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Mr. Boland’s Bench

Today was a very special one in the school as we celebrated a thanksgiving Mass for the life of former Principal of Scoil Barra Naofa, Ciarán Boland. Ms. Flannery gave a touching tribute to Ciarán in the opening address, outlining his wonderful contribution to the school over the years. Staff…
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Slán Claire!

Today was a sad day in Scoil Barra Naofa as we said goodbye to Claire Galvin who has been our much loved school secretary for the last twenty years. She worked diligently and enthusiastically during her time with us and was responsible for putting in place so many of the …

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Full Attendance

Well done to the recipients of this year’s full attendance certificates :

Junior Infants : Sarah Coughlan and Lorcan Granby

Senior Infants : Edith Hanna

First Class : Cian Macey and Christopher Granby

Second Class : Jamie McGinty

Third Class : Cameron McGinty

Fourth Class : Lauren Coughlan and Sarah …

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Slán Martin!

Today we bid a fond farewell to our wonderful caretaker, Martin Prout. Martin has been with us for the past ten years and has been a dedicated and hardworking member of staff. No job was ever too big or too small for Martin. He had expertise in so many areas …

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Carol Service

Our Christmas Carol Service took place today in the Sacred Heart Church. Many thanks to all those who helped with the preparations, especially our Co-Ordinator, Ms. Ní Bhéara. Well done to  all the children who performed so beautifully and made this a very special occasion for all. Nollaig Shona!

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Orlaith’s Visit

Vet Orlaith O’ Mahony from Douglas Animal Care Hospital (@animalcarehospital.douglas) visited the school today! Classes from Senior Infants to 6th were lucky enough to meet with her & her beautiful dog. They learned all about the job of a vet, how to look after your pet, different facts about animals …

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Fáilte

Welcome back to all in Scoil Barra Naofa, particularly our 29 new Junior Infants. They have  all settled into school really well and are already very busy making new friends, playing, singing songs and working hard. We hope they, along with all our other pupils have a great year. Tús …

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Full Attendance Awards

Congratulations to all the recipients of this year’s Full Attendance Awards : Tomás Hackett, Maeve Clarke, Miyah Delea, Aimee O’ Herlihy, Lily Moynihan, Seán Cash, Mark Hallissey, Jamie McGinty, Ciara James, Daniel Garcia, Laoise Kelly, Lucy O’ Connell, Liam O’ Flynn and Tara Kennedy. Maith sibh!

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Novartis Project

Today Scoil Barra Naofa welcomed a team of 12 volunteers from Novartis to work on a volunteer project based here in the school. The project was supported and funded by NRL (Novartis Ringaskiddy Limited) and NIPBI (Novartis International Pharmaceutical Branch Ireland) and we were thrilled that our project was selected. …

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Book Fair

Our thanks to everyone who supported our Book Fair this week which has once again been a tremendous success and has resulted in over 1,500 euro worth of books for our school library. Well done to the winners of the raffle for book vouchers : Fionn Fitzgerald (J.Infs.), Freya O’ …

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