Special Olympics Ireland Games

Good Luck to all the athletes from Ballinamere Special Olympics Club who will be taking part in the Ireland games in Dublin at the end of this week. We have six athletes competing in the Track and Field events and six in the Swimming competitions. Good Luck to all the athletes from the staff and… Read more »

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Celebrating the Bealtaine Festival

We celebrated the Bealtaine festival with a lovely meeting with the Active Retired Group. The afternoon got off to a great start when members of the Rahan Comhaltas group played a number of tunes. They played a bousouki, an accordion, uilleann pipes and a bodhrán! The children were not to be out done and responded with Inis Thiar… Read more »

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Drumming Workshop

Last Monday the children had a fantastic day when David Day from Jabba Jabba Jembe came to visit! David brought all the drums and instruments and everyone got to participate. A super experience for all students and staff!  

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Credit Union Quiz 2018

Congratulations to the quiz teams who put on a great performance at the Tullamore Credit Union Quiz! Well done to the senior team who had a total score of 45. Congratulations to the Junior Team who scooped second prize in the competition. Well done to parents, teachers and all involved.  

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Gold Medals for Maths!

Well done to all the children who took part in the Manga High Maths Week competition. They played Maths games and took part in Maths activities. Special congratulations to Bláthnaid, Joe, Cian, Bailey and Seosamh. They earned over 150 points during Maths week and secured a gold medal. The medals arrived and the children were presented with… Read more »

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Another Win!

Ballinamere/Durrow are on a roll! More silverware! Last Monday we were delighted to have a visit from the two local teams – the Offaly Minor A Hurling Champions and the Junior A hurling Champions! A superb achievement! Congratulations to all the players and to the management.  

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