A delegation from Roscrea’s Sacred Heart School informed a recent education conference on up-to-date practices on networking between schools internationally, e-twinning, awards for European citizenship in the form of a Blue Flag and awards for environmental awareness in the form of four Green Flags.
(See story ‘Archive Exhibition’ pg 19). They spoke of artistic endeavours, sporting achievements and a thriving whole school community which values the involvement of parents in their children’s education. In 2014 the award winning school website www.sacredheartroscrea.com will launch an electronic archive to tell the story of this rich heritage. Past pupils, teachers and local people will all be welcome to visit the website to peruse the school’s educational history, a tradition that continues to thrive today. Our thanks to Kyle Shanahan for his research on the Carroll family for this article.