ON THE ISLAND OF IRELAND
Enviro Video Contest for Secondary Schools in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland
In order to promote a better understanding of environmental issues within secondary schools on the island of Ireland, the Green Schools program of An Taisce, the ECO Schools program, including the Young Reporters for the Environment, of Tidy Northern Ireland, and irish environment, an online resource for environmental matters on the island of Ireland, organized a cross-border contest for the best video of less than three minutes on an environmental issue by a secondary school in the Republic of Ireland (RoI) or Northern Ireland (NI).
The winning videos were announced at a Tidy NI Celebration event in Newry, NI, on February 2, 2012 where the Environment Minister for Northern Ireland Alex Attwood presented the awards.
Here is a brief video of the Award Ceremony with several photos, followed by the first second prize video from Ursuline College, Sligo, RoI. You can also link to the other entries for the contest and more information about the contest.
Winner of First Prize: Holy Trinity College, Cookstown, NI
Winner of Second Prize: Ursuline College, Sligo, RoI