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For the 2017-2018 school year we will have some great events and some holidays planned. Don't forget to add these dates to your diary!


8 September Start Swimming for 2nd & 6th class
12 September Start Swimming for all other classes
6 October at 10am

Beginning of the Year Mass

14 - 22 October Maths Week
27 October Halloween Dress Up Day and Castle Walk
10 November Deadline Shoe Box Appeal
17 November Deadline 'Happy Halloween' Photo Competition
12 - 19 November Science Week
23 November 3.10pm onwards Parent Teacher Meetings

5 December before 9.30am

Used Clothes Collection
5 December at 12pm Matinee Christmas Concert
6 and 7 December at 7pm Christmas Concert
20 December Parents' Council Christmas Raffle
21 December Christmas Walk (with Santa hats)
22 December Santa visit to school
22 December Bóthar Goats Fund Raising
26 January Parent Teacher Meetings Sr. Infant & First class
28 January - 3 February Catholics Schools Week
30 January Accepting enrolments for next school year
31 January at 12.40pm Grandparents Day
20 February at 7pm First Penance
24 February - 2 March Engineers Week
1 - 17 March Seachtain na Gaeilge
16 March Lá Glas Celebration
21 March at 11am Confirmation
22 March from 7.30 to 8.30pm Parents' Council Meeting
24 April from 7.30 to 8.30pm Parents' Council Meeting
9 May Standardised Testing (Spellings)
10 May Standardised Testing (English)
15 May at 1pm Open Day new pupils
16 May Standardised Testing (Maths)
24 May Vocal Workshop
26 May at 11am First Communion
30 May at 7pm Music Generation Concert
St. Brigid’s Church, Clonegal
14 June Publication School Magazine
18 - 22 June Active School Week
18 June Sports Day
Parents welcome at 1pm
20 June School Tours (Junior infants to 2nd class)
21 June School Tours (3rd to 6th class)
27 June at 9.45am End of Year / 6th Class Graduation Mass


Our school is closed during the following days. Parents are asked to make every effort to book family holidays during these school holidays.

31 August (Thursday) First day of school
30 October - 3 November (inclusive) Halloween break
8 December (Friday) School holiday
22 December at 12 noon - 5 January (inclusive) Christmas holidays
15 & 16 February Mid-term break
22 February at 12.30pm School closes due to staff training
8 March at 12.30pm School closes due to staff training
19 March Bank holiday
23 March at 12 noon - 6 April (inclusive) * Easter holidays
4 May (Friday) School holiday
7 May (Monday) Bank holiday
17 May (Thursday) Teacher in-service
25 May (Friday) Referendum day
1 June (Friday) School holiday
4 June (Monday) Bank holiday
5 June (Tuesday) School holiday
30 June at 12 noon
School closes for summer holidays

* All schools will close on Friday 23rd March 2018, which will be the final day of the school term, unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost 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 28th March 2018. All schools will re-open on Monday 9th April 2018.