St. Brigids Day

On 1st February the pupils in the senior room made St. Brigid’s crosses.  The cross consists of a woven square in the centre with four radials tied at the ends. They children enjoyed researching the history of the cross.  It is believed that the crosses are hung over a doorway to protect the house from […]

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10-10 Operation Transformation

There was great excitement in the classroom as the countdown to 10-10 Operation Transformation began.The pupils thoroughly enjoyed doing their exercises with their classmates.  All are hoping to continue doing their exercises on a regular basis.

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Grandparents Day

Grandparents were invited to the school to celebrate Grandparents Day. A large number answered the call.The pupils read out poems and letters showing their love and appreciation.The pupils asked questions about life when they were young.  the grandparents spoke about school life, – subjects and games they played- and life at home, no electricity, transport […]

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Planting Spring Flowers

Springtime is coming and the pupils in the school are busy planting spring flowers.    They planted primroses and violas in the planters at the school entrance doors.  The multicoloured primroses added a great dash of colour.

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Credit Union Quiz

Two teams represented the school in the annual Credit Union Quiz in Ballykisteen Hotel last night.  The boys and girls enjoyed the night out, and the experience of taking part in a quiz with their classmates and pupils from the surrounding areas.

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Zumba Dancing Classes

Pupils from Junior Infants to sixth class are being put through their paces!  They are learning various moves to popular songs and getting aerobically fit in a fun way.  Perhaps we will have a future contestant in Dancing with the Stars in the years ahead!  

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Christmas Play

After weeks of preparation we were finally ready to stage our annual Christmas play.  This year’s production was called Baboushka –a Russian folk tale. Baboushka, the perfect house wife was so busy cleaning her house she was unaware of the special happenings in the stable nearby where the baby Jesus was born.  All the pupils […]

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Lighting the Christmas Tree

The community gathered on Sunday night to turn on the lights on the christmas tree.  Each pupil made a decoration to hang on it.  The children then released their balloons into the night sky.  What a wonderful sight.  Tea and refreshments  were enjoyed by all in the school afterwards. Happy Christmas to one and all. […]

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Lismore Science Workshop

On Wednesday 23rd November Lismore Mobile Science Workshop visited the school.  The senior room had lessons on chemical reactions – mixing bases and acids and enjoying the results of these experiments.  They also learned about  forensic science techniques and used these working as CSI agents in solving crime scenes. The junior room students a workkshop […]

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Visit of All Ireland Hurling Players

The Liam MacCarthy  and Irish Press cups were brought to our school on Wednesday 23rd November by Donagh Maher, a member of the senior team  and Shane Neville who played on the minor team. The pupils enjoyed seeing the cup in the school and hearing about the success of the Tipperary Minor and Senior hurling […]

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