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Walking on Sunshine

The senior class enjoyed a lovely walk around Ballyheerin today. We had a look at the two older national schools that were in Ballyheerin before the establishment of our present school in 1913. We made a lot of new friends as we saw lots of lovely horses and their foals on our travels! The blue skies, calm water and fresh air left us feeling

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A New Look

Our beautiful senior class room was painted over the summer by our caretaker. We are delighted with the results! Go raibh maith agat, Damian!


First Day back

The staff of Ballyheerin NS were absolutely delighted to welcome the children of Ballyheerin NS back to school after a long time apart! We are delighted to re-united with our pupils and we would like to gave an especially warm fáilte to Sophie and Natasha, our two new junior infants!


Ádh mór

The staff and pupils of Ballyheerin NS would like to wish our former sixth class pupils: Michael, Kerri, Emily, Caoimhe and Roisín the very best of luck in their new schools. Here is a little video that we put together earlier this year for our virtual graduation. We will miss this year group alot but we are excited for them and this next chapter

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Ballyheerin Home School

Our school community have been hard at work, from home. Spring is a busy time on our farms so the teachers of Ballyheerin National school are delighted and the children were able to juggle their school-work and all their farming jobs. This week we had a farm themed week, where our reading and writing projects, music, Gaeilge art related to the farm. We also

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5-a-side Soccer

Earlier this month, our pupils competed in FAI Spar Primary 5s competition. The pupils of Ballyheerin NS played very well, especially our 6th class players who represented our school in this competition for the final time. We are all very proud of them. Here, they are pictured in their lovely football kits. Well done also to Jack, who made a fantastic footballing debut for

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Seachtain na Gaeilge☘️

Ghlac na páistí ar fad páirt i gcomórtas ealaíne do Sheachtain na Gaeilge. Rinne na páistí machnamh agus ceiliúradh ar áilleacht Fhanada fríd a gcuid bpictiúir. Comhghairdeas leis na páistí ar fad agus go háirithe le Kerri a tháinig sa darna háit le a cuid pictiúr galánta den droichead. Bhí an spórt againn ar an Chéadaoin nuair a chuaigh an ard-rang trasna go Caiseal.

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World Book Day

There were alot of interesting and famous faces in our school yesterday. The children and staff dressed up as characters from their favourite books 📚. All the children presented their favourite book to the whole school. The children even went book ‘speed dating’ where they had 3min to tell their ‘book date’ all about their favourite book before moving on to their next book

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🤾‍♀️Happy Active Valentine’s Day 🤸‍♂️

What a fantastic day we had today!🌹The children got to wear their jersey or tracksuits and were challenged to stay active for the whole day. We played games, we had races, we learned a new dance and we even went for a lovely walk. The children in the senior class made special Valentine’s buns for all which we really appreciated after all that activity.

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🌸 Namaste 🌸

The pupils of Ballyheerin NS are practicing yoga and meditation this term. Our school purchased new yoga mats in January and both the junior and senior class enjoy regular yoga and meditation sessions throughout the week. Both the Senior and Junior Class have learned and mastered many different yoga poses in the past few weeks and both classes have enjoyed the benefits of quiet

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