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New York School Tour February 2014

In February, a group of thirty three students along with six teachers travelled to New York for a tour of a lifetime. They visited all of the must see attractions including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Time Square, American Museum of Natural History and much more. Next Easter 2015, a group of students and teachers will travel to New York for another school tour. A number of places are still available and if anyone is interested they can contact Mr. Breen or Mrs. Lalor. The tour may be paid in weekly instalments. 

Italy School Tour October 2013

44 Students and 5 Teachers jetted off to Venice on Thursday, 24th of October. The first days itinerary included a tour of the city of Venice. That evening we checked into our hotel in Lido Di Jesolo. The following morning we visited Lake Garda. After lunch we visited the city of Verona. Saturday was the most anticipated day for the group as we arrived in the theme park of Gardaland. Both students and teachers got on the rides and everyone enjoyed the day immensely. After our visit to Gardaland, we headed for our next hotel in Montecatini. We went to Florence on Sunday and had a guided tour of the city. We then had time to ramble the streets and markets of Florence and pick up some presents. The final day was jammed packed as we visited Pisa and Parma before heading to Milan to fly back to Dublin for some well earned sleep.


Seville School Tour October 2013

On Saturday, November 2nd Ms Murphy, Mr Smith and Ms Cardoza accompanied 28 students to Seville-Spain.
On arrival at the Hotel Murillo everyone change into shorts and t-shirts as the weather
was a warm 240. We then went on a walking tour of the Seville Old Town before returning
to the hotel for dinner and a good night sleep.
On Sunday we spent the entire day in the “Isla Mágica” Them Park, the students loved it. You can never have too many adventure rides.
On Monday we set off on a 3 hours bus ride to Granada and a visit to the Alhambra Palace which is a world heritage site. It was magnificent dating back to 750 a.d.
On Tuesday we travelled to Malaga and we had a guided tour of the city we of visited the beach. The weather was beautiful but there was no time for swimming as our plane awaited We arrived back in Kildare that night tired but having really enjoyed our Spanish adventure.

Students will go on the following tours in 2013/2014

  • Italy for 3rd, TY and 5th Years
  • Knock for TYs
  • Carlingford for 2nd Years
  • New York for 3rd, TY and 5th Years

The following tours took place in 2012/2013

The Madrid Tour took place in May:
  • Madrid, here I come” School Tour for second and fifth year was organised by Mrs. Cardoza. Thirty six students and four teachers, Mr. O’ Sullivan, Miss O’ Malley, Mr. Breen and Mrs. Cardoza travelled. 36 students and 4 teachers travelled to Madrid for four days from the 17th until the 20th of May. Over the four day trip students received a guided tour of Madrid, and they visited Santiago Bernabeu stadium, home ground to Real Madrid and took a trip to Toledo. Students visited the Army Museum and went to the Warner Park. Students also got to go ice skating, bowling and went to the cinema. While on the trip the atmosphere was relaxed and student’s social skills improved. Students are to be commended on their behaviour as they represented Kildare Town Community School very well. Thanks to the BOM, Mr. Flynn, Bridget, Liz, Staff, parents and 4 leaders  whom contributed to make this dream to come true. GRACIAS Y HASTA LUEGO.
  • Three day adventure trip to Carlingford for second year students.
  • Ms M Barry organised a school tour for senior students in October to London. 40 students and 4 teachers travelled - Ms M Barry, Ms J Barry, Mr Smyth and Mr Finn. This was a very successful trip and student behaviour was exemplary. - click here to read about it - view gallery for photos


Tours 2011

In October 2011 thirteen boys and four teachers spent two weeks volunteering in Kwakakulu, Kenya - view photos in gallery