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 Congratulations to Cappabue N.S. who won second prize in the Cork County Section of the ESB Primary School  Environmental Awareness Awards.  Congratulations also to Clonown N.S., Co. Roscommon who won first prize in their county plus Scoil Treasa Naofa who are divisional award winners.  Dalkey School Project N.S. won first prize in the Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown Environmental Awards. They put much work and effort into this competition.  Here is an account they wrote on the stone wall they made.

Stone Wall

On Wednesday the 3rd of May we started building the stone wall with Steve. He showed us what kind of stones to pick. We had to bring old clothes, it was really hot and we all put on sun cream. We made piles of good stones and bad stones. Then the boys made a dry stone wall on the ditch behind our stone wall.

We used cement and sand, which the boys mixed. The girls brought the stones over to the stone wall. Steve said the girls were better than the boys.

We were working on the project for three days. Some of our parents helped us.

Five of our parents helped to build the stone wall and after two nights the job was done and there was mushroom compost topsoil and old silage in the middle. The County Council came and they put tar and stones around the stone wall and the parking area

They put flowers in the middle. We really liked  the  colours of the flowers. It makes the school look better It was great fun building the stone wall. We entered the E.S.B. Primary School Environmental Awareness Awards. We came 2nd in the competition. We won 200        


              The finished  product.


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