Yearly Archives: 2015

Planting spring bulbs


Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2015

Santa visits Gortnacart!


Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2015

Fun with Aengus!


Posted: Sunday, December 13th, 2015

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Aengus discusses ‘Animals in Winter’ with the children.

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He even brought a lizard to school.

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Aengus gets a ‘Waw’ when he shows the children this pine cone.

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Aengus explains to the children how to make Christmas wreaths using willow and ivy.

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A very attentive audience!

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Everyone enjoying making the wreaths.

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K.M. shows her finished wreath.

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L.D and S.McH hard at work.

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What pretty wreaths!

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What a wonderful wreath by N.M.

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M.McH shows off her masterpiece!

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A team effort by J.L. and R.L.

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The Sweeney family with their lovely wreath.

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Very creative – A.O.D.

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N.H. spent  a lot of time making his beautiful wreath.

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The children made bird feed using oats, lard and raisins.

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N.McH won’t let the birds starve this Winter!

Christmas entertainment at Gortnacart!


Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

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Children played ‘Silent Night’ on their tin whistles.

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Children sang ‘Wagon Wheel’ as Gaeilge with the help of Aoife their tin whistle teacher.

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The Junior room singing their hearts out.

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What a wonderful group of singers!

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Senior room perform a short sketch ‘The Christmas surprise’

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The narrators tell the story of ‘The Christmas surprise’

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The 3 nosey neighbours come to visit.

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Mummers recite a Christmas poem.

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Jimmy arrives home for Christmas!

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All hands sang ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas’