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Confirmation Retreat

Fifth and Sixth Class went on a retreat to Scala House today in preparation for their Confirmation in March. They did a variety of group activities and participated in a sung Mass where the Gospel was acted out. They really benefitted from the experience and are looking forward to the …

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Basketball Blitz

Well done to the pupils of Sixth Class and Fifth Class pupils, Jack Hallissey, Zach Dinan, Lauren Bradley, Charlie Cullinane and Evan Clarke who competed in a Basketball Blitz  in Neptune and the Parochial Hall, Gurranabraher today. All the children put in a huge effort and there were some fantastic …

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Frásaí na Seachtaine

Fáilte go dtí ‘Frásaí na Seachtaine’!  Every week some new (and possibly familiar) Irish phrases will be our focus here in the school.  All classes will learn particular phrases and hopefully use them.  Middle & senior classes will have some additional ‘frásaí’ to practise.

It would be ‘go h-iontach ar …

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Green School Presentation

Congratulations to the Senior members of our Green Committee – Chairperson (Holly Spriggs), Secretary (Kacie Brooker), Peter Hyland, James Hassett, Zach Dinan, Emily O’ Flynn, Aoibhinn Fitzgerald and Billy Quirk, who gave a terrific presentation on the school’s work for water in the Vienna Woods hotel today. The children performed …

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Money Trail

A big thank you to our Parents’ Association for organising a terrific money trail fundraiser today. All classes collected coins in specially made boxes and these were then weighed. The class with the heaviest box was Junior Infants with a fantastic 11.9kg! They thoroughly enjoyed their reward of a party …

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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 one thousand euro worth of books for our school library. Well done to the winners of the raffle for book vouchers : Jamie McGinty (J.Infs.), Thomas …

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Friendship Week

This was a special week in Scoil Barra Naofa, where we celebrated Friendship Week and focused on positive relationships, being kind and caring, looking out for each other and ensuring everyone was included. During the week a variety of activities took place in all classes including a R.A.K. day, a …

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Principal Awards

Principal’s Awards

Well done to the recipients of January’s Principal’s Awards : Dara Headworth (First Class) for excellent effort at Gymnastics, Harry Clarke (Second Class) for a positive attitude and being a great worker, Emma Higgins (Second Class) for being  kind and helpful and organising the Shared Reading books, Lucy McCarthy (Third …

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