This meeting WAS held in Dublin,Ireland, April 4-8,2022.
SUMMARY MEETING IN IRELAND
4th April: We took our partners on a tour of Dublin city. We visited The Spire, The GPO, Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green and Temple Bar. We completed some project related activities in the Chester Beatty library too.
5th April: Our Board of Management, Parent’s Association and Senior Leadership Team welcomed our partners to our school. We played some ‘Get to Know You’ games and brought our partners on a tour of the school. All partners shared presentations on how our cities have changed in the last 50 years. We engaged in an Ogham writing and Celtic Symbol workshop. We used our learning to create some jewellery pieces.
6th April: We exchanged interviews with older females about what life was like growing up. We listened to presentations about famous women in each country. We exchanged Bulgarian dolls and International Women’s Day posters created by each partner country. We held a teacher’s meeting.
7th April: Our partners were welcomed to our area by a member of the government, TD, Mr Jack Chambers. Students took part in a Camogie (female sport) workshop. We concluded the time in school with a farewell party where partners got to experience some traditional Irish music and dance. Partners were awarded their certificates of participation also.
8th April: Our partners completed the final project activity- a treasure hunt around Dublin City to find famous female statues, female street names, stone buildings etc.