The People of Ireland for RTEJunior

The 1916 song 'The People of Ireland,' composed by the children to commemorate 1916, will be aired on RTE Junior this Saturday and Sunday (26th and 27th March). The show starts at 9 am. The song will be aired in the second half of Saturday's show and in the first 20 minutes of Sunday's show. So don't forget to tune in. You can listen to it here: , on the RTEjr station on digital radios, on the rtejr app or through the TV on UPC channel 942 or on Saorview.

Proclamation Day in Redhills

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A group from the Clones Community Forum visited and re-enacted what it was like for children in schools during 1916 on Monday. The GP room was transformed into a replica of classrooms from that era. Our pupils were dressed in appropriate attire reflecting the lifestyle of 1916. This hands on reflection on history was enjoyed by pupils, parents, staff and the wider school community. Having visited the past, everyone was then treated to a flag raising ceremony outside to celebrate the present and envisage future for our community. Pupils read poems and sang songs to entertain the huge crowd i...


We, the pupils of St. Brigid’s National School, in the year 2016, and representative of all of the children in Ireland, do solemnly declare our hopes and dreams for the future of our nation. We hope to receive an excellent education. We will work hard to achieve our full potential. Our teachers and parents will work hard to make sure that we succeed. We will always try our best. We hope that our government will reduce class sizes and provide our schools with the necessary resources to help us learn. We are extremely lucky to have such fantastic technology in our school and we hope that this...