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Cyberbullying and Internet Safety.

‘Cyberbullying and Internet Safety-what parents need to know’.

The above information session will be presented by Adrienne Katz, (Bullying Intervention Group, UK) in the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny on Monday, Jan 28th 2013.

To book a place please call Louise Callaghan on 0749104693.

The session has been organised by Health Promotion, HSE West.

Réalt Uladh.

Comhghairdeas le gach duine a ghlac páirt in Réalt Uladh ar na mallaibh. Déirigh thar barr le gach duine agus rinne siad an-iarracht.

The Réalt Uladh Gaelic language poetry competition was held in the LYIT on Saturday, 1st March. The school had a large number of entrants in both poetry, writing and singing competitions. We won several categories on the day. Maith sibh.

Kilmacrennan 5K Road Race/ Walk.

Please note that the Kilmacrennan 5K Road Race/Walk is scheduled for Tuesday, 14th May 2013 as part of the Donegal Athletic Board’s Grand Prix Series of events. Further details to follow.

Catholic School’s Week/ Invite to Grandparent’s..

Please note that Catholic School’s Week will be held nationally, commencing on Monday, 28th February. We will attend a Prayer Service in the chapel on Thursday morning, the 31st January at 10a.m. We hope to incorporate this with ‘Grandparent’s Day’and invite all grandparents’, if available, to the service, and thereafter to the school for an informal chat/cup of tea/ to assist in St. Brigid cross making.

Christmas Nativity Play.

school concert santa 057There was a large attendance in the School Library recently for an excellent performance of a Nativity Play by Junior Infants. Well done to Ms Duffy and her class.

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spot the difference competition!

spot the difference competition!


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Christmas Events.

school concert santa 006school concert santa 056school concert santa 006We hosted a Christmas Carol Service in the school on Friday, 14th December. It was a most memorable event and well done to all who partook on the day. Santa visited the school in the afternoon.

Pantomime Date

Please note that the school is once again linking up with the Letterkenny Pantomime Society for the opening night of the pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’ on Saturday, January 19th 2013. This has been an important fundraiser for the school over the past few years and we request your continued support.
Tickets are €15 for one ticket; €25 for two etc.

Comórtas Filíochta.

D’éirigh thar barr le gach duine a ghlac páirt i gcomórtas dántaí sna Dúnaibh i mí na Nollag. Maith sibh go léir.
Well done to the 28 children from the school who participated in a gaelic poetry competition in Downings recently and particular congratulations to Mary, Róisín, Ella, Lauren and Thomas, prizewinners in their respective categories.

2012 Cross Country Success

Well done to all who participated in the Donegal School’s Cross Country Championship in Finn Valley recently, returning with a magnificent haul of 11 individual and three team medals. The U-9 Boys and U-11 girls won a bronze team award while a first, second, fourth, fifth and eighteenth place finish (out of a field in excess of 100 runners) ensured a gold award for our U-11 Boy’s team. Well done to all.
We look forward to the Ulster Championships in Fintra in November. Training will continue for all athletes.

First Communion Date.

Please note that the First Holy Communion is scheduled for Sunday, 28th April at 12.30pm 2013 in St. Columba’s Chapel, Kilmacrennan.

  • School Holidays

    • 2018-'19 School Re-opening
      Wed 29th August 2018.
    • Halloween Mid-Term 2018
      All schools will close from Monday 29th October 2018 to Friday 2nd November 2018 inclusive.
    • Christmas Holidays
      Closing on Friday 21st December 2018; Re-opening on Monday 7th January 2019.
    • Feb Mid-Term
      Closed on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February 2019.
    • St Patrick's Day
      Closed on Monday, 18th March 2019.
    • Easter Holidays
      Closing on Friday, 12th April; re-opening on Monday, 29th April.
    • Summer Closing 2019.
      Last day of term is June 21st 2019

      Please note that the above dates are subject to change.  In the event of unforeseen closures, the Board of Management may use the first three days of the Easter Holidays to catch up on missed school days.