GREEN SCHOOLS NEWS!!

Green Schools Awards Ceremony 2019

Congratulations to 18 Offaly Schools who were awarded their Green Flag at an awards ceremony in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone on 21st May 2019.

Schools, both pupils and teachers have worked so hard at caring for their environment and this Flag highlights to their local community how much they work. Well done everyone!

Pictured below is Geashill NS receiving their 6th green flag for Global Citizenship Litter and Waste.

Geashill NS Green Schools Awards Ceremony

Jack O'Neill from Colaiste Isogain, Portarlington is pictured below speaking at the Green Schools Awards in Athlone. Jack is part of the Green Schools Committee in Colaiste Isogain receiving their flag for Biodiversity. He is a Climate Change Ambassador with An Taisce and is a leader in encouraging his peers and community in taking action against climate change. He is an inspiration for everyone. Well done Jack!

Jack O Neill, Colaiste Isogain

List of Schools that received their awards:

Energy Flag

National Learning Network, Tullamore

St. Manchan's NS, Tubber

Water Flag

Durrow NS

Scoil Mhuire agus Cormac, Kilcormac

Biodiversity Flag

Colaiste Isogain, Portarlington

Gaelscoil An Escir Riadha, Tullamore

Kinnitty NS

SN Mhuire Bainrioghan, Dunkerrin

St. Broghan's NS, Bracknagh

St. Joseph's NS, Gortnamona

St. Colman's NS, Cappagh

Global Citizenship Litter & Waste Flag

Coolderry NS

Daingean NS

Geashill NS

St. Caillins NS, Rashina

Global Citizenship Energy Flag

Scoil Mhuire, Tullamore

Scoil Naomh Eoin, Rath

Global Citizenship Marine Flag

Scoil Naomh Mhuire, Cloneygowan

Well done to all involved!!