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Blue Star Programme 2014-2015 – Schools Mapped

The Blue Star Programme 2014-2015 has now been mapped! Schools which have taken part in the programme this year have been plotted on an interactive map, with positions indicated across Ireland. This outlines the national scale of the 2014-2015 programme. The schools listed on this map participated fully in the programme in 2014-2015, delivering a […]

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Blue Star Programme Media Coverage 2014-2015

The Blue Star Programme 2014-2015 has now come to a close! This year marks the fourth year of the Programme, which continues to grow and see continued uptake across the country. Throughout the year, the Programme saw extensive media coverage. This coverage came from both print and online media, and ranged from regional newspapers to […]

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Blue Star Programme 2014-2015 – Video and Media Entries

As part of the Blue Star Programme, schools can choose to include multimedia and video submissions as part of their Final Reports. This year, an unprecedented number of schools decided to get creative! Below are just some of the examples of schools who used their skills and inventiveness to produce videos, slideshows and recordings.  We […]

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Blue Star Programme 2014-2015 draws to a close

The Blue Star Programme for 2014-2015 is now drawing to a close. This year’s Programme was once again a great success, with over 170 schools nationwide taking part. This marks the fourth year of the Blue Star Programme, and indicates the continued growth and appeal of the Programme. The deadline for submissions to this year’s […]

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Press Release: Blue Star Programme pupils lead Handshake for Europe 2015

The Blue Star Programme pupils of Gardiner St National School shake hands for Europe!  Dublin, 09 June 2015: Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy TD joined students from Gardiner Street National School to celebrate the pan-European ‘Handshake for Europe’ on 9 May at the Mansion House in Dublin. The objective of the Blue […]

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Press Release: Blue Star Programme teachers win major European award

Joint winners of European Citizen’s Prize Dublin, 21 November 2014: Following their nomination by Ireland South MEP Sean Kelly, hundreds of Irish national school teachers are joint winners of the prestigious European Parliament’s European Citizen’s Prize.  The Citizen’s Prize medal is given in recognition of exceptional achievements in promoting better mutual understanding and closer integration […]

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Press Release: Minister Dara Murphy launches Blue Star Website

The Blue Star programme goes ‘live’! Cork, 11 November 2014: Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy TD visits Gaelscoil Uí Drisceoil in Glanmire, Cork this morning to kick off the school’s participation in the Blue Star programme and to officially launch a brand new website: www.bluestarprogramme.ie. The objective of the […]

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Press Release: Blue Star Programme Registration Deadline extended!

Calling All National Schools! The Blue Star Programme 2014/2015 registration deadline has been extended! 31 October, 2014: National schools across the country are being urged to sign up by next Friday, 7 November for the Blue Star Programme.  Blue Star is an exciting education initiative for primary school students across Ireland.  The Programme aims to introduce pupils, […]

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