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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.



St. Vincent DePaul

There is now a collection box for non-perishable goods in the school’s reception for those wishing to donate to the St. Vincent DePaul Christmas Food Appeal for the needy  of Carrick-on-Suir and the surrounding areas.  The donations will be collected on Friday December 15th.



Team Hope

The Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal took place again this year.  Thank you to all families who contributed towards their appeal.



Evan Hickey Cheque Presentation

Joe Hickey, father of Evan Hickey came in to the school yesterday to receive a cheque for €860 that was raised through the cake and book sale organised by The Student Council.

Joe kindly gave gifts to members of The Student Council for their hard work in organising and running the cake and book sale.  We wish Evan the best of luck in his upcoming operation.

Joe is pictured below with members of the Student Council and parents who kindly helped out with the fundraising event.


€812.52 Raised!

The final total raised at our cake and book sale today is €812.52.  All proceeds go to the Evan Hickey fund.

Thank you all.