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

    • Enrolment Application 2023/24
      Use the first link for Applications to our Mainstream Junior Infant class & for applications to other Mainstream Classes

      Enrolment Application Form  school year

      Please attach a copy of the child's Birth Certificate with the application.

      Closing Date  31 January 2023.


      Please contact the School Office for Information regarding Applications for our ASD Class.

      Forms for Special Class Applications are listed below.

      NCSE-Application-Form-1-Application-for-access-to-SNA-support (9)

      SEN-School-Transport-Application-Form (22)

      Closing Date  31 January 2023.



    • Easter 2023
      We will close on Friday 31st March 2023, which will be the final day of
      the school term (unless changes are required as part of contingency
      arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures. Where
      contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length
      of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 5th April
      We will re-open on Monday 17th April 2023.
    • May Bank Holiday
      The school will be closed on Monday & Tuesday (1 & 2nd May 2023).


    • June Bank Holiday
      The school will close for pupils on Monday 5 June 2023.
    • Summer Closure
      The school will close for the Summer Holidays on Fri 23 June (12 noon)