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Glór Na Mara National School, Tramore, Co. Waterford

Green Schools


Glór na Mara National School are proud to have a very active Green School Team forging strong links with the community of Tramore and beyond. Following the An Taisce Green Schools programme, Glór na Mara has been awarded Nine Green Flags for

our environmental achievements in the areas of:

  • Litter and Waste
  • Energy
  • Travel
  • Water
  • Biodiversity

and Global Citizenship in the areas of:

  • Litter and Waste
  • Energy
  • Marine Environment
  • Travel

We encourage children to walk, scoot or cycle to school where possible and are part of the Safer Routes to School programme. In 2017 we were awarded a School of Excellence Award for our School Garden.    Children enjoy growing a wide range of vegetables and herbs. We promote a love of the outdoors, biodiversity and our locality.


Our school also was also very proud to be announced as the national winner of the Our World Irish Aid Award in 2017 and 2019 for our work in promoting Global Goals.  We have forged close links with community environmental groups and actively campaign for a more sustainable world.


Why not follow us on our very active Twitter account @Gnmgreenteam? You will be able to follow our progress and campaigns!

2nd Jun 2023
Great team of willing helpers in the garden! It is great to have so many volunteers!...
1st Jun 2023
Ms Walsh's 5th class have been looking after their tomato plants very well. 
30th May 2023
Ms Condon's 5th class had a busy schedule today on the beach- learning about local...