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May 31 2013

School Tour 2013 – Watch It Unfold!

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We departed at 9.00a.m. Watch the day unfold here. Remember to post a comment!

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We have landed in Fota Wildlife!

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We’ve just seen a female ostrich.

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Meet Mia the Tapir. Mia is a herbivore!

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The giraffes are just so tall!!!

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The giraffes and zebras came all the way from Africa to meet us!

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Meet the cheetah. The cheetah is the fastest animal in the world, even faster than Usain Bolt!

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Fota Wildlife has bred 180 cheetah cubs in the last 30 years as part of it’s breeding programme.

The female cheetah likes to be on her own in the enclosure!

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The male cheetahs like to bond.

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Meet Maeve The White Tailed Sea Eagle. She has resided here for 30 years.

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Meet our Australian friend!

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One of the Agile Gibbon monkeys just had a little baby!

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The flamingoes came all the way from South America.

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Time to refuel. This tourist stuff is tough work!

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The Humboldt Penguin pictured above comes from Chile and Peru.

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The Bison is also a herbivore.

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Meet Rang 4 & 5!

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Meet Rang 1 – 3!

We’re at the Cheetah Run now.

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Great time had by all in Fota Wildlife Park. Next stop is the Glen Resource Centre.

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The Senior Pupils have taken control of the back seat on the bus!

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We’ve landed at the Glen Resource Centre.

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Getting ready to scale some dizzy heights!

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The Cast from ‘Cliffhanger’!!

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Men at work!

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It’s all about team work.

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These young men have just conquered Zorbing.

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Just finished up in the Glen Resource Centre. Superb range of activities for the kids.

Heading to Mahon Point Shopping Centre now for some retail therapy!!

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Let the shopping begin!

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Check out the shopaholics!!

Shopping done. Homeward bound. Estimated time of arrival is approximately 7:40p.m.

Wonderful day had by all in sun-drenched Cork. The children were a credit to the school.

Best wishes to our eight pupils who could not make the tour.

Slán go fóill.

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May 30 2013

The Vikings

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Ms. Lahart integrated some Visual Arts with History this week when they made some very impressive Viking Ships.

Well done children.

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May 30 2013

Turas Scoile – School Tour Arrangements

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1st – 5th Class depart at 8:45a.m. tomorrow morning for our School Tour to Cork.

First stop is Fota Wildlife Park: http://www.fotawildlife.ie/

We then move on to the Glen Resource Centre where the children will be exposed to a variety of entertaining activities: http://www.glencentre.ie/

The last part of the tour will see us disembark from the bus for a serious bout of retail therapy at Mahon Point Shopping Centre!!
http://www.mahonpointsc.ie/

We hope the good weather of the last two days continues.

We will post photos throughout the day in places where there is a good 3G service. Feel free to pass a comment if you get a chance.

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May 30 2013

Daltaí na Seachtaine

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Well done to our three mighty Pupils of the Week!

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May 27 2013

Scríobh Leabhar & ‘Write A Poem’ Awards Day

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Our award winners had a lovely time down in Kilkenny at the Scríobhleabhar and ‘Write A Poem’ Awards Ceremony in Kilkenny last Friday.

Well done to all our pupils who received awards.

Thanks to the class teachers for participating in these projects and to Mr. Phelan who accompanied the children on the day.

Below are some of the photos from the day.

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May 24 2013

Daltaí na Seachtaine

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Well done to our three excellent Pupils of the Week. Comhghairdeas.

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May 22 2013

Write A Poem & Scríobhleabhar Awards Ceremony

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Thirteen of our pupils are heading for Kilkenny this Friday to receive Awards in recognition of the outstanding work they produced for the ‘Write A Poem’ & Scríobh Leabhar Projects.

The ‘Write A Poem’ & Scríobhleabhar Awards Ceremony takes place in The Watershed Leisure Centre Kilkenny this Friday morning.

Well done to all the children who participated in the projects.

Congrats to all our Award Winners. Don’t miss the rest of us too much this Friday!!

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May 17 2013

Daltaí na Seachtaine

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Well done to our two excellent Pupils of the Week. Comhghairdeas.

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May 17 2013

Infant School Tour

Ms. McElligott’s room had a ball of a time down at the Reptile Farm in Kilkenny today.

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May 16 2013

First Holy Communion

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We wish all the boys and girl making their First Holy Communion this Saturday the very best of luck. Mass begins at 11am. Communion Candidates should be in their seats by 10.45am at the latest.

We thank Ms. Lahart and Ann Marie for their trojan work in preparing the class for this special day. The Communion Class have worked very hard from the beginning of the year in preparation for this special day.

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