Green Flag for Water

Take a look at what we have been up to! Mr Cawley has led the project of rainwater harvesting with our pupils. We are harvesting the water from the back sloping roof of our hall. The water no longer will go from the gutters to the down-pipe. As a result of our work, the water will now travel through a pipe into a new

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Second Green Flag

Two senior pupils, together with Mr Cawley and Sr Mary collected the award of our second Green Flag in Galway on March 3rd. We earned the prestigious award by our outstanding effort on Energy awareness and conservation. We will raise the flag and celebrate the fantastic achievement for which we are very proud later on in the school year whren the weather improves! We

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Santa Claus

Santa Claus pays a visit to Holy Family NS


Christmas Show 2009

Junior Infant pupils and their teacher, Ms McHugh, and Senior Infant pupils and their teacher, Ms Conlon, put on a wonderful Christmas show for their parents and all the pupils and school staff last Monday. We wish we could have brought you sound but for now you will just have to enjoy the photgraphs!


Sporting Peace

Holy Family NS —————– Sporting Peace Festival ————- May 22nd 2009 Diane Middleton, Community Sport Development Officer of Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership and Sr Mary co-ordinated an extremely successful and worthwhile day of activities for the festival day. Activities were: Golf – Athletics – Peace Workshop – Basketball – Hip Hop Dancing – Tang Soo Do About 100 pupils participated in the activities

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France

Our town of Tubbercurry is twinned with Viarmes in France. Viarmes is a small town like Tubbercurry which is situated about 30km north of Paris. Our school has made two trips to Viarmes. We went in 2006 and again last year in 2008. Children, parents and teachers made the four night trip. We got to attend the local school in Viarmes as well as

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Share Centre

In mid-June, a group of children representing Holy Family NS travelled with teachers to the Share Centre in Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh. They took part in a multi-activity day together with children from Holy Trinity School from Enniskillen. This was a cross border initiative and was part funded by Leader. The activities were varied but all were great fun. The climbing wall was a great

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Cumann na mBunscol

Football Holy Family had a very successful campaign in the Cumann na mBunscol competitions for 2009/2010. This was the first time our school team was up against 6+7 teacher schools. In our football group were St. Johns, Gaelscoil and Ballisodare. The boys were runners-up in Group B by winning against Gaelscoil and Ballisodare and were narrowly defeated by St. Johns. We then qualified for

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Traditional Music

Michael Hurley teaches traditional Irish music in the school. All children get the opportunity to learn to play the tin whistle from second class onwards. As the children move up the classes, they may receive lessons for a different instrument. In the senior classes instruments such as guitars and bodhrans can be seen!


Puppet Show

Past Pupil, Geraldine Gannon, came back to our school to put on a puppet show. The company is called Kids Party Club. We had two shows put on which were thoroughly enjoyed by all. The theme was healthy eating and the message was brought home loud and clear!