Padraig O’Callaghan (Limerick)

A student in Knockainey National School, 12 year old Padraig is probably best known for his role as the host of the Monday Motivation ‘Paudcast’. This series of 60 second motivational clips is now heading into it’s fifth season and has garnered worldwide acclaim. These clips of positivity are released every week on his website and across his social media channels. Padraig loves promoting the message of inclusion, diversity and ability. He may have Down syndrome, but he is a huge believer in the adage that disability should not mean inability. Padraig has received numerous awards including Limerick person of the year earlier this year.