Buddy Bench 2017

From one school to another….

…..and the winner is……




Redmonds of Roscrea’s annual fundraiser for children’s causes have nominated the Buddy Bench¬† programme for the second year.

Corville NS were the winners last year and have found the programme (and the bench) to be of immense benefit to the school and it’s pupils.

Principal Mr Slattery and pupils from Corville had the task of drawing the name of the school who will have the Buddy Bench Programme; St Josephs NS Templemore were first out of the box. The second school drawn was Crinkill NS Birr where Redmonds also hope to introduce the programme in early October

Buddy Bench Programme is aimed at teaching vital coping skills to school children. The programme is introduced to a school by trained psychotherapists.

Picture shows Theresa Redmond , Redmonds of Roscrea, the Photographers at the draw for the recipients of this years programme. Children there to help with the draw were Kai Carey Emma O’Connell , Harry Loughnane, Charlie Mulready, Kayla Carney, Lucy Nash, Conor O’Lone, Abbie Vozza, Alex Morrissey, Katy Moloney, Ellie Dunphy, Cornell Gol, Dan O’Brien and school principal John Slattery.

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