Scoil Mhuire Pupils in Winning Performance.
Fourth class pupils of Scoil Mhuire, Ballincollig won 1st prize in a special
competition to commemorate the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912.
The girls put on a memorable performance which was very highly praised by the two adjudicators of the competition.
The prize was 1,000 euro and a trophy which is currently on display in the school.
You can read more about the Creative Arts at Scoil Mhuire here.
For the second year running, Scoil Mhuire won a national award for Creative Schools. The award was made to Scoil Mhuire teacher, Helen Ní Ailíosa, for a project carried out with Fourth class and their teacher Máire Breatnach. The award ceremony was held in the Ark Cultural Centre for Children, Temple Bar, Dublin on Monday May 20th. The award was presented by Senator David Norris on behalf of the Association for Creativity and Arts in Education. The ACAE Creative Schools award initiative encourages imaginative teaching and learning in Irish classrooms and operates under the auspices of the Department of Education and Skills.