Fifth class pupils of St. Mary’s Convent Primary School in Nenagh, Co, Tipperary were announced as the 2018 national winners of the Our World Irish Aid Awards for their ‘Children’s Voices on Our Climate Choices’ project.
The Newcomer School of the Year award was awarded to Scoil Choilm CNS in Clonsilla, Dublin 15. Teacher Cecilia Gavigan from Balbriggan Educate Together National School, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, received the Teacher of the Year award for her continued commitment to development education.
The top 3 schools from each region (Sligo, Dublin, Limerick, Cork) were invited to attend the National Final in Dublin Castle! Here, pupils:
Had a fantastic day out with their class group who participated in the Awards
Saw their work and the work of all the other finalists in an exhibition
Were selected to take part in an exciting pupil-led stage show
Took part in the interactive games and activities
Represented their school and received a prestigious Our World Irish Aid Awards 2017/18 trophy for their school