Jnr Infants, Snr Infants and First Class went to Suir Valley Railway and Activate play centre in Waterford on their school tour. The weather was lovely and we had a great train journey along the Suir and waved at everyone walking the Greenway. We enjoyed bowling, quazar and playing in the soft play area. There was even time for the shop at the end before we went home.
We left school at 10:15 we got in the car to go to the green school ceremony in hotel Kilkenny. We went to get our 4th flag the travel flag. We went to get our pictures taken with the green schoools flag. Then we saw people with green lips getting their photos taken. So we went over. Jess got green lips and a tiara, Donnacha a green hat green moustache and green glasses. Conor got a green hat and a moustache. It was so funny. When Mrs. Dunphy was checking in she got little goody bags and we got a little flag a pencil case and a badge. All the schools from Kilkenny got a picture together and then all the schools fron Tipperary came up and did a rap. People came up and gave speeches about the Green schools. Then we got our travel flag. They congratulated us , after that we went downstairs and got dinner and desert. Mrs. Dunphy gave us jellies for being good. We shared them out with our whole class. We had a really good day.
By Jessica MacNamara and Donnacha Sheridan.
Silver Lining productions came to Newmarket school on the 19-12-17. The children here in Newmarket loved them and I`m here to tell you why. Kate and Danny were the two entertainers. They were absolutely brilliant. Kate is very talented, in the show Kate did dances and she did a bit of comedy. Danny was great as well. He did things like play the drums and the clarinet. They did a lot more than that but we would be here all day if I named them all. One thing that really added to the show was the laser lights and music. One act I really liked was when Kate put glasses in between platforms and put a metal cylinder on top. Then she put a piece of wood on top and then balanced. I loved the show and I definitely recommend it. Thank you for reading.
After spending 8 years in this amazing school I will look back at my time here and smile (: -Aoife Drea
Seeing as its my last full day I’m making the most of it.It is going to be very weird not seeing everyone’s faces. I’m going to miss all my class mates. (; Chantelle Somers
I find it kind of weird that today is the last full day in primary school. I will never finish at three o clock again. (; Edward Dwyer
I find it quite unbelievable that I will be leaving this school . In a way I will be sad leaving this school because I will miss my friends and going to school in my local area. (; Ben Moore.
I will really miss this great school and I will be sad to say ‘good-bye’. I have really enjoyed my time here. -Rebecca-
I can’t believe I’m leaving primary school already! I’ve enjoyed my time here and I think I might actually miss school here too! (; Faye Lanigan
Wow, these eight years have flown by. It is hard to believe that it is all coming to an end now. I have had a brilliant time in this small school. Áine.
On the 18th of February Carrickshock GAA won an Intermediate All-Ireland Final. They beat Ahascragh- Fohenagh on a score line of 2-16 to 0-6. The match was on at the GAA headquarters, the one and only Croke Park. I was there and I was an anxious Carrickshock supporter. Ahascragh- Fohenagh are from Galway and for all you GAA fans you might know what famous hurlers play club hurling for them. Cathal and Padráic Mannion are from Ahascragh- Fohenagh. Just because they have two county players doesn’t mean we can’t match that. We have Kilkenny’s one and only Richie Power, John Power, John Tennyson, John Dalton and Michael Rice. Carrickshock were relegated from the Senior ranks last year unfortunately but they bounced back very quickly indeed. Anyway onto the match. A lot of people were very scared that Ahascragh- Fohenagh would trash Carrickshock but Carrickshock were determined not to lose. Carrickshock lost the same match in 2004. Around six of the players who were playing in that one point defeat in 2004 were playing in Croker on the 18th of February. Carrickshock started the match very strongly and had four points before Ahascragh-Fohenagh put the ball over the crossbar. Just before the end of the first half Padráic Mannion fouled Richie Power inside the box so it was a penalty. Richie’s brother Jamie who is the Carrickshock goalkeeper sprinted up the pitch and scored the penalty by blasting it into the bottom left corner. Again in the second half Carrickshock started strongly and early in the second half Damien Walsh got the second and last goal of the match. Then Carrickshock started pulling away and Richie Power showed his pure skill and ability by just catching puck outs and slotting them over the bar. In the end the score was 2-16 to 0-6. John Tennyson was the man to walk up the steps of Croke Park and represent Carrickshock and lift the cup. I hope this isn’t the last time Carrickshock win an All-Ireland. This was the proudest day of my life.