School History Competition Winners 2015 1st Place: Eoin Cummins: Ballinkillen National School : Borris Railway Line and Viaduct 2nd Place: Anna Colgan : St. Patrick’s National School, Rathvilly : Huntingdon Castle Joint 3rd Place: Sophie Byrne : Grange National School : Brigid Byrne 1925-2015 Michaela Flood :
Video of the pottery reconstruction by the Ballon Hill Archaeology Project. In conjunction with Carlow County Museum and Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society, the Ballon Hill Archaeology Project commissioned prehistoric pottery specialist Elaine Lynch to make replicas of eight of the vessels found on Ballon Hill. The
2013 1st Place: Louise Colgan : Rathvilly National School : Ducketts Grove 2nd Place: David Lalor : Ballon National School : St. Mullin’s Monastery 3rd Place: Donncha Murphy : Ballon National School : Kevin Barry Well Done Everyone!
2012 1st Place: Orla Kenny : Ballon National School : Kavanagh Castles of County Carlow 2nd Place: Raena Maye McElwee :Ballon National School : St. Mullins Motte & Bailey 3rd Place: David Lalor : Ballon National School : St. Fortiarnan’s Holy Well & White Church Well Done