Post Tagged with: "Grandparents Day"

Saoirse O'Connor with grandparents Aidan O'Connor, Ann Crean and Dolores O'Connor at the St Brendan's NS Blennerville Grandparents Day on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Grandparents Enjoy A Visit To Blennerville School

February 6, 2019 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

GRANDPARENTS of children at St Brendan’s NS in Blennerville were made to feel special on Wednesday when the school hosted a day dedicated to them. A short prayer service was held and pupils read poems and sang songs before the adults enjoyed some refreshments. It’s a day both pupils and […]

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Young Siún O'Connor with mom Carol and grandmother Catherine Myers at the Caherleaheen NS Grandparents Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Grandparents Celebrated On Visit To Caherleaheen NS

February 3, 2019 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE generations of families enjoyed a wonderful time at Caherleaheen National School on Friday for Grandparents Day. The children were busy for the past week or so, gathering photos and information about their grandparents and the occasion also served a celebration of St Brigid as Principal Mary Connolly explained. “The […]

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Aoibhe Healy with grandparents Helen and Dan Healy at the Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Grandparents Day on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcomes The Older Generation For Grandparents Day

February 2, 2019 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great fun at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday as the older generation came to the school for grandparents day. It was a chance for the children and indeed the school to show their appreciation for grans and granddads on a day which proves immensely popular every year. “There’s […]

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Denis O'Regan, Emily O'Regan and Helen O'Connor at Blennerville National School's annual grandparents Day on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Grandparents Enjoy Day at Blennerville National School

February 16, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

There was great excitement at Blennerville National School on Wednesday as the children welcomed their grannies and grandads to their school. Grandparents Day is held every year as part of Catholics schools week. It is a celebration of the support and wisdom that grandparents provide all year round. There were two sessions […]

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John O'Donnell, Irene O'Donnell, Bridget Thoirbeairt and Brendán Thoirbeairt with grandchildren Cillian Ó'Donaill and Brían Ó'Donaill at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn . Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.thoirbeart

PHOTOS: Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn Welcomes The Grandparents

February 9, 2017 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Wednesday as the generations  came together to celebrate the annual Grandparents Day was held in the school hall. The occasion is celebrated every year as part of Catholics School Week. This year, a beautiful prayer service was held in the school, where […]

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At Grandparents Day in Moyderwell National School were, from left: Aoife Hartnett, Sean and Eileen Lynch and Donnachadh Hartnett. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Grandparents Come To Moyderwell School For Special Day

February 5, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

IT was an extra special day in Moyderwell on Thursday as grandparents got a chance to go back to school. The return was prompted by Grandparents Day as part of Catholic Schools Week. The initiative encourages schools to invite grandparents of their pupils to come in to national schools to […]

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At Grandparents Day in Caherleaheen National School were, from left: Will Leahy, Zara Krno and Helena Leahy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Caherleaheen School Celebrates Grandparents Day

February 4, 2016 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great hustle and bustle in Caherleaheen National School on Wednesday as grandparents got a chance to come and visit their grandchildren at school. Grandparents Day is celebrated as part of Catholic Schools Week where the older generation are invited to the school. Their main hall was split in two so that […]

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Emily Corridon with grandparents, from left; Mary and Phil Corridon, Tralee and Eileen and Eamon Kissane, Ballybunion, at the Grandparents Day at St Brendan's NS in Blennerville on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Older Generation Gets A Look At New School On Grandparents Day in Blennerville

February 3, 2016 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

NOW in its fifth year in St Brendan’s NS Blennerville, Grandparents Day took on special significance this year as it was the first in the new school. Staff, pupils and the grandparents all gathered in the gym at 11am for a Mass celebrated by Fr Francis Nolan, followed by a […]

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At the grandparents day in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn were from left: Katie Buckley, Nathan Horan, Samatha Buckley and Tanisha Buckley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Grandparents Go Back To School At Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn

February 2, 2016 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a day of great excitement in Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Monday as grandparents got a chance to see their beloved grandchildren at school. Grandparents Day is celebrated as part of Catholic Schools Week and coincides with St Bridget’s Day. All grandparents are invited to the school and are presented […]

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