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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Sports / 3 December 2018
Growing up in Ireland report (2018): "Only quarter of 9 year olds get enough physical activity"

Growing up in Ireland report (2018): "Only quarter of 9 year olds get enough physical activity"

In the Growing up in Ireland national longitudinal study of children, recent short reports on the lives of 9 year-olds from the study highlighted "just one-quarter reported being physically active for at least 60 minutes every day – the World Health Organisation recommended level of activity for children" (Irish Heart Foundation).

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Subject Blogs, Business/LCVP, Geography, Sports / 6 May 2014
All sorts of weather conditions on annual school walk

All sorts of weather conditions on annual school walk

On an overcast morning on 1st May, the school set off from Crone Wood car park, to walk a part of the Wicklow Way which skirts Djouce Mountain. After a few food and drinks breaks and a deluge of rain the 10km walk ended above Lough Tay on the Roundwood-Glendalough road. Thanks to the 5th Year LCVP class and Mr. Desmond for organising a day of two halves (on the weather-front)!

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