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The Fire station

Senior Infants visited the Fire Station. Here are some photographs from our trip.  

Senior Infants visited the Fire station

Senior Infants visited Sligo Fire Station and Kevinsfort Playground today. The fire fighters showed us the equipment they use to help rescue people from fires and car crashes. We got a ride in the fire engine and sprayed the water hose, it was great fun! Some comments from the children… “My favourite part was when we went for a spin in the fire engine”, said Lily. “I
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Second Class at Dublin Zoo

Second class had a great time on their visit to Dublin Zoo. The children had their photograph taken with a giant strawberry and brought home strawberries and a t-shirt as part of their prize. We wandered round the zoo looking at all the different animals, had a lovely lunch in the Meerkat Restaurant and then completed our tour of the zoo. In class we
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Field Trip to Carrowmore

Our visit to Carrowmore In  September 5th and 6th classes visited Carrowmore megalithic cemetery. An archaeologist named Padraic gave us a tour of the site. We learned lots of historic facts about this area. The tombs were created from 3500bc to 4000bc by men to honour their dead. The bodies were cremated in an oak and hazel fire until they were nothing but bones,
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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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