St. Patrick’s Lends Many Hands to Castleisland Tidy Towns Initiative

Castleisland Tidy Towns Chairman, John Keane with St. Patrick’s Secondary School students and volunteers, Raymond O’ Neill and Ethan Whelan.
Eoin Brosnan (left) and DJ O’Regan are enjoying  playing their part in Castleisland Tidy Towns campaign.

Throughout the academic year, St. Patrick’s Secondary School students were involved in Castleisland’s Tidy Towns initiative with the support of Mary Walsh and John Keane.

The purpose of such a scheme is to encourage locals to improve their environment and make their surrounding area a better place to live, work, attend school and visit.

Transition year students were delighted to be able to support the local community and offer their hard work and volunteering spirit.

Litter Picking and Painting

“The students did plenty of litter picking and painting throughout the town, hopefully having it ready for a busy summer ahead,” said teacher Claire Hally.

“Being involved in such an initiative instills a sense of pride in our young people. It allows them to become responsible members of our community while making every effort to maintain the environment around them,” Ms. Hally said.

Students’ Experience of Involvement

Student Eoin Brosnan said that it’s a good opportunity to get involved in the community while also looking after the environment and public safety while DJ O’Regan said that he enjoyed being involved in an initiative which helps the local community.

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