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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Energy Workshop

3rd and 6th classes were treated to an SEAI Energy Workshop in April 2017. As part of the workshop the boys learned all about fossil fuels and the importance of using and developing renewable energy. The children participated in some experiments. The boy’s favourite one was using a potato to power a light bulb! After…

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Award Ceremony

We were awarded with our 2nd Green Flag for Energy in May 2016. Cailum and Preston travelled to The Helix, Dublin with Ms Ronan and Mrs Hughes for the award ceremony. After a delicious lunch the boys were called on stage to be officially presented with our second flag. It was a very enjoyable day….

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Parents Survey on Water Use

Many thanks to all parents who completed and returned the water survey in October. We have gathered all the information in the form of graphs and pie charts. These are on display on our Green Schools notice board in the school corridor. We were delighted to see the efforts being made to reduce water consumption…

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Spring Clean

Our annual ‘An Taisce’ Spring Clean took place on the 10th May. More than 40 pupils and several teachers rolled up their sleeves and spent an afternoon, cleaning, tidying and weeding all around the outside of our school, leaving it looking as good as new!

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Green Schools Overview

LOW ENERGY DAY 2017 Wednesday, June 14th was our Low Energy Day and we  are expecting great savings on heat, water and electricity in comparison with other days. Watch this space for updates. ENERGY CONSUMPTION April 2015…..18919 kWh April 2016…..11936 kWh Well done everyone. We have reduced our energy consumption by 6980 kWh   Thomas…

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