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Sports at Blessington No. 1

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Posted by HTeacher on 25 Nov 14 - 0 Comments

Basketball Much to the delight of all, Lennie has returned and 3rd to 6th class are being coached every Monday. After school coaching takes place on Tuesday. GAA 1st and 2nd class are taking part in a GAA skills programme every Tuesday. Marathon Training Our training has commenced with jogging and running twice weekly. We […]

Fit Kids

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Posted by HTeacher on 25 Nov 14 - 0 Comments

Fit Kids, our fitness class, is back! A large group of eager and enthusiastic pupils will join Mrs. Murphy and Ms. Stanley every Monday to improve our fitness and enjoy a variety of activities. Mr. Tony Devine, a fitness expert, has offered his expertise and will join us from time to time.

Irish Dancing

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Posted by HTeacher on 10 Nov 14 - 0 Comments

Shelia and Tom Marry are joining us again to teach Irish Dancing. Pupils from 1st class to 6th class will be taking part in Irish Dancing lessons for 8 weeks.

Cross Country Valleymount

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Posted by HTeacher on 05 Nov 14 - 0 Comments

Pupils from 2nd to 6th class represented the school at this event. Over 300 children took part from schools in Wicklow, Dublin and Kildare. The event was really well organised and all pupils who took part enjoyed the day. Our 2nd class boys won team gold, 3rd class girls won bronze and 5th class girls […]

Coughlan Cup

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Posted by HTeacher on 05 Nov 14 - 0 Comments

Boys from 3rd to 6th class took part in the Coughlan Cup on Friday, 17th October. They won 2 games to get to the final of their group. The boys played a very spirited game in the final but lost out to a stronger team from Dunlavin.

West Glendalough Choral Festival

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Posted by HTeacher on 04 Nov 14 - 0 Comments

We had a wonderful day in Athy this year for the  West Glendalough Choral Festival. We congratulate all the children for their participation, with particular congratulations extended to Ali Roberts (6th class) and Kevin Quinn (6th Class) for doing so well in the boy’s and girl’s championship and to the successful relay team who brought […]