Category Archives: School Trips

Shannon River Adventure

The Senior Room head off on their school trip to Shannon River Adventure today.  We are all very excited! 
We arrived in Rooskey for 9.45am and began with archery, then wall climbing and fun land games. After lunch we had the … Continue reading

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Visit to Clontuskert Abbey: The Priory of St. Mary

Today 3rd to 6th class went to Clontuskert Abbey, with Joe Molloy. We wanted to learn about our local heritage. 
The Abbey is formally know as the Priory of St. Mary. It was built in 1180 and has been changed and … Continue reading

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Connacht Tribune 30-12-2016

Galway Students deploy digital skills to imagine a century into the future- Connacht Tribune- 30th December 2016
Picture shows 6th class students from St Augustine’s, Clontuskert; with Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft; at DCU St Patrick’s Campus, at an event where he … Continue reading

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Travelling 6858 kilometres with Skypeathon

Today we travelled 6858 kilometres or 4261 miles as part of a global Skype-a-thon. The Skype-a-thon aims to reach a global high of over one million virtual miles travelled between the 48 hours of the 3rd and 4th of December.
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School Tour 2015

Today we travel on our school trip to the Let’s Go Camp in Athlone. The juniors and the seniors will travel together on this trip. We are very excited about that!
Mrs. Murray, Ms. Egan, Ms. Baynes, Mary, Ms. Stokes and … Continue reading

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Junior FIRST LEGO League 2015

Congratulations to Ms. Scott and the Junior FIRST LEGO Leaguers for 2015 from 1st and 2nd class on their wonderful presentation tonight in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Galway. They have worked very hard on the theme of Think … Continue reading

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Day 1: Larry’s Adventure in Spain

Dia dhaoibh go léir!
Larry, do chara buan anseo. Bhuel, táimid ag imeacht inniu go Baile Átha Cliath.
We are off on another Comenius adventure. This time we are going to visit our partner schools in Valencia.
Today we got the … Continue reading

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Larry’s Adventure in London Day 2

Dia dhaoibh a gcairde,
Bheul, go raibh míle as ucht na trácht inné. Inniu táim ag an Excel do BETT Technology Conference. Can you work out how I got here from Liverpool Street station?
Thank you for your help yesterday with getting … Continue reading

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Microsoft Western Europe Expert Educators Day

Dia dhaoibh go léir,
Larry an Leipreacháin anseo. Inniu táim anseo i Londain don Microsoft Western Europe Expert Educator le Bean Uí Mhuirí. Tá súil agam go bhfuil sibh go léir i gCluain Tuaiscirt ar fheabhas. Conas ar éirigh sibh leis … Continue reading

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Mobile Art School in Ballinasloe Library

Today 5th and 6th class visited the Mobile Art School in Ballinasloe Library. Artists Russell Hart (http://economicthoughtprojects.blogspot.ie/) and Stephen Brandes (http://www.stephenbrandes.com/) worked with us in the library to help us create our own works of art.
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