Messages for 6th Class

Inspirational video messages from famous Irish faces released for 6thclass students to mark the end of their school year

Children’s writer, Sarah Webb has invited well known people to record short inspirational videos for 6thclass students to mark the end of their school year. Writers, actors, sports people and scientists have all come on board to help the 6thclass of 2020 graduate in style. 

Including: Amy Huberman, Paul Howard, Sinéad Burke, Eoin Colfer, Rob Kearney, Gordon D’Arcy, Robin Stevens, Dave Rudden, Marita Conlon-McKenna, John Boyne, Zainab Boladale, Dr Sindy Joyce, Sinead Moriarty, Onjali Q. Raúf, Dr Norah Patten and Derek Landy.

There will be four video messages available, including one as Gaeilge for gaelscoileanna and gaeilgoirs delivered by the new Laureate na nÓg, Áine Ní Ghlinn, along with fellow writers Sadhbh Devlin, Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin, Patricia Forde and Muíreann Ní Chiobháin. A message will also be delivered in Irish Sign Language (ISL). 

We are delighted to  partner with Sarah and to host the videos on our website and via the Children’s Books Ireland’s channel on YouTube which can be accessed from Saturday 23rd May at 10am.