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Outdoor Classroom Day

What a fabulous day was had for Outdoor Classroom Day. The girls spent the day doing activities and had a ball.

Cumann na mBunscol Medal Presentation

We had a lovely medal presentation for the Cumann na mBunscol winners. Thanks to Alannah Roddy and Arlene Watkins for taking the time to come and present the medals to the girls. They were presented with a personalised team photo by the school. Thanks to Barry Kinsella and Ms Teehan for all their hard work […]

Goodbye to Miss Cooney and Mrs Kelly

It is with a touch of sadness we say “Goodbye” to Miss Cooney and Mrs Kelly. They have been a very important part of our school for many years and we wish them well in their retirement. They will be missed. It was great to have some past staff members with us to celebrate the […]

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.  

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