Paul O'Connell dropped in on this Galway school for a class Christmas surprise

God bless us, everyone.


THERE IS NOTHING better than a snow day off from school. Nothing.

What’s the next best thing though? A surprise winter wonderland appearing right there in the middle of the yard.

That’s what happened at Presentation College, Athenry.

Overnight, 40 Christmas trees:


Three-and-a-half tonnes of snow:


And some added touches of festive magic:


Transformed this:


Into this:


Watch the whole video. It will melt the hardest of Grinchy hearts.

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When some second year students from Presentation College, Athenry wrote to 3 Ireland as part of a class project, asking how they could get their hands on that snow cloud that appears in 3′s Christmas ad, the mobile company decided to land a festive surprise right on their doorsteps.

And Paul O’Connell. You can’t get much more Christmassy than Paul O’Connell.

Look at their little faces…


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Written by Emer McLysaght and posted on

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