We hosted Grandparents’ Day this year on February 1st, Lá Fhéile Bríde, in association with Catholic Schools’ Week! All our pupils and staff worked so hard in the previous days decorating the school and rehearsing songs, poems and dance.  All our pupils helped to generate a welcome atmosphere so all could celebrate the day with the  wider school community. Click on our slideshow to view some of our photographs from the day. Thank you to the… Read More

It’s that time of year again and what an effort by all in the school this year! We beat our total from last year by 10 boxes. We donated 114 shoeboxes to Team Hope. Thank you to all our parents for supporting this worthy cause. Thank you to all our Parents Association and their volunteers who organised the information and collection of the shoeboxes. We were delighted to pass on the shoeboxes… Read More

Our Parents Association will be running their annual Halloween Disco next Friday, October 28th. It takes place in our local GAA club. Thank you to all who help make this event such a success year after year. It begins at 6.30 pm and is a great way to kick start the mid-term break!!  

Well done to all in our school this week. A super effort by all pupils and staff for Maths Week. Thank you to Ms Ormondes’s class for organising a really engaging maths fair for all our pupils. Hard work but it was worth it. Please see below some images of various stations today. Congratulations to Grace in 4th Class who estimated the correct amount of sweets in the jar. Please click here… Read More

  Welcome back to all our pupils and staff for the academic year ahead! We are delighted to welcome our new class of Junior Infants. They are happy to be here at last and are settling into life here in St. Mary’s NS. We would also like to welcome all our new pupils who have enrolled in the higher classes. We hope you all enjoyed your first day with us. Welcome also to… Read More

The Macamore Wheelers Cycling Club organised a 30km charity cycle on Sunday 29th May. It was a super, fun-filled day that brought the community together to help raise funds for our new playground. Jimmy Crowe (school caretaker) and Seán Neary along with other members of the cycling club presented a cheque to the school today for €2422. This is greatly appreciated and will significantly help the school develop the new playground area…. Read More

Thank you to Ms. Murphy and the Active School committee who put together a PhotoStory of their efforts and achievements this year. Excellent work! A year jam packed full of Active School activities. Please click here to watch the video!!

We had a super Sports Day! Lots of activities, fun and games. Well done to all our pupils for their efforts and participation. Thank you to all our teachers and staff for organising the day. Thank you to the Parents Association for supplying the ice cream for everyone, a great way to cool off on the day. Congratulations to Mr. Byrne (MVP) in the annual 6th Class vs Staff game!! Please click here… Read More

Our school hosted a historic event on Tuesday 15th March. We celebrated the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in our own unique way. Firstly, to mark this special day we held Grandparents Morning whereby all our grandparents were invited into the school for an Irish Concert. “Maith Sibh” to all our pupils for their Irish songs, poems and music. Thank you to the P.A. for supplying all the delicious confectionery, tea and… Read More

John Nangle, local historian paid an enjoyable visit to the senior classes in the school this Friday. John described the life and times of Ballygarrett, Gorey and Enniscorthy during the period of the 1916 Rising. The pupils were learned all about the “Athenaeum” in Enniscorthy and the significant role played by Enniscorthy in the Rising. Both 5th and 6th class are heading off on a walking tour of Enniscorthy on Monday 12th… Read More