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Khan’s Book Fair, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th November


Halloween Newsletter, Oct 2018

Dear parents, The children may dress up for Halloween on Thursday.  A suggested donation of €2 is encouraged as part of Trick or Treat for Temple Street hospital.   The Parents Association will be running a Halloween Disco also on Thursday, from 6.30pm to 8pm in school hall. Dj is Dj Tj. No mobile phones are allowed, and it is for children from 3rd to 6th
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Used Clothes Collection in St Mary’s

There will be a used clothes collection in the school in December. However, bags may be dropped in school from Monday October 15th on.  The money raised will be spent directly on the children of the school.


“The Railway Children” Production

M&M theatre company came to our school today and put on a production of “The Railway Children” for 4th to 6th class. It was a wonderful production and the children were immersed in the play from start to finish. Published in 1906, this play was based on Edith Nesbit’s best-loved classic novel The Railway Children.This thrilling story follows the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, whose lives are turned upside
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Mr Reade’s Class Celebrate Roald Dahl Day, Sept 13th 2018

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The Final of the Lunchtime Leagues

(written by Richard Forristal and Roman Connolly) The hurling league final commenced at 9:45am with a thrilling start from Ciarán Coone’s team getting lots of great chances, some ending up as goals. Óisín’s team get the first goal with the ball hit down to the forwards but the goalkeeper, Colin O’ Neill, controlling the ball on his hurl and Roman Connolly coming in and whalloping
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Our 3rd Class Trip to Oceanic’s Surf Club, Tramore 2018

Ms Tyrrell’s and Ms Murphy’s 3rd classes had a great school trip surfing in Trámore. The staff at Oceanics Surf Club could not have been more helpful. Our instructors showed us how to surf on dry land before we hit the sea. Some of us even managed to ‘catch some waves!’ Not only did we learn the basics of surfing but we had bundles of
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Cake Sale Success, 2018

(Written by Saidbh O’ Carroll and Áine Bambrick) Last Thursday, 3rd class were invited to the hall to the 6th class Cake Sale. The pupils were selling lots of sweet treats, smoothies, old toys, games and books. A lot of our class had their faces painted too! After a while, we went outside to find go-karting, archery, an obstacle course, hook a duck, ball
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June Newsletter page 2, 2018


June Newsletter page 1, 2018


Dylan Vaughan’s Communion Photos, May 2018

Well done to all the boys and girls in Mr Reade’s and Ms Moore’s 2nd Class who made their First Holy Communion last weekend. We were all very proud of how well you prepared for this special day. Well Done! Check out Dylan Vaughan’s  “St Marys Communion 2018″ images using the following link: https://dylanvaughan.photoshelter.com/gallery/St-Marys-Communion-2018/G00003PHuLgVQjqM/C0000v7wHd_.eRkY


Mr Reade’s Class Decorate the May Bush

The Tradition of Decorating the May Tree Wishing Trees (aka May Bushes, Fairy Trees, or Rag Trees) are hawthorn trees where people tie ribbons to ask blessings from the local saints/wee folk. The hawthorn flowers in May, time of the Bealtaine festival of rebirth (now generally known as May Day). Local people still tie ribbons or strips of colorful cloth to the wishing tree as
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Active School Week at St Mary’s N.S. 2018

St Mary’s participated in Active School Week from April 23rd – April 27th, with an extra day added (tomorrow April 30th) as a result of poor weather conditions last Monday. The focus of our ASW programme was on FUN and PARTICIPATION. It’s an ideal opportunity to introduce young people and their families to new ways of being active, both during the school day and in
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Fashion Through the Ages, April 2018

Ms O’ Connor’s 4th class put on a fantastic fashion show exhibiting fashion down through the ages. The children wore clothing from the Roman era, the medieval period,  the 1920’s, the 1950’s, the hippy 60’s and the colourful 80’s. Check out the photos below. Can you guess who is dressed from what era??? [Show as slideshow]


Newsletter Page 2, Feb 2018