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Tensions were high in the RDS on Sunday April 12 as the Credit Union All-Ireland School Quiz tested the 100 teams of four primary school-children knowledge on everything from the name of the chilli heat scale to how many sides has a tetradecagon. While these questions would stump the average person, the team from St Annin’s National School were more than capable and won the Competition B (11-13 age group).
Joint agents Mullery auctioneers and C&C Dermody have recently brought to the market a magnificent detached residence at The Heath, Circular Road, Dangan. Carraig Rua is an imposing architecturally designed residence set in stunning landscaped gardens and located in an exclusive development.
One of the best days of the new year saw more than 150 athletes take on the Castlebar Adventure Duathlon, with two distances to choose from and a relay option that attracted the non adventure specialists there was something for everyone in this event.
All past pupils of St Angela’s National School, Castlebar, which dates back to 1894, making it the oldest educational building in the town, are being invited to be a part of the upcoming nostalgic open days on Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28.
On this day, January 15 in the year 1827, the Patrician Brothers arrived in Galway for the first time. Brothers Paul O’Connor and James Walsh took up residence in the Charity Free School in Lombard Street. Three hundred boys attended that day. This school for the poor was originally founded in 1790 in Back Street (now St Augustine Street). In 1824 it transferred to the Lombard Street barracks which had been built in 1749, and purchased from the government by Warden French in 1823. It had been a struggle to keep the school going so the Patricians were invited to take it over and manage it. The barracks formed three sides of a square, the Brothers lived in one wing and the school occupied another. It had one large room on the ground floor and one large room overhead.
Eighteen good causes across the county collected cheques from their local Tesco stores this week as part of the Tesco Community Fund initiative.
Lisheenkyle National School have received €4,000 towards their Heritage Museum project following the announcement of the grant funding under the 2014 Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund.
Prolific marathoner and ultra marathonm runner, author, and professional motivational speaker Gerry Duffy will be in Saint Joseph’s National School, Rathwire next week for a seminar and run.
As I expected, Galway qualified for the Connacht final after a somewhat facile victory over Sligo in the semi-final in Markievicz Park last weekend.
Ten Westmeath primary schools will receive the esteemed Discover Primary Science and Maths (DPSM) award for science and maths excellence.