Tag: school

We apologise for the inconvenience Summer 2018

Once again, the Community Centre will be undergoing construction work over the Summer (you may remember that we did the insulation at this time last year) so this post is to tell you what will be happening and what effect this may have on events scheduled over the next two months. What’s happening? The building …

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Hardhats Will Be Worn

We’re delighted to announce that Lisacul Childcare have been awarded over €50,000 from the 2018 Childcare Capital Programme which is overseen by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. The award will enable us to refurbish the existing classroom in the Community Centre by putting in new windows and a new ceiling, and build a …

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Tales from Two Schools

The joint school reunion for Lisacul and Currasallagh national schools was held just over twenty years ago.  A copy of the souvenir booklet recently turned up in the Resource Centre so we’ve scanned it in to the archives and it’s now available to share. Click on the graphic below to open the file. We thought …

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365 Week 31

End of Summer, beginning of school term, but first…  

Brightsparks: The Interviews

Brightsparks Montessori Preschool caters for up to twenty-two children and runs five mornings per week, from 8:45 to 12:15pm.  We interviewed Michelle and Christina to find out more. Why did you choose to work in a Montessori school? Michelle: I love children and wanted to pursue a career where I could teach little ones from …

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Tales from the Schoolroom

I’ve been rummaging about in the Heritage cupboard and found some wonderful essays from March 1938 (the “year of the Munich bother” for anyone familiar with Kavanagh) by the children of the local national school. Here is one on Fairy Forts that moves very quickly from factual to spine-chilling. I wonder who “the boys” were and how …

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