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€53,000 Being Divided Among Fifteen Midlands Schools

They'll get either €3,100 and €4,100.

Fifteen midlands primary schools will receive over €53,000 to fund their creative activities. 

It's part of a €3.6 million Creative Schools Programme initiative that aims to encourage creativity and develop talent among students. 

232 schools nationwide were picked, and those selected will receive either €3100 or €4100. 

Some of those chosen in the region include Cloneyhurke National School in Portarlington, Newtown National School in Doonane and Curraghmore National School in Mullingar. 

Minister of State in the Department of Agriculture and Offaly's Pippa Hackett says it will give pupils a richer learning experience and it will help nurture their creativity and help them to develop their talents. 

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