Embedding Tolerence in our Young People

About Me, About Us

Celebrating Diversity in County Monaghan Schools

Written and compiled by:
Liz Duffy, Scoil Éanna, Ballybay
Carole Gilliland, St. Louis Girls’ National School, Monaghan Town
Kate Martin, St. Joseph’s National School, Carrickmacross
Mary McCabe, Bunscoil Lughaidh Naofa, Carrickmacross
Paula McGonnell, St. Mary’s Boys National School, Monaghan Town
Pauline McMahon, Scoil Mhuire na mBuachaillí, Castleblayney
Linda Mills, Monaghan Model School, Monaghan Town
Gráinne Murtagh, Scoil na gCailíní, Castleblayney
Fiona O’Harte, St. Tiarnach’s Primary School, Clones
Catherine Smyth, (Formerly Bunscoil Lughaidh Naofa, Carrickmacross)
Emer FitzPatrick, Monaghan Education Centre

With special thanks to:
All teachers and pupils who piloted lessons for this resource
Parents: Sofia, Evaldas, Nada, Irina, Oana, Kristina, Zydre, Elita, Anna
Vytautas Ruzveltas, Lithuanian Community of Monaghan
Bumni Salako, St. Joseph’s Primary School, Dundalk
Dr. Ali Selim, Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland
Fidele Mutwarasibo, Immigrant Council of Ireland
David Mc Cague, Monaghan Education Centre
Catherine O’Harte, Visiting Teacher for Traveller Service
the ‘Embedding Tolerance in our Young People’ Steering Committee;
Roy Mallon, Monaghan Education Centre and St. Macartan’s College
Jimmy Mc Geough, Monaghan Education Centre
Majella Beggan, St. Tiarnach’s Primary School, Clones
Frank Mc Manus, Beech Hill College
Moya Lynch, Ballybay Community College
Gerard Callan, Monaghan Integrated Development
Colm Mac Cinna, St. Mary’s Boys National School

Published by Monaghan Education Centre
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Text: Emer FitzPatrick
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