Tag Archives: Green School

Letter from the Mayor of Galway

 Today we received a letter from the Mayor of Galway, Pearce Flannery, thanking us for our  animation,” A Day in the Life of a Sad Coffee Cup”. This animation is available on the school network.

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Water Conservation Posters

We designed water conservation posters for Green-schools’ poster competition.

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Scoil San Phroinsias in The Galway Advertiser

 There is a report about Plastic Free Week in Scoil San Phroinsias on page 11 of this week’s Galway Advertiser. Well done to Ms. O’Byrne and the Coiste Glas members who worked so hard to make Plastic Free Week  such … Continue reading

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Our Plastic Problems By Julia

Plastic is a problem  nowadays because people are using too much plastic.We are convincing people to use less plastic. More plastic is going to the oceans. There is only 14% of plastic being recycled. Fish and other marine creatures are … Continue reading

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Winner of Plastic Free Week competition

Plastic Free Week in Tirellan culminated in an awards ceremony in the school on Friday. Third class teacher , Ms. O’Toole, was the worthy winner. Ms. O’Toole took plastic free week very seriously. Here are just some of the changes … Continue reading

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Our Promise to Protect Planet Earth

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Plastic Free Week

Daniel didn’t bring a yogurt to school and he made his dad wrap his lunch in tissue. Maia wrapped her lunch in paper instead of a plastic bag. Kathleen Marie used a mug instead of a paper cup and she … Continue reading

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Plastic Problem

 We should stop using plastic for a week because some of it is ending up in our oceans.There is but thousands fish and by 2020 there is going to be more plastic than fish.And you should tell your parents too.And … Continue reading

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Plastic Problem

Plastic is becoming a big problem. Some ends up in the ocean and harms fish. You can use reusable coffee cups instead of takeaway coffee cups. You can bring your own shopping bags instead of plastic bags. Turtles think plastic … Continue reading

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Re-usable cups!?

Mrs. Mannion ran a workshop for parents this week. They got to decorate their own re-usable cups. The cups we get in the shops are not re-usable or recyclable. Plastic free for a week is starting on February 5th. By … Continue reading

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