Students from Pallaskenry win big at Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition


Temi Moje, Amy Costello, Marie Kelly, Arianna Goldberg, Marie Kelly, Owen Kelly from Salesian Secondary College, Pallaskenry received a show racism card award at a ceremony on Tuesday 2nd May in Dublin.

School students from Limerick were winners at the 2017 Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition Award Ceremony, which took place in Tallaght Stadium, Dublin, earlier this week. Football legend Roy Keane, Integration Minister David Stanton and the Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Gus O’Connell, presented the special commendations to students from Villiers School, Limerick City, and Salesian Secondary College, Pallaskenry, who developed creative ways to tackle racism.
Show Racism the Red Card is a charity that uses sports and the high profile of sportspeople to tackle racism. The organisation holds an annual creative competition, calling on young people to develop creative messages about racism and integration. Three hundred young people from youth groups, Youthreach services, and primary and secondary schools attended the awards ceremony.