Wolstan’s Green Hero

A group of teenagers in Celbridge has succeeded in distributing 2,500 copies of its environment friendly magazine to a number primary schools in north Kildare.

A group of teenagers in Celbridge has succeeded in distributing 2,500 copies of its environment friendly magazine to a number primary schools in north Kildare.

Roisin Power, a marketing and sales manager for the aptly named “Green Hero” magazine, said the group was a transition year mini company from St Wolstan’s Community School.

It has entered its magazine in the Kildare Enterprise Awards competition.

M. Power said Green Hero is an eco - friendly magazine which teaches children to be green and how to help the environment. “It promotes being friendly to the environment through fun activities,” she explained.

Ms Power said the mini-company is a non  profit organisation and its aim is to  raise awareness about environmental issues among young children. The team involved in the competition include Louise Young - Managing Director, Jessica McHugh - Secretary and Human Resources Manager, Siobhán Brady - Production Manager Niamh O’ Reilly - Finance Manager, Roisin Power and Patricia Parameswaran - Marketing and Sales Managers Ms Power said they have already distributed 2500 copies of their magazine to local primary schools in Celbridge, Clane, Ardclough and Straffan.

The group is grateful to a number of parties including www.schoolprint.ie for helping them to produce this magazine.

It is also grateful to all their advertisers for helping us to fund this project. Should anyone like to contact them, please email them at greenhero@live.ie. They also encourage the public to visit their website: www.greenhero.ie.