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Distance Learning

We appreciate this can be a trying time at home so here are some ideas for fun activities the children could partake in while at home!! Children ( and grown up children!!) are sure to have great fun completing some of these tasks!! Also remember, the Irish school book publishers have all made the school […]

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Opening Our Hearts For Valentine’s Day

We recently turned the school red to raise money for Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin. This is a very worthy charity and one which is very close to our hearts here in Loughquittane NS. Everyone dressed up in red for the day and brought in a donation for the hospital through which […]

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Science with Mr D!!

We were very lucky recently to have a visit from Mr D who came and did lots of interesting science experiments with us.   We learned all about harnessing the power of wind energy and had great fun building our own wind powered cars.   We can’t wait until Mr D comes again to do […]

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East Kerry Team Visit

We were delighted to welcome recently members of the victorious East Kerry team who won the senior county championship to Loughquittane NS with the Bishop Moynihan Trophy.     They told us all how if we work hard we could maybe be returning to the school with a trophy. They signed loads of photographs and […]

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Izac9 comes to Loughquittane NS

This year in Loughquittane NS, some of the older classes were fortunate to have been afforded the opportunity to engage with the Izac 9 maths resource. Izak9 creates a fun, dynamic and highly interactive shared learning environment where all children can excel in their learning of mathematics.   All of the classes had great fun using this […]

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Mad Hatters Easter Party

On our final day before the break for Easter holidays, we had a day of great celebration in school. As part of a fundraiser for St. Pats CLG who very generously loaned us hurling equipment, we had a fundraiser where each child came in wearing a hat of their own choosing. Children were encouraged to […]

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Our Nutty Professors!!

We have had great fun doing science with ‘Mr D’ who has been visiting our school in recent weeks. We have completed loads of fun and exciting experiments each week.   We have been learning all kinds of cool facts about things as diverse as CO2 and how to filter water to make it safe […]

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School Sports

The last few months have been exceptionally busy ones on the sporting front in Loughquittane NS! We have entered boys and girls teams in both soccer and football tournaments and done very well in both.   We have also entered boys and girls teams in basketball tournaments recently and great fun has been had by […]

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Hurling Arrives in Loughquittane NS!!

We were very lucky recently to receive the gift of some hurling equipment from St Pats East Kerry Hurling club. This equipment is on loan with us for a few months and we intend top make great use of it. Ms. McEnery, who works in the infant room, is an accomplished Camógie player and is […]

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Kerry County Council Road Safety Art Competition

Well done to Ciara who recently won a prize in Kerry County Councils Road Safety Art Competition. Ciara’s wonderful creation highlighted the importance of full concentration being needed while behind the wheel of a car. Ciara got to travel to the County Chamber in Tralee and meet the Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Norma Foley and […]

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