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PostHeaderIcon 5th Class Table Quiz June 2016

Om Wednesday 8/06/2016 the boys and girls from Ms.O’Brien and Ms. Fallon’s 5th Classes took part in a highly competitive Table Quiz to mark the end of their work on the book ‘Once’ by Morris Gleitzman.  All the teams showed an impressive knowledge of the book as well as very good general history and geography skills. The winning team scored 45 points out of 50.

 Here they are with Ms. O’Doherty having been presented with their prizes:

Book Vouchers for Easons.

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Perhaps they will get another book in the series!


These books are all available in your local library. Happy Reading!

PostHeaderIcon One Book One Community Closing Ceremony 2016


The Closing Ceremony of One Book One Community was held on Friday March 11th in O’Connells’ Secondary School.  The book chosen for this year’s project was Trash by Andy Mulligan.

At the Closing Ceremony the Table Quiz winners from O’Connell’s Primary School received their prizes. Our wonderful team of Mark, Paige, Aleksandra and Essie came fourth overall in a very hard and competitive quiz.


The Book Review winners from each school were announced. Our winner was Alexandra. Then came the announcement of the Book Cover winners. Our winner was Kamila.

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Ms. Doyle’s group worked very hard and did lots of activities based on the book. Just have a look below.

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Morgan from Larkin College spoke confidently and passionately about her award-winning entry to the Junk Kouture Competition last year.

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Thanks to Ms. Currams, Ms. Doyle and all the boys and girls in 6th Class for taking part in the project this year.

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If any parents would like to read the book , please drop in to The Parents’ Room where copies are available.




PostHeaderIcon Kidstalk Certificate Ceremony 2016

It was wonderful to see so many parents, grandparents and aunties at the Certificate Ceremony for Kidstalk on Friday 12/02/2016.Thanks again to all those who helped out in the classrooms during the four weeks of the project. We welcomed enthusiastic parents, grandparents, aunties and even a brother. The boys and girls were great listeners, worked hard, talked a lot and had good fun too! Thanks also to the teachers Ms. Mc Donagh, Mr. Crowley and Ms. Whelan and also to Rachel, the Resource Teachers and the SNA’s.

E1: Mr. Crowley’s Class

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E2: Ms. Mc Donagh’s Class

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Room 9: Ms. Whelan’s Class

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