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Culmination of Fundraising for An Tearmann Glas

Coláiste Oiriall held a very successful table quiz in the Westenra Hotel last Thursday night with loads of food, raffle prizes and spot prizes. A particular thanks to Nora Hegarty

and all the staff at the Westenra Hotel for all their assistance and their generous sponsorships. Tá muid iontach buíoch díbh. The quiz was the culmination of two months of a very successful fundraising campaign that included parents’ subscriptions and a draw with all the proceeds going towards the school’s innovative Green School Sanctuary that will promote the environment, biodiversity and mental health. The school management would like to thank all parents, students, prefects, businesspeople and members of the public who made major contributions, bought raffle tickets and attended the quiz. Go raibh mile maith agaaibh. We now have the funding in place to proceed with this worthy and unique venture.

Many thanks to all our very generous sponsors at Thursday’s table quiz. Go raibh mile maith agaibh uilig. Our draw sponsors were: TOS North East, Four Seasons Hotel, Danny Minnies Restuarant, Anagaire, Donegal Gaeltacht and O’Hanrahan Travel, Diarmuid Mac an Fhailí, Westenra Arms Hotel, McCague’s Bar, Scotstown, Moyna’s Bar, Scotstown, McMahon Centra, Scotstown, Maguire Transport, Coral Leisure Centre, Taste of Tuscany, Mc Cleary’s Londis Shop, Flemings Department Store, The Fiddlers Elbow, Carrickmacross, Declan Loughman Sports, Castleblayney, Ronaghan’s Pharmacy, Dolan’s Pharmacy, Ellamakeup, Connolly’s Pharmacy, Mo’s Hairdressers, Barley & Bean – Caifé @ Flemings, Gaelic Performance (JP Mone), Unique Hair Salon, The Bakewell Outlet, Charlie’s Meats, Chic Hairdressers CMX, Westenra Arms Hotel, Unique Hair Studio and Monaghan Electrical, Castle Printing, Silverstream Landscapes, Apache Pizza, Castle Printing, Universal Graphics, Northern Standard, McConnons Londis, and the Fabric Centre. Tá muid iontach buíoch díbh uilig.

Comhghairdeas leis na buaiteoirí sa chrannchur: Apple iPad, worth €500, sponsored by TOS North East and it was won by Catherine McKenna, Scairbh na gCaorach: accommodation for two in the Four Seasons Hotel, Carlingford worth €300 sponsored by the Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan – Cairbre Ó Dufaigh, Domhnach Maighean: Evening meal and accommodation for two, worth €250 in Danny Minnies, Donegal Gaeltacht –Niamh Ní Mhaolábhail, Tigh Thalainn: €200 travel voucher, sponsored by O’Hanrahan’s Travel – Sarah Wild, Stranooden: Spa treatment in Castle Leslie, worth €200, sponsored by Rice Coaches – Anne Meegan, Broomfield,; Meal for two, worth €100, in the Eastern Balti - Eve Ní Anlúin, Carraig Mhachaire Rois; All Ireland Final ticket – Paddy Kelly, Scairbh na gCaorach,

We have now funding in place to proceed with the Tearmann Glas or Green Garden Sanctuary which will include a polytunnel. There will a be picnic benches, walkway, raised beds inside and outside, planted trees, shrubs and flowers, vegetable plot, bog garden, an insect motel, gardening equipment, a water sprinkling system and we will have water and electricity on the site. Ba mhaith linn oideachas na scoláirí a shaibhriú agus measann muid go dtiocfaidh a lán tairbhí sláinte, fisiceacha agus síceolaíocha le garraí scoile. Beidh bithéagsúlacht chun tosaigh sa tógra seo.