Parent anti-bullying event

Laois is one of the first counties in Ireland to host an event as part of the national campaign to help parents tackle bullies.

Laois is one of the first counties in Ireland to host an event as part of the national campaign to help parents tackle bullies.

On Wednesday, October 9 next the Laois branch of the National Parents Council (NPC) is hosting a free anti-bullying evening at The Portlaoise Parish Centre.

This new policy will come into force in early 2014 and NPC have a helpline for parents with practical and impartial advice where parents would like an independent confidential person to air a query with. NPC Primary help-line 01 887 4477.

This event is free to parents and is jointly run by NPC Primary & NPC Post Primary. The event runs from 7.30-9:30pm. To attend confirm e-mail to Margaret at laois@npc.ie or Text 083 44 18607. The Laois NPC Primary will have a brief AGM and elections at the end of the meeting.

See www.npc.ie help-line 01 887 4477.