Active Flag Ceremony

  Below are pictures from June 23rd’s Active Flag-raising in front of the school. The whole school were out with their hand-made flags, singing “Wavin’ The Flag”, accompanied by a  string quartet.   The Active Flag Committee made the speeches, and the sun made it easier for spectators, but harder for the flag to flutter. […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 23, 2014

Visit to The Ark’s Ten 14

Peadar’s 2nd Class celebrated the 1000th anniversary of The Battle of Clontarf by visiting the Ark Ten 14 today, June 10th. Moya Brennan (Clannad) and harpist Cormac de Barry performed a special concert to commemorate the event, and we were there to hear. Brian Boru’s March was a highlight, and there was also an invitation […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 23, 2014

Causey Farm Fun! (Anna’s Junior Infants Tour)

Junior infants had the best time at Causey Farm for our school trip!! It was a fun packed day with giant bubble blowing, turf throwing, tractor rides, obstacle courses, animal spotting and of course the all important BOG JUMP!! After Keeva won the bog race by a long shot, we all hurried to get our […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 12, 2014

Active Year (Anna’s Junior Infants)

We have had so much fun joining in with all the activities to earn our Active Flag this year. We have taken part in so many different activities it is hard to mention them all. Some of our favourite activities were; yoga with Joni’s mam Cathy, station teaching with 6th class, GAA training with Johnny, […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 12, 2014

The TIny Seed (Anna’s Junior Infants)

One of our favourite stories of this year was ‘The Tiny Seed’ by Eric Carle. After reading the book, we decided to grow some seeds of our own in the classroom! We loved watching our seeds grow and blossom throughout the springtime and are delighted with our sugarsnaps, that are now growing tall in the […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 12, 2014


Karen Cotter, National Coordinator of the Active School Flag, paid an accreditation visit to the school on Monday the 9th of June. She examined the evidence of our improvements made in increasing activity levels within the school in Room 2. Karen met members of the Active Flag Committee, watched a photostory of our active school […]

D7ET Archivist, June 10, 2014


D7ET took part on June 10th in their first ever Cumann na mBunscoil Finals. The entire school (1st to 5th) were there to cheer them on. The team missed the participation of 6th Class, who were all in the Gaeltacht. The pictures here show the excitement. A full report will follow from Padraig within days. […]

D7ET Archivist, June 10, 2014

Bloom 2014 (Claire’s 2nd)

Claire’s 2nd Class won a trip to Bloom in an Agri Aware competion. They walked to the park on Friday, getting in some of their 60 mins exercise a day on the way! Both adults and pupils wore our striking new high-vis jackets emblazoned with the school logo in an attempt to enter and exit […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 6, 2014