End of an Era

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Where do the years go?  Our Speech and Drama journey together started nearly 14 years ago at summer camp for Riona and Rebecca. Darragh and Eoghan followed soon after them. All quiet, shy, reserved children. 2021 saw them complete their speech and drama journey with “Mammy Fox” as confident, proficient, grounded young leaders. May you […]

Virtual Feis Story Results

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 Well done to everyone who partook in our Virtual Feis. It was the highest standard that we have seen yet. I’m very proud of you all. It takes a lot of courage to create your own work so I hope you are extremely proud of yourselves.   Virtual Feis Write Your Own Story results 1st Place: Alanna […]

Launch of Poetry Book 2021

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I endeavored to engage with my students in both the reading and writing of poetry. I have found that children are very open to poetry and naturally like it. They don’t require encouragement to read, consider and reflect on poems. I see poetry as an effective vehicle for teaching students to develop skills in oral […]

Head Girl

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In spite of the gloom and doom that looms due to Covid 19 . I just want to announce to all how proud I am of this amazing young lady, Rebecca Norris. So pleased to see you accomplishing great things. Head Girl in Our Lady’s Bower! You are following a line of Speech and Drama students […]

Halloween

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HALLOWEEN is almost upon us, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting about it this year. At Speech and Drama Athlone  we brought our party and fun online. Yes we missed out on our Recital, but that didn’t stop the witches, ghosts, vampires from dressing up and performing at home! The funny thing is we’re all very used […]