Category Archives: Ms. Murray


Adire Inspired Art


We made art inspired by Adire textile art which is an indigo-dyed cloth made in Nigeria by Yoruba women. The women make the textile art using a variety of resist-dyeing techniques. We made patterns on watercolour paper using wax crayons. Then we painted over the wax crayon with a mixture of blue and black paint more »

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Leaf Printing


We collected lots of different leaves to use for printing. We put white paint on the inside of the leaves and used them to print onto black paper. To print we pushed them onto the paper and carefully lifted them up. Once they were dry we coloured in the spaces with colouring pencils before using 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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Rugby Blitz


On the 15th of March 5th and 6th class went to the rugby blitz. We were separated up into 7 teams of ten. We played against our own teams and Leitrim.  When we were togged out we were given crisps, water and apples.  Nicole from Loughrea Rugby Club was training us for the last 6 more »

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FAI Soccer Blitzes


The school entered the FAI 5 aside school’s soccer blitzes this year. The teams were picked from 5th and 6th classes. We started off with about 50 players and then narrowed it down to 30 and then to 24. The 24 were the school teams of A, B and C. After a week of training more »

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