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”
Pupils from 3rd to 6th class visited Clonmel Museum this week to view their 1916 exhibition. They tried on various clothes and uniforms from the time. They also listened to a guest speaker who interacted with the pupils. They really enjoyed the day.
Pupils from 3rd to 6th class will visit Clonmel Museum on Monday the 16th of May to view the Easter 1916 exhibition.
Pupils from 3rd to 6th class attended Carrick Library’s 1916 exhibition this week. They are now working on a project run by Carrick Library on a possible rising that could have taken place in the town. As part of the project they need to identify key sites to takeover, write a Proclamation for Carrick and composeContinue reading “Carrick Library”
Busy day here as Ballyneale School along with all schools in Ireland, marked Proclamation Day. At noon, pupils, staff, parents, grandparents and members of the community raised the flag of Ireland and sang Amhrán na bhFiann. Afterwards all pupils along with Jane’s Montessori released green, white and orange balloons thanks to the Parents Association. This wasContinue reading “Proclamation Day”
The students are studying all about the Rising of 1916 and the proclamation. They are also learning Amhrán na bhFiann ahead of the presentation of the Irish flag by the Defence Forces next Wednesday at 10.45 a.m.
Pupils from 3rd to 6th went to the free bowling in Hot Shots Bowling Alley on Tuesday the 10th of November. They also attended the County Museum where they participated in arts and craft and a history presentation.
Over the summer, Ballyneale pupils won €100 for their entry into the Clonmel Show’s photography competition. The pupils reenacted a number of scenes from Ireland’s past. With their winnings, the students are going to subsidise a trip to the Sleeping Beauty panto this December in Limerick University’s Concert Hall. Well done to all those pupilsContinue reading “Success in History Project”
On Tuesday boys and girls from the school visited two farm houses in the area to re-enact some scenes from rural Ireland long ago. This was for the school’s entry to The Clonmel Show photography competition taking place next month. A big thank you to Mary O’Hanlon for organising the event and to Marian Hearne forContinue reading “Clonmel Show History Project”
Next Tuesday pupils will be restaging events from the past as part of their entry for the Clonmel Show’s photography competition. Thank you to Mary O’Hanlon who will assist the teachers and pupils with this.