By Rebecca Flannagan
Green-Schools has been identified as an example of Good Practice by Interreg Europe as part of the MATCH-UP Project. Interreg Europe is a European Body who assist regional and local governments across Europe, working with them to develop and deliver better policy in their regions. The project is being co-ordinated by the Southern Regional Assembly who manages EU co-funded programmes and delivers on regional spatial planning for the Southern Region of Ireland.
Ireland hosted a MATCH-UP study visit in January 2020 to partner countries and St. Clares Green-School, in Harold’s Cross, Dublin hosted the visit. Along with Green-Schools Manager Jane Hackett and Green-Schools Travel Infrastructure Officer, Trevor Keppel, St. Clare’s students gave a presentation to Interreg Europe delegates about the work they do to support sustainable transport in Ireland. Check out the site visit video featuring one of Green-Schools many primary schools that are working hard to maintain their work on the Green Flag for Travel.