Archive for 2019

Gardening Experts!

First Class were once again invited to do a little gardening with Mrs Murray and Mrs Hoare in our ever developing secret garden! We got the chance to plant a wide range of beautifully coloured flowers, which we hope to see blossoming in the coming weeks 😊  


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.

Raffle Winner

Here’s one very happy girl going home today with a fabulous Easter hamper, which she won in our Lenten raffle. This year, Mercy Primary are raising money for Ngara School in Uganda.

Farmyard in your School

We had a visit from the Farmyard in your School team this week – it was lovely and the girls really enjoyed interacting with the farm animals. They learned lots too!

A Day in the Sun!

First class took advantage of the good weather to get creative and use their counting skills, making hopscotches!! Let’s hope for more good weather to keep practicing!      

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