A Laois secondary school has been named as one of 159 schools from around Ireland to receive jerseys and equipment for their teams as part of Lidl Irelands newest initiative
Heywood Community School were one of the schools to see part of the €250,000 invested in a nationwide campaign for 2019.
Ciara Brennan, Sinead McEvoy, Niamh O’Sullivan, Aisling Tunney and Sophie Mulhall from Heywood Community School all attended the press day for the school.
They were joined by Ivars Zemvalds(Store Manager) and Paul Broderick(Heywood Coach) at Lidl Portlaoise at the prize handover for Lidl’s post primary school competition.
Since January, Lidl customers have been voting for their local schools by entering the 10 digit unique code found at the end of their till receipts.
Heywood Community School was also announced as one of 26 schools selected to take part in the #SeriousSupport programme, created in association with the Ladies Gaelic Football Association.
The winning 26 schools will go on to take part in this brand new programme delivered by LGFA county level players which will show girls the benefits of playing sport both on and off the pitch, aiming to reduce the drop-off rate in sport participation amongst girls aged 11-14 years.
All photos below taken by by Michael Donnelly.