County Champions!

There was great excitement in the school when Ballinamere became county champions …on the double! Ballinamere Girls’ Football Team put in a superb performance to beat Killeigh in the final in BNM O’Connor Park on Wednesday 24th October. The boys’ football team also claimed the silverware when they defeated Ballinagar in the final! It was a thrilling… Read more »

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What a Match!

Ballinamere played against Ballinagar, in the  Cumann na mBunscoil Football Final, last Monday in O’Connor Park, Tullamore. It was a fantastic match! The game went to extra, extra time and still managed to end in a draw! The boys were super and kept us on the edge of our seats until the final whistle!  We are really… Read more »

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Cross Country Race

Congratulations to the boys and girls who represented Ballinamere N. S. in the Cross Country race held in the Harriers on the 3rd October. The children put in a superb performance! The sixth class girls came second and the fifth class girls took the top prize! Well done to all involved!

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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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