Junior Infants teachers – can we canonise them all?!

Junior Infants teachers

Junior Infants teachers – they are saints. Absolute saints.

Let me set the scene. Picture 33 four and five-year-olds in the one room. The vast majority of them are giddy. They are not used to sitting down for prolonged periods. They are all probably talking over each other. To me it sounds like utter hell. However, that the reality for Aidan’s Junior Infants teacher and Junior Infants teachers all over the country five days a week. And do you know what, the woman that teachers my fella deserves a medal. Or fifty bloody medals for that matter!  Continue reading

Learning through Irish at naíonra

Learning through Irish

Learning through Irish: An update on Naíonra

Both my children are currently attending a naíonra in Newbridge, an all Irish playschool.  Aidan started there last September and Sarah started in January of this year. I wrote about Aidan starting his Irish journey last year and our reasons behind choosing this route. You can have a read of the post here if you fancy it.  Continue reading