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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

Junior Achievement

Thanks to Ronan Ryan for facilitating the Junior Achievement programme, “More than Money” with 5th and 6th class.  We thank all the volunteers for giving of their time and their employers, Merck, Sharpe and Dohme.


Plastics Talk

Anne Foulds from the Plastics Free 4 Schools programme came in to speak to all classes today about this initiative that the school is participating in.  Everyone enjoyed the talk, following which the pupils got a chance to explore types of plastic that could be found in the sea and land environments.  The pupils learned about the three R’s – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.


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.