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Castlehackett 8k

Date: March 15, 2017 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Activities

Castlehackett NS is the home of the Castlehackett 8k road race, now in its third year. Taking place in June – hopefully in glorious sunshine! – people come from all over the west to attend this family event. It has something for everyone, from serious runners to walkers to the children themselves, who are well…

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Swimming classes

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Activities, Pictures, Sport

Swimming classes will shortly be commencing again. It’s very encouraging to see all the progress the pupils are making and the enjoyment they derive from being in the water, which is good for both body and mind.  

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Library and Literacy

Date: February 7, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Activities

Castlehackett NS has a well-stocked library which is widely used by pupils. Reading opens doors for young people and many books are treasures.

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Tin Whistle

Date: February 7, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Activities

World renowned musician Matt Cunningham comes to the school once a week to teach practical music to the pupils.  Matt has entertained such people as Pope John Paul II and the illustrious Kennedy Family and has been teaching music for the past 28 years.

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Irish Dancing

Date: February 7, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Activities

Susan O’Shaugnessy of the McDonagh Byrne School of Dancing comes to the school on a weekly basis to teach Irish Dancing.

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