Good old fashioned tweeting!

Top - Afric Cashe and Ciara Whelan; above - Adam Nobbs and Greg Donoghue; left - senior infants with the newly-hatched chicks.
Top - Afric Cashe and Ciara Whelan; above - Adam Nobbs and Greg Donoghue; left - senior infants with the newly-hatched chicks.
Top - Afric Cashe and Ciara Whelan; above - Adam Nobbs and Greg Donoghue; left - senior infants with the newly-hatched chicks.
Top - Afric Cashe and Ciara Whelan; above - Adam Nobbs and Greg Donoghue; left - senior infants with the newly-hatched chicks.

what came first, the chicken or the egg?

If you're in senior infants at Blackwater National School you may know the answer to that, with the children becoming the village 'tweet masters'.

The youngsters in the school took part in a project about the life cycle of an egg as an end of the school year project and carefully took charge of their fragile subject matter, excitedly waiting for the chicks to arrive.

And it wasn't long until the classroom was filled with the sound of tweeting chicks and happy children with some first-hand knowledge of what could have been a dry, text book piece of learning.

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