Student Awards Scheme

Niomhi Blog 3

1st August 2012 john

It’s now well into the summer for us students, six weeks have already passed the weeks are going even quicker than term time. So far over the summer I’ve spent most of my days working in Diamonds Restaurant meeting all sorts of interesting people from up and down the country who have been visiting Warrenpoint […]

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Rosemary Blog 3

1st August 2012 john

Finally it’s that time again. Summer! Results are in and all exams have been passed so it’s time to relax and enjoy being free once again. My first year of university certainly did fly in. It feels like just yesterday that I received my school-leaver’s hoody and was waving goodbye to all my teachers. It’s […]

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Eilis Blog 3

1st August 2012 john

Dia daoibh, I hope the holidays have been treating you well because I know for sure the weather hasn’t! A lot has happened since you’ve last read my article the most significant being the passing of my Granda, James O’Kane known locally as Big Jim. The reason I’ve chosen to dedicate this article to him […]

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Rosemary Blog 2

6th June 2012 john

The month of May is notoriously busy as it’s exam territory once again.  This month has been particularly busy as Eilís suggested that Naomi and I, the other two Michaela Foundation Student  Award Scheme recipients, form a relay team and run in the Belfast Marathon to raise money for the Michaela Foundation.  That was a […]

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Niohmi Blog 2

6th June 2012 john

Hey guys, Like everyone I’ve been busy from my last blog – from completing my teaching practice, the Easter break and then being back in Belfastto complete those dreaded exams and assignments.  However I can relax now as I am on a four month summer break!  I’m sure many 7th years have recently enjoyed their […]

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Eilis Blog 2

6th June 2012 john

It’s now prime exam time, early mornings and late nights are part and parcel of life at this time of the year. It’s all go go go at the minute. Finding a seat in the Mc Clay library is like searching for hen’s teeth, extremely hard to come by. The pressure mounts and mounts and […]

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Eilis Blog 1

1st May 2012 john

Blog 1: April 2012   Hi, is mise Eilís Ní Chaiside a 19 year old student teacher hailing from a quiet little corner in south Derry known as Slaughtneil. The area I come from has been much better known for its disco that operated for over twenty years, attracting teenagers from across the Mid-Ulster area. […]

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