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Three 60RTÉ One, Monday, 7.30pm

2006: Programme 5

Item One - Noeleen Cunningham. Fashion Designer

Noeleen is a blonde bombshell from Castleblaney, Co Monaghan. Noeleen has been Deaf since childhood and her first language is Irish Sign language.

Noeleen Cunningham
Last year, Noeleen represented Monaghan in the Rose of Tralee and was one of the last twelve finalists in the Sunday World "Model of the World Competition". Now Noeleen looks to the future as she strives to fulfill her dream of being a fashion designer.

The end of year college show is approaching. Noeleen has come up with a successful way of marketing her most recent fashion designs and creations on the catwalk.

Item Two Lester Magoogan's story.

Got the weekend blues? Unsure how you are going to make it through the rest of Monday? Need cheering up?

Three 60 has the answer.

Lester Magoogan At 7.30 pm on Monday night a young man called Lester Magoogan will appear on Irish television screens for the first time. Lester Magoogan is guaranteed to make you laugh and raise your spirits. A gifted animation artist, Lester has the ability to transport a person from their world into his own.

On this programme, Lester invites us into his incredible land of imagination and creativity. He shares with us a unique perspective on life and uses animation to capture the world and people around him.

Sitting down to watch Eastenders is a more active experience for Lester than it is for most. Upon hearing the signature tune, Lester will set to work creating a host of new pictures that document his reality.

In addition, we meet Lester's dad Wesley and his mum Marion and learn how this family work together to ensure that Lester's talents reach their full potential. Wesley himself has his own unique story as a musician with some of the all time greats such as Hazel O Connor and the Beat.

Lester Magoogan is 24 years old has Down-Syndrome and is working as an artist in the UK. He has already exhibited in the Tate modern London.

Item One Noeleen Cunningham Fashion course contact details
Sallynoggin Senior College of Further Education,
Pearse Street
Co. Dublin

Item Two Lester Magoogan contact details
By Post
Lester's World
PO Box 35, Hastings
East Sussex TN34 2UX

Three 60 is sponsored by RehabCare and Fás.

Noeleen Sheridan
Noeleen Sheridan
Lester Magoogan
Lester Magoogan