Santa’s Surprise Visit from the North Pole

Santa paid us a surprise visit today with his elves. It was such an exciting morning  He visited all our pupils  from Junior Infants to Rang VI. Our pupils were so excited welcoming Santa to their classrooms, singing their favourite Christmas carols and reciting their poetry. Santa was so impressed that he gave each class [...]

Christmas Assembly 2019

What a wonderful and colourful Christmas Assembly morning we had in school today. Our pupils were dressed in green, red, white and blue as they learned about the Christmas Story. Afterwards, we were treated to a Christmas Concert of  festive carols and songs. During our Assembly, special prayers were said for the poor and homeless [...]

Visit of His Excellency, Mitsuru Kitano, Japanese Ambassador to Ireland

It was an exciting and historical school day  on  Friday 13th December for the  pupils of Barefield N.S. Japanese  Ambassador Mitsuru Kitano was especially invited to launch our Art Exhibition on Great Masters of the Ocean completed by our sixth class pupils under the tuition of our renowned local artist Carmel Madigan. The walls of [...]

By |2019-12-15T10:18:05+00:00December 14th, 2019|6th Mrs. Corrigan/Mrs. Daffy 2019/20, 6th Mrs. O'Connor 2019/20, Artists in School, Board of Management, Celebrations, Geography, Green School Flag, Irish Traditional Music, Modern Languages, Music, News, Parents' Association, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Visit of His Excellency, Mitsuru Kitano, Japanese Ambassador to Ireland

Annual Christmas Visit to Clarecastle Daycare Centre

Barefield N.S. musicians, singers and dancers went on our annual trip to Clarecastle Day-Care Centre. Our pupils entertained the elderly for an hour and even enjoyed some lovely singing by our hosts. It is a timely reminder for us all that we need to look out for our older neighbours over the upcoming Christmas period. [...]

By |2019-12-09T16:37:40+00:00December 9th, 2019|Celebrations, Music, News|Comments Off on Annual Christmas Visit to Clarecastle Daycare Centre

Tá an Nollaig ag Teacht

Christmas is coming and we are busy enjoying all the preparations. The following is our busy calendar of events over the next two weeks: Christmas Movies…organised by Parents’ Association = Sunday, December 8th. Mass for Feast of the Immaculate Conception….Monday, December 9th @ 1.10p.m. Christmas Service of Friendship Ranganna III-IV = Thursday, December 12th….individual confessions [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:21:10+00:00December 5th, 2019|Celebrations, English, Gaeilge, Geography, History, Music, News, Religion, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Tá an Nollaig ag Teacht

Choir Table Quiz 25-11-2019

A fantastic Table Quiz was held last night to raise funds for our school Choir.  Our halla was packed with friends and families. Congratulations to Team Cahill who eventually won a most enjoyable Quiz. Well done to Ms. Corrigan for organising the questions and to Fr. Jerry for being an excellent Quiz Master. It was [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:15:19+00:00November 26th, 2019|Music, News|Comments Off on Choir Table Quiz 25-11-2019

Hallowe’en Fun with The Busquitos

The musical band, The Busquitos, visited our school today and entertained our pupils with brilliantly played jazz music, creative rhythm and  dance. Our pupils were singing, dancing and clapping to the beat. Many thanks to Mr. Liddy for organising this visit. A fun afternoon was had by all.  

By |2019-10-24T12:32:48+01:00October 23rd, 2019|Celebrations, Music, News, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Hallowe’en Fun with The Busquitos

Hallowe’en Cake Sale…..Parents’ Association

Our Parents' Association will be hosting our annual Hallowe'en Cake Sale and Coffee morning this Friday October 25th from 9.30am. They are inviting parents to attend if convenient, as it is a great opportunity to meet and to chat with other parents over a coffee, while also giving parents an opportunity to see their child(ren) [...]

By |2019-10-22T13:49:40+01:00October 22nd, 2019|Celebrations, English, Music, News, Parents' Association, SPHE, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Hallowe’en Cake Sale…..Parents’ Association

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