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March News

World Book Day

We recently celebrated World Book Day. Well done to all for making such a big effort with costumes.  View more photos here.

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Garda Visit

The Infant classes recently enjoyed a visit from the Gardaí to talk about road safety.  The children were excited to get the chance to sit in the back of a Garda van, an experience not to be repeated we hope!! Read more here.

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Engineer’s Week

As part of Engineer’s week, a parent visited First Class to tell them about his job as an engineer and inspire some budding engineers while working together to design their own bridges.   Read more here.

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Dog’s Trust

Aoife from Dog’s Trust recently visited all classes and talked to us about being responsibe dog owner’s and about safe behaviour around dogs.  Read more here.

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Green Fingers in Junior Infants

Tony Mulqueen, a local Garden Centre owner was a welcome visitor to Junior Infants as they learn all about the garden this month.  Read more about his visit here.

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Lá Bán Dearg

The school was a sea of pink on Friday March 1st for our annual Pink Ribbon Day.  It was a great day and your generous contributions raised money for a great cause.  Read more and see some photos here.

January/February News

Farm Safety Talk

Alma from Agrikids recently visited the school to talk to the junior classes  about safety on the farm.  Read more and see some photos here.

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Rhode Island Hen Visits Knockanean

First Class welcomed an unusual visitor to their classroom.  Read more here.

December News

Let’s don our festive colours on Friday and raise money for a good cause..   Proceeds will go to the Elevate Foundation this year, an initiative which promotes youth wellness.

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Daidí na Nollag

There was great excitement on Tuesday when a surprise visitor arrived!  Santa received a great welcome from all the boys and girls who are all looking forward to his arrival next week.  See more photos here.

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Festive Tunes

Christmas carollers from our school recently helped spread some Christmas cheer in the community.  Read more about a very enjoyable evening and view some photos here.

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The Science of Vision

Well done to Kyle, Jack and Noah who recently represented our school at the   the regional finals of the Intel™ Mini Scientist with their project ‘The Science of Vision’.  Read more and see photos here.

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Medieval Banquet

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First Class recently dined in style enjoying their very own medieval banquet.  Read more here.

November News

Halloween Party

The annual Halloween party was a spooktacular success.  View more photos here.

October News

Division 1 Football Champions

Congratulations to the Girl’s football team who recently won the Division 1 Cumann na mBunscoil final at Cusack Park.  Well done to all the girls and to everyone involved in mentoring the team.  Their hard work paid off and we are all very proud of them 🙂 Read more here.

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Intel Mini Scientist

Well done to all the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Class pupils who recently participated in the Intel Mini Scientist Competition.  We all enjoyed the exhibition in the school and commend their hard work.  Congratulations to Kyle, Jack and Noah who were selected to represent the school in the regional final with their project ‘Vision’.  Read more here.  More photos to follow.

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Showjumping Success

Our show jumpers recently enjoyed participating in the Inter Schools Competition at Clare Equestrian Centre.  They were the proud recipients of an impressive trophy awarded to the school with most entries.  Well done to all involved.  Read more here.

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12 O’ CLock Hills

Sixth class recently enjoyed fabulous views of much of County Clare from the twin peaks in East Clare, known locally as the ’12 O’ Clock’ Peaks.  Read more about their most enjoyable hike here.

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Futsal

Boys and girls from Third and Fourth class recently enjoyed participating in a Futsal competition.  Read more here.

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Cross Country Running

We recently took part in Cross Country events in Lee’s Road.  Well done to all participants.  Read more here.