Ross colouring book is runner-up in awards

May 10th, 2017 5:35 PM

By Jackie Keogh

Alice and Marie with their award-winning Wild Atlantic Colouring book

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ROSSCARBERY’S Wild Atlantic Colouring Book won second place in the display, presentation and communication category at the National Final of the PDST Get Up and Go Mini-company competition in Naas on Tuesday.

The creators of the colouring book, Alice Buckley Healy and Marie Keating, who are in Transition Year at Mount Saint Michael Secondary School in Rosscarbery, devised the book with the help of Star Creative – a design, printing and digital service provided by The Southern Star.

The students had already won three major awards in the regional final of the Get Up and Go Enterprise Competition. A

lice and Marie took first place in marketing in the Get Up and Go Enterprise Competition; first place in finance and accounts; and second place in the innovation category at the regional final, and they said they are delighted with their second place when the results were announced in Naas.

The colouring book – which supports Dyspraxia Ireland –  is on sale in stores from Kinsale to Mizen, as well as the Southern Star’s own online store at

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