New children’s commissioner for NI Chris Quinn took time out recently to visit Creggan and speak to community leaders about the strengths and challenges that children, young people and families are facing.

The Trip facilitated by George McGowan begun with a tour of the Old Library trust followed by conversations with staff from the Old Library Trust, The Family support Hub and Surestart Edenballymore.

Next up was a visit to St. Mary s Youth Club in Creggan and a chat with youth leader Peter Nixon and many of the young people.

Chris finished the afternoon by visiting the team at Sean Dolans lead by current Chairperson Eamonn McGinley. Chris was extremely impresses with everyone ne met and in particular the passion and commitment from community leaders in the area.

Chris hope to get back down for further conversations in the new year to hear more