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First Holy Communion 2018

Today, in glorious sunshine, our Rang II pupils received their First Holy Communion  by Fr. Jerry Carey assisted by Canon Caimin O'Carroll in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Barefield. It was a most meaningful and beautiful ceremony. Congratulations to their teachers Ms. Baker  and Mr. Chambers  who had the [...]

By | May 19th, 2018|

A.I.M.S. Choral Festival 2018 Champions

Heartiest congratulations to our choir on coming first in the Junior Category at the AIMS Choral Festival in New Ross today, under the direction of their teacher, Ms. Kate Corrigan. They sang beautifully with excellent expression and diction. It was a wonderful experience for all our choir pupils and they really enjoyed the [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|

National Walk to School Week

This week is National Walk to School Week. Our Active and Green School's Committees are encouraging everybody to walk to school if possible. Please support us and walk from Hassett’s carpark every morning this week with your parents or a responsible adult. An Taisce Green-Schools’ National Walk to School Week [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|

Co. Clare Soccer Champions 2018

The SPAR FAI Primary School 5s is the biggest competition in Primary Schools’ soccer. Nationally, this competition involves 28,576 pupils  with over 1,495 schools participating. Last month, our boys became Co. Clare Soccer Champions in this competition. On Tuesday May 8th., they travelled to Tralee to participate in the Munster Finals.  They [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|

All Ireland Surf Lifesaving Awards

The All-Ireland Surf Lifesaving Nipper Championships were held at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin, Sunday 23-04-2018. Barefield N.S. was very well represented on the Clare Team that participated at this event. The Clare Little Nipper Team were delighted to win the National Nipper Trophy. Barefield pupils on the team [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|


Children from 5th class took part in Bizworld on Thursday and Friday. This is a programme aimed at promoting entrepreneurship skills in children. Aoife McDonagh from Bank of Ireland facilitated the workshops. The children came up with many creative business ideas. They discussed their ideas, applied for positions in their [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|

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17jun11:00 am“Do This in Memory” Mass (Feast of Corpus Christi)11:00 am Barefield Church

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28jun7:30 pmGraduation Mass7:30 pm Barefield National School

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(all dates inclusive)
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  • Halloween: Mon Oct 30th – Fri Nov 3rd

  • Christmas: Fri Dec 22nd – Fri Jan 5th

  • Mid-Term: Thu Feb 15th – Fri Feb 16h

  • March Break: Mon Mar 19th

  • Easter: Mon Mar 26th – Fri Apr 6th

  • May Break: Mon May 7th – Fri May 11th

  • June Break: Mon Jun 4th

  • Summer: Fri Jun 29th

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