€1,000 supermarket voucher boost for Portarlington primary school

Lynda Kiernan

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Lynda Kiernan

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Aoife Cummins 6th Class, Pedrag Jovanovic, Area Manger Lidl, Agnieszka Zablocka, Dep Manager Lidl Portarlington, Cathal Ruane, Principal and Myah Stewart 6th class. Pic Michael Scully

Presentation Primary NS Portarlington is set to promote more healthy eating thanks to being chosen as 'Community Group of the Week' by supermarket chain Lidl.

The school, which has almost 750 pupils and over 50 staff, is one of the first recipients of the new community programme which will see it receiving €1,000 in shop vouchers.

"We are delighted to receive this donation from Lidl Portarlington, this will help us to promote healthy eating and activities in our school , said Principal Cathal Ruane.

Lidl manager is Stephen Cahill.  

"Myself and my team in Portarlington are proud to have selected Portarlington Presentation Primary NS as our Community Group of the Week," he said.