Month: January 2015

Sixth Class Singing

Rang 6 have been focussing on some Irish folk music this term, and after learning “The City of Chicago/Cathair Mhór Chicago” and “The Fields of Athenry,” here’s our latest effort. “As I Leave Behind Neidín” is a song written by Jimmy McCarthy and made famous by Mary Black. It is often associated with emigration. Neidín …

Biodiversity project: 5th class

As part of our biodiversity flag we are learning about sharks and how important they are to maintaining the biodiversity of our oceans. Sharks have been feared for so long that they have been hunted in huge numbers and quite ruthlessly and unnecessarily so. Did you know that sharks kill only 10 people a year …

Here, near and far trees

Senior infants did great drawing and cutting to show when things are near to make them bigger or if they’re far away to make them smaller 😃