American Exchange Blog..
Saturday 1st April
Springford Highs students and teachers arrived bright and early in Shannon airport to a great welcome from their Irish friends. Some of the host families took their guests to experience the Milk Market and sample their first Irish breakfast.
Sunday 2nd April
After catching up on some much needed sleep, students enjoyed a few games of bowling in Funworld. Mr Brubaker was crowned the bowling champion on the teachers team!
Monday 3rd April
We were delighted to welcome our American guests to Coláiste Chiaráin this morning. Students and host families were entertained by a number of the schools talented traditional musicians. Irish music provided the perfect accompaniment to a full Irish breakfast, served in the school canteen. Springford Highs students and teachers were welcomed by acting Principal Mr Matt Power and Deputy Principal Mr.Ger O'Sullivan. Fuelled with a filling breakfast, students finished their first day by going on a local bus tour with Mr Pat Hayes. They got to view many beautiful sights such as Lough Gur and Killmallock.
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