St. Patrick’s TY Students Teaming up with Tidy Towns Again

St. Patrick’s Secondary School students from left: Padraic Heffernan, Ruairí Bourke, Lee Normoyle and Cathal Sheehan are ready to do their part in the Castleisland Tidy Town effort.

After the huge success of last year’s partnership with Castleisland’s Tidy Towns, this year’s class of transition year students at St. Patrick’s Secondary School were eager to continue the community work started by their peers.

“We are delighted that we have been able to link up with the Tidy Towns committee, spearheaded by Mary Walsh, Sheila Hannon and John Keane, to give our students the amazing and worthwhile opportunity of giving back to the locality,” said Claire Hally – the school’s Transition Year coordinator.

Pride in their Surroundings

“This allows students to take pride in their surroundings and they can see first-hand the benefits, environmentally and socially of keeping their town clean and tidy.

“Students volunteered to paint and litter pick throughout the town. Being part of such an initiative encourages our students to become involved in where they live and attend school.

Effort and Hard Work

“It allows them to become active and responsible members of the local community.

Their time, effort and hard work is commendable and we are looking forward to plenty more great work in this area throughout the year,” said Ms. Hally.

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