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Drama Workshop

Fifth and Sixth Classes participated in a drama workshop facilitated by award winning actress and producer, Nora Scannell, from Rossmore. The children played drama games and took part in variety of improvisations. Great fun was had by all! Go raibh maith agat, Nora!


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Aurora Flute & Harp Duo – Music Workshop

Today we welcomed Katie Hyland & Fiona Gryson – the Aurora Flute and Harp Duo! Katie played the flute, while Fiona was on harp and they held two educational music workshops in Scoil Barra Naofa.  All of our pupils thoroughly enjoyed these fun and interactive workshops – with pupils from …

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The West Midlands Theatre Company put on another fabulous panto for Juniors-4th Class today. “Pinocchio” was a thoroughly entertaining show with the usual enthusiastic audience participation by all classes.…

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Simply Music

“Simply Music”, a European Award winning Percussion Performance Workshop came to Scoil Barra Naofa for two days of music workshops on Wed Nov 16th and Thurs 17th Nov. All classes attended the music workshops which incorporated Interactive Technology and Live Music Performance. This fantastic experience was thoroughly enjoyed by all! …

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Theatrix Visit

We had our final show today from the Theatrix theatre company. This was a very entertaining and interactive performance about the Guinness World Records and was much enjoyed by the children.…

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Theatrix Visit

All classes attended the second of three performances by Theatrix today in the school hall. Lungi, the Travelling Puppeteer presented ‘A Trunk of Tricks’ – a feast of Indian traditional string puppetry, magic, storytelling and juggling, crafted entertainment from the exotic subcontinent, using authentic costume and music. It was a …

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Theatrix Theatre Visit

Theatrix Theatre visited our school today for the first of three interactive shows this term. The first show ‘The Tallest Smallest Circus in the World!’ was performed by Aaran Towers of Theatrix. He kindly performed the show twice – once for the Junior Classes and once for the Senior Classes …

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S.B.N.’s Got Talent

We had a very exciting day today with the final of S.B.N’s Got Talent. The ten finalists were singers, Ellen Bruen, Kara Dunne, Emily O’ Flynn, James Desmond and Ronan Dressler, gymnasts, Niky Lyons, Ruby Walsh and George O’ Keefe, dancers, Abby O’ Neill, Phoebe Kelleher, Eve Gardiner, Deirbhile Quane, …

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Music Workshop

Matt Cranitch and Eoin Ó Riabhaigh visited us in Scoil Barra Naofa today for two traditional Irish music workshops, one for Junior classes and one for Senior Classes. The children enjoyed live performances of jigs, reels, hornpipes and polkas played on the fiddle and the uilinn pipes. The children learned …

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