Students in enterprise designed Christmas cards which they sold in aid of Childline €100. Youthreach students came up with a design for a Christmas card. A large number of students put forward entries and the two best were chosen. They were designed by Chloe Butler Leaving Certificate year 1 student and Robbie Morrissey Leaving Certificate year 2 student.
Students entered the TUI Art competition. This was as part of the TUI celebrations of the 1916 Rising.
Food and Beverage Live: Students who are studying QQI level 3 Food and Healthy options or Leaving Certificate Applied Hotel, Catering and Tourism attended the Food and Beverage Live Expo in Citywest Event Centre. It was organised by IFSA (Irish Food Service Suppliers Alliance) and sponsored by Bunzl McLaughlin.
Students witnessed skills finals in the National Barista Championships organised by the Irish Chapter of the Speciality Coffee Association of Ireland, SCAE Ireland. The Irish Cocktail Championships organised by the Bartenders Association of Ireland, the Chef Ireland Culinary Competitions and the Contract Caterers Competition organised by the Panel of Chefs of Ireland.
The event will attracted over 2,000 Chefs, Restaurateurs, Hoteliers, Coffee Bar and Café Owners, Baristas, Bartenders, Publicans and other Foodservice professionals and was a key event for those specialising in Hotel, Catering and Tourism who we hope will go on to work in some of these fields.
As part of our celebrations for the 1916 centenary Youthreach students have designed a shop window display for the 1916 rising. This will be displayed in Michael Murphys window on the quays in New Ross and will be completed in time for the St. Patricks Day and Easter Rising celebrations in New Ross. This was undertaken by the Youthreach Art class and their teacher Shirley Doyle.