St. Patrick's Athletic FC Schools Partnership

01 November '23
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Luas and its Operator and Maintainer Transdev, are proud to support St Patrick’s Athletic Football Club with supporting their “Saints and Scholars” football numeracy programme which took place in a number of schools local to Luas Red Line.

The participating schools below are close to both Richmond Park – the home of St. Patrick’s Athletic FC, and the Luas Red Line. We are proud support the delivery of this programme and building a positive relationship with young people in the area.

  • Scoil Mhuire gan Smál
  • Drimnagh Castle
  • Mary Queen of Angels
  • City Quays National School
  • Our Lady of Good Counsel
  • Our Lady of the Wayside
  • St. John of God’s
  • Loreto Primary
  • Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Goldenbridge
  • Inchicore National School
  • St. Audeon’s National School
  • St. Michael’s National School
  • Scoil Oisagian

The programme was delivered to 3rd – 6th class students over the last year and will continue to run over the course of the new school year (2023 / 2024).

Luas were proud to contribute to the production of the workbooks used throughout the programme.

As part of this partnership, Luas are working with St. Patrick’s Athletic FC to select a Student of the Month for each month the programme runs. The selected student is then presented with a €50 Sports Direct voucher, provided by Luas.

Niall Cully, Community Officer with St. Patrick’s Athletic FC said of the partnership:

“We are delighted to be working in partnership with Luas on our Saints and Scholars school’s programme. The Luas is synonymous with the areas we engage with and provide a vital service across the city. The team at Luas have been a joy to work with and we look forward to continuing and growing our strong relationship.”

Our March 2023 Student of the Month is Logan Dunne-Courtney, 3rd Class, Our Lady of Good Counsel Boys National School. Well done, Logan!


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