Trip to Omey Island

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Last weekend full-time boarders were treated to an exciting long weekend on Omey Island, off the coast of Connemara. Accompanied by Mr Bolton, Mrs Butler and Mrs Pratt-Jarvis, students left straight after games on Friday afternoon and, after an interesting drive through the beautiful Connemara scenery, arrived at Omey island just as the sun was setting. The tide was at its lowest and we drove straight across the beach and onto the Island. Omey Island is a rugged little island facing straight on to the Atlantic Ocean and is cut off from the mainland at high tide, so the children…

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Irish Chamber Orchestra to perform at Headfort

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Orbis_ICO_Ticket_V3 (2)On Saturday 20 October, the Irish Chamber Orchestra will perform to a select audience at Headfort House, in aid of ORBIS Ireland. Saturday 20 October @ 7:15pm Venue: Headfort House, Kells, Meath Ticket: €75 (Concert & Supper) proceeds go to ORBIS Ireland Booking: 01-293-3060 Or contact Jo-Anna Townshend at Headfort: 046-9240065 or Email: events@headfort.com Katherine Hunka Director/Violin Philip Glass Symphony No. 3 Schubert Rondo in A for Violin and Strings D. 438 Linda Buckley Fall Approaches Dvořák Serenade Op. 22 Philip Glass, an iconoclast, and one of the best-known composers of the late 20th-century celebrated his 75th birthday this year. His work is frequently characterised by repetitive…

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