Mountrath Community School

Student Council


Some of the work that the Student Council has done to date consists of:

  • Student voice promotion- regarding recent move to 1 hour classes- full school survey of student opinion
  • Biodiversity tree strip including 6 Quercus spp. Funded by Mr. Paceli Walsh and Irish Forestation Association
  • Elliptical plant bed at the front of the school, funded by Parents Association, designed planted and maintaining by Gash Gardens Castletown
  • Canice Sheeran funded €1,000 Bark mulch for elliptical plant bed.
  • 1,000 Daffodils will be planted at the front of the school over a 3 year period funded by MCS
  • Holocaust Ireland donated 250 crocus blubs which were planted 1st year students.
  • Sourced 4 Tillia spp. Trees for outside canteen at the back of the School.
  • Planted a Prunus spp. tree at the front of the school to mark 10th anniversary of MCS.
  • ISSU cards are annually set up as ‘pop up shops’
  • Probiotic yoghurts launched in canteen in 2018 in canteen and introduced nationwide
  • Policy Reviews
  • Guest speakers – Fr. Sean McDonagh Eco theologian on Climate and Environmental change. Dr. Sarah Gundy NUIG on Biomedical Science.
  • Scoreboard – Mr. Liam O’Neill provided hurling tickets for All Ireland Final 2019. Students raised €2200.
  • Granite seat made by OMOS for the front of school building at a cost of €1800 funded by Mr. Dan Tynan from Raheen.
  • 6th year students have an additional designated space for lunch
  • Approached Laois County Council for wooden bollards to be placed at the grass perimeter sites outside of the fence at the front of the school for health and safety reasons.
Dysartbeigh, Mountrath, Co Laois, Ireland.
057 8741 080
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