Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Presentation to Patsy Behan by members of Board of Management

"Thank You " Patsy and Best Wishes for the future.

From Principal, Staff and Children of Rathgormack N.S.

Presentation to "Share A Dream" Foundation

A big "Thank You" to everyone who supported the fundraiser for "Share
A Dream" Foundation. A total of 510 euros was donated.

"Share A Dream" Visit

Thank you from Barry

Barry Meehan has successfullyy completed his Mizen to Malin Challenge
and raised a total of 2532 euro for the 'Friends of Kenny' charity. He
would like to sincerely thank the children and families of Rathgormack
National School for their very generous donations. He is pictured with
Kenny Reade gratefully receiving the donation. Also in the picture are
'Friends of Kenny' Committee members Tyrone White and Derek Delaney.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

School Book List

The school book lists for September 2016 are now available from the website. Just click on the tab above marked "Book Lists".

Friday, June 17, 2016

Mizen to Malin Challenge

Best of Luck to Barry Meehan who is cycling from Mizen to Malin in 24
Hours on Saturday 18th June in aid of "Friends of Kenny" Charity,
which has been set up to assist a Portlaw cycling enthusiast who is
living with cancer.

Pupils in the school have been filling out a cycle journey log in
order to chart the school's journey from Mizen to Malin in attempt to
match or beat the 615 km. journey.

You can donate to the cause if you wish online at
or directly to the school.

Greenway Cycle

Mrs. Power's class enjoyed a cycle on the Greenway for Bike Week 2016.
Cycling from Durrow to Clonea Strand and back. Along the way they
stopped to enjoy the Durrow tunnel, Durrow viaduct and the stunning
scenery across to Helvick Head. Thank you to the parent volunteers who
transported bikes and assisted on the cycle.

Awarding of the Blue Flag

The school was delighted to be awarded the prestigious Blue Flag for
successfully completing the blue star programme. This programme
involved fostering a better understanding of the E.U., what it means
and how it works.
Pupils were challenged to get creative and think about Europe by
carrying out projects about four key elements; the history, geography,
culture and creativity, and the institutions of the E.U. Well done to

6th Class Cake Sale

Thank you to all those who baked and bought cakes in the 6th Class
Annual Cake Sale which raised in excess of 950 euros for the school.

Texaco Art

Well Done to Anna Quigley who was awarded a certificate of
commendation in the recent Texaco art competition.

Bike Day

Bike Day was a huge success in the school this year with pupils
cyclying skills clearly improving every year. Thank you to Johnny
Brunnock from Waterford Council for organising bicycle obstacle
courses and supplying bikes/helmets. Thank you also to Barry Meehan
for his bicycle maintenance talk and checking every pupils bike for
road worthiness. Finally a big thank you to the volunteers who were a
huge help on the day marshalling junctions on the road and supervising

Friday, June 3, 2016

Presentation to Ger Kirwan and Jersey Day - fundraiser for Parents Association.

County Hurling Skills Winners

Well done to Peter, Gerard and Barry - winners of the county hurling
skills in Bushy Park this week. They will represent Waterford in
Mallow on Wednesday in the Munster Skills competition. Best of Luck