Megan Phelan Essay
- Created: Monday, 08 June 2015 22:14
Fourth year has brought me wonderful opportunities, one being my French exchange to Belgium. Last year, I had a Belgian student named Alice Vandermosten stay in my house, One morning on an early morning run we decided it would be a fabulous idea for me to travel to Belgium on an exchange for a month while in Transition Year. I was so excited to have the chance to improve my French in advance of my Leaving Certificate and to experience a new culture.
I had never put much thought into what my experience was going to entail, I more or less just let it happen. It was only when my family left me at terminal 1 in Dublin airport on February 1st that I realised I was going to have to be very independent. I was nervous when I got to security and of course, me being me, I ended up being searched. It wasn't all bad because after all I did find the free samples of my favourite perfume in the duty free and everything was smooth sailing again (for a while).Read more...
Great news from the French Dept.
- Created: Friday, 08 May 2015 13:40
Great news from the French Dept. Ms Prendergast’s 3rd Year class won the top prize for their creative use of the French language in the French Teachers Association competition for their film
Le mystère de la dame blanche. The girls wrote, produced and acted their play in French.
We had success also at senior level as 5th Year students Niamh Casey and Emma Carty Lacey recently attended an awards ceremony in the French Embassy to receive their prizes in the online Francophonie Quiz competition.