Ratoath College

Ratoath College

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Second Year Trip: Alive Outside Kilruddery Estate

Dear parent(s)/guardian(s),

We hope this letter finds you safe and well. We are delighted to notify you that students from Second Year who are not going on the three-country tour are invited to attend a trip to Alive Outside Kilruddery Estate on Friday 15th March 2024.

We would envisage that all eligible students from Second Year attend this trip as a celebration with their classmates, Caomhnóirí, teachers and Moltóir.

The cost of this trip is €50 which includes the Hell and Back Obstacle Challenge and private transport to and from. Students should bring a packed lunch. We would ask that you enrol your child on this outing via ‘Way2Pay’ on the school website by 12pm by Friday 23rd February. If you are experiencing financial difficulties, please contact me in complete confidence to discuss this.


8.20- Arrive in school to check-in

8.30- Depart Ratoath College

10.00- arrive in Kilruddery


– Students will complete an instructor-led 5-7KM course over 120-150 mins (2-2.5 hours)

– Work together to go over, under, around and through over 60 obstacles from HELL & BACK and Ireland’s Fittest Family TV show

– Includes Devil’s Creek, Heartbreak Ridge, Satan’s Pit, Tyre Zone, Hell on Earth, the Ramp and much more! – We promise you a HELLISH day full of team building, fun and laughter!

13.00 – Depart Kilruddery

A stop will be made in a fast-food outlet on the way home should students wish to bring money for lunch or a treat.

15.30 approx- Arrive back in Ratoath College

Students must have a signed permission slip in their Dialann (Page 209) giving consent for them to attend this trip. On the day, students must attend in OLD Clothes, their School Jacket and OLD runners and can bring lunch, snacks and water, a few pairs of socks, a towel, a change clothes/shoes with them. 

Yours sincerely,

Paola Flynn, Moltóir, Donna Kelly, Deputy Principal