Edenderry school participating in EU ‘Ambassador’ training programme

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Edenderry school participating in EU ‘Ambassador’ training programme

Mairead McGuinness (MEP) with Ciaran Pettit, teacher at Oaklands Community College (left) and James Temple-Smithson, Acting Head, European Parliament Office in Ireland

Oaklands Community College, Edenderry is participating in a new ‘Ambassador’ training programme designed to raise awareness of Europe, democracy and political choice among young people across the EU.

Mairead McGuinness, Fine Gael MEP for Offaly and Vice-President of the European Parliament formally opened a one-day Ambassador training programme held recently at the Radisson Hotel, Athlone.

MEP McGuinness is pictured with Ciaran Pettit, teacher at Oaklands Community College (left) and James Temple-Smithson, Acting Head, European Parliament Office in Ireland.