16 May 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Primary school pupils from Scoil Naomh Pádraig, Corracrin, Emyvale have made it to the national final of the 2019 Our World Irish Aid Awards, which is the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s flagship global citizenship programme for primary schools.

They, along with pupils and teachers from 11 other primary schools across Ireland, will travel to Dublin Castle on Tuesday 11 June to showcase their projects as they compete for the overall ‘Our World Irish Aid Awards’ trophy.

Pupils and teachers from Scoil Naomh Pádraig are also celebrating after winning the National Seat Belt Sherriff Competition with the slogan “When going to school by car or bus we must remember to take care of us”. (Pic and story page 2) The school’s project, in the “Our World Irish Aid Awards”, which is entitled ‘Make Earth Great Again (M.E.G.A.)’ was also the winner of the Sligo Regional Final Special Distinction Award which was presented at the event at the Model Arts Centre, Sligo which saw 15 primary schools from the region compete for three of…

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