Parents, pupils and teachers have had to grapple with the effects of Covid-19. The net result has been huge disruption to both primary and secondary schools.

While there was a novelty aspect at the start, the truth is, the vast majority of students missed the interaction of school life. 

Principal of CBS Primary in Mitchelstown, Mary O'Callaghan, made it clear for some time, that her sixth class of 2020 wouldn't just slip from view.

High achieving twins, Eoghan and Jack Kelly, displaying their framed certificates at the CBS Primary, Mitchelstown graduation. (Pic: John Ahern)


Whatever it took, their contribution would be formally honoured. Usually when …


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