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Youth volunteer celebrated

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Mayo student’s work makes cover of Texaco calendar

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.

Mayo student’s incredible portrait makes cover of Texaco calendar

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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.

Government TDs welcome school improvement works

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.”

Mayo students presented with their awards for Texaco Children’s Art competition

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.

Young No Namers on a national stage

Three young people from Mayo are hoping to win national honours for their volunteer work with their local No Name Club.

Two Mayo students are finalists in national writing competition

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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.

Nineteen month sentence for 21-year-old for numerous offences

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 siblings in talent contest

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.

Mayo students among UCD scholars and high achievers for 2008

Eight Mayo students were among the 224 scholarship recipients for 2008 announced by Dr Philip Nolan, Deputy President of University College Dublin.

 

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