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School Tour-Junior/Senior Infants

Junior and Senior Infants went to Playtown Tullamore on their school tour and took a trip to the Tullamore playground afterwards. It was most enjoyable!  

The Farm – Aistear in Junior and Senior Infants.

Our theme this month has been ‘The Farm”. We learned about the important role the farm and farming plays in our lives. We discovered that most of the food we eat has ingredients that come from the farm. From our breakfast cereals to our bread and yoghurts to our chips and nuggets and of course […]

Sports day 2019

Well done to everyone today on a brilliant sports day.Team work was superb!  And we were delighted to have the lovely venue at St. Brendan’s Boys school IMG_0639 IMG_0647

Senior Infants-Maths in Action!



Our fabulous camogie team are the Cumann na mBunscoil champions for 2019. We are so proud of this great bunch. Thanks to Barry Kinsella for training them, Ms Teehan for always being there, Mrs Moore for coordinating training and matches and everyone who supported the girls. Birr GAA allowed us to use St Brendan’s Park […]

Second Class News!

  Second class have had a very busy time this year preparing for their special day- their First Holy Communion – on tomorrow 18th May. They are all so excited and are doing some beautiful singing , prayers, and they have created lovely artwork. They had a very welcome pyjama day at school today to […]

Junior and Senior Infants built bridges.

Junior and Senior Infants had great fun building bridges to get the farmer’s animals safely to the other side! Excellent ‘Team Work’ by all the girls.  

Cumann na mBunscoil Camogie Final

We are delighted that our camogie team have made it to the Cumann na mBunscoil Final next Monay, May 20th at 2.30 p.m. in Kinnitty GAA pitch. All support would be greatly appreciated.

Junior and Senior Infants visit the Farm


Write a Book

Best of luck to all the girls in Third Class who took part in the Write a Book Project. They planned, wrote, edited, illustrated and published fantastic stories. Ms. de Chaumont and the girls enjoyed reading all the books. We are so lucky to have such talented authors in our school.

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