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Red Kettle Drama

Red Kettle drama group put on their interactive touring play, ‘The Story that Everybody Was In’, in the school on Tuesday.  Pupils got a chance to become characters in the show or joined in the dialogue.  It was lots of fun.

 

 

Red Kettle

The Red Kettle drama group will bring their interactive touring play, ‘The Story that Everybody Was In’, to the school on Tuesday the 14th November.  It is a highly interactive piece of theatre that incorporates audience participation and always proves to be entertaining and educational.  This will be for all classes.  Pupils are asked to contribute €2 to the cost.

Drama

Drama starts this Wednesday with Amy Hill for 6 weeks.

Christmas Pageant

This year’s Christmas Pageant was a wonderful occasion including the Nativity Play, School Choir and Jane’s Guitar Group.

Thanks to all that came to witness it, it really marks the start of the Christmas Season here in Ballyneale.

Thanks to Mary O’Hanlon for directing the Christmas Pageant.  Thanks to all the staff for their time and effort and to all the children. There was a lot of work put in behind the scenes to make it so flawless. Here are a few pictures from behind the scenes….

Christmas Pageant

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This year’s Christmas Pageant will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Ballyneale on Wednesday December 21st at 6.30pm.

It will feature the Nativity Play, School Choir and Jane’s Guitar Group.

This is a wonderful occasion for the school.

Thanks to Mary O’Hanlon for directing the Christmas Pageant.  Thanks to all the staff for their time and effort and to all the children.

It is great to see the whole school community working so closely together.

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 Upper and Presentation Primary worked very hard  writing  letters and selecting the item for the time capsule and preparing a party piece for today’s event. Over 130 students took part in total.

The boys from CBS Green School sang two songs, Dying Rebel and Kevin Barry, accompanied by the accordian. Presentation girls sang Grace and were joined by our singers and guitarists (thank you Jane) for the final two verses. We also performed a 1916 drama directed by Mary O’Hanlon. While the Gaelscoil finished the festivities very fittingly with Amhran na Bhfiann.

The entire event was a huge success here are some photos of the occasion.

 

Library Time Capsule

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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 be then sealed for 50 years. The capsule will be mounted on a wall in the library for all to see in the near future.