Author Archive | Grace O'Connor


Competition Winner

Well done to Milla who won the book quote poster competition. She chose a qoute by Albus Dumbledore from the book ‘ Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’: “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”

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World Book Day Characters

Third Class studied Charlotte’s Web by EB White this year so it was no wonder the characters of Wilbur, Charlotte and Fern were popular choices for our World Book Day dress up. The David Walliams’ characters of Gangster Granny, Ms Ruth and Zoe were present. The ever popular Roald Dahl was represented by The Grand […]

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Ancient Egypt

The girls in Third Class never cease to amaze me with their fantastic work. A huge amount of effort was put in by all the girls when compiling their projects on Ancient Egypt. Their presentations were very good and everyone learned from each other. The projects are on display outside our classroom for everyone to […]

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Céilí Mór

Seachtain na Gaeilge came to a fantastic close today with all classes taking part in a Céilí. Shoe the donkey, The Walls of Limerick and The Siege of Ennis were just some of the dances on show. Great fun was had by all.

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The Ark

Third Class had a great day at The Ark today, where they took part in a visual arts program called ”Me and the City”. Firstly they met artist, Jole Borteli, who spoke to the girls about the buildings, landmarks and street furniture found in the city. Next they observed different forms of art found in […]

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Book Quiz

World Book Week got off to an excellent start in Our Lady of Consolation with a Bumper Book Quiz! Teams were made up of girls from 2nd to 6th, with all teams proving to be very knowledgeable in the world of books. Team 11 were crowned winners with Teams 12 and 8 tying for 2nd […]

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Our Games Promotion Officer

Tomás is our new GPO. He is from Galway. He comes to our school every Thursday and he teaches all classes. He is tall and sporty. He is also cheerful, funny and fair. He teaches us how to warm up before we play a game. It makes us feel strong and healthy. He also teaches […]

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Super Troopers

We are now into our fourth week of Super Troopers and everyone appears to be enjoying it. The feed back the Active Team is receiving is very positive. Every child in the school has received a Super Trooper’s activity journal which includes short activities to do each night as part of their homework. Every child […]

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