needed to promote success in education for young people in Darndale and the surrounding area. 

Just 6% of people in some of the areas where the Challenger Programme is delivered progress to third level education, a stark contrast to the 61% progression in nearby Drumcondra (2016 Census). 

This is the environment in which Northside Partnership created The Challenger Programme.

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