Entries by emerb

1916 Gardening

This year the pupils from 2nd to 6th were weeding and watering the garden. We all split up into groups and covered a patch in the garden.  We all had different tools to use for the weeding such as: trowels, hedge clippers and mini pitchforks. Some groups would take the weeds out of the groves […]

Confirmation 2018

On the 3rd of May sixth class woke up very excited because it was their Confirmation day. Our ceremony was at 3 o’clock. We had previously completed “You shall be my witness programme”. We also had a ceremony of light mass marking our pledge to abstain alcohol drink till a certain age. The church was […]

The Bush

The bush is a bush that some 6th class boys started using to relax and talk in. The bush started one day when 5 boys (Diarmuid, Patrick, David, Stephen and Toby) went into the bush for a game of 40, 40. Diarmuid started hollowing out the bush and emptying out the briars. We then started […]

World Cup 2018

Projects: Edel, Eimear and Grace The World Cup is a sporting event that is held every four years. 32 football teams from all over the world represent their country in a football tournament. They are divided into groups of four and every team plays the other teams in their group and the top two teams […]

Galway County Sports

On the 29th of May, around 20 athletes from Kiltiernan National School travelled to Dangan running track in Galway to compete in the schools Athletics Competition for 2018. We competed in many events including 60m, 400m, 100m, 800m and relay runs. We were to be in Dangan for 08:00 to stretch and to get ready […]

Graduation 2018

On Thursday the 21st of June, 2018’s sixth-class graduated from our school. We put a lot into the preparation, like choir practice, making memory sheets, and practicing our readings. Each child was given a job that- however small and would contribute greatly to the ceremony, including the opening precession, singing solos, and readings. We started […]

County Hurling Champions 2018

On the 14th June the Kiltiernan hurlers had a county final in Loughgeorge, Claregalway. The team was all set when we left the school at nine thirty. The match started at eleven o’ clock. We had plenty of supporters from 2nd to 6th to cheer us on. Laurencetown NS were our opponents for the match. […]

Special Olympics

Special Olympics My name is Timmy. I am with Team South Galway. I train in Kilcornan, on Wednesdays. I won a gold medal last year. I have been picked for Team Connacht, for the Special Olympics, in Dublin 2018. These are the All-Ireland Olympics. I have to go to extra training sessions for this. I […]