New School Jerseys

We are so excited to have our new school jerseys. We are also delighted that they have been sponsored by a very local business Ballyheerin Stud Farm. The children designed the jerseys and they were all so excited to try them on…and then to wear them to our first ever Seven-a-side soccer competition in Ballyare. The Senior class travelled to Ballyare and took part

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Halloween Show & School Service

Well done to all of the children on their lovely Halloween show. The Junior class performed a selection of Halloween songs and poems. The Senior class performed their very first Dráma i Gaeilge “Cochaillín Dearg”! Thank you so much to Fr Pat McGarvey and to Rev David Griscome for the lovely school service which took place before the show, and to the parents who

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Storm Ophelia

The first hurricane on record to reach this far north in the Atlantic arrived in Ireland on Monday 16th Oct 2017. It had become an Extra-Tropical Storm when it reached our shores, but still carried hurricane force winds. It arrived in the South of the country and made its way up the country throughout the day. By Monday evening, the storm had arrived in

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Cross Country Athletics

Children from Ballyheerin NS travelled to Milford AC to take part in the Inter-schools Cross Country Athletics competition. Five children from our senior class and three children from our Junior class took part. All of the children did fantastic in their individual races. We were proud of them all. We were really delighted when Shane finished in a medal position in the U11 –

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Dental Health Talk

Ann, our Dental Health nurse visited the school in September to talk to all of the children about dental health. She explained the different types of teeth we have and discussed what we use them for, with lots of questions from the children! Ann, then showed us how to brush our teeth properly…beginning at the side of our lower back teeth and moving right

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Activities in Ballyheerin NS

Dance Class:  We have fun dance class with Teresa on Mondays 11:30 – 12:30pm, in Nov and Dec Music Class: We have Piano, Fiddle, Tin Whistle & Singing class, from Halloween onwards. Swimming: We will go swimming in Meevagh Dive Centre on Friday afternoons in May and June. Computer Classes: We have Computer Classes in the second term. Bible Stories: We will have Bible

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Back to School Newsletter 2017

Scoil Choluim Ballyheerin NS School Newsletter  September 2017 Welcome back ! 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

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Fun Day

We had a fantastic Fun Day on Thursday 22nd June. Thank you so much to Múinteoir Gráinne who organised lots of fun activities and games for all of the children. We all had so much fun. Thanks so much also to our super secretary Fidelma , who was our resident BBQ chef for the afternoon! She made yummy burgers and sausages for everyone, and

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End of Year Service

We had a lovely End of Year Service in Ballyheerin Chapel with Fr Pat McGarvey , Rev David Griscome and Fr Richard. The children sang beautifully. Thank you to all of the parents for providing refreshments for everyone. Thanks also to our three priests for celebrating our end of year with us , and also for the great game of football in our school

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HB Fun Day

Bhí am ar dóigh ar fad againn ag an HB Fun Day i Scoil Mhuire Caiseal ar an Aoine. D’ith muid uachar reoite agus glóthach, cacaí agus brioscaí ! Cheannaigh muid leabhair agus breagáin! D’imir muid peil agus bhí muid ag léimní ar preabchaisleáin ! Ach, an rud is fearr faoin lá ná go bhfuair muid uilig seans súgradh le páistí ó na scoileanna

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