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Dates To Remember


Two mandatory half day school closures for New Language Primary Curriculum Teacher Training.

Term 2 – Friday March 13th 2020

Term 3 – Friday May 1st 2020

School closes at 12 mid-day for all pupils.


Wednesday 25th March: First Confession for Communion candidates at 7.30pm

Saturday 2nd May 2020: First Holy Communion at 11am in the Church of the Sacard Heart Moneenroe


Thursday 2nd April - Khans Book book sale in hall


Mobile Library Dates:

March 13th           April 10th           May 8th           June 5th

Sept 4th           Oct 2nd & 30th           Nov 27th


School Hurling Fixtures 2020:

U13:   11.03.20 - Home vs Coon/Muckalee 3.30pm

           01.04.20 - Home vs Freshford 3.30pm

           22.04.20 - Away vs Johnstown 3.30pm

           18.03.20 - Away vs Gaelscoil 3.30pm

           Top two teams qualify for semi's


U11:   14.05.20 - Away vs Johnstown 3.30pm

           21.05.20 - Home vs Galmoy 3.30pm

           Top two teams qualify for semi's


Country Cup

U13:   3003.20 - Home vs Lisdowney 3.30pm

           Knock out competition

*Times & dates of matches may change due to different schools circumstances & weather conditions



Taispeantas Na Halla

The pupils & staff of Moneenroe NS will present an exhibition of the Irish language through music, song, dance, storytelling etc on Thursday 12th March at 1.15 in Moneenroe Hall

Click here for Labhair Gaeilge Linn


In School Hurling Coaching

For Younger Classes - Infants to 3rd Class with Cora Delaney. 2 Sessions

Thursday 23rd & Thursday 30th of April


Silver Circle

Thanks to everyone who has taken part in our fundraiser

Week Two Winners

1st Prize €100 : Karl & Khaya O'Brien       Seller: Karl O'Brien

2nd Prize €50 : Lily O'Neill                        Seller: Aoibhinn Dunne

3rd Prize €25 : Charlie O'Shea                  Seller: Charlie O'Shea

Weekly Seller Prize €15 : Eva Roche


Week One Winners

1st Prize €100 : Eabha Booth                 Seller: Eabha Booth

2nd Prize €50 : Darragh Carroll              Seller: Jack Carroll

3rd Prize €25 : Kate Heatherington         Seller: Ellen Heatherington

Weekly Seller Prize €15 : Eabha Booth


Religion Visit

The Diocesan Representative will visit the school on Tuesday 24th March at 9.30am and will visit all the classes.


FAI 5 A Side Soccer 2020

2 boy teams and 1 girls team will represent our school in a 5 a side soccer competition in Thomastown on Monday 23rd of March. Bus leaving at 9.30am and bus will return to Moneenroe at 2.30pm. All members of 5th & 6th Class will play, support or help out on the day.


Khans Book Sale

Khans Books will display book in the hall on Thursday 2nd of April. All classes will receive opportunity to view and buy books.. Parents / Guardians can visit the hall after 2pm


National Heritage Council Speaker

Lorraine O'Sullivan will visit M.N.S on Friday 31st January to speak with all classes on Biodiversity, wildlife.


Geography Biodiversity Trail

4th, 5th & 6th Class will participate in Bug Detectives Trail in Castlecomer Discovery Park on Friday 27th March. Bus will leave at 12.30pm and be back for 3pm. Pupils should wear school tracksuit, wear sturdy footwear and have a raincoat.


Hurling Coaching

After schools Hurling for U11 & U13 training will start back in the Hall / Pitch on Wednesday 29th Jan. Interested pupils from 3rd to 6th Class are welcome.


Soccer Coaching

Junior Classes will receive Soccer Coaching on Monday 3rd & 10th of February - 2 Sessions each.

Senior Classes will receive Soccer Coaching after February Midterm on 24th Feb, 2nd & 9th March - 3 Sessions each.



Christmas Arrangements

Table & Grave arrangement available to order €10. All funds raised goes to the School

To order contact Nellie 087 9638080 Sheila 087 714 5715 or Orla 087 315 5275

















Silver Circle

Thanks to everyone who has taken part in our fundraiser

Week Five Winners

1st Prize €100 : Derek Brennan           Seller: Ailbhne Douglas Brennan

2nd Prize €50 : Philip Lonergan           Seller: Staff Room

3rd Prize €25 : Eileen Loughlin            Seller: Abbey McGarry

Weekly Seller Prize €15 : Ella Coogan


Week Four Winners

1st Prize €100 : Elizabeth Nolan           Seller: Sean Nolan

2nd Prize €50 : Ian Booth                     Seller: Ryan Booth

3rd Prize €25 : Lek Reidy                     Seller: Eilish Reidy

Weekly Seller Prize €15 : Eimear O'Neill


Week Three Winners

1st Prize €100 : Elijah O'Shea           Seller: Elijah O'Shea

2nd Prize €50 : Lauren Young           Seller: Connla Young

3rd Prize €25 : Robert G Moffet        Seller: Saoirse G. Moffet

Weekly Seller Prize €15 : Caolinn Dowling


Week Two Winners

1st Prize €100 : Malachy Flaherty    Seller:  Aidan Flaherty

2nd Prize €50 : Ryan Lawlor            Seller: Isabelle & Ryan Lawlor

3rd Prize €25 : Claire Fitzgerald       Seller: Jacob Fitzgerald

Weekly Seller Prize €15 : Emma Kelly


Week One Winners

1st Prize €100 : Kyle Casburn   Seller: Kyle Casburn

2nd Prize €50 : Jimmy Roche    Seller: Ellie Roche

3rd Prize €25 : Liam Lawlor       Seller: Liam Lawlor

Weekly Seller Prize €15 : Mia Whelan


NPA Anna May McHugh visit

Moneenroe NS was delighted to welcome Anna May McHugh from the National Ploughing Association today for a visit to the school that was enjoyed by all.












Credit Union Art Competition Winners

Congratulations to Ellie, Erin & Connla on their recent success in the Castlecomer Credit Union Art Competition. Well done to all



confirmed for Friday 15th of November at 3pm against Clara NS in Palmerstown (Dicksboro GAA). Best of luck to all the girls

from Moneeroe & Clogh National Schools & to Mr. Lonergan & Ms. Phelan. Please note that there will be a cover charge of €3 per adult on the gate. The girls have done great to get to the final having gone up a group after last years success in group C.

All support for the girls on Friday is welcomed.




New NPC (National Parents Council) App now available!


Find information on NPC events, training and current news items


Available via this link


Well Done Ms Phelan

Congratulations to Ms Claire Phelan on her win of All Star Centre Back 2019 sponsored by Liberty Insurance























Shoebox Appeal

Last day for collection of shoeboxes for the appeal is Friday 8th Novemeber


Halloween Dress Up Day

Children are invited to Dress Up in advance of Halloween on Friday 25th October


FAI Futsal Soccer Compettion

4th Class will participate in Fustall Soccer Competition in the Watershed Kilkenny on Tuesday 12th of November.

Bus Leaving at 10am and arrive back at school at 2pm


Schools U13 Boys Football Fixtures

Wednesday 4th Sept 3.30pm  Home vs Lisdowney

Wednesday 11th Sept 3.30pm  Away vs Urlingford

Wednesday 18th Sept 3.30pm  Home vs Coon/Muckalee

Wednesday 25th Sept 3.30pm  Away vs Cohany

Wednesday 2nd Oct 3.30pm  Home vs Castlecomer


Country Cup

Monday 23rd Sept Away vs Thomastown

Knockouts for teams that qualify before Halloween


Schools U13 girls Roinn B Football Fixtures

Week starting 23/9   Away vs Clara

Week starting 30/9   Home vs Tullogher

Week starting 07/10   Home vs Piltown

Week starting 14/10   Away vs Growan

Knockouts for teams that qualify before Halloween


Rugby Coaching (Fridays in Term 1 2019)

Friday 13th Sept to 25th Oct (7 sessions)

Junior/Senior Infants - 11.15 - 11.45am

1st/2nd Class - 11.45 - 12.15pm

3rd Class - 12.15 - 12.45pm


Friday 8th Nov to 13th Dec (6 sessions)

4th Class - 11.15 - 12.00pm

5th/6th Class - 12.00 - 12.45pm

Depending on weather - School pitch, tarmac or hall will be used


New Primary Language Curriculum for English & Irish - Junior infants to Second Class

Soon your child's school will be using a new Language Curriculum for English and Irish. This curriculum is for all children in all primary schools. To find out more click here






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