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Canal Walk with Joe Molloy

Today we went for a walk on the old Grand canal that goes through Clontuskert parish with Joe Molloy from Clontuskert Heritage group.
We learned lots of history about the canal:
Go raibh míle maith agat Joe as ucht an cabhair go … Continue reading

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Updated Clontuskert Heritage Group Website

Clontuskert Heritage Group have an updated website. Check it out here.

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Ringfort Project Celebrations

Great news! Our Ringfort Project has won a National Eircom Junior Spiders Award.
Check out footage of the Junior Spiders Awards on News2Day here.
http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/10118067/

. Well done to all the entries who made it this far.
Read more here: http://www.siliconrepublic.com/new-media/item/31751-eircom-reveals-winners-of and here: … Continue reading

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St. Augustine’s Parish Church Clontuskert

This year we are doing a project about St. Augustine’s Parish Church in Clontuskert.
Check out what we learned from the book; Clontuskert: Glimpses into the past. This was edited by Joe Molloy.
Thanks to Joe Molloy and Clontuskert Heritage group … Continue reading

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Congratulations Clontuskert: Nominated for a Galway County Mayors Award

CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE IN CLONTUSKERT!
OUR RINGFORT PROJECT HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR A GALWAY COUNTY MAYORS AWARD.
The Award Ceremony will take place in the Loughrea Hotel this Thursday 8th November at 7.30pm. It is a huge honour to be nominated! Well … Continue reading

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Ringfort Project 2011-2012

Our film; Life on a Ringfort in Clontuskert was ten months in the making.
The script was written by the students from 3rd to 6th class. Everyone had varied roles in the project, from Director, Producer, Continuity, Set Designers, Costume … Continue reading

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Clues from the past

Today in History, 3rd and 4th have been looking at Clues from the past. We are very lucky to be living in a parish full of history. Below you can see a picture of the Somerset hoard. This is kept … Continue reading

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Project 2011-2012 Life on a Ringfort in Clontuskert

Our film; Life on a Ringfort in Clontuskert was ten months in the making.
The script was written by the students from 3rd to 6th class. Everyone had varied roles in the project, from Director, Producer, Continuity, Set Designers, Costume … Continue reading

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Life on a Ringfort in Clontuskert

Check out the script for our film; Life on a Ringfort in Clontuskert.
This was written by the students from 3rd to 6th class. Scroll to the end to see the finished film. we are so proud of all our … Continue reading

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Titanic Project in Clontuskert

As you know the sinking of the Titanic happened on this day 100 years ago. Before Easter the students in Clontuskert learned all about the disaster. These are some of the online tools they used to learn about Titanic. Let … Continue reading

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