A Gulf in Perceptions

I wish I knew how to undo the damage done by those in the media who have spent 40 years denigrating the EU and those very English values it stands for. Continue reading A Gulf in Perceptions

Irish School Students Helping Their African Counterparts #WATWB

Portlaoise College is a dual purpose establishment, both a secondary school and a further education college. Back in 2007 I attended evening classes in painting there. At that time it was the newest of Portlaoise’s education campuses, having been constructed the previous year. More recently all of Portlaoise’s secondary schools have been housed in new buildings on a campus on the other side of town. This post is about the activities of a group of students and teachers from Portlaoise college’s secondary school facility and draws on a story from one of the town’s weekly newspapers. Secondary Education in Ireland … Continue reading Irish School Students Helping Their African Counterparts #WATWB