Wednesday, November 25, 2015

2015 Santa Dash

The second Annual Kinsale Triathlon Club Santa Dash will take place on Sunday the 13th of December 2015 in Kinsale. The race will start in the town park (beside Actons Hotel) at 11:30am sharp.

All proceeds from this event will go to the Ciara O’Brien Trust and Kinsale Christmas lights. There are prizes for the best dressed family, Kinsale’s fittest family and best estimated time for run and other fun spot prizes.

The participation costs are €10 per adult and €5 per child. Kinsale Triathlon Club would like to thank Actons Hotel Kinsale and Life Science Consultants for their kind support of this event.

All welcome - we are looking forward to seeing you on the start line.

Register online now – click here 

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Cake sale Rang 3

Well done to rang 3 who managed to sell €454 worth of cakes at last Fridays cake sale on 20th Nov 2015. Thanks to the kids and parents who helped with the baking, for raising such a fantastic amount of money. Well done to all involved

Monday, November 23, 2015

Minutes of Parents Association meeting Nov 2015


1. The aim is to raise €10,000 this year and this will be difficult to achieve without help from the parents.  Parents Association meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of the month and can committee members, class reps and Board of Management parents reps please block off this date in their diaries.

2. Next PA meeting will be 2nd December 2015 at 8.30 in the White Lady Hotel – new parents always welcome

3. Updates
School book fair raised €2137.25 of which €1282.35 goes to the school. Very successful and we may repeat the book fair later in the year.

Ciara Duffy organised the photos for the school calendar which will be ready in December.

4. Class Reps
Class reps this year (2015/2016) are:

Naoinán Beaga – Aileen Hurley
Naoinán Mora – Deborah Ni Riain
Rang 1 – Carol Nyhan
Rang 2 – Catherine Dillon
Rang 3 – Ger Cullinane
Rang 4 – Grace Crowley
Rang 5 – Emma O’Callaghan
Rang 6 – Sinead Nolan

5. Fundraising/ Family events

Each class is going to take responsibility for one event this year. Where possible the class responsible for organising the event has put next to the event in the list below. A number of fundraising events have already been carried out e.g. Book fair, calendar and cake sales are under-way.

A number of ideas were put forward for fundraising for the year and the following events were decided upon, with others possibly to be organised later.  Can people please get in contact with the PA if they wish to get involved in organising or helping at any of these events or if they have any ideas for fundraising or family events.

Ongoing Events

Cake Sales - (organised by Rang 1 rep- Carol Nyhan)
Book Fair/s - ( Rang 5 organised by R5 rep Emma O’Callaghan)
Calendar (Ciara Duffy)

PA will a few talks for the children- some suggested Garda/Dietician/ the importance of healthy eating/ role of garda in community etc.

December 2015
Concert 17th December 2015 at 6pm.
Coppers collection (Naoinán Mora)
Christmas Hamper (Rang 3)
Santa visiting the school on 22nd December 2015

January 2016
Family Bingo
Evening at Chuckies - date to be confirmed. ( Naoinán Beaga)

February 2016
Coffee morning and bric a brac sale – Temperance Hall

March 2016

April 2016
Church Gate Collection (Rang 4)
Parents night out

June 2016
Sports Day

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Cake Sale / Friday 20th Nov 2015 / Rang 3

This coming Friday 20th November 2015 Muinteoir Eavan and rang 3 will be hosting this months cake sale. As usual there will be gluten free cakes available and all baking will be done with a strict nut free policy including almond flour. So if all children can bring in at least €1 to buy a bun or cake from our rang 3 bakers, to help towards the ongoing school fundraising.
Many thanks

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Reminder - PA meeting

Parent Association meeting tomorrow Wednesday 11th November 2015 @ 8.30pm in The Powder Room at the White Lady Hotel. It is very imported that the PA is well supported and all parents are welcome to attend.

Kinsale Christmas 2015

A Voluntary Community Group - is once again hosting Santa @ The Mill Kinsale.

Dates available this year - December 2015 - Sat 5th, Sun 6th, Fri 11th, Sat 12th, Sun 13th, Fri 18th, Sat 19th, Sun 20th.  

To book your visit to Santa @ The Mill go to

Monday, November 9, 2015

Final reminder - School Calendar Photos Tuesday 10th November 2015

We will be taking the photos for the school calendar tomorrow morning, Tuesday 10th November 2015. Please can you make sure that your child comes to school in full uniform, neat and tidy. Children can bring in festive items for the photo - santa hats for December, halloween hats for October etc.

For the small children, up to and including 1st class it is very important that their date of birth is written clearly on their hand.

With thanks

Parents Asscociation

Thursday, November 5, 2015

PA Meeting Wednesday 11th 2015

PA meeting Wednesday 11th 2015 @ 8.30pm in The Powder Room, The White Lady Hotel.
All parents, class reps, etc are welcome to attend.

Cake Sale October 2015

A big thank you to Rang 5 who raised a grand total of €306 for the school in their recent cake sale. Well done to the kids involved and to the parents who helped with the baking.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Conversational Irish/Ciorcal Cainte starting Friday November 6th 2015

A small group (mainly Gaelscoil parents) plans to meet at 6pm each Friday for 1 hour in the Blue Haven Bar for a chat ‘as Gaeilge’.  If you are interested, just come along on the night.  All levels of Irish are welcome, it’s open to everybody & is free of charge.

Geansaí scoile caillte

Tá geansaí scoile scoile caillte ag Eimear ó rang a dó. Tá ainm Sofie Finley agus Gearóid sa gheansaí.

Eimear from second class is missing her school jumper. Sofie Finley and Gearoid is written on it. If you find it please bring it into Hilda.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Blankets of Hope return on Friday 6th of November 2015

Our blankets are making great progress and we will be back with the children on Friday 6th Nov 2015 from 10.30am. If any parent is available to help on Friday please text/call Grace 087 9788132