School Notice: Scoil Mhuire Murroe Tuesday 20th December

Dear Parents,

We congratulate the pupils of Junior and Senior Infants on their performance of The Landlord’s Cat and pupils of First and Second on It’s a Baby. 

Children will sing traditional Christmas carols from 9.45 on Thursday, December 22 in the church followed by recorder recital after mass. 

The school will close for holidays at 12 noon on December 22 and re-open on Monday, January 9th.  We wish you all a very happy Christmas. 

Le gach dea ghuí,

Marie Griffin (Principal)

The Stage is Set!

Many thanks to Colm O’hAnluain and Denis White for all their hard work in putting up the new curtain in the School Hall. Thanks to Suzanne Holmes for providing the curtain and the Parents’ Council for donating funds towards it.

School Notice: Scoil Mhuire Murroe 7th December 2016

Dear Parents,

Reminder of our Christmas Concerts

Preparations are continuing and we are really looking forward to the concerts. 

First Class and Second Class will perform a Christmas Nativity Concert for parents on Thursday, December 15th in our school hall at 2 p.m.

Junior Infants and Senior Infants will present their Christmas Nativity Concert for parents the following day, Friday, December 16th in our school hall at 1 p.m.

Tomorrow December 8th Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Pupils will attend the 11.30 mass in the church.

Parent/ Teacher meetings

These will take place after school on Tuesday, January 17th from 3.15 – 6.00pm.

Thursday, January 19th from 3.00 – 5.45pm. 

Please note early closing time 2.45pm on Thursday 19th.   Appointment times will be provided at a later date.

The Wiz

Fifth & Sixth class pupils attended The Wiz yesterday presented by the Transition Year students of St. Mary’s Secondary School.  It was a wonderful show featuring many of our past pupils.  It is highly recommended.  There will be performances on Wednesday 7th, Thursday 8th and Friday 9th in Newport Community Centre @ 8pm. 

Board of Management Report:

Fr. Ryan has announced that he is retiring as Chairperson but will stay on as spiritual director.  We thank him most sincerely for all his tireless work for our school down through the years.

School sign is to be erected very soon; Computer hardware is to be upgraded;

Talk will be arranged for Senior classes before Christmas on social media and after Christmas for parents.

Le gach dea ghuí,

Marie Griffin (Principal)

School Notice: Scoil Mhuire Murroe 24th November 2016

Dear Parents,

Remembering Our Dead

  • A prayer service was held as we pray for our relatives and friends who have died.

Team Hope

  • We thank you all for your support for the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. This year we collected 104 boxes. Well done!

December 8th Feast of the Immaculate Conception

  • Pupils will attend the 11.30 mass in the church.

Christmas Concerts

  • First Class and Second Class will perform a Christmas Nativity Concert for parents on Thursday, December 15th in our school hall at 2 p.m.
  • Junior Infants and Senior Infants will present their Christmas Nativity Concert for parents the following day, Friday, December 16th in our school hall at 1 p.m.

Mass on December 22nd

  • Pupils will attend mass at 10.00 in the church and sing Christmas carols. Recorder Medley of Christmas Songs will be performed by pupils from Third –Sixth class immediately after mass.

School Holidays

Christmas 2016

  • School will close on Thursday December 22nd 2016 and re-open on January 9th 2017

February 2017 mid-term break

  • Thursday & Friday 23rd & 24th February 2017

March 17th Public Holiday

Easter 2017

  • School will close on Friday 7th April and re-open on Monday 24th April 2017 unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures.

April 27th

  • No school as teachers will attend Continuing Professional Development in the Primary Language Curriculum.

May 1st May Bank Holiday

June 5th June Bank Holiday

Summer Holidays

  • School will close on Tuesday, June 27th.

Le gach dea ghuí

Marie Griffin (Principal)

Doon Secondary School Hurling Tournament

Scoil na Tríonóide Naofa Secondary School Doon hosted their annual 8 a-side hurling tournament on Thursday 20th October. Our boys played against Cappawhite, Doon and Caherline. They performed admirably in each match and they represented the school very well. The day was warm and sunny and the boys enjoyed the healthy fruit snacks which were kindly provided on the day by Scoil na Tríonóide Naofa. The boys also met some former students from Scoil Mhuire who are now attending the secondary school.

The panel was: Ruairí Walshe-Kelly, Evan Parker, Jack Ryan, Jeffrey O’Rourke, Joe Shanahan, Emmet Crowe, Conor Barry, Dannan O’Rourke, John O’Brien, Oisín Holmes, Jamie Long, Matthew Walshe and Cian Finch.

Primary School