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Louth GAA Christmas Card Winner 2017!!

Congratulations to our very own Thomas Wallace who won this year’s Louth GAA Christmas Card competition. Thomas, who is currently in Mr O’Connell’s 5th class, was one of over three hundred entries. His entry was then shortlisted into a final five before being announced as the Louth GAA Christmas Card Winner for 2017. The presentation…

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Water meter readings

6th class have been taking water meter readings every day for a week and comparing these with the readings from last year (Year One of our Water flag). We were thrilled to discover that we were using over 4000 litres less than last year. This is thanks to the combined effort of pupils and staff.…

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Litter Warden

Stephen O Connor from Louth County Council visited the school to talk to the Green Schools committee and 3rd & 4th class about littering and the importance of reporting anyone we see littering in our communities. He highlighted the ongoing problems in the town and talked to the boys about the Tidy Towns initiative.

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Walk for Water

As we are currently working towards our 3rd Green Flag (Water) we organised a ‘Walk for Water’ on World Water Day (22nd March 2017) to help raise awareness and highlight the huge number of people in the world who still don’t have access to clean water in 2017. Today, there are over 663 million people…

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Waste Water Talk

Waste Water Talk

Gráinne Roche from Dundalk Sewage Treatment Plant talked to 5th class boys & the Green Flag committee about the processes involved in treating our waste water. The boys were shown photos of the untreated water. Gráinne had samples of the treated/clean water for the boys to see. It was a very informative visit.

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The Friary Wheel of Fortune

Originally part of a fundraising initiative set up in the 50’s. The Wheel of Fortune at the Friary is as popular now as ever. Recognised by many local people as a significant date on the Christmas calendar, the wheel has generated significant funds for the Friary schools over the years. Friends of the Friary get…

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