FRG Updates


Our Budding Writers

The kids in our junior youth project last March were asked to write a story of their own making during their computer class and to draw an accompanying illustration. We here at the Fountain were so impressed with the quality of what we received that we have decided to put up these stories and pictures... 

The Princess And The Frog by Kirsty O Neill

ONCE UPON A TIME THERE LIVED A GIRL CALLD NICOLE. SHE WAS SO HAPPY AND SHE LIVED IN A FAMOUS CASTLE. HER BOYFRIENDs NAME WAS JOHN. AND THEY LOVED EACH OTHER. ONE DAY THE EVIL WITCH CAME OUT OF HER CAVE AND TURNED HIM IN TO A FROG AND NICOLE TRIED AND TRIED TO GET HIM OUT OF THE CAVE. ONE DAY SHE TRICKED... 

The Princess by Elisha

ONCE UPON A TIME THERE LIVED A PRINCESS WHO WENT TO THE PRINCE’S HOUSE. THE PRINCE WASN’T THERE. HE WAS KIDNAPPED BY THE WITCH. THE PRINCESS HOPPED ON HER HORSE THEN SHE WENT TO LOOK FOR THE PRINCE IN THE WICKED WITCH’S DARK FOREST BUT HE WASN’T THERE SO SHE WENT TO THE EVIL CAVE BUT HE WASN,T... 

The Prince Who Gets Married by Lauren O Connell

Once upon a time there lived a boy called Eugene. He was getting chased by a load of guards from the Kingdom and was put in prison and he escaped by breaking the bars with a hammer. Four hours later that day he was fighting a horse. Eugene had a pan and the horse had a knife. They were fighting for... 

The Mysterious Treasure by Ann

There was a pirate in the ship sailing in the seven seas for the treasure for a long time but he didn’t find it. One day the captain of the ship was upset because they could not find it. Then the crew planned to sail and sail until they found it. The next day it was the pirate’s birthday he was... 

The Gorgeous Giant by Leah Kenny

Once upon a time there was a gorgeous giant. He lived in a small town called Saint Patrick’s town. His name was Patrick. He was 20 years old. He was a very gorgeous giant. Everybody thought that he was so gorgeous. He had blue eyes and brown hair and lovely clothes. People even thought that he was... 

Ned’s Tooth Fell Out by Shauna O Neill

Ned was so happy because his tooth fell out. He wanted to meet the tooth-fairy but he missed the tooth-fairy and the Tooth fairy went home. He was sad. Ned waited until he lost a tooth again. He put it under his pillow and waited. When the tooth fairy came back to get the tooth Ned saw her and he said... 

Mister Fox by Liam Farrell

Mr. Fox went out to play. Then he saw a human. Then he went to play again. He was 20 years old. Then he was Happy. Then he met a man. Then he was home. Next morning he wanted to get some food. So he went home for dinner. But he forgot to get the food. He went back to get the food. They went to the farm... 

Mary Mary by Hannah Kenny

MARY MARY HAD SOME GLOVES AND SHE LOST ONE AND SHE WENT INTO HER MAMMY AND SAID MAMMY MAMMY I LOST MY GLOVE. Her mammy said go out and look for it so she did. Blue tree Blue tree did you see my glove? No. Red tree Red tree did you see my glove? No. Brown tree Brown tree did you see my glove? No. White... 

Fountain News Digital – December 2011 (Issue 7)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 7th issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in December 2011, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: December 2011 (Issue 7) Local News: Happy Christmas From The... 

Open Day In The Youth Project – Sam Maguire Visits!

This year saw the 5th anniversary of the Fountain Youth Project. We celebrated it with an open day for young and slightly older alike. The members themselves, kitted out in Fountain Youth Project t-shirts, provided hot food and a great atmosphere for all the visitors. Photos adorned the walls of the... 

The 2011 Yearly Roundup

Can you believe it folks its one year to the day since I did my first Christmas review for your favourite magazine here at the Fountain Resource Group and believe me you a lot has changed! We had sad losses during the year, we had good celebrations, we had many an interview, a load of tour reviews, plenty... 

Happy Christmas From The Fountain Resource Group

At this time with all the economic problems going on in the state, people unemployed and with large cutbacks coming across the welfare provisions, it can be hard to feel festive. However, through being with our families and communities we can overcome these problems we face and look forward to spending... 

Fountain News Digital – May 2011 (Issue 4)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 4th issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in May 2011, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: May 2011 (Issue 4) Local News: A Farewell To A Friend – Ellen... 

A Farewell To A Friend – Ellen Lucas

Last Monday, May 2nd 2011, the Fountain Resource Group lost a trusted friend and work colleague, Ellen Lucas. While the name might not be overly familiar to our readers, many of you might have come to know Ellen through her work in our Breakfast Club and Parochial Hall. She was the warm, friendly lady... 

Fountain News Digital – March 2011 (Issue 3)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 3rd issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in March 2011, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: March 2011 (Issue 3) Local News: Welcome To The 1st Issue Of Fountain... 

Fountain Youth Project – Youth News

Happy New Year to everyone in the Parish of St James from the youth workers Paul and Nicola in the ‘Fountain Youth Project’. We have settled back in after a snowy Christmas. In December due to lots of snowfall and schools closing due to the weather we had drop in open every day to get the young people... 

New Computer Classes At The Fountain

Computers are unavoidable these days, the libraries we use no longer hold paper references but digital ones, the blackboard in our schools has been replaced by a glass screen, our most personal details live on hospital hard drives. The internet as a phenomenon that has changed how we think about music,... 

Welcome To The 1st Issue Of Fountain News Of The New Year! (Sorry We’re Late)

Yeah its March you caught us, it’s because we put sooooo much effort into making this the bestest most funnest issue yet! Not buying it are you? I wouldn’t either sounds like cheesy sale, but what I can say is that this issue has some excellent articles on local history, news and reviews and you... 

Fountain News Digital – December 2010 (Issue 2)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 2nd issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in December 2010, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: December 2010 (Issue 2) Local News: Happy Christmas From The... 
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