Samantha Hickey and Kevin McCarthy who brought their children, Leona and Kevin along to last Saturday's Gaelscoil de hIde open day. (John Ahern)

Given that pupils at Gaelscoil de hIde in Fermoy achieved considerable success during their tenure in the old vocational school building, there’s no telling how high their star will soar given the facilities now available to them.   

On Saturday last, the region’s newest school hosted a ‘la oscailte’ (open day) which afforded members of the public an opportuntiy to see what the future of Irish primary school education looks like.

Going on the evidence presented last weekend, that future is spacious, bright, well laid out, student friendly and equipped with everything teacher and pupil could possibly need.

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John Ahern
John Ahern is a native of Araglin and has been associated with The Avondhu since 1997. A great lover of sport, John is particularly interested in GAA and is often called upon to don the referee’s jersey. He has a keen interest in local issues and current affairs and his knowledge of the general locale sees him in much demand for Avondhu assignments.