Tag Archives: History

History Month in Holy Cross

Today in senior infants room 9, Ben’s Grandad Tommy Weldon spoke to the class about the wonders of Ancient Egypt. The children were fascinated by the pictures of Tutankhamun and the old writing in Egypt called hieroglyphics. He left artefacts … Continue reading

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Barter Day in Room 14

Have a look at the photos of 5th class, room 14 on their Barter Day. [Show slideshow]

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The Tramore Train

The children in 3rd and 4th classes attended a talk today by local historian Mr. Frank O’Donoghue. Mr. O’Donoghue has written a book called “The Five Minute Bell”, which is a history of the Tramore train. In the photos you … Continue reading

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Clan Cluana Drama

The Clan Cluana Theatre Theatre Company paid us a visit today. They staged a drama about the various adventures of Fionn Mac Cumhaill.

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Ogham Stone presented to Holy Cross School

Earlier this term the 6th class students participated in a project called the “Canon Power Placenames project”. On completion of the project the school was presented with an ogham stone, which is now proudly on display in the school grounds.

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Interesting Artefacts

During “History Month” many of our pupils have been bringing in interesting artefacts to show their classmates. This is a great way for the children to learn about life in the past.

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2nd Class History Talk

The children in room 6 were delighted to welcome Granny Marie into their classroom today. She told them all about her schooldays. It was very interesting!

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Tramore History Talk

We focus on history in a particular way during the month of November in Holy Cross School. We were delighted to welcome local historian Betty Cuddihy who gave a very interesting talk to the 3rd class pupils about some of … Continue reading

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3rd Class trip to Ferrycarrig Heritage Park

The three 3rd classes spent the day exploring the Ferrycarrig Heritage Park today. The park has a collection of reconstructed settlements, ranging from Stone Age to Viking Age.  The children started their day by painting Viking shields, before making their … Continue reading

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6th Class at Coastguard Station

Having completed History projects based on the ‘Shipwrecked to Shore’ commemoration in Tramore Coastguard Station last weekend, 5th and 6th class students visited their projects and the exhibition on Monday and Tuesday. Here are some photos of 6th class, Rm. 16 … Continue reading

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