"Information Age Project--:
On Monday, April 19th, 1999, group of six boys in Mr. O'Neachtain's class were declared as runners-ups in the the "Information Age Schools Project" which is being sponsored by Telecom Eireann.The results were announced in Arthouse Temple Bar by the RTE personality Mr. Ray Darcy and prizes presented by Mr. Cormac O'Sullivan, Manager of the Schools Information Project.You can read an account of their day in Dublin by clicking here.
theme of the project was the "Information Age and the Global Classroom". The
group had to explore the opportunities given to them using the latest information
technology. The students were invited to create a project based on building a partnership
with a school in another country. The class undertook the project with a group of pupils
from Raymond Marquith Elementary School in Galesburg Illinois, USA.