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Monthly Archives: February 2019

School Trips

Junior and Senior Infants – Friday 17th May – Copper Coast Farm.

First and Second Class – Tuesday 28th May – Kingfisher, Waterford.

Third to Sixth Class – Friday 31st May – University of Limerick.

Pupils Leaving

We are all sad to hear that Maddy and Lucy Ingersoll will be leaving us to return to Florida.  They were a pleasure to have in the school.

Short Story Competitions

Two of our pupils recently were awarded runner up prizes in two seperate national short story competitions.  Conor Bourke [Ireland’s Own] and Raymond Walsh [].  Congratulations and well done!


Tennis lessons for all pupils starts on Thursday 21st March for 4 weeks.  Details will be given near the day.

Visit to Museum

Pupils from 3rd to 6th visited Clonmel museum on their final day of swimming.  They got to visit the “Reflections” exhibition and also enjoyed some time in the park afterwards.


The debating team will debate against the Presentation Waterford on the 12th March.  Best of luck to them.

Mile a Day Challenge

As part of our Active Schools Programme we will be starting our “Mile a Day Challenge” on Monday 4th March.  Staff and pupils will walk for approximately 15 minutes at 9.20 a.m.