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  broadcast on 14 March 1986. The reporter is Liam Ó Muirthile.