Book Review – The Little Black Sheep of Connemara

Book Review – The Little Black Sheep of Connemara

“The Little Black Sheep of Connemara” by Elizabeth Shaw, is a story that is truly lovely in its simplicity. Polo is a sheepdog who helps the shepherd to mind his sheep and keep them in line. Polo likes being “the boss” and is used to the compliant sheep doing what...
Book Review: My First Book of Ireland

Book Review: My First Book of Ireland

My First Book of Ireland from O’Brien Press, is a fun book aimed at helping young children identify and discover popular Irish objects and symbols. Each object is beautifully illustrated with bright colours on a page of its own. You can find traditional Irish...
Book Review: My First Book of Irish Wildlife

Book Review: My First Book of Irish Wildlife

“My First Book of Irish Wildlife” by O’Brien Press, is an engaging hardback book aimed at introducing young children to the wonderful world of Irish Wildlife. Amazing wildlife living so close, they can be found in their own garden. Filled with beautiful illustrations...
Stay-at-Home Quiz No. 20

Stay-at-Home Quiz No. 20

This is the final day, Day 20, of our Stay-at-Home Quizzes since the start of the school closures. It is a special quiz as it is made up entirely of picture questions. As always, the aim of the quiz is to give pupils something practical to keep themselves occupied...
Book Review – Where Are You Puffling?

Book Review – Where Are You Puffling?

“Where Are You Puffling”, from a story by Sean Daly, re-told by Erika McGann, with illustrations by Gerry Daly, is a story about a curious little puffling who lives on Skellig Michael. One sunny morning, she decides to go on an adventure. Her mammy and daddy can’t...
Stay-at-Home Quiz No. 19

Stay-at-Home Quiz No. 19

We are now on our second last day, Day 19, of our Stay-at-Home Quizzes since the start of the school closures. As always, the aim of the quiz is to give pupils something practical to keep themselves occupied during the school lay-off in a practical way. This is a Free...