Confirmation took place on Saturday, April 16th this year. It was in St. Rynagh’s Church, Banagher. Bishop Colm O’Reilly confirmed the children from Lumcloon NS, St. Mary’s NS in Cloghan and St. Rynagh’s NS in Banagher. As there were only the three of us from Lumcloon, we all had a job on the day. Everyone looked fantastic and the ceremony passed without a hitch.
As part of our preparation for Proclamation Day we wrote some new Proclamations for a New Generation. We discussed how we would like Ireland to be from now on. We also talked about the hopes for Ireland of the men and women of 1916. We then divided into four groups and we wrote our new proclamations. One of our Proclamation Day activities was to
Yesterday we went to Baysports which is situated beside the Hodson Bay hotel, Athlone which is located on Lough Ree. We left the school at quarter past nine and arrived at Baysports at ten o clock. First we had to walk through muck and water to get to an island where we did bushcraft. We were shown how to light a fire with flint
Congratulations and well done to our Second and Sixth Classes. Second made their First Holy Communion on Saturday, May 9th. They were very lucky with the weather and had a lovely day for all the fun and games after the ceremony. Many thanks to our wonderful choir who turned up on the day and helped make the ceremony even more special. Sixth made
Today we went to Clonmacnois .When we got there we ate our lunch and went into the tourist office and in there we went to see a video about Clonmacnois. At the entrance of Clonmacnois there is the cross of the Scriptures. The real cross is inside the one outside is a replica cross. We got a tour around Clonmacnois our giude was Nicola.