Category Archives: Sport

Christmas Truce

Ninety Nine Years ago yesterday the Christmas Truce  which was a a series of widespread, unofficial ceasefires that took place along the Western Front around Christmas 1914, during WWI. Through this week leading up to Christmas, parties of German and British soldiers began to … Continue reading

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2012 – Death of Kerry legend, Irish footballer and manager, Páidí Ó Sé.

Originally posted on Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland:
Páidí Ó Sé (16 May 1955 – 15 December 2012) was an Irish Gaelic footballer and manager who played as a right half-back for Kerry. With ten All-Irelands to his…

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Nelson Mandela

I know it may be a bit late but I wanted to take a bit of time to reflect on Nelson Mandela and the life that he led. Regardless of what conclusions people may come to a modern icon will … Continue reading

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Failure equals success

We too often put ourselves down because of our failures. Our failures shouldn’t be seen as obstacles but as stepping stones to our ultimate success. Tell every pupils this. Let them learn from their failures so that they can be … Continue reading

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Run4Unity

In today’s society there are several barriers and obstacles that hinders the development of pupils and their association with other pupils of different cultures and beliefs.  The Run4Unity initiative is an example of how barriers can be overcome.   Run4Unity … Continue reading

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Depression

Watched Prime Time last night and was in awe in how Conor Cusack spoke very comfortably about his battle with depression. He is a model for all. His blog is well worth a read: http://www.independent.ie/blog/conor-cusack-depression-is-a-friend-not-my-enemy-29707558.html     However there is an … Continue reading

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