World Book Day

Well done to all the pupils who brought in their favourite book today and dressed up for World Book Day. This week the bell was rung every day  for drop everything and read sessions across the school. Today the senior students read to the infant pupils as part of World Book Day 😀

Summer Break

Thank you to all the pupils, parents and staff for their hard work and support over the past year. Have an enjoyable and safe summer. Today Mr. McHale presented certificates to pupils for attendance. James Walsh, 6th class pupil has not missed one day in his 8 years here in Ballyneale. Congratulations James!

Retirement of Principal Michael McHale

Today members of the Parent’s Association visited the school to mark Mr. McHale’s upcoming retirement. Fiona Kennedy, Sharon Harte and Maire Lacey from the Association presented Michael with a retirement gift and marked his significant contribution and dedication to Ballyneale school with the planting of a Birch tree on the school grounds. Mr. McHale thankedContinue reading “Retirement of Principal Michael McHale”


5th and 6th class created a slow car race with a 1 metre track as part of a STEM project. Each track had to have a 45 degree angle and the slowest car wins the race!

Fyffes Fit Squad

5th and 6th taking part in Fyffes Fit Squad during the week. ​Created in 2018, Fyffes Fit Squad is a multi award-winning programme that gets kids active through easy-to-learn and fun-to-do exercises.