Ballyneale National School


Category Archives: FUNDRAISING

Cake Sale

A final reminder that our cake sale will be held tomorrow, 25th October at 10:30am. All donations of sweets and treats would be greatly appreciated.


A raffle will be held for a Halloween cake, kindly made and donated by Collette Gleeson and a Halloween Skull [see pictures below]. Raffle tickets are 50c per strip with all proceeds going to Meals and Wheels and the Carrick-on-Suir Daycare Centre.

Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin

Entries cost 10c and there will be a prize for the closest guess. Come on and give it a try!

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

The Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal is taking place again this year.  All shoeboxes must be returned before Friday 8th November. Further information is available at the following link;

St. Vincent De Paul

St. Vincent De Paul will be giving food and supplies to needy families in the Carrick-on-Suir local area over Christmas. There is a hamper in the school reception for those wishing to donate non-perishable items.

Shoebox Appeal

Thank you to all those who brought in shoe boxes for the Shoebox Appeal.  They have now been collected and will be delivered to needy children in Eastern Europe and Africa.


Dogs Trust

Heather from Dogs Trust and Ted her rescue dog came to the school today to collect the food donations and knitted blankets for their rescue centres.

Thank you to all those who took the time to knit blankets for the dogs and who gave food and toys for them.  It was much appreciated by Heather on behalf of Dogs Trust.

Dogs Trust


Flame of Hope Presentation

Past pupil Jack Phelan was presented with teaching aids as donated by the Student Council.  He will use these materials when he travels to India in January as part of the Flame of Hope initiative to help children in need.  Best of luck to Jack in this worthwhile venture.