Archive for May, 2015

Parent’s Association

Having a great day at the cake sale!                    

6th Class Retreat

6th class had a great day on their retreat in Mount St. Joseph’s, Roscrea                           

Féile Ceoil na Scoileanna Prize Winner

Well done to one of our 2nd class students on winning a Merit Award in the Féile Ceoil na Scoileanna art competition.  

Green Flag Ceremony

We were delighted to attend the Green Flag Awards Ceremony in Athlone where we received our 3rd Green Flag on the theme of Water.  

Junior Infants visited Birr Leisure Centre

Junior Infants have been learning all about water safety in class so we went for a walk up to Birr Leisure Centre where we met two lifeguards.  The lifeguards explained some of the rules that we must follow to keep us safe in the pool and the girls asked the lifeguards questions too. Thank you […]

Our trip to Birr Library

           Our trip to Birr Library              By Hannah (4th Class) 4th class were given a guided tour of Birr Library. Birr library is a Gothic building. It was designed by Pugin and built in stages from 1845-56. Catherine McAuley came in 1840 to help the sisters of Mercy set up St. John’s Convent of Mercy. […]

Engineers Week

Engineers Week by Aoife McMahon Recently, 4th, 5th and 6th classes went to Birr Theatre for Engineers Week. The show was called “Who Wants To Be A Superhero?” The lady presenting the show was an engineer. She told us what scientists and engineers do, how planes fly, how we can see through the dust in space, […]

May news in Senior Infants

Senior Infants are working hard at their words both at home and at school. They are very proud of their written words which they can do all by themselves. And they enjoy Show and tell time on Fridays when some girls bring in a favourite game or toy and tell the class all about it. […]

Mercy Primary School, Birr, Co. Offaly