Article for ‘Síol’, an ERST publication
On Wednesday 27th June 2012, the two 5th classes in Nenagh CBS Primary travelled to Kerry on their annual school tour. They were taking in Crag Cave in Castleisland, visiting the famous ‘South Pole Inn’ once owned by legendary Antarctic explorer Tom Crean (whom they had read about in Micheal Smith’s novel ‘Iceman’) and later in the day finishing with a splashabout in the Aqua Dome, Tralee.
Putting the good word out for
@cbstralee (our 100th follower!) to get to #C themselves. Only 7 more to go!
— Nenagh CBS Primary (@nenaghcbsp) April 11, 2012
Naturally the Nenagh boys were very excited about the prospect of testing their football skills against other CBS boys from ‘the home of football’. Tralee CBS couldn’t have been more accommodating. They arranged for the use of the excellent John Mitchel’s GAA grounds with whom they have strong community links and they laid on more than enough sandwiches, crisps and drinks for the entire Nenagh entourage. They didn’t even give out to the
A BIG ‘Thank You’ to
@cbstralee and John Mitchel’s #GAA for looking after us so well today. A great exp for our boys. twitter.com/nenaghcbsp/sta…
— Nenagh CBS Primary (@nenaghcbsp) June 27, 2012
Nenagh CBS would like to thank Mr Coleman, Mr Costello, Ms Lynch and all at Tralee CBS for their hospitality. It was fantastic for two ERST schools to be able to forge a link through the unlikely medium of Twitter and for that link to be demonstrated through sport. Go raibh mile maith agaibh gach duine!