News from Blessington
... according to latest figures from the Department of Education. Even basic, but essential, tasks like listening to each child's reading is a challenge in large classes, explains Gerry Brown, principal of St Mary's senior national school, Blessington ...
'How do you get around to listening to 34 pupils reading?'
Teacher Catherine Murphy, who has 34 pupils in her class at St Mary's senior national 2 Teacher Catherine Murphy, who has 34 pupils in her class at St Mary's senior national school in Blessington, Co Wicklow. Photo: Michael Kelly Click to view full ...
130000 primary pupils are being squeezed into 'supersized' classes
By Mark Blessington. I long for a reemergence of an FDR-like era. FDR was a no compromise Democrat. He was even willing to take on the Supreme Court. It happened before, and it can happen again, if we push hard enough. I'm not ready to give up on the ...
No-Compromise: Why We (The People) Can't Take It Anymore
A man who appeared at last week's sitting of Longford District Court charged under the Road Traffic Act had his case adjourned until April 15 next. John Blessington (33), 10 The Rise, Sallins Park, Sallins, Co Kildare appeared before Judge Seamus ...
Longford District Court: Damaged pier cap in dispute over money
The KnockanStockan Festival will return to the picturesque setting of the Blessington Lakes in Co. Wicklow this summer, and the first batch of acts for one of the biggest independent music events in the country have just been announced. Now in its 10th ...
Here are the first 50 acts announced for this year's KnockanStockan festival
The weekend of July 22-24 is going to be a hell of a lot more fun now Knockanstockan have confirmed the first 50 acts to play the Blessington Lakes, Wicklow Festival. Among the acts confirmed so far are: Æ MAK (pictured), Overhead, The Albatross ...
KnockanStockan announce first 50 acts
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Thursday, 08 of December
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