History Trip

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”

Carrick-on-Suir Library: Time Capsule 2016 – 2066

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”

1916 School Tour

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”

Trip to Fethard

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”