Tag Archives: Ringforts

Microsoft Ireland Educators Summit 2013

On the 9th of May 2013, four Clontuskert students
presented at the Microsoft Ireland Educators Summit in the Aviva
Stadium in Dublin. Click on the videos below to see their
presentation. Read about the Summit here.
Let us know what you think! … Continue reading

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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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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 Film

Today one of our past pupils came to visit us. She told us all about her trip to Pensacola in Florida this year with the Aviator of the Future Programme. You can find out more here: www.aviatorofthefuture.com
Our past pupils have … 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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Greetings Capital University IST Students

Madison Motsch of Capital University Ohio came to Clontuskert in December 2011 as part of her teacher training. Today, Tuesday the 17th of April, she is presenting her work in Clontuskert to the University!

Here is Madison with students, presenting at … Continue reading

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Film Making

Today we have been learning about film-making. We have been using some of the ideas from the FíS film pack. See more here.
This year we have written a script about Ringforts and over the next few weeks we will begin … Continue reading

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Nuala and her Secret Wolf

We are reading Nuala and her Secret Wolf in 3rd and 4th class. This is a brilliant book. It was written by Cora Harrison. Josephine Vahey from Galway Schools Library searched for the book for us when she heard we … Continue reading

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New Material For Ringfort Film!

As you all know the senior room are working on a film about the Celts and the Ringforts. For the film we needed special material for the costumes. On the 16/10/11 Mrs. Murray went to Hanly Woolen Mills and met … Continue reading

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