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We are delighted to announce our first ever National Award Ceremony!

We are delighted to announce that our first ever National Award Ceremony for schools is happening in two weeks time!

On February 3rd 2023, we will have the privilege of welcoming Minister Roderic O’Gorman, Minister for the Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth to the incredible Concert Hall at TU Dublin Grangegorman, where 13 Champion Schools of Sanctuary will gather to celebrate their achievements and receive their awards.

Special guest speaker Ola Majekodunmi will also be with us to give all the deserving praise and love to these 13 inspirational schools. 

Our Champion Schools are:  

  1. Blarney St CBS:  Primary School Cork City
  2. Bunscoil Loreto: Gorey, Co Wexford
  3. Bunscoil McAuley Rice: Callan, Co Kilkenny
  4. Creagh College: Gorey, Co Wexford 
  5. Desmond College: Newcastle West, Co Limerick
  6. Largy College: Clones, Co Monaghan
  7. Kilrane National School Rosslare, Co Wexford, 
  8. Mount Sion CBS Waterford City
  9. North Presentation Secondary School Cork City 
  10. Scoil Bhríde Shantalla, Galway City
  11. St John the Baptist Boys National School, Limerick City
  12. St Mary’s National School Limerick City
  13. Stepaside Educate Together Secondary School, Co Dublin

For enabling us to make this happen, we thank all of our wonderful funders: Lakeside Fund, Community Foundation of Ireland, St Stephen’s Green Trust, Horizon Therapeutics, Sisters of Mercy, Sunflower Fund, Department of Foreign Affairs, DCEDIY and IHREC.