Ballyneale National School


Category Archives: ACTIVITIES

Cake Sale

So far the Halloween cake sale has managed to raise E576 for The Order of Malta. 

The morning of the cake sale, Eileen, Jo, Martin and Jim gave the 5th and 6th class children a demonstration of CPR.

In the afternoon, all pupils had a chance to buy some treats and win prizes. 

Congratulations to Aoibheann in senior infants for winning the Halloween cake.

Thanks again to all parents who contributed cakes and buns and who helped out on the day.

Shoebox Appeal

Shoeboxes are now being brought home and are due to be returned to the school on or before Friday 9th November.


Pupils in 5th and 6th have entered the Ireland’s Own short story competition.

Past and present pupils, Ava, Lucy, Annie, Genevieve, Sophie and Kate won a collection of books for the school as part of the Sherkin Island art group competition.


Knitting takes place after mid term break every Wednesday from 3-4pm in the school.


Well done to all those who participated in the cross country races yesterday in Clonmel. Here are some of the individual medal winners.


Munster Schools Championship

Well done to Sarah and Eibhlís who reached the Munster Schools Swimming Championship finals.  Sarah came 5th in the breaststroke and Eibhlís 8th in the butterfly.  Both also made qualifiying times for the All Irelands in the National Aquatic Centre on the 10th February.


A congratulations to all the swimmers who took part in the Munster swimming competition over the weekend.