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The Three Detectives

Students of St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush with additional needs put on a play in the school on Thursday last called, ‘The Three Detectives’ which was written by student, Dylan O’Grady. The students were encouraged to put the play on by teachers, Miss Cutlisse and Miss Kinsella. The County Leader…

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Green Light For Malahide School

Local Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell has said that, regarding the new school building for St. Oliver Plunkett’s National School, Malahide, the Department of Education and Skills (DES) has now issued a letter of intent to builders, which indicates that the project is on-track to begin construction this summer. Farrell…


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Pupils Enjoy Spec-tacular Afternoon

Pupils from Skerries Educate Together National School are pictured together with teacher Sinead and Specsavers Balbriggan staff members Elaine, Deborah and Brian and teacher Brigid. Pupils enjoyed a spec-tacular afternoon and learned all about being an optician and these aspiring young optometrists and audiologists were given a guided tour of…


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Drop Everything And Read

St Finian’s Community College, Swords held their annual “Drop Everything And Read’, initiative recently. The aim of the project was to encourage more reading for students which brings great benefits to the pupils. English teacher, Keith Young told the County Leader, “ We had a great response to the initiative…


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Unacceptable Level Of School Placements In Swords

Local councillor, Philip Lynam (SF) has spoken out in anger against the ever rising school placement lists across Swords. He tabled an emergency motion recently at the local area meeting, which he got full support on. The emergency motion was that the Chief Executive write immediately to the Minister for…


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Green Flag Action Day At St. Catherine’s NS, Rush

St Catherine’s National School, Rush held a Green Schools Action Day last week, in preparation for their efforts to get their 7th Green Flag this year. The Green Flag is all about Global Citizenship, Litter, Waste and includes a module on Fairtrade and Globalisation. The pupils were involved in a…



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Local Students Urged To Enter SciFest

SciFest 2017 is the largest and most inclusive science fair on the island of Ireland and Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton launched the 10th annual SciFest. In doing so, he called on second-level students from Dublin and the North County, to demonstrate their science, technology, engineering and maths…