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Meeting: Newry student Inez Murray documents what her school life has been like during the pandemic

Meeting: Newry student Inez Murray documents what her school life has been like during the pandemic

Meeting: Newry student Inez Murray documents what her school life has been like during the pandemic

At 18 years old and as a pupil at Newry's Scared Heart Grammar, Inez Murray should have enjoyed a year of formals, birthday parties and whispering to friends in the study hall.

Instead, she has been putting in longer hours than ever on school work at home and watching as her pals struggled with isolation, social distancing and the added complications over what would happen with their exams through her involvement with Crisis Cafe, which aims to promote mental health and wellbeing in young people.


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