Book Review – Football Spirit

Book Review – Football Spirit

Eoin Madden is in secondary school and has played a lot of rugby. He wants to try soccer and starts a soccer club. His friends and his principal don’t really like Eoin playing soccer. The principal wants him to play a rugby match but he badly sprains his leg and can’t...
Nollaig Shona Website Re-Vamp

Nollaig Shona Website Re-Vamp

Our sister website, Nollaig Shona, has got a re-vamp to mark its 10th Birthday. This website is completely dedicated to Christmas resources for the classroom. After a lot of planning, designing and preparation over the last few months, the revamped website is finally...
Book Review – My Little Album of Ireland

Book Review – My Little Album of Ireland

This is a beautiful hardback book which would make an ideal stocking filler.  The book takes us on a whistle-stop tour of famous locations in Ireland and introduces us to key vocabulary in Irish, which is is fresh and relevant, for example ‘veist ard-amhairc’ (high...
Book Review – The Legend of Valentine Sorrow

Book Review – The Legend of Valentine Sorrow

This book is in every way perfect, the way the author delved into each character. I mean I felt sorry for the villains at some points like with Victor Hunter and what happened to his family! He had a reason for the things he did; he was a terrible person but he had a...
Book Review – Lily’s Dream: A Lissadell Story

Book Review – Lily’s Dream: A Lissadell Story

“Lily’s Dream: A Lissadell Story” written by Judi Curtin is a brilliant book about a girl named Lily. After Lily’s dad died, her mam was struggling to feed and care for five children. As Lily was old enough, she left school and started working as a house maid at a...
Searching for a Sub

Searching for a Sub

Principals in Sligo Primary Schools recently completed a survey to ascertain the substitution situation in the county. Principals were surveyed before the Hallowe’en break and answered questions based on their experiences of searching for substitute teachers in the...