Interview with Mrs. Muldoon


Reporter: How many years have you been teaching?
Mrs Muldoon: 18 years.
Reporter: What is your favourite subject to teach?
Mrs Muldoon: Maths
Reporter: What is your favourite memory this year?
Mrs Muldoon: The school tour.
Reporter: Have you enjoyed teaching 6th Class?
Mrs Muldoon: Yes I did – loved every minute.
Reporter: Are you looking forward to teaching 3rd class next year?
Mrs Muldoon: Can’t wait…

By Lucas Karki and Ella Doherty.

Interview with Mr. O’Meara


Reporter: How many years have you been teaching?
Mr O’Meara: 23 years.
Reporter: What is your favourite subject to teach?
Mr O’Meara: English.
Reporter: What is your favourite memory this year?
Mr O’Meara: Picking our tulips
Reporter: Have you enjoyed teaching 1st Class?
Mr O’Meara: I loved it. We worked hard and had lots of fun.
Reporter: Are you looking forward to teaching 6th class next year?
Mr O’Meara: I can’t wait. They are a great group.

by Lucas Karki and Ella Doherty.



Interview with Jessie Whitehead


Ella Doherty
Who or what influenced your love of music?
I started music lessons when I was really young in Sligo. There was a woman called Niamh Crowley and she was a very good violinist.
What instrument do you play?
The violin, the piano, the guitar and I sing.
What type of music do you like to play?
I like to play traditional Irish music, classical, folk, soul and jazz.
Did your parents listen to/ play music when you were growing up?
Yes My Dad plays guitar. When I started singing and writing songs my Dad did the same. My Mum plays the flute.
Are you a member of a band or a group?
I play violin with the Sligo Baroque Orchestra. I play music with lots of people around Sligo.
Who is your favourite well known musician / band?
One of my favourite musicians is Seamie O’ Dowd, Yelba.
Do you like musicals and do you watch them often?
No I don’t see them that often. My brother Matthew acts in a lot of musicals.
What is your favourite piece of music /song
A: to listen to
B: to play
May you never by John Martyn
Bed I made by Allen Stone.
Do you enjoy playing for big groups or do you prefer small gatherings?
Big audiences are more exciting but small groups can have a nice feel and can be just as enjoyable.
Finally, what can you say has been you best memory / moment so far in your musical career?
I got to play in Germany for a month touring all around the country. I got to travel and play at the same time.