Category Archives: Ms. McCarthy


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New G.P. Hall


This year the school has begun work on a new general purpose room for the school. We have not received any funds from the Department of Education and Skills and so the project will be entirely self funded. This, needless to say, will be a huge undertaking, but is necessary as the school is in more »

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Active School Week


This week was Active School week. We did different activities every day. Every morning we walked to school from the Cathedral and Baunóg. Sometimes we had as many as 90 boys walking together to school. On Monday

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The Innocent Big Grow


2nd class did The Innocent Big Grow. We each got our own plant to take care of. We either got spinach, cress or pea shoots. Each week we brought our plant home and took care of it. On Monday we  brought our plant back to school and the best taken care of plant gets Grower more »

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Seachtain na Gaeilge


On the 8th of March all the classes took part in Ceolchoirm Seachtain na Gaeilge. Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Week) is celebrated over 2 weeks in the run up to St. Patrick’s Day each year. During that fortnight we make an extra effort to speak Irish during our school day and celebrate all things Irish more »

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Fizzy Rockets


In science we made fizzy rockets. You need vitamin tablets that fizz in water, a container with a pop off lid and blue-tack. We put blue-tack on the vitamin tablets and stuck them on the bottom of the pop off lid. Then we filled the container 1/4 of the way up with water and we more »

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