P.E a Leaving Cert subject

Last week it was announced that Students will be soon be able to take Physical Education as a Leaving Cert subject. Schools are being invited to apply to the Department of Education to take PE as an exam. It will be introduced on a phased basis from next September with at least 50 schools expected to take part initially. Former Longford and Leitrim manager Declan Rowley is school principal of Saint Mels college in Longford town and he believes it’s a great initiative