Wow – what a week we had performing in various competitions at Arklow Music Festival. Each class entered and I was immensely proud of all their performances!
A special word of congratulations must go to Mr. Breen and Ms. ní Shuileabháin who won first prize for their rendition of ‘There’s a Monster in the Garden’, by David Harmer.
Below is a breakdown of winners:
Ms. Whittle (jnr and snr infants) – 2nd in Action Poem
Ms. Carroll (1st and 2nd class) – Very Highly Commended in Action Song
Mr. Breen and Ms. ní Shuilleabháin (3rd and 4th class) – 1st Place in Action Poem
Ms. Byrne (6th class) – Very Highly Commended in Action Poem
Individual Verse Speaking:
2nd place: Síofra Higgins, Usha Daly O’Toole,
Very Highly Commended: Charlie Church, Louise Foley, Rachel Wolohan
Highly Commended: Ravindra Daly O’Toole, Oisín White
Solo singing – Charlie Church 1st place
1st: Síofra Higgins and Rachel Wolohan
Diarmuid O’Shaughnessy and Jennifer Allen – Highly Commended
2nd – Aedín Condren
Congratulations to Ms. D’Arcy whose Speech and Language students did so well!!
While it is fantastic to win, we also remember that taking part and being good sports is just as important! We will have the memory of facepaint, costumes, rehearsal and team work with us all our lives.
Thank you to all the teachers and SNAs who prepared the children so well.
All at Scoil Ghormáin Naofa wish Arklow Music Festival a very happy 50th anniversary!!