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Oberstown detainees become certified baristas

30 young people being held at Oberstown Children Detention Campus will become certified baristas ...

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12.01 29 Apr 2019


Oberstown detainees become certified baristas


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12.01 29 Apr 2019


30 young people being held at Oberstown Children Detention Campus will become certified baristas by the end of June.

12 have already been trained by Java Republic in their collaboration with the facility near Lusk in north Co. Dublin.

l-r Luis Alvarez, Aideen Finnegan, Grace O'Shaughnessy, Pat Bergin.

The aim is to equip the teenagers with skills that will help them secure employment when they leave the youth justice system.

Aideen Finnegan has been speaking to barista trainer Luis Alvarez and MD of Java Republic Grace O'Shaughnessy as well as Oberstown director Pat Bergin.


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