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Listening To Learn And Learning To Listen

Also see https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ https://goodeyedeers.wordpress.com/2019/07/12/writing-poems-that-sound-amazing/ The Sound Collector by Roger McGough A stranger called this morning Dressed all in black and grey Put every sound into a bag And carried them away The whistling of the kettle The turning of the lock The purring of the kitten The ticking of the clock The popping of the… Continue reading Listening To Learn And Learning To Listen

Cruthú Arts Festival: “Art in the Heart of Ireland”

'We are delighted to return for our ninth year with our most exciting festival programme to date! Keep an eye on our social media for the latest announcements over the coming weeks as we bring our annual splash of colour and fun to Longford for all the family to enjoy...Longford’s Premier Festival is back and… Continue reading Cruthú Arts Festival: “Art in the Heart of Ireland”

An Irish Summer 3: Ideas and Activities For Parents/Guardians I

When the sun shines The beach: Collect seashells, and coloured glass smoothed by the sea. Check out rock pools for crabs, shrimps and other sea life, fish, build sandcastles and sand sculptures, have picnics, paddle, swim, learn to surf, kayak, canoe, sail, snorkel, etc, walk, run, play soccer, cricket, rounders, volleyball, tennis, etcIn the country:… Continue reading An Irish Summer 3: Ideas and Activities For Parents/Guardians I

An Irish Summer 2: In Children’s Books

Also, see https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ When I Was Young... It was my Irish father who introduced me to the books written by Patricia Lynch. She was a writer who wrote in my father's time and mine. One of her best known books is 'The Turf-Cutter's Donkey.' 'Patricia Lynch (1898-1972), children's author, was born in Cork. The family… Continue reading An Irish Summer 2: In Children’s Books