Darren Mc Nelis, a valued member of the team here at GoIrishTours, is also a member of the National Youth Council of Ireland. He’s been working alongside the US Embassy for the past year to help ensure the voices of Ireland’s youth are heard. The Youth Council is a planned programme of education designed to aid and enhance the personal and social development of young people.
We sat down with Darren for a quick chat about his work and experience with the Youth Council and the US Embassy, including meeting the US Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley.
1.Hi Darren! Can you give us some background info on the Youth Council?
2. How did you get involved in the Youth Council?
3. What’s your role on the Youth Council?
4. What’s it like to work in such a diverse environment?
5. You’ve met the US Ambassador, Kevin O’Malley! How did you two cross paths?
6. What was he like?
7. What’s your favourite part of your position there?
8. Any advice for people who’d like to get involved?
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