Portarlington Credit Union were delighted and very proud to welcome Coláiste Íosagáin to the office this morning (Tuesday, May 23) for a cheque presentation for their Book Rental Scheme that is being introduced in the school in September 2023, for their incoming first year students.
Portarlington Credit Union are donating €20,000 towards the setting up of this wonderful new Book Rental Scheme.
This scheme will benefit the youth, the education of our youth and it will support families with the cost of sending their child or children to school.
We are aware of the rising cost-of-living expenses and we are thrilled to be able to help develop this scheme in order to ease the burden on parents and continue to support our local community.
Coláiste Íosagáin is the sole provider of post primary education in Portarlington with an enrolment close to 1100 students so this initiative will be a massive difference to the community.
Portarlington Credit Union is a not for profit organization, ran by its members for its members.
Proudly, we are a huge part of this community and we thrive on supporting local.
Pictured at the presentation were:
Justin Brown (Principal), Conor Mitchell (Board of management & teacher), Bernard O’Grady (CEO), Michelle Shortall (Assistant Manager), Fiona Dunne (Youth Officer), Bridie Keegan (Board Member), Colm Coleman (Chairman of PCU), Shane Murray (Board member) and students of Coláiste Íosagáin.
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