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 have been working on a project run by Carrick Library based around Easter 1916 and an imagined one in 2016! The pupils worked very hard on these and the projects have now been submitted to the library. Call into the library over the coming weeks to view their work. AsContinue reading “Carrick Library 1916 Projects”
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”
The Easter 1916 drama directed by Mary O’Hanlon will take place on Monday in the school. It was recently staged in the village over the Easter break.
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”
Here is a picture of the new proclamation for Ireland that 3rd to 6th composed. This will be read out tomorrow on Proclamation Day at noon. Infants up to 2nd Class also composed their proclamations.
There will be a 1916 Flag Raising Ceremony at the school on Tuesday 15th March at 12 noon. The tricolour will be raised outside the school simultaneously with all schools throughout the country. This will be followed by a reading of the Proclamation and a drama performed by the children. Thanks to Mary O’Hanlon. TheContinue reading “1916 Commemoration”
There will be a commemoration concert in the Community Hall Ballyneale on Easter Tuesday March 29th at 8pm. Admission: adult €5, children free. Featuring the children on Ballyneale N.S. doing an adaptation of “The Rising” and a photographic exhibition. Those who are participating in the concert are asked to be at the hall at 7.15Continue reading “Commemoration Concert”
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.