May 17, 2022

Dundalk’s “Global go getters” article in an online magazine

Tributes were paid to Dundalk’s young ‘Global Goal Getters’ who saw their creative talents attract global audiences this month.

Gaelscoil Dhún Dealgan student ork, Muirtheimhne Mór featured in ‘Our World Irish Aid Awards’ online magazine, launched by Minister of State for Overseas Development and Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD

A poster created by 4and Students from the Gaelscoil Dhún Dealgan, Muirtheimhne Mór class presenting the Global Goals in Irish have been selected to feature in the online magazine available at www.ourworldirishaidawards.ie.

Congratulating pupils and teachers Gaelscoil Dhún Dealgan, Minister Brophy said: “It is wonderful to see so many primary school pupils in Louth and across Ireland taking part in this year’s Our World Irish Aid Awards, lending their voices and their perspectives at work in progress. taken to tackle the big issues facing the world, such as climate change and the pandemic.”

He added: “The level of commitment to playing a part in transforming our planet into a better home for all shines through in all of the submissions, so much so that it’s clear that Ireland’s reputation for putting l shoulder to the wheel when it comes to making a positive difference in the lives of those less fortunate than us is safe in the hands of the next generation.

Gaelscoil Dhún Dealgan will compete for a place in the National Final Ceremony and inclusion in a special edition printed annual magazine that will be distributed nationwide.

Submissions are still being accepted, with the deadline for entries being Friday, April 8, 2022. Schools are invited to communicate their ideas and understanding of the issues in writing, song, film, artwork, or any other medium of their choosing. .