Dr. Niall Holmes speaks with TY students

Thank you to Dr. Niall Holmes, past pupil of Bush PP and current Assistant Head in the School of Civil & Structural Engineering at the Technological University Dublin.  

Niall spoke to TY Donnard about his time at Bush PP and his further education. He shared his career journey as both a structural engineer and his current role in TU Dublin, including his research. Niall also shared particular life experiences with the students and reinforced the importance of education and the options it provides. Niall assured students that “it is good to know what you don’t know” as this will inspire further learning. The promotion of women in engineering and upskilling throughout your life were important topics in the talk.

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Health Co TY First Aid Training

Many thanks to Declan Savage from Health Co who together with his team of First Aid Instructors delivered a certified Basic First Aid Training course to our 72 Transition Year students.  Students thoroughly enjoyed the course and learned valuable life skills.

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Student Enterprise Programme

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The Transition Year Business students have been taking part in the Student Enterprise Programme which is run by the Louth Enterprise Office.

This programme allows students the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship as well as brainstorm about their own ideas for their business. It aims to foster an enterprise culture among students.

The annual Louth County Enterprise Competition takes place virtually this year. Bush Post Primary School is represented at county level by three mini companies following intense in house competition.

The Awards will be live streamed on YouTube and Facebook on Friday 26th March between at 11am and 12:30pm:

 

 

There will be some short speeches, a Student Quiz, Teacher Raffle and Educator Award and of course the Awards themselves, where we will find out which mini-companies will progress to the SEP National Final on 14th May to represent Louth in Junior, Intermediate and Senior Categories.

Representing the school -

‘Covid Central’ - This business designs and sells customised face masks with school crests and company logos. The company or school can place their logo on the front of the mask and choose the size of the logo/crest. The customer can choose any colour of mask from a selection of colours available. Best of luck to Alex Conlon, Shane Murphy, Callum Keenan, Emmett Marchat and Gavin McArdle.

‘Careona’ - This business supplies a high quality compact personalised wooden box that contains 75% alcohol hand sanitizer, a digital thermometer, two pairs of disposable gloves and three disposable three ply face masks. Best of luck to Caitlin O’Hare, Amy McBride, Ethan Canavan, Jack Morgan and Dillen Keenan.

‘Hang Em Up’ - This business supplies hand crafted medal holders. Their unique product allows the customer to display all of their sports medals in one place. Hang Em Up offer other types of personalised holders such as a name or logo for hanging up keys also. Best of luck to Ronan McMullin, Jamie Molloy, Joseph McEneaney, Luca Ross and Robert Hughes.

Best of luck to all three mini companies!

2nd Year CBA Revised Dates 2021

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