Today is a historic day for a local national school in this region.
St Hugh’s National School from Dowra in County Leitrim have made it through to the All-Ireland final of Ireland’s first national digital skills competition – Ireland’s Future is Mine.
The concept is delivered through a collaboration between Microsoft Ireland and RTÉjr.
Tthe competition challenges students to think creatively, collaborate and problem-solve as they re-imagine their communities and shape Ireland’s sustainable future through the world of Minecraft.
In the final St Hugh’s will compete against from Moyvore Primary School from Westmeath and the final is being televised on RTE 2 TV between 5 and 6 p.m. this evening.
Padraig Kenny is the Principal of St Hugh’s National School he’s been telling John Lynch about the schools run to the final.