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Lá Fhéile Bríde

Lá Fhéile Bríde

Bhíomar ag ceiliúradh Lá Fhéile Bríde i Doire Bhoithe. Rinneamar croiseanna in onóir do Naomh Bríde. We celebrated St. Brigid’s Day by making crosses and hearing stories and songs about the life of St. Brigid. All the children helped each other in the spirit of...

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The new classroom has arrived!

The new classroom has arrived!

There was huge excitement on Friday afternoon at the arrival of the huge crane! Bhí sceitimíní ar na páistí, go háirithe ar na páistí i rang a trí agus rang a ceathair! There was an air of anticipation as they waited patiently on the arrival of the new classroom....

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Tráth na gCeist Credit Union Quiz

Tráth na gCeist Credit Union Quiz

Comhghairdeachas to our two teams from rang a cúig agus rang a sé who competed in the Credit Union Quiz on Friday 26th of January.  Bhí siad ar fheabhas. The children were delighted winning third prize in both sections. Bhí áthas an domhain orthu. Táimid íontach...

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Buíochas dó Mary

Buíochas dó Mary

Our last workshop with our TAP artist, Mary Murphy, involved making some decorations! Maisiúcháin na Nollag! The children loved making a variety of Christmas decorations using clay and coloured paper. The children presented Mary with a lovely pot of flowers and she...

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The Etching Process

The Etching Process

Our TAP artist Mary Murphy did trojan work on STEAM! Yes it was all about art but it was done through science. When the children had done their etching based on their local environment, they then proceeded to immerse it in melted tin, hence the chemical process. The...

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Christmas Carol Service & Nativity Play

Christmas Carol Service & Nativity Play

Our 2023 Christmas concert took on a new look. Our performance of music from 3rd to 6th class followed by Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st Class production of the nativity play 'Everyone loves a Baby' and some beautiful carols, poems and entertainment from all...

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5th & 6th Class Pottery

5th & 6th Class Pottery

Mr Greenan's Class had great fun making their own pots from clay. We used the coil construction technique to produce a fantastic selection of items. Bhí spórt mór againn.

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Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

The children from Junior and Senior Infants had great fun writing and posting their letters to Santa earlier in the month. The excitement was palpable when they received a reply from Santa Claus himself.

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Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week

During anti-bullying week, we reflected on what it really means to be a bully or a buddy. On our school, we are all trying to be buddies to each other every day. We discussed how our hearts feel if bullies annoy us and how important it is to stand up to bullies. Be...

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All Ireland trophy comes to Deravoy

All Ireland trophy comes to Deravoy

We were privileged and absolutely thrilled to welcome back our past pupils Cathal Mac Anespie and Pearse Mc Kenna, who brought in the winning All Ireland Cup, the Lory Meagher Cup for winning the All Ireland Hurling Final for County Monaghan. It is a great honour for...

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Marine Plastic Pollution

Marine Plastic Pollution

Our debating team competed in the second round of the Concern Debating competition organised by Monaghan Education Centre. Rang a cúig agus rang a sé worked hard with their research and arguments. This debate focussed on plastic pollution in our oceans and the...

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Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence

As part of our continuing creative schools’ initiatives, we have an artist working in our school, in partnership with some of the teachers. It’s the TAP Programme, which is run in conjunction with our local Monaghan Education Centre. This year Mary Murphy from Armagh,...

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