School is around the corner, don’t let emergency hospital visits be too for the 3,125 children with asthma in Offaly – Asthma Society on Call to Help

September spike in numbers (based on 2014): 196% increase in admissions compared to previous month, in age group 5-9 years 59% increase in admissions compared with monthly average, in age group 10-14 years 13% increase in average length of stay in hospital in September   For the 1 in 5 children with asthma in Ireland […]

Ombudsman Reminds Leaving Certificate Students Of Their Right To Complain

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall congratulated students on their results in the Leaving Certificate examinations and reminded them that his Office can independently examine complaints against all public third-level education bodies.   The Ombudsman’s Office can examine complaints about a range of education bodies including the State Examinations Commission, Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI), Universities and Institutes […]

Cloughjordan School Celebrates it’s fourth green flag

Cloughjordan Church of Ireland National School will raise its fourth green/environmental flag on June 14th at 11 am. To celebrate the occasion all 93 pupils will perform a special song that they have written, with the help of their teachers Yvonne Ryan and Jean Ryan accompanied by The Corrigan Brothers and Aaron Neill. The Song which […]