'Too Cold for Sharks' Book Launch

A book about ocean safety and fishing life by children from all over Ireland

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Minister for Business and Employment, Gerald Nash T.D., was joined in Croke Park by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., in launching the Health and Safety Authority sponsored children's book 'Too Cold for Sharks' on Tuesday 2nd December 2014. The book is published by Kids' Own Publishing Partnership and is the culmination of a project involving primary school children aimed at raising awareness of ocean and fishing safety amongst fishing families and coastal communities.

The book, entitled 'Too Cold for Sharks', is the work of 116 primary school children from all over Ireland, 84 of whom won the 2014 HSA primary schools' ocean safety story/art competition, and 30 children from fishing families and fishing communities. The project was run in partnership with the 21 full-time Education Centres.

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