Schools

Entrepreneurship Programme In St Cronan’s SNS

Bank Of Ireland ‘BizWorld Programme’ took place this week in St Cronans for fifth and sixth class students. Which aimed at teaching future generations valuable life skills, skills of running a business and also working as part of a team. On the first day of this two day event the…


Local Students In Final Of Eco Unesco

Students from Skerries Community College, Ardgillan Community College Balbriggan and Balbriggan ETNS have made it to the final of the Eco Unesco Young Environmentalists. The awards takes place on 23rd May in the Mansion House where fifty finalists will showcase their projects. The ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards is Ireland’s biggest…


Local Student Wins Enterprise Award

Teenage entrepreneurs from the North County have won an award at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals last week, organised by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) for secondary schools. Aoife Ni Chuanaigh with her amazing book, ‘Make Every Step Count, from Colaiste Ghlor na Mara, Balbriggan won the Merit Award…


Balbriggan Kouture

Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan were lucky enough to have two costumes that made it to the recent Junk Kouture finals. There where several secondary schools that submitted entries and the girls from Loreto Balbriggan where very lucky to be placed in the final despite the huge competition from schools nationwide….


Local Students Ready For National Final

Fifteen years of student enterprise will be celebrated by Local Enterprise Offices in Croke Park on May 3rd. Minister of State for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen T.D., met with several enterprising teenagers ahead of the National Final of the Student Enterprise Programme on Wednesday, which is organised and…


Local Students Can Avail Of New Grant Measures

Students from the North County, who are less well-off and those taking a second chance at college, should benefit from changes to the education grants scheme, according to local Independent Alliance councillor, Tony Murphy. Murphy told the County Leader, “Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has informed…


Negotiations Underway For Three New Schools In Swords

The €5 million roads funding for Swords, will facilitate a much needed new school campus in the planned new development at Mooretown, Swords where there is the prospect of delivering three new schools for Swords. This funding was recently announced by Minister Coveney. That is the view of local senator,…


Phase Two To Begin At Lusk Community College

Local TD, Alan Farrell (FG), has said that works on Lusk Community College are on-track to finally start this summer. Farrell told the County Leader, “Many parents, teachers, and members of the local community in Lusk have understandably been frustrated over the delays which have hindered the completion of the…