Thursday, March 27, 2014

School note March 27th 2014

Dear parents,
                    Preparations are in full swing for Confirmation on Thursday next April 3rd.  Bishop Leahy will confirm 71 children from Fifth and Sixth classes. Thanks to all the teachers and children involved in preparations for what promises to be a special day.                 
                     Well done to the boys who won the City INTO Mini Sevens hurling title on Tuesday, defeating Patrickswell NS by 5-0 to 4-2 in a thrilling final. The girls also did the school proud in camogie, defeating Gaelscoil Chaladh an Treoighe before losing to St Paul’s NS in the decider.
                      School tours will take place on May 28th. for Junior Infants and May 29th for all other classes. Full details and prices overleaf.
                       Best wishes to Eoin Waters, Dara Harrington and Aaron Waldron who perform in Noye’s Fludde in St Mary’s Cathedral this weekend. This is a Community Opera featuring children from schools throughout Limerick.
                   Parents Association news: The Colours Day raised 446 euros. Thank you to all who contributed. Volunteers are still needed to help with teas and coffee on Confirmation day, Thursday April 3rd. Please contact Claire Shields on 085 7846 255 if you are free to help on that day.
Ballybrown GAA: U10 football training will change location from Tues April 1st to the school field from 6-7pm. All welcome.
BALLYBROWN/CLARINA COMMUNITY GAMES: We are looking for anybody interested in taking part in U13 Boys & Girls Rounders
Training on Saturdays at 5.30pm in Ballybrown school field and after school on Mondays at 3.10pm in Breska Soccer Field. Contact Diane Curran if you are interested on 085 8229492.
We are also looking for anybody interested in taking part in the Swimming B competition, this event is a County only competition and takes place in Askeaton Pool on Sunday 27th April, if you can swim 25 meters (1 length) let us know what stroke you would like to do and we can enter you. Contact Mary Corby on 087 6330673.
Ballybrown GAA club:    Please note that we are taking orders for camogie gear and will be taking orders next Tuesday April 8.30pm in  the clubhouse.       
     Contact Catherine Hall on 087 6692800 if the above time does not suit.
    Green Skirt and Ballybrown Socks sets:  €25.00:    Ballybrown Camogie Full zip up or pull over hoodie: €35.00:     Helmets:      €50.00
     Tomorrow Friday March 28th. is Daffodil Day   Daffodils needed for  sale in local shops etc. Any daffodils will be collected tomorrow morning. at the school.

Gach dea ghuí,


J. Lyons

 School Tours 29th May 2014

Sixth Class
Croke Park, Zoo
Cost €35.00

Fifth Class
Aillwee Caves, Birds of Prey, Moher Farm
Cost €30.00

Third Class and Fourth Class
Adventure World, UL
Cost €36.00

Second Class
Bunratty Folk Park
Cost €15.00

First Class
Killarney National Park
Cost €30.00

Seniors Infants and Junior Infants Tour Day is Wednesday 28th May
Stonehall Farm
Cost €16.00