Post Tagged with: "Scoil Eoin Balloonagh"

Mr McSweeney's Sixth Class pupils.

PHOTOS: From Scoil Eoin Juniors To Sixth Class Graduates In The Blink Of An Eye

June 21, 2024 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

HOW they’ve grown up. Eight years of primary school is coming to an end for pupils from Scoil Eoin Balloonagh’s three sixth classes, as they graduated yesterday to embark on the next step in their educational journey. The sports hall was packed on Thursday as families gathered for the emotional […]

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Lexi Keane with Jimmy Moran, Tricia Moran, Jade Moran and Eileen Moran at the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Confirmation Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Confirmation Day Arrives For Scoil Eoin Sixth Class Pupils

March 14, 2024 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather gods were not smiling down on Scoil Eoin’s sixth class pupils on Wednesday as they made their way to Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church for their Confirmation Day. Nevertheless there was great excitement among the 63 pupils from three classes receiving the sacrament on a wet Wednesday […]

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Ciara Boyle Griffin with Siobhan Stack, Shane, Evan and Eoin Moriarty at the Scoil Eoin Festive Fair on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Families Enjoy Wonderful Festive Fair At Scoil Eoin

November 27, 2023 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people made their way to the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Sports Hall on Sunday as they held their second Festive Fair. Organised and run voluntarily by the Parents Association with the help of Scoil Eoin staff,  it was another super success and great credit is due to all who contributed […]

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Members of the Scoil Eoin Student Council, with Mrs Carol O'Donoghue, SNA Grace Hobbert, and Kieran O'Toole with all the shoeboxes collected in aid of Team Hope.

Record Number Of Shoeboxes Collected At Scoil Eoin For Team Hope

October 18, 2022 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

GENEROUS pupils, staff and parents at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh have surpassed themselves this year in helping those less fortunate. Every year the school take part in the Team Hope Christmas Shoeboxes campaign and this year has proved the most successful to date with 380 boxes collected, each bursting at the seams […]

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Ella in illustrious company.

Ella Wins School Spirit Award At Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

June 23, 2022 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

YOUNG Ella O’Sullivan won the the Scoil Eoin School Spirit Award announced today at the Balloonagh school. The award was devised by the Student Council along with Principal Kieran O’Toole in 2016. This award is not academic award, rather an award in recognition of a pupil who promotes inclusiveness and […]

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Catherine Moore, Madeleine McCarthy, Sean Farrell, Emma Poff, Carol Anne O'Donoghue and Robert Kennedy at the official opening of the new extension at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Extension Officially Opened At Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

May 27, 2022 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

GLORIOUS sunshine greeted guests to Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh on Friday for the official opening of the new extension at the school. Minister for Education Norma Foley performed the cutting of the ribbon and unveiling of a plaque to mark the occasion. Watching on were Bishop Ray, Browne, former Minister Jimmy […]

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Emily Savage with Mary Savage, Brendan Savage, Shane Brien, Ciara Savage, Abbie Savage, Conor Hurley, Breeda Hurley, Linda Hurley and Sean Hurley at the Scoil Eoin Primary School First Holy Communion Day at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Scoil Eoin First Holy Communion Day (Part 2)

May 8, 2022 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin pupils and their families basked in the sunshine as they arrived for First Holy Communion Day on Saturday. There were 54 boys and girls receiving the sacrament in three separate ceremonies and we were there to take photos of families as they arrived to Our Lady and St […]

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PHOTOS: St Patrick’s Parade Fun At Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

PHOTOS: St Patrick’s Parade Fun At Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

March 11, 2022 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

ST Patrick’s Day fun came early for the children and staff at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh as they held their annual parade on Thursday to coincide with their Seachtain na Gaeilge. “After all we have been through over the last two years, we are thrilled that the “Mórshiúl na Scoile” is […]

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Erin O'Sullivan (second left) with friend Rebecca O'Brien, sister Megan O'Sullivan and Róisín O'Callaghan on the new 'Buddy Bench' made by the Vale Of Avoca Men's Shed group. Photo by Dermot Crean

Scoil Eoin Gets New ‘Buddy Bench’ As A Thank You For Caring For Erin

June 6, 2019 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A WICKLOW man travelled to Tralee to deliver a brand new ‘Buddy Bench’ to Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh, to thank them for the great care they gave his granddaughter over the past eight years. Erin O’Sullivan, a 12-year old sixth class pupil from Gort Na Greine near Gallowsfield has an […]

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Pupils taking part in the Scoil Eoin St Patrick's Parade. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Sea Of Green For Scoil Eoin St Patrick’s Parade

March 16, 2018 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

THE kids at Scoil Eoin got a head start on the St Patrick’s Day festivities by staging their own parade on Friday morning. Pupils from every class donned the green in the school yard for an event which has become a tradition at the county’s largest primary school. Jimmy Diggins […]

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Ms Sugrue's Senior Infants in Scoil Eoin ready for the Christmas Concert on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Pupils Have Festive Fun At Concerts

December 14, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE town’s largest primary school, Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh, hosted three days of festive fun as the annual Christmas concerts took place this week. There were performances during the day and in the evening with parents enjoying music, drama and dancing from pupils in all years. Madeline McCarthy’s third class […]

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Róisín McCarthy with parents Trish and Justin at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Welcomes New Arrivals As Schooldays Begin

August 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun may have been beaming down on us this morning, but summer’s certainly over for primary schoolchildren this morning as thousands head back to the books. For junior infants it’s a daunting but exciting time, as we could see when we visited Scoil Eoin in Balloonagh early on Wednesday. […]

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Luke Earns School Spirit Award At Balloonagh School

Luke Earns School Spirit Award At Balloonagh School

June 10, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Student Council at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh awarded second class student Luke O’Donoghue this year’s School Spirit Award on Friday. The award isn’t based on academic ability, but the child’s behaviour, presence, attitude and enthusiasm in class. Each teacher in the school anonymously nominated a child. The student council, which comprises […]

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Scoil Eoin Kids In Top Form For Health And Fitness Week

Scoil Eoin Kids In Top Form For Health And Fitness Week

October 8, 2016 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

KEEPING healthy, fit and active was the name of the game at Scoil Eoin Balloonagh for the school’s ‘Health Promotion/Be Active Week’ which ran from Monday to Friday. The aim of this week is to promote the idea of healthy eating and regular exercise thus encouraging the children to make better […]

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Ciara Hayles and Nessa Kirby at their first day in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh on Wednesday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: First Day At School In Scoil Eoin Balloonagh

August 31, 2016 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT a bother on them. That seemed to be the consensus on the children beginning their schooldays at Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, on Wednesday morning when we called to take some photos. There were three junior infants classes starting and they were all settled down and happy with their teachers, Mrs Carol Anne O’Donoghue, […]

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Pupils enjoying the St Patrick's Parade at Scoil Eoin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Goes Green Early For St Patrick’s Parade

March 16, 2016 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the town prepares for the St Patrick’s Day parade tomorrow afternoon, the pupils at one school jumped the gun for a colourful morning in Balloonagh. Scoil Eoin has been holding their own parade for years now and it has become a real tradition at the school. At around 9.15am this […]

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Pupils taking part in the Scoil Eoin Balloonagh Christmas Concert were, from left: Saoirse McCarthy, Sophie Quillinan, Holly Foran, Elliot Calleja. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Scoil Eoin Pupils Put On A Great Show With Christmas Concert

December 15, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE corridors and halls of Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh came alive with colour and festive spirit this week as pupils put their talent on display for the annual Christmas Concert. For weeks now the children of Scoil Eoin guided by their teachers and music co-ordinator Triona Daly have been rehearsing for this […]

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New Classrooms And ASD Units Approved For Scoil Eoin

New Classrooms And ASD Units Approved For Scoil Eoin

July 3, 2015 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

SCOIL Eoin, Balloonagh, has been added to the approval list for the additional accommodation grant for the construction of two ASD Units and six mainstream classrooms. It was part of an announcement by the Department of Education that five Kerry schools are to be added to the list of approvals for […]

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