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St Fiacc’s N.S- A Digital School of Distinction

Today we officially became a Digital School of Distinction. Thanks to past pupil and Head of the Teaching Council, Mr Tomás O’Ruairc, as well as Senator Jennifer Murnane O’Connor for speaking and officially raising our Digital School of Excellence Flag. more »

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6th Class Rounders Update

  We had three teams represent the school in GAA Rounders in the Heath GAA grounds on Wednesday. All teams performed very well on the day with one team qualifying for the Laois Mixed Finals on the 20th June. Thanks more »

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Hurling Semi Final this Wednesday

Best of luck to St Fiacc’s hurling team who take on Stradbally this Wednesday at 12.30pm in Ballylinan in the Laois Cumann na mBunscol Semi Final.

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May- the Month of Mary

Our 6th class students created a wonderful display for the Sacred Space area in the lobby. As May is the month of our Lady, we will pray to her for help and guidance this month at Assembly every Friday.

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Book Fair Success

  Thanks to all who supported our fantastic Book Fair. There were great books to be had and a large percentage of the takings went back into buying more books for our own school library. A big thank you to more »

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At Assembly Today

  Pictures from Today’s assembly. Well done to all award winners, art competition winners, singers, Irish dancers and project makers.

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World Book Day

St Fiacc’s was taken over today by Harry Potter’s, Gangsta Grannies, Matilda’s, Oompa Loompa’s and many other popular characters from children’s’ favourite books to celebrate World Book Day. All students received a book voucher that can be used in the more »

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6th class students impress at PE Expo DCU

Well done to the 6th class students who presented their ‘Run Right’ project to the Irish Primary PE Association and to Secondary school students in DCU on Wednesday. Their innovative project was highly commended by all on the day and more »

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Mr Kelly’s History Tour

  Mr Kelly’s 5th class enjoying his interactive local History Tour today where they visited Carlow Castle, The Croppy Grave, Wellington Bridge, St Clare’s Church, The Poor Clare Monastery and Millennium Bridge. A great afternoon was had by all exploring more »

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Christmas Carol Services were a big success.

Last Thursday and Friday, St Clare’s church came alive with the sounds of beautiful music and songs. All class groups performed over the two days. Thanks to Mr Kelly for arranging the sound, Fr Dunphy for allowing us to use more »

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Braving through the snow in St Fiacc’s….

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Some pictures of staff and students making their way through the snow last week. Thanks to all who worked to make sure that we were able to open up our school doors.

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Laptops usage in Fifth classes

  The laptop trolley is getting great use in Mr Kelly and Ms Mullens classes this year. They are being used as a valuable tool in St Fiacc’s N.S to access all areas of the curriculum.

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5th class visit to Carlow County Museum

  Mr Shiel’s fifth class had a fantastic visit to the Carlow County Museum two weeks ago. Thanks to Dermot and the staff at Carlow County Museum for showing the students all about the history of our beautiful town.

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Learning the skills to run effectively…..

  Sixth class students were busy this week making videos of Ms Walsh’s Senior Infants running.  Over the coming weeks they are going to teach key fundamental movement skills to help the children run more effectively in the future. We more »

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Students of the Week/ Gaelgeoir na Seachtaine

  Well done to all our Students of the Week and Gaelgeoir na Seachtaine from last week. Thanks to Fr Dunphy for the lovely Advent Service.We used our brand new i-pads to test our Advent knowledge for extra prizes on more »

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St Fiacc’s N.S to remain closed tomorrow Tuesday

St Fiacc’s N.S will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday 17th October, as advised by the Department of Education on account of Storm Ophelia.

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Celebrating The Feast of St Francis

This Sunday at 4pm Fr Dunphy will have a special blessing for all our students’ pets outside the Parish Centre to mark the Feast of St Francis. Hope to see you all there (with your pets!)

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Students of the Week and Gaeilgeoir na Seachtaine

Well done to our fantastic Students of the Week and Gaeilgeoir na Seachtaine this week!

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GAA Cumann na mBunscol Update

The boys team lost narrowly to Portlaoise on Tuesday .We are hoping for a better outcome on Wednesday at 12.30 when we take on Killeshin in the club grounds. We are training again on Monday. Best of luck boys!

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€2127 donated to three different Charities!

6th class donated three cheques to charity yesterday in school and at the Graduation Ceremony. €1025 was donated to Diabetes Ireland. €602 was donated to the Evergreen Senior Citizen Association in the Parish. €500 was donated to a primary school more »

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