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An acclaimed work by a talented 16-year-old artist from Mount St Michael Secondary School, Claremorris, is to be the front cover of the 2015 Texaco Children’s Art Calendar.
An acclaimed work by talented 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh from Mount St Michael Secondary School, Claremorris, is to be the front cover of the 2015 Texaco Children’s Art Calendar.
Both the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, and his Fine Gael colleague, John O’Mahony TD, have welcomed the announcement of funding for improvement works for schools in Mayo. In relation to funding for Mount St Michael Secondary School under the Department of Education and Skills, Emergency Works Scheme, Minister of State Ring said this week: “I am pleased that Mount St Michael Secondary School has been sanctioned funding under the Emergency Works Scheme. The funding for will be used for electrical works.”
Four Mayo students were last week presented with top awards in this year’s 60th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Sixteen-year-old Shania McDonagh, a pupil at Mount St Michael Secondary School, Claremorris who won the overall first prize in the competition and a prize of €1,500, for her work entitled ‘Coleman’. She was presented with the award by President Michael D Higgins and James Twohig, director Ireland Operations of Valero. No stranger to the competition, throughout the past five years Shania has won first place in various categories. The other winners from Mayo who picked up special merit awards were Maeve Walsh (13) and Anna Prendergast (seven) both from the Castlebar Art Club, and Jenny Murphy (11) from the Slowey School of Art in Ballina.
Three young people from Mayo are hoping to win national honours for their volunteer work with their local No Name Club.
Siobhan Halligan (second year, Mount St Michael Secondary School, Claremorris) and Catherine King (second year, Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Crossmolina) are both finalists in the 2013 John West Fantasy Writing Competition – and they are competing against each other in the same category. It is an impressive achievement for both girls as the competition attracted more than 11,000 entries this year.
A 21-year-old Claremorris man who pleaded guilty to a number of charges including theft, criminal damage, possession of a weapon, drink driving, and buying alcohol for a minor was given a total of 19 months in prison at Claremorris District Court this week.
Balla brother and sister Aonghus Ó Maicín and Éadaoin Ní Mhaicín have both qualified for the All-Ireland finals of Réadóirí, which will be held in Limerick on Saturday February 27.
Eight Mayo students were among the 224 scholarship recipients for 2008 announced by Dr Philip Nolan, Deputy President of University College Dublin.