Registration for free Grow-Kits from The Big Grow 2021 is now open for Primary School Teachers

Schools may be closed, but innocent and GIY are calling on teachers to sign up for free food growing classroom kits to welcome them back when the doors are open again. Today kicks off the tenth year of The Big Grow, a campaign started by innocent and GIY to get kids growing their own veg […]

Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ Children’s Fitness Programme Goes Online

Banana importers Fyffes has taken its highly-successful primary schools ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme online in a series of short videos that can be viewed at home by pupils and parents at Each video is hosted by Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton, whose role over the past two years has been to represent Fyffes […]

innocent and GIY ‘Big Grow’ Kits now available for primary schools

innocent’s ‘Big Grow’ is back, recruiting a whole new bunch of the littlest veggie growers with the mission to help kids to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. Now in its 9th year, innocent will once again partner with the growing experts at GIY and give primary school kids the chance to grow their own […]

Primary Schools have an opportunity to win a School Garden with GIY’s ‘Know It All’ Championship

GIY’s Michael Kelly and Dig in Diner’s Muireann Ní Chíobháin have joined forces with award-winning illustrator Fatti Burke to launch a riotous, fully-illustrated kid’s allmanac guide to growing and cooking food through the year. It is called ‘GIY’s Know-it-Allmanac’ and is a month-by-month guide to growing, cooking and eating food for all the family. To […]

Laois Primary Schools Invited To Apply For Free GIY Pack

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the seventh annual food growing initiative, a project that will enable 43,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring with ‘The innocent Big Grow’.   Primary schools across the country can apply now for a free Big Grow […]

New Technology That Prevents Cyber-Bullying For Primary Schools were Finalists in the Bank of Ireland National Awards for Best Innovative Startup 2016 and shortlisted for the Social Entrepreneur Awards 2016. They featured on the Sky TV channel Irish TV.  Attached is a Youtube link to the segment of the show. Youtube Link: is the First Safe Educational Social Network designed specifically for Primary School Kids. Through in-built security software allows […]

Expanded ‘Moo Crew’ Returns For Primary School Children

Moo Crew, The Primary Dairy Moovement, will be available to primary schools again after Easter 2016 with a programme which expands into the Junior and Senior Infant classes for the first time, all the way up to 6th class; and with extended resources for teachers and pupils. Moo Crew was developed by the National Dairy […]

Intel launches Mini Scientist Competition 2015 for Primary school students

This week Intel Ireland has launched the Mini Scientist competition for 2015.   The Intel Mini Scientist Exhibition is a competition for Primary school students in which they develop science related projects which are then exhibited at fairs held within their own schools. Winning projects selected at this school level exhibition then go on to take part […]

Agri Aware Launches New Educational Resource for Primary Schools

Agri Aware has launched a new curriculum-linked educational resource for primary schools.   Called ‘Dig In’, it will enable primary level students to learn about life on the farm and in the countryside, and the importance of the Irish agri-food industry in delivering safe, quality food.   Launched last week by Tom Hayes, Minister of […]

Minister for Education Meets Irish Boxing Captain & Ambassador for new “Moo Crew” Primary School Initiative

Ruairi Quinn T.D. Minister for Education is pictured with Irish boxer, Darren O’Neill, who captained the Irish boxing team at the London 2012 Olympic Games and is also a qualified primary school teacher.  Darren O’Neill is an ambassador for the National Dairy Council’s new primary school initiative, Moo Crew: The Primary Dairy Moovement.   Developed by teachers for […]