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The Issues with Cloning Animals

Recently in religion, we have been looking into the morality of animal and from this our teacher asked us to write a post on "the negative issues with cloning animals". I found this very interesting and from my research I... Continue Reading →


Gaisce Bronze Award

On Friday the 12th of May, I completed my Gaisce Bronze Award. This was composed of 13 weeks of personal development, 13 weeks of voluntary work, 26 weeks of a physical activity and a adventure trip consisting of an overnight stay... Continue Reading →

Paired Reading/ Léitheoireacht Beirte

As part of our Irish class, we were asked to participate in a paired reading project in association with the SVP. The project was organised through Mr. McGlynn and it consisted of  a group of TY students going to the... Continue Reading →

Law Course

On Monday the 8th of May and Tuesday the 9th of May, the TY's had a law course. The course was run by a man called James Fahy, a Barrister from Galway. The course was held over two days with... Continue Reading →

Special Olympics

On Friday the 5th of May, I took part in Special Olympics Ireland's National Collection Day. I did this as part of TY and also as my swimming coach, Sinead Donagher plays a major role within the Special Olympics in... Continue Reading →

Barcelona Trip

As part of TY, a trip abroad was organised to Barcelona, Spain. The trip was amazing and it was very enjoyable. I learned a lot and had many new experiences. I began my preparations a week prior to departure. I... Continue Reading →

Digital Media

In digital media class, we learned a lot about different types of media such as film, photography and the web. I found this very interesting and enjoyable as it was something new and different. We did multiple things during this... Continue Reading →

“Of Mice and Men”

The novel that I studied for English was called Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. The classic novel is set during the Great Depression near Soledad, California in America. It follows the two protagonists on their futile search for the American dream... Continue Reading →


As part of our music class, Mr. Cronin wanted to give us an opportunity to learn different musical instruments. This included the drums, keyboard and ukulele. I found this fun and interesting as it was a good experience. The first... Continue Reading →

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