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Carrowmore Field Trip

Fifth and sixth classes recently went on a field trip to Carrowmore Tombs, one of the four major passage tomb complexes in Ireland. Our tour guide, Padraig, began by showing us around the interpretive centre and explaining the history of the area. We then embarked on a guided tour of some of the ancient burial sites. We learned many interesting facts about the lives
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On Wednesday the 13th of November,3rd class to 6th class went to Summerhill College to see the Summerhill and  Mercy students perform the musical ‘Oklahoma’. We all went on the bus to Summerhill and we entered the hall. There was a stage at the front. On the stage were a few pieces of scenery. The two main pieces were an old-looking house and a rocking chair. There
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6th Class Trip To Delphi

On Tuesday June 11th, 6th class went on their final school tour to the Delphi Adventure Centre in Leenane Co. Galway with Ms Hynes and Mr. Quinn. We stayed overnight and we did five activities while we stayed there – raft-building, forest walk, kayaking, zipwire and rock climbing/abseiling. We left the school at 10am and arrived at the centre at 12.30. When we arrived
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Newsletter 22.05.13

  22.05.2013 Dear Parents, I hope this note finds everyone well. It is hard to believe that we are heading towards the end of May! Please take note of the following notices: First Communion A heartfelt and very sincere thank you to all involved in making the First Communion celebration so special- Well done to Mrs. O Rourke and the children on the beautiful
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Fire Station Visit!

We visited the Fire station in Sligo last Wednesday.  Jason and Glen (Firefighters) showed us around the station.  We saw all the different fire engines, they were so big and we got to sit in one!  Glen put on the siren for us, it was very loud.  The firemen showed us all the different equipment that they use, it was very interesting. The fire
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Rabhlaí Rabhlaí

On Monday the 4th of March our school went, from snr infants-6th class,to the play Rabhlaí Rabhlaí in the Hawk’s Well Theatre, directed by Mr.Damien Quinn (the 6th class teacher). The first thing to grasp the audiences attention was the detail in the design of the set. Most of the play was set in the seanbhean’s house. Some of it was set outside. We had four children
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Newsletter 18.02.13

  Dear Parents, I hope this letter finds you all well. This note contains some important update and points of information. Mrs. Lee Retirement Mrs. Lee is taking early retirement from her teaching post at Ransboro National School.  Mrs. Lee has taught many pupils in Ransboro National School over the years and has been a most dedicated, committed and caring member of our staff
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Famine Graveyard

Before Hallowe’en, we went on a trip to a Famine Graveyard after swimming. We went there because we are reading the novel “Under the Hawthorn Tree” in class. The book is set during the Great Irish Famine 1845 – 1849. The main gate was locked so we had to use the entrance through St. John’s Hospital. The main gate was designed by an artist
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Our School Tour

We went to Parkes Castle,  The Holy Well, Dooney Rock and Lough Gill on our school tour.  We went on a boat ride on Lough Gill.

2nd, 3rd & 4th Class Tour 2011

2nd, 3rd and 4th class went on their school tour last Wednesday. we visited Parkes Castle, took a boat trip on Lough Gill, went for a forest walk in Dooney Wood and paid a visit to Tobernalt Holy Well. Here are some pictures taken before the batteries in the camera ran out!