FROM ANNAGRY TO THE ANTARCTICA – DANNY ADDRESSES BIKE-WEEK

first_imgDanny addresses the pupils.From Annagry to the Antarctica, local ‘cool hero’ Danny McFadden addressed Rosses Green-Schools about the effects of climate change on the polar ice-cap.To celebrate National Bikeweek, and as part of their work on the Green-Schools Travel Theme, students of St Columba’s N.S. and Scoil an Aingil Choimheádaí took to their bikes to enjoy their scenic surroundings on a group cycle to Lough Altergan.There, they enjoyed a picnic, sponsored by Bikeweek funding, and administered through Donegal Sports Partnership. The students were addressed by local Rosses man, Danny, who has recently returned from an 18 month stint working at the Rothera research station in Antarctica.Danny spoke to the students about the effects of Climate Change on the polar ice-cap and commended the students on their efforts to reduce their carbon emissions by choosing to cycle to school regularly.A huge thanks was sent to the local Gardaí in Dungloe who ensured the group’s safety along the route.On return, Scoil an Aingil Choimheádaí invited past-pupil, Patrick O’Donnell and parent, Eamonn Hanlon, from AAA cycle club to launch their newly installed cycle parking which was funded by the Green-Schools Travel Programme. FROM ANNAGRY TO THE ANTARCTICA – DANNY ADDRESSES BIKE-WEEK was last modified: June 20th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more