Ireland’s youngest beekeeper named amongst 28 Irish young people changing the world

Rathcormac’s Rian Somers, who in 2020 was named Ireland’s Youngest Beekeeper, is amongst 28 remarkable Irish young people who are changing the world featured in a new book by renowned children’s author, Sarah Webb.

‘Be Inspired! Young Irish People Changing the World’ focuses on the tales of remarkable Irish young people who are changing the world, from activism to sport, the creative arts to science and innovation.

According to author Sarah Webb: “Many of the young people in the book have faced physical or mental challenges and have succeeded regardless, but there are extra challenges life throws at some young people.

“From the start, we knew we wanted the book to reflect Ireland now, a different Ireland to the country many of us grew up in. A new Ireland that strives to support and celebrate children and young people of all colours, genders, heritages and abilities. A country for everyone,” Sarah added.

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