Leitrim school named as joint winner of €50,000 Aldi Sports prize

A primary school in Leitrim village has been announced as the joint winner of a €50,00 prize to provide extra sports facilities to their school.

St Joseph’s National School, Leitrim Village, Co Leitrim was named as one of two winners of the Aldi Primary School Sticker Competition this week.

Students in the school were tasked with collecting 300 of Aldi’s Irish rugby men’s and women’s stickers for their primary school.

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Participating primary schools add the stickers to the Aldi Play Rugby Poster and for every 300 stickers collected, they are in with a chance of winning

Richella Kelly, Principal at St. Joseph’s National School said it was wonderful to win the competition and it is a huge amount to invest in the school for the future