Thursday, December 22, 2011

Happy Christmas from Rathgormack N.S.


Rathgormack N.S. would like to wish all the school staff, pupils and their families a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.  We look forward to seeing all the pupils back in school when it re-opens on Monday 9th January 2012.

Monday, December 12, 2011

2011 School Calendar now on sale

Rathgormack Parents' Association has produced a calendar for 2012
which includes recently taken class photographs. The photographs were
taken by local photographer Francis Quigley on the no-uniform day held
this October.
These calendars, which were printed by Carrick Print, are now
available from the school secretary at a cost of €5 each. All proceeds
will be donated to the school as part of the annual donation that the
parents' association gives to the school, your support would be
greatly appreciated.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Rathgormack NS Boys & Girls win their Football Final

Pictured above  is the girls U13 Football team recieveing the trophy after the final. Well done to everyone involved.

087 9377051 051 854974 facebook Maurice Hennebry Photography
Link to Images 

Below is a video of the Boys U13 recieving their trophy

Friday, November 18, 2011

School News

  • Our 3rd, 5th and 6th classes completed a swimming course and they all received certificates.
  • Also the boys u13 football team and the girls team are both in Eastern Finals to be held in Walsh Park soon. We wish good luck to both teams! The girls also won the local mini-7's and are in the Eastern Final for that too.
  • Lately a drumming workshop was held in the school which went very well and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks to everyone who supported our fund raising events throughout the year, it was thanks to proceeds from that fund raising which made the drumming workshop possible, so well done.

  • We look forward to the upcoming Red Kettle Theatre Production for our children.

Friday, October 28, 2011

School Art Exhibition 2011

Recently the school held an art exhibition. This was part of the Artist in Residence scheme, Rita Scannell was our Artist in Residence. We are very grateful for all of the hardwork that Rita and the pupils put in. Also thank you very much to all of the parents who helped us. It was a very enjoyable and successful course.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Board of Management - Parent Representatives

The parents elected to the Board of Management are:
Kieran Hearne and Marcella Hahessy

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

School Fees

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Swimming Term

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

WOW Day - Wednesday 18th May 2011

Rathgormack N.S. will have a WOW (Walk On Wednesday) Day tomorrow Wednesday 18th May, leaving the Creamery at 9.10 am

Monday, April 11, 2011

April Updates

Tuesday 12th April


National Spring Clean – Litter Pick-Up in School & Village


We would ask pupils to bring gloves to wear for our "Spring Clean" day tomorrow


Friday 15th April


Easter Holidays – school will close on Friday at 12.30 pm and re-open on Tuesday 3rd May


No Uniform Day - €2.00 per child - in aid of Temple Street Hospital





Defibrillator – Mobile phone collection – we would like to thank everyone who supported our mobile phone collection.  We are delighted to inform you that we have now received our School Defibrillator.



Wednesday, April 6, 2011

COW Day - Cylce on Wednesday

Sean Kelly came along to launch the school's first COW (Cycle on Wednesday) day held in the school on the 16th March 2011. We had a great day and it was really enjoyed by everyone. A special thankyou to Sean Kelly, Garda Ronan Slevin who spoke to the kids about road safety, Barry Meehan of Worldwide Cycles in Clonmel, Robert Power who photographed the event, Flahavans for their support and all of the parents who helped out with the day.

Monday, March 14, 2011


Don' t forget we will be having our "Cycle Day" on Wednesday 16th March - Bring your bicycles and helmets!!  We would be delighted if any parents would like to volunteer to help on the day - it would be gratefully appreciated.
We would also like to remind you that the school will be closed on Thursday 17th, Friday 18th & Monday 21st March.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Election Day Friday 25th February 2011

Rathgormack N.S. will be closed on Friday 25th February as the school is being used as a polling station for the General Election

Monday, February 14, 2011


Kids showing the mobile phones collected for the Defibrillator

Many thanks to all who contributed to the Fones4Life scheme the school is delighted to announce that we have reached the target of 250 mobile phones today on Happy Heart Day.
Many thanks to all the staff and pupils in Rathgormack N.S. who have succeeded in collecting unwanted mobile phones which we will exchange for a lifesaving defibrillator.  We have collected the required 250 mobile phones and the "Fones4Life" scheme will provide us with a defibrillator and they will also give a donation of €100 will go to the Cormac Trust ( 

We would like to thank everyone for making such a special effort to collect the phones for this very important cause. Also many thanks to SuperValu in Carrick for sponsoring a crate of apples to celebrate the event.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Rathgormack N.S. Update - 3rd February 2011

Communion Enrolment Ceremony


Note to Parents & Guardians of 2nd class pupils


The Ceremony of Enrolment for Holy Communion for 2nd class will take place on Sunday 6th February at 9.45 am.


Children must wear uniform.


Please give your child their Baptismal Candle to bring into school, if you have not done so already





Green Flag Day of Action


As you will appreciate, it is difficult to schedule a day when, due to his busy timetable, Sean Kelly is available to lead our senior pupils on the short road-cycle, so as he is available on Wednesday 16th March we have decided to proceed with that day as our "Green Flag Day of Action".  As previously planned the junior pupils and inexperienced cyclists will be led on a cycle within the school grounds.  All participating pupils will be required to have a bicycle and helmet in school on the day. Barry Meehan, owner of World Wide Cycles, Clonmel will also be available on the day to show the children how to maintain their bikes.


Due to the above changes the school will now be open on Wednesday 16th March.



New date for In-Service Day


The school will now be closed for an In-Service Day on Monday 21st March


Election Day


The school will also be closed on Friday 25th February due to the General Election.




Mobile Phone Collection for Defibrillator – Fones4Life


Don't forget to keep collecting those mobile phones – great work has been done to date but we still need a lot more.  The deadline for collection of mobile phones is Monday 14th February, when will we celebrate heart day in the school.

Monday, January 24, 2011

New Signing In/Out Policy

From now on, in order to comply with Child Protection Policy and Health & Safety Regulations, any child who arrives late to school or who has to leave earlier must report to the secretary's office and sign in/out.  Parents/adult accompanying the child must also sign out children who leave the school premises early.

Defibrillator - Fones4Life

The staff and pupils in Rathgormack N.S. are currently collecting unwanted mobile phones which we will exchange for a lifesaving defibrillator.  Once we have collected 250 mobile phones the "Fones4Life" scheme will provide us with a defibrillator and will give a donation of €100 will go to the Cormac Trust (  We would ask everyone to make a special effort to collect as many phones as possible (at home, from relations, friends, work etc.) for this very important cause.  The deadline for donating mobiles to the school is Monday 14th February (Valentine's Day) when we will celebrate "Heart Day" in the school.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

WOW Day - Wednesday 19th January

Rathgormack N.S. will have a WOW (Walk On Wednesday) Day tomorrow Wednesday 19th January, leaving the Creamery at 9.10 am

Monday, January 10, 2011

Match results - First Term

Rathgormack N.S.
2010/11 Matches - First Term

Boys’ Football Tournament
Rathgormack V Glór na Mara  - Won
Rathgormack V Portlaw  - Lost
Rathgormack V Kilmacthomas - Lost

Girls’ Football Tournament
Rathgormack V Ballyduff  - Won
Rathgormack V Ursuline - Lost

Boys’ Mini Sevens

Rathgormack V Newtown  - Won
Rathgormack V Clonea  - Won
Rathgormack V Holy Cross  - Lost
Rathgormack V St. Stephens  - Lost
Rathgormack V St. Declans  - Lost

Girls Mini Sevens
Rathgormack V Newtown  - Won
Rathgormack V Portlaw  - Won
Rathgormack V Clonea  - Lost

info provided by Tara Comerford