Ballyneale National School


Category Archives: GREEN FLAG

Green Schools Poster Competition

Pupils are participating in the Green Schools Irish Water Poster competition.  They will be designing posters under the theme of, “Water and your Environment.”

Regional winners will receive a tablet computer and national winners receive €500 for their school.  Closing date is 2nd March.

Fuel Free Friday Tomorrow

Fuel Free Friday takes place again tomorrow.  Parents and pupils coming from the church direction can park at the church car park to walk down at 9.10 am. Thank you to all parents and pupils for making the effort to join in.

Fuel Free Friday

Fuel Free FridayWe had a great turn out for the first Fuel Free Friday walk to school event this morning.   Thank you to all parents and pupils for making the effort to join in.


Green Schools Walk to School

Fuel Free Friday launch takes place next Friday the 5th May.  Those coming from the church direction are asked to park at the church and walk with your child to school at 9.10 am.  Lets ‘Park and Stride’ and walk to school!

Easter Walk

Today the pupils took part in a looped walk around the country roads of Ballyneale.  This was an event to launch the walk to school programme on Fridays as part of the Green Schools Initative.  A big thank you to Hans Van De VenGreen, Schools Travel Officer with the Green Schools who joined us on the walk and spoke to the students.

Afterwards the pupils were treated to an Egg hunt and the Easter Raffle was held.  Thank you to the Parents Association and parents for organising these events.

Green Flag Raising

The raising of the Green Flag for water conservation and awareness took place on Monday the 13th of June.  Ms. Dempsey and the Green Schools Committee spoke to parents and pupils about how they achieved the flag and the importance of conserving water.  The new Green Flag is now flying proudly outside the school.

Green-Schools Success

The Green-Schools Committee have been successful in their application for the third Green Flag on Water Conservation.

Well done to the Green Schools Committee for all their work.

Representatives from the school will receive the flag at an awards ceremony in Hotel Kilkenny on the 10th of May.