A Message from the President
President Michael D. Higgins issued special video messages for students in 6th class of primary school.
Schools across Ireland have been closed since the evening of Thursday 12 March, disrupting the lives of thousands of students all around the country.
In his message to the 6th class students, the President acknowledges the disruptions to students’ lives, and the disappointment associated with the cancellation of so many planned events. The President also sends his best wishes to the students, as they say good-bye to their primary school years.
Messages for 6th Class
Inspirational video messages from famous Irish faces released for 6th class students to mark the end of their school year Children’s writer, Sarah Webb has invited well known people to record short inspirational videos for 6th class students to mark the end of their school year. Writers, actors, sports people and scientists have all come on board to help the 6th class of 2020 graduate in style.
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Intro Sarah Webb 1.23 Sinéad Burke 3.47 Eoin Colfer 7.26 Zainab Boladale 8.58 John Boyne 11.13 Marita Conlon-McKenna 14.48 Don Conroy 17.05 Judi Curtin 18.38 Gordon D’Arcy 19.01 Patricia Forde 20.48 Shane Hegarty 22.42 Amy Huberman 24.53 Paul Howard 26.27 Dr Sindy Joyce 28.53 Rob Kearney 29.12 Mark Langtry 30.36 Dr Naomi Lavelle 33.15 Derek Landy 34.06 Sinead Moriarty 36.06 Oisín McGann 37.42 Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre 39.33 Áine Ní Ghlinn, Laureate na nÓg 41.29 Alan Nolan 43.40 Joanne O’Riordan 46.17 Dr Norah Patten 47.43 Onjali Q. Raúf 51.01 Dave Rudden 53.00 Deirdre Sullivan 54.39 Robin Stevens
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