‘Primary School Digital Project’ aims to raise awareness of broadband technology in Longford

Minister of State for Natural Resources, Community Affairs and Digital Development, Seán Canney TD, today (Thursday 2 May 2019) joined Longford’s Cathaoirleach, Luie McEntire, and the Council members, at the Council Offices to present prizes to the winners of the Primary School Digital Project.

The Project, devised and run by Longford County Council and supported with funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Digital Innovation Programme, aims to champion the adoption and use of broadband technology in everyday life in County Longford.

Fifth and sixth class pupils were asked to answer a small number of technical questions about internet speeds and services and then write a short story about what they imagine it will be like to live in Longford when everyone has access to high-speed broadband.

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