Cúla4 ar Scoil starts Monday on
TG4 is delighted to
announce that a new programme, Cúla4 ar Scoil will
commence on Monday, 20th April 2020, broadcasting on
weekdays at 10am. All schools are currently closed
under Covid-19 restrictions. This programme will
cater for primary school children who attend
Gaelscoileanna and Gaeltacht schools, as an
extension to public health measures means that
schools remain closed for a further period.
The half-hour programme will be broadcast from Scoil
na bhForbacha in the Connemara Gaeltacht and will be
presented from 10am. to 10.30am by primary school
teachers, Caitríona Ní Chualáin and Fiachra Ó
Dubhghaill, with contributions from teachers and
facilitators from other communities and Gaeltacht
regions, incorporating a range of dialects.
Cúla4 ar Scoil starts on Monday, 20
April, at 10am on TG4.
The programme will have
a weekly theme and the lesson objectives and
learning outcomes drawn from the primary school
curriculum and will be presented in an engaging and
interactive manner. Core curriculum subjects will be
included such as Irish, Mathematics, History and
Geography, and there will also be an emphasis on
creativity, the arts, oral traditions, health and
Children will be invited to participate at home and
will be asked to send in pictures or videos of their
work to the programme. The content will also be
available online on
www.Cula4.com and on
YouTube Cúla4 .
TG4 will also broadcast an additional schedule
before and after Cúla4 ar Scoil from 9:30 am to 11am
each day, which will include programmes with
educational themes including ‘Bia Linn’, Ár Scéal,
‘Am Foghlama le Timmy’, ‘Is Eolaí Mé’ and ‘WAC’.
Caitríona Ní Chualáin from Indreabhán,
Connemara is a primary school teacher, and teaches
in Gaelscoil Uí Fhiaich in Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
Gaelscoil Uí Fhiaich has a strong emphasis on music
and nurtures a love for Irish Language and culture
amongst its students. Caitríona also works for TG4
as a continuity and weather presenter which she
Fiachra Ó Dubhghaill is from Cork and teaches
in Gaelscoil Mhic Amhlaigh in Galway City. He has a
Masters in Drama and Theatre Studies from National
University of Ireland, Galway. He has had acting
parts in plays such as ‘Married to the Sea’ and ‘An
Triail’, as well as television roles in ‘Ros na Rún’
and ‘Corp agus Anam’.