Friday, December 15, 2017

Lions Club Art Competition

Congratulations to Ryan who came 1st in the Lions Club Art Competition.

VdeP "Wear Red to Work" Day - 15th December 2017

Thank you to everyone who generously supported WLRfm Hamper Appeal today. 

Friday, November 10, 2017

Maths Eyes Prize Winner

Congratulations to Ellen who was a prize winner in the Maths Eyes
competition at Waterford Teachers Centre last night.

Girls B Final

Some super photos taken by Sean Byrne of the Girls B final against Portlaw

 Use this link to view more of the photos

Junior Infants with Shoe Boxes for Hope Appeal.

Monday, November 6, 2017

School Swimming Competition

Ava, Bríd, Ella, Ellen and Fiona competed in the schools' swimming
competition over mid-term. Congratulations to Ella who qualified to
represent us in 2 All Ireland events in February - Back Crawl and
Individual Medley.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Waterford GAA - Strictly Come Dancing Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who supported the above fund raiser and the best
of luck to Tommy O'Brien in the competion on November 11th.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Rathgormack N.S. - Healthy Eating Policy - Reviewed & Updated 20/10/2017





  1. All sugary drinks are banned.  Water or milk are the only drinks allowed.


  1. Drink cartons are banned.  We only allow recyclable plastic bottles for drinks.


  1. Each lunch should contain sandwiches, brown bread, crackers, yogurts and fruit/vegetables.


4.   All chocolate bars including chocolate breakfast bars and no chocolate

      products including spread are to be included in lunches.


  1. Chewing gum is strictly forbidden in school.


  1. Lollipops are forbidden.



Fruit and Vegetables


 Little lunch is known as 'Fruit break'.  Children must have fruit, vegetables, yogurts, or cheese for this break.


 No sweets, bars, biscuits, crisps or popcorn will be allowed. 

This rule will be strictly enforced.

We promote the inclusion of fruit and vegetables in children's lunchboxes.








This policy has been reviewed and updated by the Staff  and Parents Association on 20th October, 2017.

Super Valu - Sponsorship of Footballs

Many thanks to John and Super Valu Carrick-on-Suir who delivered
footballs to the school today and the sponsorship is very much appreciated.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

School open as normal tomorrow

Just to confirm that school will be open as normal tomorrow Wednesday 18th October.

Monday, October 16, 2017

School closed Tuesday 17th October

The school in Rathgormack will be closed again tomorrow Tuesday 17th October as directed by the Department of Education.
Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

School closed

School will be closed tomorrow, Monday 15th October, due to the forecasted storm.

15 October, 2017 - Further statement from the Department of Education and Skills – All Schools and Colleges Closed Tomorrow, Monday 16 October

In response to the imminent Storm Ophelia, the Department of Education and Skills is now publicly informing all schools, colleges and other education institutions that they are to remain closed tomorrow, Monday 16 October.
This decision has been made following discussions with members of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning and in light of the advice from Met √Čireann on this unprecedented storm.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Comeragh Rangers - U13 County Final Winners

Congratulations and well done to Comeragh Rangers who won the U13
County Final at the weekend.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Rathgormack Minors are County Champions

Congratulations and well done to Rathgormack Minors on winning the
county Final. We were delighted to welcome some members of team and
their mentors at the school on Friday 1st September with the cup.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

School Booklist 2017

The September 2017 book lists are available from the book list tab at the top of the page. Or from this link

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

6th Class 2017

Best Wishes for the future to Anna, Timothy, Bridget, Niamh, Jamie,
Jodie, Laura, Adam, Connor, Anna, Ben, Jamie and Saoirse.

Ice Cream Day Proceeds donated to Pieta House

Sixth Class Pupils and Ms. Cahill pictured with John Deegan who will
be climbing Kilmanjaro shortly in aid of Pieta House. Best of luck
John with this huge task.

Thank you to all the parents who supported this fund raiser.

Presentation to John Deegan for Pieta House

Thursday, June 22, 2017

5th & 6th Class Hike

A wonderful day was had by 5th & 6th Class who hiked up the Comeragh
mountains to the source of the River Tay and down to Ned Currans
cottage where they cooked up sausages on an open fire. Great fun was
had exploring the streams and lakes. John Deegan, our guide for the
day, was truly amazing and we wish him all the best on his hike up
Mount Kilmanajaro for Pieta House in July.

Cake Sale - Friday 16th June

Well done to 6th Class on raising 860 Euros for school funds. Thank
you to all those who donated delicious cakes and buns and also a big
thank you to all those who purchased items.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bike Day

All the children thoroughly enjoyed Bike Day. Many thanks to all our helpers.

Adam Murray and Niamh Kennedy

Well done and congratulations to Adam and Niamh who represented the
school in the primary go games in Football this year. It is a great
honour to be selected for the county teams.

U13 Winners

Congratulations to all the boys on their recent win. Thomas and Chris
visited the school this week with their trophies.

Carrick AFC Visit

Well done on your success.

2nd Class Hurling Blitz

2nd Class pupils really enjoed the hurling blitz on Tuesday with
Clonea and Crehana.

Monday, April 3, 2017

All Ireland Credit Union Quiz Final 2017

Well done to our team of Bridget, Eimear, Oscar and Adam who really
did us proud in the All Ireland Final of the Credit Union Quiz in
Dublin on Sunday 2nd April. For the second year running they competed
in competition B, under 13 along with 49 other teams and finished
joint 13th of the 50 teams, only a mere 5 points behind the winners.
Pictured with Ireland's Olympic rowing silver medalists Gary and Paul
O'Donovan and Brian McRory, President of the Irish League of Credit

Monday, March 13, 2017

Free Fruit from Super Valu.

Our local fitness freak and all round healthy food ambassador Ritchie Kennedy delivering free fruit and water to our school this morning with Debbie Martin from Super Valu in the Poppyfields, Clonmel.  Thank you Super Valu!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Credit Union Quiz - Regional Winners

Congratulations to Oscar, Bridget, Adam and Eimear on winning the
Regional Final in the Credit Union Quiz. Pictured here with their
teacher Ms. D. Cahill. We wish them the best of luck in the All
Ireland Final in Dublin which takes place in early April.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Primary Schools Show Jumping in Ballyrafter

Lily represented our school in a showjumping competition recently.
After a clear round she came 3rd in a jump off and got a lovely
rosette. Well done Lily and best wishes for the future.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Br. Anselm Quiz Winners

Congratulations to Oscar, Connor, Bridget and Adam on their big win in
the Cumann na mBunscol Br. Anselm Memorial G.A.A. Quiz last night. A
huge achievement considering there were 25 teams participating from
all over the city and county.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Junior Entrepreneur Programme - "Cardilicious Creations"

The boys and girls of 5th and 6th class in Rathgormack National School are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur this year.Their product is handmade cards and company name is "Cardilicious Creations". Cards can be ordered from the school through the pupils.  Alternatively, you can call the school on 051-646377 or email  Cards cost 1.50 each, personalised cards are 2.00 euros each, a bundle of 10 cards is 7.50, 6 cards for 5.00 euros.

All proceeds will go towards school funds.  All purchases will be greatly appreciated.
(see samples below)





Monday, January 30, 2017

Carrick-on-Suir Credit Union Quiz U13 - Winners

Congratulations and Well Done to Adam, Oscar, Bridget and Eimear on
winning the Credit Union Quiz. Pictured with their teacher - Ms. D.

Credit Union Quiz U11 Team

Well done to Nigel, Bill, Rebecca and Maurice who were beaten by the
narrowest of margins in the final on Friday night.