Thursday, November 21, 2019

School Note November 21st


Dear parents,

                     I wish to bring the following to your attention.

                     This week, two nurses from the HSE were in school to carry out hearing and vision tests on Junior Infants.

                     Yesterday, El Gleeson from the Redemptorist Christmas Hamper Appeal visited the school and spoke to the children in Fifth and Sixth classes. There is a box in the foyer if you wish to donate non-perishable food. It will be collected on Thursday December 12th.

                    Fourth class children are halfway through their six-week block of Swimming lessons  in Coral Leisure Centre in Askeaton.

                     Mark Doolan represented Ballybrown NS on the Limerick City football team who qualified for the Sarsfield Cup final. Ruby Deegan has been chosen on the City girls football team who play in Mick Neville Park today.

                        This week is World Nursery Rhyme Week. Nursery Rhymes are vital for enabling young children to tune in to the rhythms and sounds of language. Details on                                


(2nd Class Parents) - 'Do This in Memory' Mass takes place this Saturday night November 23rd at 8pm.

Talk on Bereavement:  There will be a talk on the theme of Loss – The Journey and the Experience by Bruce Pierce, Accredited Healthcare Chaplain Supervisor, Associate of Death Education and Counselling CT, Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement in Ballybrown /Clarina Resource Centre Eircode V94F5EY

Date: Monday 25th November @8pm.  Refreshments Served.

                    Website: All information relating to the school, school calendar, booklists, etc  is on the website . Check in on  Twitter @BallybrownNS to keep yourself informed on school news.


Gach dea-ghuí,

J. Lyons