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Building tallaght village 100 years ago

Building tallaght village 100 years ago

how we made it! a fly through of our town: In Mr. Maguire’s 3rd class we have been building Tallaght village. We wanted to make it as it looked 100 years ago. We spoke to historians, looked at maps, used old photos and recounts and spoke to locals about what it was like. We used the maps to build the village in Minecraft. We even worked on this at home in the evening. We added the aerodrome, St. Mary’s Priory, tram lines, houses, a mill, graveyards, St. Maelruain’s church and much more. We worked hard on this project and learned more. We helped each...
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Trip to Collins Barracks & the 1916 Garrisons

Trip to Collins Barracks & the 1916...

Ms Murray’s 4th class went on a trip to see the 1916 garrisons. We went to Collins Barracks first. We saw the Proclamation and heard it being read it out and we saw the ripped up Irish flag. We had a little picnic out on the grass. We got a bus, we parked it and started to walk to the GPO. On our way there we saw the Rosie Hackett Bridge. We got to the GPO and we saw some bullet holes in the pillars holding up the GPO. We saw photos of the seven men who signed the Proclamation. There were pictures nearly everywhere. We saw soldiers raise the Irish flag on O’Connell...
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Our 6th Class 1916 Rising Project

Our 6th Class 1916 Rising Project

All the 6th class children in our school got together to do a project on 1916. Our group of 17 pupils decided we would do a PowerPoint on the main  men and women who took part in the Easter Rising . We displayed all our work in the hall and presented our PowerPoint to the 4th and 5th classes and also to the parents. After we converted our presentation to a video and uploaded it here. It was a really interesting project to be part of and we learnt a lot about what happened in  our country 100 years...
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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...