A visit to a comprehensive school with a difference in Shannon, county Clare.

School Principal Mr Ó Donnabháin talks about the practical rather than academic subjects taught at Scoil Chuimsitheach Naomh Pádraig. Mr Ó Donnabháin also describers the advantages of this curriculum and how it prepares students for work and life in the real world.

An RTÉ News report by Liam Ó Muirthile broadcast on 14 March 1986.