LOCAL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN MANSION HOUSE EVENT TO MARK DÁIL 100TH ANNIVERSARY

17 January 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Two Co Monaghan students will deliver presentations at the Mansion House on Tuesday, January 22 next as part of the Houses of the Oireachtas programme commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first Dáil. Caoimhe Gibbons of Our Lady’s Secondary School in Castleblayney and Tara Sherlock from Monaghan Town’s St Louis Secondary School are among 15 students who will deliver TEDED Club presentations after being selected through a nationwide competition.

Caoimhe’s topic is “The power of one vote, your vote” while Tara will address the issue of “Is social media taking over our lives?” The students, all aged 16 to 17, have spent many hours preparing their presentations as part of 13 TED-Ed Club lessons, formally known as explorations, under the guidance of their teachers and Parliamentary…

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