Archive for December, 2018

Note home /17th December

Dear Parent,

Please note that our Christmas plays are scheduled for Wednesday of this week. The Junior to Second Class plays are from 11.30 until 12.30-ish!

The Carol Service for third to sixth class pupils is scheduled for 1pm and will last approximately 45mins.

There will be a draw for a Christmas hamper, a Christmas cake and other prizes on Wednesday. Tickets are available in the school this week at €2 per strip or three for €5.

Santa is scheduled to call to the school this Thursday.

The school will close on Friday, 21st December at 12 noon. We will re-open on Monday, 7th January.

Letterkenny Pantomime Society are hosting a performance of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ in An Grianán Theatre on Saturday, 19th January at 8pm. Proceeds are in aid of Kilmacrennan school. Tickets are available from the school and the theatre.

Yours sincerely,

John Devenney.

Christmas Events

Please note that we are hosting our Christmas Plays and Carol Service in the School on Wednesday, 19th December.

Junior Infants to Second Class are performing short plays in the school from 11.15 -12.30 pm.(arrive 11.15 onwards; 11.30 start)

Third to Sixth Class will host a Carol Service from 1-2pm.


Santa Claus will call to the school on Thursday, 20th December.

Sensory Space

We are delighted to have recently allocated a Sensory Space within our school and are grateful to the Donegal Oil Charity Foundation who were in a position to donate resources to allow us to establish this space. Representatives of the Donegal Oil Foundation dropped in to our Junior Infants class this week to donate these resources and we are most grateful for this.

‘Arabian Adventures’

The pupils recently enjoyed a visiting theatre group performance of Arabian Nights.

Dántaí Gaeilge ag ‘Guth Ghoill’ sna Dúnaibh

Congratulations to all who took part in the Céim Aniar poetry competition in Downings last Saturday. It was a most enjoyable day, with 41 pupils from the school participating.
D’éirigh go h-an mhaith le gach duine ar an lá. Bhuaidh Seán  comórtas Rang a Ceathair agus bhuaidh Máire  comórtas Rang a Sé. Bhuaidh Bríd, Róisin, Ava, Grace, Rose, Lucia, Donagh, Alanna, Cara, Patrick boinn ar an lá.
Lá Mór do na Gaeil i gCill Mhic nEanain a bhí ann. Doirn san aer.


  • School Holidays

    • June Bank Holiday
      Closed on Monday, 1st June.
    • Provisional Summer Closing Date
      The school will close on Friday, 19th June.

      All dates are provisional and subject to change.

      The BOM reserves the right to use the first three days of the Easter Holidays to make up for unforeseen closures.
    • 2020-2021 School Re-opening
      Re-opening for pupils on Wed 26th August 2020.
    • Halloween Break
      Closed from Mon-26th Oct -Fri-30th Oct 2020.
    • Christmas Holidays
      Closing on Tues, 22nd December 2020.

      Re-opening Wed, 6th January 2021.
    • February Mid-term 2021
      Closed on Thurs, 18th and Fri, 19th Feb 2021.
    • Easter Holidays 2021
      Closing on Fri, 26th March 2021.

      Re-opening on Mon,12th April 2021.
    • May Bank Holiday
      May Bank Holiday; 3rd May.
    • June Bank Holiday
      June Bank Holiday; 7th June.
    • Provisional Summer Closing Date
      Provisional Closing date; Fri, 18th June 2021.

      These dates are provisional and subject to change.