*Eleanor Dagnell Wise. Photograph: Orla Begley On February 15th, Eleanor Dagnell Wise took to the steps of the Daniel O’Connell monument and stood for hours on her own demonstrating for climate action to be taken, on Friday she was joined by over one hundred students engaged in their day of action.
Students across Co Clare held a day of action highlighting the importance of climate change.
Four Clare students were among the recipients of the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience 2019 Award along with fellow Irish school strikers for climate action.
*Kate Harty hands in the Clare PPN’s submission to Clare County Council’s Draft Climate Change Adaptation Strategy. For the average Junior Certificate student once the exams are complete the summer holidays represents a time to relax and recuperate but Kate Harty is not your atypical teenager.
*Roisin Moore. Photograph: John Mangan One of the county’s most promising sports stars may see her progress impeded by the finances required to compete at the highest level of tennis.
A meeting is to take place tomorrow between a senior official from the Department of Education and principals from all secondary schools in the Ennis area regarding second level enrolment issues in the county.
*Eimear Ní Choileáin. Photograph: John Mangan An annual debate on whether Leaving Certificate students should scale back on sporting activities to dedicate more time to their studies needs to be kicked to touch once and for all according to Eimear Ní Choileáin.
Clare’s youngest climate change activists were once again demonstrating in Ennis on Friday.
Two Coláiste Muire students were awarded first prize at the annual TY Press Pass journalism awards earlier this month.
Ennis’ amount of bike lanes “is laughable” according to one of the county’s youngest and most vocal climate change activists.