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By: Glenville National School  05/12/2011

Below is an article by two sixth class pupils Thomas Dinan and Pearse Moloney.

Sciath na Scol

Pearse and I were both on the winning Sciath na Scol team in fifth class. Pearse was wing-back and I was centre-back. It was a great day!


Sports Quiz

When Thomas and I were in sixth class we won the Sports Quiz in the Rochestown Park Hotel. We got 76 answers out of 80 correct. The other team members were Cian Dorgan and James Gowan.

Credit Union Quiz

When Thomas and I were in sixth class we won the Credit Union Quiz also. We got 56 answers correct out of 72. The other team members were Ellen Roche and Seamus Curtin.



In sixth class, Thomas and I made our Confirmation on the 16th May 2011. There were 32 making their Confirmation that day, the Archbishop was Archbishop Coveney.



In fourth class Pease and I did a play with our class called Oliver!. I was Oliver and Pearse was Dodger. We both got to sing songs. It was a great day for both of us.

Our Classmates

Pearse and I had eleven other people in our class, Neil Meehan, Sean O’Driscoll, Ellen Roche, Avril Heffernan, Brenda Barry, Neil Murphy, Luke McCarthy, Cian Dorgan, Seamus Curtin, Robert Barry and Cathal Maloney. Robert left the school in Senior Infants and Cathal left in fifth Class.


Holy Communion.

When Thomas and I were in second class we made our Holy Communion. Ms Walsh was our teacher. We all had a great day!


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