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Galway School SN Chláir na Gaillimhe displayed sublime skill in the Spar FAI Primary School 5s National Finals which took place in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin on Wednesday 11th May. Galway was the most successful county in the 2016 Spar FAI Primary School 5s National Finals. The results come after a hard fought campaign which began… Read more »

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SN Baile Clár na Gaillimhe launched its school fundraiser Who Wants to be a Thousandaire recently. The event will take place on Friday 12th February and is kindly being hosted by the Claregalway Hotel. The school is currently undertaking major development of the school grounds, consisting of a variety of play areas, courts and pitches. This… Read more »

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To say that the national school in Claregalway—Scoil Náisiúnta Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe—is multicultural is almost an understatement, but it is refreshing to hear pupils from as far away as Bangladesh or Sudan speaking Irish and embracing knowledge about Irish crafts and traditions of their homelands. As part of the Green Schools Global Citizenship project,… Read more »

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Forbairt Scoile / School Development Ba mhaith leis an Bord Baisintíochta nuacht faoi forbairt na scoile a thabhairt do thusmitheoirí agus caomhnóirí na scoile. Fuaireadh dearbhú ón Roinn Oideachais seanphíosa na scoile a leagadh agus seomraí ranganna nua a thógáil. The Board of Management of Claregalway NS is delighted to announce that it has secured… Read more »

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Last year, we won the Cumann na mBunscol A Final for football. We were re-entered this year. We started off with the mini sevens and we got to the final but lost by a point to Craughwell. Cumann na mBunscol was played at Claregalway centre. We were in Group A along with Cummer, Maree, Craughwell… Read more »

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During book week, the children of Claregalway NS has the opportunity to dress up as book characters which was great fun! The author Kate McMahon came to visit our school. It was a great honour to meet her as she has written many successful books, for example Timber Twig and A Horse of Another Colour. On the… Read more »

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Our Trip to War Horse In February, our teacher Ms McKiernan did a couple of weeks of Scriptwriting with our class. After a great deal of preparation, we were all asked to write a 500 word scene from a play or movie on the theme of friendship for a competition called the Bord Gáis Student… Read more »

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Our Annual General Meeting will be held on the Thursday the 7th of November in the school Halla at 8:30pm. It is an important meeting as I will be stepping down as Chairperson and will be seeking nominations for a new Chairperson. The role is open to every parent in the school and will have… Read more »

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Hi Parents, It’s been two years since this present Parent Association committee set out to achieve a few new goals with regard to the parents association. The first hurdle was to find a channel of communication between the Parent Association committee and the parents. Understanding that previous Committee’s had tried really hard, and found it… Read more »

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Claregalway National School Parents Association recently held a Bingo night in the Claregalway Hotel. It was a great success and €500 was was raised on the night. Read the Parent’s Association report from Clement Shevlin below. Hi Everyone, well we had a fantastic Bingo night with over 120 kids and parents turning up on such a… Read more »

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Science Week / Féile Eolaíochta agus Teicneolaíochta na Gaillimhe Children in SN Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe participated in science activities for the Galway Science and Technology Festival. The Mad Scientist visited the school with his Air Blast Show and all children participated in scientific experiments. The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience and learned about air… Read more »

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A large gathering assembled to pay special thanks to former principal of Claregalway National School Pat Coen who stepped down from teaching after forty years of providing wonderful learning to pupils. A Mass of thanksgiving to mark the retirement of Pat Coen who served as principal of Claregalway National School took place at the Church… Read more »

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