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Cookery – Bacon and Cabbage

Cookery – Bacon and Cabbage

Traditional Irish Bacon, Cabbage and Mashed Potato Ingredients (To serve a class of 18 students) 2 cabbages 5kg potatoes 50 g Butter 100ml milk Salt and Pepper Sunflower oil 24 slices of bacon Equipment Steamer x 2 Saucepans x 2 Frying Pans x 3 Chopping Board and Sharp Knife Potato Masher Plates, Knives and Forks for 18 students   Method Chop cabbage into slices and wash leaves. Place cabbage in a steamer for 10 to 15 minutes (less time if slices are small). Peel and cut potatoes into quarters. Place potatoes into a saucepan and cover with water. Bring the pot to the...
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I Am The Number One

I Am The Number One

On Wednesday the 21st of December all of the school gathered in the hall to watch the Fifth Class play and the raffle. Every year we do a raffle but this year was different because the Fifth Class play was before it. The play was called “I AM THE NUMBER ONE”. There was also dancers this year. They were amazing. Lots of students won in the raffle including teachers. The children were very nervous before, because the whole school was watching. We started the play by singing Bí Ann Bí Liom. In the middle of the play we sang Little Donkey. Next the tin whistle and the...
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Taste is a Powerful Thing

Taste is a Powerful Thing

Everybody has five different senses, there is smell, taste, touch, sight and hearing. The tongue is used for tasting, talking and pushing your food down your oesophagus. The tongue has thousands of little bumps on it called taste buds. There are four different tastes that are stronger than others in different areas on the tongue. These four tastes are sweet, sour, bitter and salty. Last week, we made a diagram of the tongue and we also did an experiment where we had to find out where certain tastes were the strongest in four places. Our teacher, Ms. Nestor mixed water with...
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Our Class Trip to The Jeanie Johnston

Our Class Trip to The Jeanie Johnston

On Thursday the 12th of March 2015 Ms Nestor’s fifth class went to see and go to the Jeanie Johnston because we won the line up twice in a row. We got there at 11:00 on our school bus and the bus driver was Joanne. The Jeanie Johnston is in the River Liffey in town. When we got there our tour lady was Laura and she brought us on to the ship. She told us the ship was used to transport people to Quebec in Canada, England and America. She also told us the Jeanie Johnston was built in 1847. It was built as a cargo ship to carry wood to Ireland but they decided to let people...
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Our Trip to Airfield Farm

On Thursday morning last we went to Airfield Farm with Ms.Gleeson,Ms.Lawlor and Mr. Cassidy.Mr.McClure came too. We went on Louise’s bus.When we arrived Damien showed us around the farm.First we saw the jersey cows being milked by the farmer.After that we went to feed the calves.We saw the piglets being fed by their mammy. We all washed our hands and had something to eat.We walked down to the pond and captured lots of interesting creatures like back swimmers,water snails,slugs and tadpoles in our nets .We were so excited when Rosalinda found 2 frogs and Abby found 1...