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Month: May 2023

May 29, 2023

First Holy Communion

Congratulations to the boys and girls in second class who celebrated their First Holy Communion on Saturday the 20th of May in the Church of the Ascension of The Lord, in Balally Parish. The mass celebrated by Fr. Jim, was a beautiful ceremony. The three second class teachers, Ms. Cooney, Ms. O'Mahony and Ms. O'Brien […]
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May 29, 2023

School Golf Teams

Pictured is our school golf teams representing us at The Castle Golf Club today. Many thanks to the parents who helped with the practise and supervision and to The Castle and The Grange golf clubs for hosting practices.
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May 25, 2023

Girls Soccer

Some of our 6th class girls attended a soccer blitz in St. Mary's N.S. Donnybrook. The girls performed excellently and finished in 3rd place. Well done girls!
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May 24, 2023

Community Recognition Fund Grant

We are delighted to have received funding of €52,900 for a sensory garden at our school through the community recognition fund @dlrcc. This will provide an invaluable resource in our school and to the wider Balally Community Many thanks to all who supported this initiative
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May 23, 2023

Tag Rugby Blitz

Our fourth classes had a fantastic day out at a rugby blitz on Friday in Stillorgan Rathfarnham Rugby Club. All kids were extremely well behaved an enjoyed getting to play with their classmates.
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May 19, 2023

Bike Week

We have a very successful bike week. Thank you to everyone who took part and made the effort to cycle/scoot (over 250 students so far!) Let's hope that the good weather continues and the kids can continue to be active and safe on their way to and from school.
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May 18, 2023

Outdoor Classroom Day with our Penpals

For Outdoor Classroom Day, Ms Gannon and Ms Molloy's third class travelled to our penpals' school. We walked to Divine Word. We had an amazing day playing lots of sports. We went out to the yard with our penpals. We had a cross country run, long jump competition, sprint races, egg and spoon and a […]
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May 18, 2023

Wild Flower Garden in Full Bloom

Below are some pictures of our wonderful wild flower garden which is in full bloom at the moment. It is alive with thousands of insects and the buzz of the bees pollinating the flowers. This is a collaboration between the school and our local residents association who have Balally looking so well!
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May 17, 2023

School Golf

On Sunday evening we held practice for a school golf team. This was open to boys and girls from 5th and 6th class and they will compete in a competition over the coming weeks. Many thanks to the parents who helped out at the practice and to The Castle Golf Club for hosting the practice.
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May 16, 2023

Rugby Award for Joshua

Well done to 6th class student, Joshua, who was awarded the team mate player of the year in St Mary's RFC, Templeville. This is as a fantastic award to win and he was chosen by his coaches there. Joshua was awarded it for always being respectful to referees, coaches, and team mates and being a […]
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May 10, 2023

Darkness into Light

On Saturday the annual Darkness into Light walk took place in Marley Park. Our own Ms. Bloomer is one of the organisers of this fantastic event for such a worthy cause. As part of our Wellness Week earlier in the year students made artwork for the theme of "hope is". Some of this artwork was […]
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May 8, 2023

Hurling Update

Our senior hurlers continued the schools tremendous start to the hurling and camogie season with a win over St. Michael's. The lads played some excellent hurling with great displays throughout the pitch. We have an action packed week this week with the juniors at home to local rivals Holy Cross on Tuesday. Our camogie team […]
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Lorcan in Croke Park

Well done to 6th class student Lorcan who donned the famous blue and navy of Dublin at half time of Dublin versus Meath on Sunday afternoon. Lorcan didn't let the pressure of playing in front of over 20000 get to him as he grabbed a score. Hopefully Lorcan and his St. Olaf's teammates will be […]

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3rd Class Hurling

Our three third classes entered a team into the annual Andy Gibbons hurling competition hosted by Naomh Olaf on the astro is Stepaside. All three teams performed excellently with Mr. Kearns and Ms. Murphy's classes going through to the finals event on Thursday. Good luck all!

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VR Headsets

The school has recently received a grant to purchase VR headsets. The children have really enjoyed using them to explore different places and times in history. We are one of a very small amount of schools in the country with this technology and we are continuing to find more ways of integrating them into our […]

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Boys and Girls Soccer

Both of our soccer teams had a double header against local side Ballinteer Educate Together N.S. A big thank you to St. Tiernan's for hosting on their fantastic new astro turf. Both teams put in excellent performance and came away with wins. Our boys team have a winner takes all league game at home to […]

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