Tag Archives: History

Climate Action Project

This October Clontuskert will represent Ireland in an international Climate Action Project.
Fact: Our climate is changing! This is not a hoax! For this inspiring global project 250 schools over 64 countries will collaborate on climate change topics over 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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Show and Tell

Today the Junior room brought in their favourite toys to school. We enjoyed our “Show and Tell” session

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Summer 2016

Here are some fun games to play during the summer. Our holidays start on Thursday 30th of June at 12.30pm and we return to school on Thursday 1st of September 2016 at 9.00am. Happy holidays!
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1916 Proclamation Day Tuesday 15th March 2016

The 1916 Proclamation Day was a very special day of commemoration in Clontuskert.
We began at 12.30pm in the school hall.
There was a presentation of our school project on 1916, Irish music, song and dance followed by the raising of the … Continue reading

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Proclamation for a New Generation

The 1916 Proclamation declared Ireland a Republic and laid down the vision for the country and its people going forward.
One hundred years later, how has this vision evolved? Are the wishes of the founders of the state still as relevant … Continue reading

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1916 Flags for Schools

Today Lieutenant Paul Dunne visited Clontuskert as part of the Flags for Schools Initiative.
To commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising and to celebrate 100 years since the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, the Government has tasked Óglaigh na hÉireann … Continue reading

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Ballinasloe 1915 – Reimagined

Ballinasloe 1915 – Reimagined takes place this Friday 18th & Saturday 19th September.

Click BALLINASLOE_1915_REIMAGINED_A4_Programme of Events 2015 to download the programme for Ballinasloe 1915 – Reimagined

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Ballinasloe WW1 Heritage Group

This film was shot and edited by Kevin Murray and Mike Riddell at the Ballinasloe WW1 Heritage Group Night in Gullane’s Hotel in Ballinasloe. See if you can spot some familiar faces!

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World War One Project Winners

Last night Clontuskert students represented the school at the Ballinasloe Heritage Group World War One Memorial Night in Gullane’s in Ballinasloe. It was an amazing night and the ballroom was packed with people who came to learn more about World … Continue reading

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