Money Smart Challenge

  • Teams from Ballinrobe Community School and Davitt College in Castlebar will represent Mayo in the Bank of Ireland Money Smarts Challenge grand final in Dublin next April.

    The Ballinrobe and Castlebar students won the Mayo final in Breaffy House Hotel earlier this week, where 140 students from 15 schools across Mayo took part in the competition, which comprised of 8 rounds of money-related questions and puzzles.

    The aim of the Money Smarts Challenge is to increase financial awareness among teenagers.

    The students from Davitt College and Ballinrobe Community School will go forward to the grand final in Citywest next April, where they will compete for a €25,000 top prize for their school.