One Book Project Launched in Balbriggan

January 26, 2016 0

Today saw the launch of the One Book Project in Balbriggan with our local schools, Balbriggan ETNS, Bracken, ETNS, St. Teresa’s NS and Balbriggan Community College taking part in this initiative.  The One Book Project is a Home School Community Liaison Initiative to promote family literacy  and the initiative also aims strengthens ties within the local community through reading and discussion. Special guest speaker was Cllr Tony Murphy

The Book chosen this year is is in keeping with the 1916 commemoration ‘The Guns of Easter’ by Gerard Whelan. Throughout the coming weeks the children will read the book and each school will host various events at their school. This year Balbriggan ETNS hosted the opening ceremony, while the other schools are hosting History, Art and English events around the book.