School Reopens Tomorrow

Scoil Carmel will reopen tomorrow morning at 9.20am so it’s back to school for everyone! See you in the morning!

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What Is A Hurricane?

While we in Ireland are very used to wind and rain, it has been a very long time since we have had a hurricane come ashore and bring SUPER FAST winds and LOTS of rain!  Hurricane Ophelia is certainly doing that and to keep safe, we are going to be off school again tomorrow. You might wonder what exactly is a hurricane and what makes it different from a storm? Take a look at this video and fins out a little more about hurricanes!

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Hurricane Ophelia: School Closure Update

The school will remain closed tomorrow. This decision has been made by the Department of Education and Skills. Stay safe everyone. We hope to be back to school on Wednesday.

Minister Richard Bruton said the decision “was primarily taken in the interests of child safety and on the basis of information available in what is a developing situation”.

On Twitter, he said: “While it is recognised that some schools may not be as badly impacted as others, the information available at this time indicates that over 350,000 businesses & homes already without power, severe winds continue to cause damage across the country as the storm progresses.”

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/1016/912733-ophelia-schools/

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Hurricane Ophelia: School Closure

The school will be closed tomorrow due to the extreme weather conditions expected from Hurricane Ophelia. This decision has been made by the Department Of Education on behalf of all schools in the country. We hope to be back in school for Tuesday.

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/all-schools-and-colleges-to-remain-closed-tomorrow-department-of-education-confirms-36229263.html

In response to the imminent Storm Ophelia, the Department of Education and Skills has confirmed all schools, colleges and other education institutions will remain closed tomorrow”

“This decision has been made following discussions with members of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning and in light of the advice from Met Éireann on this unprecedented storm”, the department said in a statement this evening.

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