Red carpet treatment for school stars

Red carpet: St Francis Special School principal, Keith Ó Brolacháin (centre) arrives amid tight security with Shane Riordan and Martin Stack on hand to provide protection in preparation for the big night.
Picture: Valerie O’Sullivan

Letting the folk in Hollywood do their own thing, St Francis Special School in Beaufort will present their own glittering Night at the OsKarS at the Gleneagle INEC Arena on Thursday, March 30.

All the favourite movies and celebrities will be gathered under one roof and the nominees are the teachers, the SNAs, the school secretary, the staff, the bus escorts, the parents and families and members of the children’s therapy team who all appear in seven different movies.

The stars will compete for a highly coveted OsKaR categories of best actor, best actress and best supporting actor.

The celebrity judging panel will include popular entertainers and TV personalities and an audience vote will be included on the night so dress up in that favourite evening gown, tuxedo or even try to copy that famous Sam Smith outfit.

Tickets are priced at €25 each and they can be purchased from the school staff, the school reception or via the email: [email protected] or

The red carpet entrance to the show will be from 7.00pm and the show will start how at 8.00pm.

There will be an after party with DJ Donal directly after the show and contact Claire at 064-6644452 for ticket inquiries and sponsorship package details. Everyone reads it – ask anyone. Call 087-2229761 to advertise