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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


Newsletter, Feb 2018


Cumann na mBunscoil, Kilkenny Handball, Jan 2018

Last Friday, 26th January, a number of children from St Mary’s competed in the Cumann na mBunscoil handball championships in O’ Loughlin’s Kilkenny and were very successful too! U-13 Boys Singles (Winner) David Holden U-13 Boys Doubles, Cian Farrell and Éanna O’ Keeffe U-13 Boys Double (Runner up) Oísín Farrell and Cian Doherty U-13 Girls Doubles (Winners) Katie Jordon and Aoibhe Ryan U-11 Girls
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Chrismas Newsletter, December 2017

Please Download a copy of the Christmas newsletter here.


Santa Makes a Surprise Visit to St Mary’s, Dec 12th 2017

Santa visited our school today, taking time out of his busy schedule to drop in a little chocolate treat to all of the very good boys and girls that have worked really hard throughout the year. See can you spot anyone you know in the pictures below? [Show as slideshow]