01 Mar Emma Coffey Visit
The 5th Year Politics & Society Class welcomed yet another visitor to their class, on Thursday Feb 28. Emma Coffey, a Councillor on Louth County Council, spoke about her journey into Politics, and the passion she has for her role.
She strongly recommended going into Politics for anyone who enjoys working with people. She welcomed the introduction of the new Politics & Society LC Course, and was delighted to see so many students in the school signing up to the new course.
She related her experiences while out canvassing, as she aspires to get re-elected in the forthcoming local elections in May.
As usual, the students asked lots of questions, which made for another interesting Q & A Session with another elected political representative.
Emma’s visit, coming so soon after the visit of Tony O’Brien, former Head of the HSE, made it a memorable week for the students as they progress their study of Politics.
In addition, Emma met students in 3 Green to support them in their CSPE Project on Visual Impairment.
She kindly arranged with the students that they would accompany her to the next Dundalk Town Council Meeting, where she would table a motion on their behalf to fellow Councillors to improve the accessibility of Dundalk for the visually impaired.
This will be a nice honour for the girls, and a fitting conclusion to all the work they have put in to their Project.