The snow didn’t stop the ‘running’ of the inaugural indoor athletics event which had been scheduled for Feb 28th. 21 athletes traveled to Abbottstown on March 12th to compete in hurdles, sprints, 600m, relays, shot put, long jump and high jump. We were up against mostly Dublin schools and came out the better of them in many events. The girls finished second overall school after the 7 events. Lucy Daly, Lucy Willoughby and Daniel Connerty brought home gold medals. Tara Casey bagged a silver in the high jump with a PB of 1m 30cm and Mike O’ Neill a bronze with an amazing throw of 9m 9 cm! Emily O’ Reilly, Sarah Hayes, Jessica Earls and Emilie Watchorn got a bronze in the relay. Sophia Keogh made it the 60m final. Thank you to Alan and Vickie and Sinéad who helped out.
Here is what the children from Mr. Sheekey’s Senior Infants love about their mums!