CSPE aims to develop active citizens with a sense of belonging. CSPE explores the world in which we live through a human rights and political lens.


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National ActionAid Speech Writing Competition final.The final competition was held in the Royal Irish Academy (RIA). Nine finalists delivered their speeches in front of judges including ActionAid Board Members and former broadcaster Rodney Rice; RTE News Journalist Sharon Ni Bheolain and White Ribbon Campaign Ambassador Tom Meagher. Pictured was Christy Biji from Largy College, Monaghan with Sharon Ni Bheolain RTE New Journalist and member of the judging panel for ActionAid speech writing final competition.  Picture Colm Mahady / Fennells Fennell Photography Copyright 2015  
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Teachers 2020/2021

Ms. Sascha Cumiskey

Ms. Emma Smith

Ms. Niamh Myers



Subject overview:

In CSPE student learn how to look after their world through good stewardship practice. They also learn how to look after the people of our world by examining the interconnected nature of humankind, exploring human dignity as well as the concepts of law and politics.

CSPE gives students the ability and confidence to participate in a democratic society. It develops the autonomous potential of students as a socially literate, independent and self-confident young people who can apply empathy and imagination in learning about and encountering other people and cultures. CSPE promotes a system of values based in human rights but also social responsibilities.


CSPE Projects:

Why not take a look at some of the projects that our students have undertaken recently. 

2020 CSPE Two Oriel project. Promoting positive mental health. Great Largy Bake Off in aid of Pieta House. 



2nd Year dance Promoting Mental Health 



Promoting the Rights of our LGBTQI+ community.  Stand Up Week 2020


Artwork promoting Positive Mental Health



Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities exist in politics, social science, youth work, community development, journalism.


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Largy College, Post Primary School, Clones, Co Monaghan is part of the Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board, Bord Oideachais agus Oiliúna Chabháin agus Mhuineacháin


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