Category Archives: Literacy

Library Visit

Fourth Class had a very enjoyable visit to the Children’s Library on Grand Parade last week. They listened to author E.R. Murray as she read an extract from her first book and talked about where she finds inspiration for writing. … Continue reading

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6th Class’s  Trip to Library

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Last Tuesday  6th class walked to the Grand Parade Library. They met PJ.Lynch and were taught how to use letters to make portraits. He also told us about many of his illustrations. Most of them took months to draw! His … Continue reading

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P.J. Lynch, Laureate na nÓg

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  The fifth and sixth class boys are going to visit the City Library today to see P.J. Lynch!  P.J. Lynch, Laureate na nÓg,  has illustrated many well known books for children, including Oscar Wilde’s Stories For Children, The Snow Queen and … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl born 100 years ago

Check out these 4th class boys reading their favourite Roald Dahl books. They celebrated his birth 100 years ago today in class by bringing in their Roald Dahl collections and reading them. 

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World Book Day 3rd March 2016

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Tomorrow is world book day and we are encouraging everyone to take out a book and read with their child. We have given out vouchers for every child to get a €1.50 book in their local book store. There is … Continue reading

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Leisure by W.H. Davies

  WHAT is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare?— No time to stand beneath the boughs, And stare as long as sheep and cows: No time to see, when woods we pass, … Continue reading

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6th class poems about inanimate objects

The boys in 6th class were set the task of writing their own poems from the point of view of an inanimate object. Here is a selection of our work. We hope you enjoy them! The fried frying pan by A. … Continue reading

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