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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It was a most delightful and memorable day in our school when Bishop Fintan Monahan came to visit us.
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 [...]