Local schools awarded Green Flag Awards for environmental awareness

32 schools in Cavan and Monaghan were awarded Green Flag Awards at a ceremony in Meath yesterday.

15 schools from Monaghan and 17 from Cavan received flags for their work on the Green Schools Programme. Of those, three schools in each county were receiving their first award, while the others renewed their flag under a new environmental theme.

A total of 968 schools will receive Green Flag Awards this month at 17 ceremonies around the country.