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1 September

Open Thread: How do you feel about sending your little one off to school?

All grown up.

First Day of School. Little Kyra Duncan Little Kyra Duncan is not so happy about her first day at Gardiner Street School on Belvedere Court in Dublin. Mark Stedman / Photocall Ireland Mark Stedman / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland

THE FIRST OF September. We all remember it as the first official day back at school.

Some schools, however, decided to meet their new starts a little early this year with many children taking those first steps into school late last week.

Did you have a little one starting this year? Or a bigger one taking on Secondary School for the first time?

How was it? How are you feeling? We’d love to hear your stories in the comments section.

Need some inspiration? Take a look at this video of Ashleigh Berry’s momentous day.

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