Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The Lord Mayor's Visit 2010

The 73rd Lord Mayor of Cork, councillor Michael O'Connell and his wife Catherine visited Scoil Niocláis on Tuesday 28th of September. He spoke to the children about the history of his job - leading back to the Tudor reign, the significance of the Port of Cork in history and some of the famous Irish patriots who have filled his role as Lord Mayor of Cork. Looking to the future he spoke to the children about the importance of art and culture to the people of Cork. He also spoke about the importance of education in Science and Maths to the future of a smart economy and employment in Cork.