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  • Well done. Rinne siad an iarracht ag an Gaeilge, ag labhairt an t-am ar fad, rinne siad iarracht lena scríobhneoireacht agus thaispeáin siad do gach duine go bhfuil siad cineálta agus cairdiúil.

  • Infants enjoying maths on the ipad

  • Yard time

  • Halloween Fun

    The children looking great in their costumes on Trick or Trick for Temple Street.
  • Gardaí Visit : Safety Awareness Talk

    Gardaí reminded children not to speak to strangers, to remember their parents' phone numbers and to be safe when playing.
  • Congratulations to pupils doing great work

  • Welcome

    Welcome to the Website of Scoil Oilibhéar Naofa, Balrothery, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, Ireland. The Principal, teachers and ancillary staff send their warmest greetings to friends and past–pupils all over the world. Principal, Ms Mairéad Murphy
  • Fáilte

    Fáilte go Website Scoil Oilibhéar Naofa, Baile an Ridire, Baile Brigín.Tá foireann de sé deag anseo: Príomh - oide, dáreag muinteoir agus triúr cúntoiri. Guimis gach beannacht ar ar gcairde agus ar iarscolairi uile na scoile seo atá scaipthe ar fud an domhain.Priomh-oide,Mairéad Bean Uí Mhúrchú
  • Our School

    St. Oliver Plunkett's is a Primary school located in North County Dublin. It is mile from Balbriggan(on the Dublin Side) and approximately 4 miles from Skerries. Pupils taking part in a healthy living project . Thank you to Supervalu for their support. The pupils are learning how to prepare simple dishes.
  • Congratulations a great award for good listening and for being kind to your friends.

  • Our Pupils using Ipads

  • Welcome

    Welcome to the Website of Scoil Oilibhéar Naofa, Balrothery, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, Ireland. The Principal, teachers and ancillary staff send their warmest greetings to friends and past–pupils all over the world. Principal, Ms Mairéad Murphy
  • Fáilte

    Fáilte go Website Scoil Oilibhéar Naofa, Baile an Ridire, Baile Brigín.Tá foireann de sé deag anseo: Príomh - oide, dáreag muinteoir agus triúr cúntoiri. Guimis gach beannacht ar ar gcairde agus ar iarscolairi uile na scoile seo atá scaipthe ar fud an domhain.Priomh-oide,Mairéad Bean Uí Mhúrchú
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Voluntary Contribution 2017/2018       Thank you for your support .

Bua na cainte renewals €455

MPLC licence : €127.69

Maths resources problem solving €359.11

Website Maintenance : €859.77

Outside the box teaching resources : €105.70

Thinking Toys ; €124.99 resources for Special Education

Basketball Mini league : €40

Bus : Bus to rugby, Church runs, Bus to Sports Day €540

Marguerite Tonery: Author 3rd 4th 5th and 6th €100

€100 Fingal athletics

Flag poles: €995

Epilepsy training for staff: €150

Photocopying licence: €378

Defibrillator training for staff: €525

Resources for classrooms: € 1054

Touch typing Programme : €300

Hedgehog visit : €200 Dublin Wildlife rescue

Santry Entry: €150

Briz for kids workshop : Ms Gleeson and Ms Kiernan €308

Dyslexia Ireland : €48.94

Rewards for Seachtaine na Gaeilge : €55

Tv licence : €180

Mindfulness Matters : €50 ( cds)

Shaw Scientific : €70 ( science equipment)

Ann lynch: €100 ( Spring workshop, lamb visits school)

Chess lessons : €240

Pens for Graduation 6th class : €98.40

Texts to parents :€800

Shoe Boxes 2018

Congratulations and a big thank you for your generosity with the shoe box donations. Terrific! Thank you to Barbara for co-ordinating this.shoeboxes2018

Christmas Fair 2018

CHRISTMAS IS COMING…to Balrothery National School!

                                                                                                                                                           

We are very pleased to invite all pupils, siblings and parents to enjoy time at our Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 2nd from 2 – 5pm.

                                                               

Join in the fun – there will be games, craft and gift stalls, art projects and face-painting, araffle and tombola and Santa is coming too! Drinks, snacks and plenty of treats will be available. This fundraising event will contribute towards our overall goal of raising money for school hall facilities and gym equipment that will benefit children for many years to come.

Please donate any of the following to help boost our prizes and stock our stalls if you can:

                               

  • Toys, Books, DVDs, CDs
  • Cakes and Mince Pies
  • Toiletries
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Christmas Decorations
  • Wrapping Paper

Parents Committee members will be ready to take non-perishable items at the school gate during morning drop off from November 21st-23rd and fresh items at the same time on November 29th and 30th.

Thanks as always for your support – see you there!

The Parents Committee

Halloween Trick or treat for Temple Street.

The pupils had a great fun dressing up and raising money for a great cause. Well done everyone.

zumohalloween 2018

Playing Halloween games:

halloween games 2018

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Parents' Committee

Parents' Committee

Thank you to you all for supporting the fundraising efforts of your Parents' Committee. The treasurer handed over a cheque for €4000 to the school at the Parents' Committee AGM....

Voluntary Contribution 2017/2018

Voluntary Contribution 2017/2018       Thank you for your support . Bua na cainte renewals €455 MPLC licence : €127.69 Maths resources problem solving €359.11 Website Maintenance : €859.77 Outside the box...

Spring comes to BalrotheryNS

Spring comes to BalrotheryNS

We had the pleasure of a visit from Ann Lynch who brought along her lamb and her chickens. Ann taught the children all about Spring and showed them how to...

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí seachtain iontach againn. Rinne gach duine iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt gach lá.Bhí comortas ealaín,  is feidir leat na pictuírí a fheiceáil sa scoil.  Bhí lá glas againn agus bhailíomar...

Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017

We celebrated Christmas at Balrothery NS. Thank you to the Balrothery Community Council for the lovely Christmas Tree. There was great excitement when Santa arrived at school and visited each...

Food Dudes

Food Dudes

Ms O Mahony is co-ordinating Food Dudes along with Joyce Denver. Between them each day fruit and vegetables are distributed to each class. The junior end of the school will...

Science Week 2017

Science Week 2017

The students of Balrothery NS had a great Science Week. Each class carried out an experiment , then shared their learning experience with other classes. Sarah Callaghan kelly came and...

Halloween Fun 2017

Halloween Fun 2017

The children in Balrothery NS are gifted when it comes to dressing up. They always make a super effort to dress up and some of the costumes were outstanding.The children...

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St. Oliver Plunkett’s National School

School Calendar 2018/1019

School re-opens on Thursday 30th August 2018.

October/November

Mid-Term..... Monday 29th to Friday 2nd November inclusive.

December

Christmas Holidays..... School will close on Friday 21st December and re-open                                 Monday 7th January 2019

February

Parent/Teacher Meetings.....Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th February

Mid-Term...... Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February.

March

As St.Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday all schools will close on Monday 18th March.

April.

Easter Holidays..... Monday 15th to Friday 26th inclusive.

May.

Public Holiday.... Monday 6th May

Vacation Day..... Friday 31st May.

June

Public Holiday..... Monday 3rd June.

Vacation Day..... Tuesday 4th June.

Vacation Day..... Wednesday 5th June.

School will close on Friday 28th June for Summer Holiday.

NOTE: All schools will close on Friday 12th April 2019 which will be the final day of the school term, unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time loss due to unforeseen school closures.

Where contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 17th April 2019.