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A toast to self-esteem

Chloe Callaghan, the ISPCC anti-bullying spokesperson, is an inspiration.

Self-esteem and self-confidence are vital. Toastmasters International is a worldwide organisation that fosters these traits, and enhances communication and leadership skills.

Open to everyone over 18 years, a successful youth leadership programme is available for secondary schools.

If only I had discovered it when I was 18.

Christina Hession


Co Kildare


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