Gaeil Fhánada Clg County Champions

We were delighted to have a visit from the Gaeil Fhánada Clg Ladies team who won the Donegal Championship at the weekend. The girls and one of their managers John told the children all about playing football, being part of a team and about their winning the Donegal final. The children loved holding the trophy.  We wish the team the very best of luck

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Fanad Lighthouse

We were delighted to welcome one of Fanad Lighthouse’s top tour guides to our school on Monday. Cáite Fealty visited the school and gave the children a fantastic talk on the Fanad Llighthouse and it’s history. The children really enjoyed the lesson. Go raibh maith agat Cáite.

GAA Skills

We are delighted to have Manus back again coaching the children in GAA skills. These lessons will continue until Halloween holidays.

Letter from Oifig an Taoisigh

Children in our Senior class were delighted to receive a reply from the Office of an Taoiseach during the week in response to a letter then had sent him in relation to transport and more specifically the lack of a train service in Donegal. Thank you to An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for his response. Well done to the children on their great work.


September 2018

Welcome back to school ! As we begin our new school year we’d like to welcome all of the children, teachers and staff back to school. We hope you all had a fantastic Summer holiday and we look forward to a great year ahead! Ballyheerin NS is still open for Enrolment throughout the school year. We would be delighted to welcome any new children

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Thank you to Mevagh Dive Centre for the great swimming lessons this year. The children all made great progress in their swimming and enjoyed the lessons.

GAA Sports Day

Gaeil Fhánada CLG again organised the inter-schools Sports Day at Traigh-a-locha. The children from Ballyheerin NS thoroughly enjoyed the day and also enjoyed getting to know the children from the other schools. Go raibh maith agaibh Gaeil Fhánada Clg len lá a éagrú.

End of Year Service

We had our End of Year Service in Ballyheerin chapel. Many of the wider school community attended. Thank you to Fr Pat and Rev. David for the lovely service. We also presented the children with certificates for various achievements throughout the year. Thank you to the parents for organising refreshments afterwards in the school.

Glen Valley Adventure School Tour

We all went to Glen Valley Adventure Centre for our school tour. The children loved the day – between Zip-lining, Driving! Rock climbing, Orienteering and Slip & slide. They would definitely like to go back again !

Mulroy Coastguard Station Visit

The whole school travelled to the Mulroy Coastguard Station in Downings. They were given a tour of the station and information about how it operates. The children loved seeing inside the station and they really enjoyed their visit.