Rachel Sarah Murphy, who plays Jo Fahey in the RTE soap Fair City, visited CBC today. Her company, the Irish Film Academy, recently sponsored the touring jersey which the Sixth Class boys wore on their tour to Bath. Rachel Sarah called in on the Sixth Class boys as she was told that they had a particular interest in drama. She spent an hour in the Library with them, explaining various acting techniques and getting the boys involved in acting out short scenes. She took a break to pick out the winning ticket for the Easter Egg draw. The Preparatory School are very grateful to Rachel Sarah for calling in and also for her sponsorship of the Bath Tour.
Sixth Class arrived back in Cork last night after a hectic weekend in Bath. They played seven rugby matches over the three days at three different venues. They also spent some time sight seeing, culminating with a guided tour of the famous Roman Baths. The touring team also found time for bowling, quasar and a visit to the cinema.
Tomorrow morning, Sixth Class will assemble at Cork Airport rather than in the School Hall. They will be on their way to the beautiful city of Bath for an educational and rugby tour. This final major event for the most senior boys in the Preparatory School is an annual event of long standing. They will play seven matches while in Bath, against local opposition. They will also spend some time sight seeing. They will be taken on a guided tour of the ancient Roman Baths, the feature from which the city takes its name. The boys designed a special jersey for the trip. Today, Dr Larry Jordan presented each of the 25 boys with the special touring jersey and a touring bag.
CBC Preparatory was glad to show their solidarity with the people of Japan who are currently suffering the after-effects of the March earthquake. The class group hold a sign, which means in translation: ‘Hang in there!
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