Clogagh National School pupils heading to Our World Irish Aid Awards national finals

PRIMARY school pupils from Clogagh National School have made it to the national final of the 2017 Our World Irish Aid Awards.

They, along with pupils and teachers from 11 other primary schools across Ireland, will travel to Dublin Castle on Tuesday 13th June 2017 to showcase their projects as they compete for the overall ‘Our World Irish Aid Awards’ trophy.

The school attended today’s event at the Triskel Arts Centre, Cork which saw 15 primary schools from the region compete for three of 12 places at the national final, Best Regional Newcomer, and Special Distinction Awards.

As well as exhibiting their work and taking part in a number of activities, pupils and teachers heard from special speaker Kinsale student Sophie Healy-Thow.

Pictured are Niamh Dineen, Dominick Lombard and Owen McCarthy of Clogagh National School with Justine Nantale of Irish Aid celebrating.

Pic: Clare Keogh