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Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Visit From Martin Byrne

We all enjoyed a wonderful visit from Martin Byrne on Monday 19th May. Martin was the first person from Roscrea to climb Mount Everest. He spent the day talking to us about his exciting experiences, showing us photographs and demonstrating how his equipment was used on the mountain. We all learned so much from him!

Visit from PDST facilitator

We all benefited greatly from our two visits recently from Dympna O’Byrne from the PDST. She worked with all classes on Comprehension Strategies and Narrative Writing.

Competition winners!

Congratulations to our six Supermacs Competition winners! Ben Carter, Katie Liu, Shirley Liu, Olivia Foot, Isobel Wallace and Nadia Fletcher all received wonderful prizes yesterday for their fantastic artwork. Well done!

Junior Infants September 2014

We were delighted to meet our new Junior Infants today and look forward to seeing them all again soon. As one of our 6th class pupils said ‘I hope you enjoy your time here I know I did.’

Chicks in the Junior Room!

The children in the Junior Room set 7 eggs in an incubator at the beginning of May. On Thursday 22nd May, 7 chicks hatched! We had great fun learning all about how chicks grow and then watching them hatch in our classroom!

Book Rental

Book Rental for the next school year is €50. Please pay this before 13th June 2014.


The last Bag2School Collection for this school year is on Tuesday 17th June. Please ask family, friends or neighbours for any of their unwanted clothes. You may leave them in school from Monday 16th June.

Sports Day

We will hold Sports Day in school whenever the weather allows!

Summer Holidays

School closes on Wednesday 25th June 2014.

School reopens on Monday 1st September 2014.

School Reports

School reports will be issued by 13th June 2014.