Local school leading the charge against illegal dumping in Sliabh Beagh

Students from Urbleshanny National School in Scotstown are among the finalists at the Ulster Finals of the Eco-Unesco Young Environmentalist Competition.

 The 5th and 6th Class students in the “Sliabh Beagh Protectors” group worked to raise awareness of illegal dumping and the ecology in the north Monaghan area.

Theye made it through to the Ulster Finals held in Armagh today. The results will be announced after Easter.

 These students spoke to Eddie Butler of Northern Sound about their project: