De la Salle Pupils Enjoy Driving Sessions At Bishopscourt

Downpatrick DEA forum organises a driving introduction and road safety session at Bishopscourt Racing Circuit.

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Downpatrick DEA forum organises a driving introduction and road safety session at Bishopscourt Racing Circuit.

School pupils enjoyed an introductory driving lesson and road safety session at Bishopscourt Racing Circuit with driving instructors and members of the PSNI and NI Fire and Rescue Service. The event was organised by Downpatrick District Electoral Area forum which is part of the Community Planning process in Newry Mourne and Down District Council.

(l-r) Cllr Gareth Sharvin, Downpatrick DEA forum chair; Stephen Savage, driving instructor with New Driver; Katrina Hynds, Downpatrick DEA coordinator; Kim Colhoun, driving instructor with Drive Techniques; De la Salle Secondary School Head of Careers, Padraic Barry; Y14 pupils Harry Obank and Brendan McKenna; Philip Mageean, NI Fire and Rescue Service Watch Commander; Paul Cassidy, NI Fire and Rescue Service Downpatrick Station Commander; Police Constables McIlwaine and Law; and owner of Bishopscourt Racetrack, Roy Biggarstaff. (Photo by Jim Masson/Down News).