Hello everyone, hope you all had a spooktacular (and safe) Halloween! Welcome to the latest edition of the NCP – New Year, New Normal, New NCP. Best of luck to the NCP’S excellent out-going editors – Alex Byrne and Ciara Munnelly and welcome to the New NCP innovators – Sophia Deasey , Aoibhín Dunleavy and […]Read More NCP (Halloween Edition)
“Jeez every schmuck in Europe thinks We owe ‘em a living. Who the hell am I, Mother Teresa? What’s his name?” “Oliver, Sir.” “An Irishman named after Cromwell Ain’t that a blast? His name is Pat, start him in the basement. God damn country is crawling with Micks”. Six thousand, three hundred and […]Read More Six Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty-Five Síofra Galvin 3C
1. CORALINE Written by Neil Gaiman in 2002, Coraline is the perfect book to read if you’re new to horror. Intended to be a children’s book, many teenagers and adults enjoy this creepy tale about a girl named Coraline who discovers a secret door in her new house that leads her to all kinds of […]Read More 🕷️💀Top Five Halloween Reads – Alyson Morbin🕷️💀
1. Factfulness by Hans Rosling Hans Rosling is a Swedish professor who in this book, takes you through ten reasons why the world isn’t as bad as you might think. This is an uplifting book focusing on changing the way that we view news, the world and ourselves. 2. How to be Right in a […]Read More Top 10 Summer Reads 2019 (senior)
Rachel Thornton in 6th year recently came 2nd in a very prestigious creative writing competition held by Trinity College Dublin which included entries from all over the world from primary school right up to adult categories. Rachel made a fantastic impression in the secondary category with her moving and visceral poem based on the serpent […]Read More Rachel Thornton Wins Creative Writing Competition.
“When We Collided” by Emery Lord This book follows the story of Jonah and Olivia, but prefers Vivi. Jonah Daniels has been living in the seaside town of Verona Cove his whole life. His family had gone through heart break when his Dad died, especially his mother that won’t leave her bed. Though, no one […]Read More Book Recommendations – by Caoimhe Stopes
“The world spins. We stumble on. It is enough.” ‘Some people think love is the end of the road, and if you’re lucky enough to find it, you stay there. Other people say it just becomes a cliff you drive off, but most people who’ve been around awhile know it’s just a thing that changes […]Read More Let the Great World Spin – Book Review by Sarah Anderson