Students Learn About Biodiversity!

Students from Scoil Mocheallóg, Kilmallock were treated to a lesson on river wildlife with biodiversity expert, Geoff Hunt on April 20th . John Tierney of Kilmallock Tidy Towns Committee invited Geoff to give a lesson to 5th and 6th class pupils to encourage an awareness of the local river, the Loobagh, and the flora and fauna that inhabit the area. (more…)

Streamscapes Project: Water Quality Survey with the Limerick County Council

6th class got further lessons on Biodiversity during May.  The Limerick County Council included our school in the Streamscapes Project. We learned about how to tell is a river is polluted through the creatures that live in the water. We visited the Loobagh and found plenty of mayfly, caddis and stone fly. This would indicate that the water quality of the Loobagh was quite good. We estimated it at 4.3 out of a possible 5. (more…)