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Mr. Mc Grogary took a team of 12 players ( 6 boys & 6 girls) to a  rounder’s blitz in Collooney.  To get on the team the players had to try out. The tryouts included catching the rounders ball  and Mr. Mc Grogary throwing the rounders ball which you had to hit with the bat. The more times you hit the sliotar, the closer you
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Gaelic Skills Competition.

On Tuesday the 19th of February Charlie Harrison from the Sligo Gaelic team came to our school. He told us that there was a skills competition coming up soon. Three girls and three boys from 5th and 6th classes would represent our school. All the girls and boys had to try out doing solos and aiming at the post. We were given points on
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On Wednesdays, 3rd-6th  classes go to a gaelic lesson on the astro turf pitch. Our coaches names are Aileen & Daire and they are from Mayo. Aileen does some really fun exercises & games with us. We do different games such as Traffic Lights and Tape Player. We also do games with both coaches such as passing games, kicking games and skill games. They show us how to do
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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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Gaelic Football Mini-League

The Ransboro NS Gaelic football mini-league  is now well underway. This competition is being run in preparation for the Cumann na mBunscol inter-school competition which begins after Easter. All children from fourth, fifth and sixth classes were given the opportunity to participate. The 49 boys and girls who signed up were divided into 6 teams. There are two groups of three teams with each team guaranteed two games.
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Angry Birds in PE

Last month in PE the class were working on throwing and aiming.  Most students are aware of the game Angry Birds, where a bird is catapulted towards a structure trying to knock it down and get the pigs inside the structure to roll away.  The point of this activity is to reinforce throwing cues while having students work together as a team to build a
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Sligo Rovers Visit

On Wednesday the 7th of November, our home team, Sligo Rovers came to our school with the Airtricity League trophy which they had won the month before. The celebration all started in the school on Tuesday when Mrs. Clarke announced that Sligo Rovers were going to come to the school with the trophy. Ms Clarke also said that if we had red or had
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Active Flag Committee

This year we are going for our second Active Flag. We have a new Active Flag Committee composed of eight 5th class children. Congratulations to Sophie-Leigh, Jack, Caoimhe B, Amy, Fiona, Lynne, Maeve and Caoimhe O for making the committee. They are all linked to different classes to see how active everybody is. All the committee are on the Friendship Squad which is 5th
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Tag Rugby in the School.

Today and for a couple of weeks on Monday, 5th class and 6th class started Tag Rugby.  6th class started first at ten O’ clock until ten thirty. 5th class then played tag rugby from ten thirty until eleven O’ clock. We played tag rugby on the astro turf. Once we came out onto the astro, the coach told us to stand in a
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Hurling Video

On Wednesdays 6th class do hurling. The coaches name is Benny. During the lesson we do drills and short games. Many of us have learned lots of new skills. It is great fun and we all enjoy it  and are always looking forward to Wednesday. Here is a stop motion video  our teacher made using an ipad.