Maura Barrett will bring 3 rd to 6 th class on a history trail to Kilmurray Graveyard on 10th May.
Children from third to sixth class travelled to Cahir Castle and the Swiss Cottage with Ms Whelan and Mr McHale last Thursday. They enjoyed the Medieval Castle with its battlements and dungeons. They saw all the rooms in the Swiss Cottage with the printed wallpaper and different shaped windows. They admired the autumn colours onContinue reading “History Trip”
1st and 2nd class enjoyed a trip to Clonmel today as the Tipperary county museum in connection with the Clonmel Show showcased farming life and crafts. They saw sheep being sheared, new calves, ponies, a blacksmith making horseshoes, a bee hive and alpacas. They also saw a demonstration of weaving straw and rushes into St.Continue reading “County Museum”
Congratulations to Luke Broxson whose article on the history of Ballyneale National School has been included in a book, “Heritage and History of our Schools”. This was part of a Write a Book project ran by the Waterford Teachers Centre. The book will be launched in the Woodlands Hotel in Waterford City next Tuesday theContinue reading “Write a Book Project”
On Friday the 9th December Carrick-on-Suir Library celebrated their final 1916 centenary event. We’ve had a very busy year marking this special occasion and we were delighted to take part and contribute to a full programme of events in the Local Library. The students and teachers of Ballyneale, CBS Greenschool, Gaelscoil Carraig na Suire, Newtown UpperContinue reading “Carrick-on-Suir Library: Time Capsule 2016 – 2066”
A number of children have been invited to take part in the Library’s final 1916 commemoration event of the year this Friday December 9th at 11.00 a.m. They have been busy writing “A letter to my Future Self” which will be part of the documents and objects placed in the time capsule which will beContinue reading “Library Time Capsule”
Pupils from third to sixth very much enjoyed the visits to both Kilmainham Gaol and Glasnevin cemetery. This tour took place on Friday November 11th. Even though it was an early start in the morning with a long round trip, spirits remained high all day. We first went to Kilmainham Gaol where we were given a tourContinue reading “1916 School Tour”
We are very much looking forward to our 1916 history tour, where pupils from third to sixth will visit both Kilmainham Gaol and Glasnevin cemetery. This tour will take place on Friday November 11th, we will be leaving the school at 8am sharp. Information leaflets have been sent home.
Our 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Classes had a tour of Fethard with Terry Cunningham on Monday September 26th. They visited the different sites, learned about how people lived in a medieval town. We were so fortunate that the weather was good on the day, and we would like to thank Terry Cunningham for stimulating such interest inContinue reading “Trip to Fethard”
Back to the walls tours together with the heritage council scheme are providing a tour of Fethard medieval town with Terry Cunningham this Monday September 26th at 11am. Class groups 3rd to 6th will be availing of this opportunity. Fethard is a ’living museum’. You have a complete Norman Walled Town , still set in theContinue reading “Back to the Walls Tour”