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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

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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