Summer stories 2014

One hundred most common Irish surnames, their Irish meanings and coats of arms
Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental, who visits the school regularly was interviewed by Miriam O´Callaghan on Saturday night. You can see that short chat here. Also watch out for his upcoming documentary on RTE1 on Monday Sept 1st at 9.30pm.
The Science of water going down the plughole-

If you are travelling by air this summer you can use this website to calculate the distance between any two airports. Because the world is round, a line showing the shortest distance is part of a circle so on a map the line is more circular than straight. For a shorter distance you don´t notice the curve.

What is the shortest route from Chile to China?

Explore the Burj Khalifa in Dubai by using Google Maps streetview.

World Cup 2014: The best photos

Dublin Placenames Logainmneacha i mBaile Átha Cliath

Maybe you are on holiday in Spain or Portugal

Well done to Stephen and Diarmuid who represented Dublin schools v Antrim and also to the boys who played the minigame at half-time in the Meath-Armagh game in a rainy Croke Park.