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Infants – Seed Sowing

Over the next couple of days infants will be bringing home a cup planted with seeds as part of the GIY and Innocent drinks Big Grow campaign –

Peas, tomatoes and cress seeds will be planted.  Here are some tips for how to look after the plants at home over the coming months.




Litter Pick

Photos from the litter pick with the Tidy Towns that took place this week for 3rd to 6th classes.  Thank you to the Tidy Towns Committee, parents Jo Jo, Nicola and Colette for helping out on the litter pick.  The fabulous weather made it even more enjoyable!


Mile a Day

Our Mile a Day challenge continues in the school for the month of March.  This is part of our Active Schools Programme.  Staff and pupils are walking for approximately 15 minutes at 9.20 a.m in the school grounds.


Litter Pick

A litter pick with the Tidy Towns is on next Monday the 25th March at 9.30 am for 3rd to 6th classes.  Ms. Whelan is looking for parents to help on the day.  Please get in touch with her if you are available to help.

Fundraising Quiz

The Parents Association is holding a table quiz on Friday the 22nd March in Lisadobber pub at 8pm.  Tables of 4 are €20.  A raffle will be held on the night for many valuable prizes.  Tickets on sale at the school.  Please note, this quiz and raffle will replace our Easter Hamper Draw.  Please support generously.


Congratulations to our debating team of Dylan, Zach and Hugo who were victorious over Presentation Primary School, Waterford today.  The motion was getting rid of plastic pollution from the world’s oceans is just a dream.


Upcoming Blitzes

U13 camogie thursday the 21st March – Moyle Rovers at 11.30

U13 boys hurling Friday 22nd Moyle Rovers 10 am

U11 boys 4th April

U11 girls 11th April