Castlerea teachers win national award for developing special interactive multi-sensory book

Teachers from St Michael’s Special School in Castlerea have received a national award.

Fiona Feeley and Mairead McHugh have been named joint Teacher of the Year at this year’s prestigious Our World Irish Aid Awards, the Department of Foreign Affairs global citizenship programme for primary schools.

They developed an ‘Interactive, Multi-sensory Book that Leaves No One Behind’.


Mairead McHugh explains what the book was all about.

Fiona Feeley says the children really benefited from the project.