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Skerries Community College Shortlisted For Awards

Students from Skerries Community College have been shortlisted for National Environmental Award. The transition year students have been selected as one of the shortlisted projects in ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards 2009. The students of Skerries Community College are recognised for their outstanding environmental action projects ‘Improve personal hygiene in school’,…

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St Peter And Paul Scoop Top Prizes!

There was great excitement in St Peter and Paul J.N.S in Balbriggan last week when it was announced the school had won an amazing four prizes in the annual St. Patrick’s Day Poetry, Art and Essay Competition. This is always a very popular competition run each year by Balbriggan Town…

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12 Schools To Lose Teachers

Senator Brendan Ryan, Dublin North, has expressed concern at the figures released by the Department of Education showing the number of teachers Dublin North schools are set to lose. 12 Primary Schools in Dublin North will lose teachers which will result in the children’s education will be compromised, as class…

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Green School Leads The Way!

A Swords primary school has brought recycling to a new level by creating their very own street entirely from recycled materials! Miss Paula’s class from Thornleigh Educate Together National School built ‘Recycle Street’ using straws, egg boxes, milk cartons, tinfoil and cotton wool. The ‘green’ street has its very own…

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Schools Ahoy!

With plenty of ‘doom and gloom’ news sweeping the nation in recent weeks locals could finally enjoy some good news for the North County last week. Minister for Education, Batt O’Keeffe, last week announced 43 major school building projects that will go to tender and construction this year. The plans…