Galway Heritage Award Nominees

Congratulations to the students of Clontuskert NS who have been nominated for a Galway County Heritage award for their project on The Priory of St. Mary; Clontuskert Abbey.

The Priory of St. Mary (Clontuskert Abbey) is situated approximately 2 kilometres from St. Augustine’s NS, Clontuskert. Last year 2nd to 6th class took part in a History Project on Monasteries. As part of this project the students visited Clontuskert Abbey with Joe Molloy, Adeline Finneran and Eileen Curley of Clontuskert Heritage Group. See for more.

Students with Ms. Dooley on the day the Photosynth was completed

Following this visit the school decided to create a 3D image of the Abbey using the website
The student created 3D tours can be seen here
Clontuskert Heritage Group also plans to create a link to their site

The County Heritage Awards will take place in the Claregalway Hotel on Thursday the 16th of December 2010. It is a huge honour to be nominated for this award. We are all very excited!

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