Green flags awarded to thirteen schools in Kerry

Thirteen schools in the county have been awarded with green flags this week. They are among 55 schools in total who received the award. The green schools programme which is administered by An Taisce is an international education programme that helps students to recognise the importance of environmental issues. Launched in the 1997 the initiative has gone from strength to strength with almost 2000 schools now registered and almost 500 displaying green flags nationwide.