Third class pupils of Kilcoe National School in Skibbereen have today been announced as the 2016 national winners of the Our World Irish Aid Awards for their ‘There is No Planet B’ project which explored issues facing children in the developing world.

The inaugural prize of the Newcomer School of the Year award was awarded to St. Catherine’s Senior Girls’ School in Cabra, Dublin 7. Teacher Kate-Marie Hearne from Glór na Mara National School, Tramore, Waterford, received the Teacher of the Year award for her continued commitment to development education.

More photos of this fun event can be seen on the National Final page.