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Sixth Class Trip to Tallaght Village

Sixth Class Trip to Tallaght Village

Last week the pupils in Ms. Stack’s sixth class took Difi with them when they visited two of Tallaght’s oldest churches. First, they visited St. Maelruan’s Church and Cemetery. St. Maelruan founded his monastery in Tallaght in the 8th century. The tower of St. Maelruan’s Church dates back to the 15th or 16th century and the present church was built beside it in 1829. St. Dominic founded the Dominican order in 1216. The Dominican Order came to Tallaght in 1855 and founded St. Mary’s Priory. It became a college for training priests and is still...
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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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Engineer’s Week

On Thursday February 13th Ms Purcell’s, Mr Diver’s, my class, Ms Phelan and Ms Joyce went to Tallaght library to take part in a K’Nex challenge. We left at 9:30a.m. When we got to the library we took our hats, scarves, coats and gloves off. We were split into two groups. Ms Purcell’s class and half of our class went first for the K’Nex challenge while the rest of us chilled out in the library for an hour. We read lots of interesting books and some of us read to children from a senior infant class who were visiting the library at the same time. When the...
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Our Tallaght Trip 2013

Our Tallaght Trip 2013

Some of our 5th and 6th classes  went on a trip to Tallaght Village. We visited The Priory and Saint Maelruain’s Church. On our way home we stopped at the playground in Sean Walsh Park. We had a great day out! Enjoy our slide show below!!
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Trip to Tallaght Library

Trip to Tallaght Library

Last Wednesday, Ms O Callaghan`s and Mr Maguire`s class went to the County Library to meet the amazing author Alan Early. He wrote the Arthur Quinn trilogy. In his book, a twelve year old boy named Arthur Quinn and his friend Ash find an underground monster called Serpes. The book is based on Viking Legends and is set in Dublin. Alan Early knows a lot about the Vikings and their Gods. He told us he got a lot of information from researching Vikings. He played a game with us called ‘Who wants to be a Viking God?’ where he asked you questions about Vikings and if you...