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Fleadh 2019

Tigh na Coille groups and bands had a great summer 2019. We had great help with arrangements and tutoring from Elvie Miller, Heidi & Brenn Liddy along with Derek Hickey and Eimear Coughlan. The school ceili band qualified to play at the Munster fleadh which was held in Ennis in July. Our group under 15 [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:45:43+01:00August 28th, 2019|Irish Traditional Music, Music, News|Comments Off on Fleadh 2019

Time to Say Goodbye! The Last ‘GREEN’ Supper!

This has been a very successful year for Barefield National School and our Marine Environment Initiatives. All the students and staff have put in lots of effort and we are all now much more aware of the Marine Environment and the damage that is being caused. Summer Holidays and the good weather are here so [...]

By |2019-07-01T17:18:09+01:00July 1st, 2019|Artists in School, Celebrations, Choir, Curriculum, Drama, English, General, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, News, Parents' Association, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts, x- In the Classrooms 2018/2019|Comments Off on Time to Say Goodbye! The Last ‘GREEN’ Supper!

Frank Burns Memorial League 2019

At June Assembly, the Frank Burns Memorial trophy was presented to Seán Frawley, captain of the winning hurling team by school Principal John Burns. The Final was tightly contested between Seán Frawley's team and Conor Daly's team. During  the presentation, Principal John Burns presented the trophy and thanked both teams for a thrilling match. He [...]

By |2019-06-28T21:11:24+01:00June 28th, 2019|News, PE|Comments Off on Frank Burns Memorial League 2019

Sports Day

Despite showery conditions, our sports day was most exciting between sunshine and showers. Sports Day commenced with our pre-school children running a race on our astro-turf. Pupils participated in sprints, long races, relays, sack races, three-legged races, obstacle courses, egg and spoon race, high jump and long jump entertaining the large number of parents in [...]

By |2019-06-19T21:37:10+01:00June 19th, 2019|Celebrations, News, PE|Comments Off on Sports Day

An Ideal World would be a World without Plastic!……………So plastic let’s bag it!………….. 

The staff and pupils participated in World Oceans Day 2019 which was celebrated in many schools throughout the world in early June. We marked the occasion on Wednesday, the 12th of June. The pupils and staff dressed in ‘BLUE’ to honour our Oceans. We were very pleased when Carmel Madigan (Explorers Education Marine Institute), Roisín Garvey [...]

By |2019-06-19T01:19:08+01:00June 19th, 2019|Celebrations, Curriculum, General, Green School Flag, Heritage in School, News, SESE, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on An Ideal World would be a World without Plastic!……………So plastic let’s bag it!………….. 

Bishop Fintan Monahan

On Thursday 13th June, we had a very special visitor come to our school.  Barefield National School had the pleasure of welcoming Bishop Fintan Monahan.  Bishop Fintan spoke to the pupils about his vocation as a Bishop, his pastimes of running and cycling, he brought a Hurley, Clare Crusaders t shirt, a Galway and Clare [...]

By |2019-06-17T21:50:11+01:00June 17th, 2019|Celebrations, Music, News|Comments Off on Bishop Fintan Monahan

Moylussa Adventure

Well done to 45 pupils from Rang VI for hiking to the highest point in Clare on Friday. We left school for Killaloe at 9am and began our hike at 10.15am. We reached the peak of Moylussa  (532 metres) after about 2 hours of walking.  We took in the spectacular views of Lough Derg [...]

By |2019-06-16T19:26:32+01:00June 16th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Field Trips, General, News, PE|Comments Off on Moylussa Adventure

Clare Ladies Board Football Div 1 Champions

Congratulations to our Rang VI girls who showed unbelievable determination and skill during a hard fought battle against our neighbours, Knockanean NS, in the Division 1 Clare Ladies Football Final. The match took place in a sun drenched Cusack Park and was a nail-biting encounter from beginning to end. Knockanean led at half time on [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:15:12+01:00June 10th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan 2018/19, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2018/19, Active School Flag, Celebrations, General, News, PE, Team Sports|Comments Off on Clare Ladies Board Football Div 1 Champions
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