Get Active Week Family Quiz

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Get Active Week Table Quiz

To win a family ticket  to the Cinema, please answer these questions associated with Get Active Week ( June 12th to 16th)  and complete the tie-breaker. Please return the completed page to your child’s class teacher  on or before Friday morning June 16th.

  • Our school athletes were very very successful in the recent Cumann namBunscoil Track and Field Championships in Santry; what is the name of the athletics stadium in Santry,  named after an Athletics  Promoter,  in which this event took place? ______________________
  • Which famous Balbriggan cyclist, kincknamed the ‘Balbriggan Flier’, won the World Amateur Cycling championships in Copenhagen in 1896? ______________________________
  • Balbriggan man Tommy Caffrey, holds the most international caps for representing Ireland in any sport…. what sport is this?_____________________________________________
  • Who is the playing field and stadium/clubhouse of Balbriggan Cricket Club named after? ________________________________________________________________
  • Our Sports day on Wednesday 14th June will take place under the shadow of  the magnificent  Bremore Castle; the original Bremore  Castle ( rebuilt in 1783) dates back to what century? _________________________________________________________
  • Which Balbriggan Sports Club have this as their mission statement:

The intention of the Balbriggan    XXXXXXXXX    is to get people together for the health, social and motivational benefits of running in a group. There are no membership fees – the club is non-profit and is run totally on a voluntary basis. We are an inclusive club and our members are representative of the diversity of Balbriggan and we have runners from all parts of this community and well as surrounding communities. We are registered as a club with the Fingal Sports Council. Contact: 0863107158_____________________________________________________________

  • What is the name of the Balbriggan Basketball Club who operate from the Flemington Community Centre?____________________________________________________
  • Slieve Gullion Forest Park, soaked in Irish mythology , where our Infant classes will be visiting as part of Get Active Week , see https://www.ringofgullion.org/things-to-do/slieve-gullion-adventure-playpark/ is in which Irish County?____________________________
  • Larissa, the coach from O’Dwyer’s GAA Club who comes to the school every week, is herself an Irish international player in which sport?  __________________________________
  • The school’s Summer Camps, full of sporting , art and drama activities takes place in the school this year  from Monday July  3rd to which date? ( contact Elaine) ______________

Tie breaker: How many families/individuals will sign up and participate in our Parent Association Fundraiser  for all of the children in the school, including yours!,  at 12.30 pm on Sunday June 18th  ( 8euro per family, 5 euro per individual) meeting  at McDonalds , please lend your support________________________________________________________________________