May 2022 Newsletter

First Holy Communion 🕊 
Congratulations to our 2nd Class pupils who made their First Holy Communion earlier this month. 

School Tours 
That time of year again. ☀️ 

⭕️Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Class are going to Sligo for the Let’s Go Tour on Wednesday the 25th of May. 

⭕️2nd Class are going to Eagles Flying on Friday the 17th of June.

⭕️3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Classes are going to Bay Sports on Thursday the 16th of June. 

Graduation 🎓
The Sixth Class Graduation will take place in school on June 23rd. Parents welcome. 

Class Teachers 22/23 📚 
🔹JI: Ms. Mulvaney 

🔹SI: Ms. Gillogley

🔹1st Class A: Ms. Golden 

🔹1st Class B: Ms. Gallagher 

🔹2nd Class: Ms. Hanly 

🔹3rd Class A: Ms. Muldoon 

🔹3rd Class B: TBC

🔹4th Class: Mr. O’Meara 

🔹5th Class: Mr. Higgins 

🔹6th Class: Ms. Hickey 

🔹Crann Darach: Ms. Lineen 

Please note that there will be a half-day on Friday June 3rd so that class teachers can attend a Primary Language Curriculum webinar. School will finish at 12:30. 

Sports Day ⚽️🏀🏉🏓
Our annual Sports Day will be taking place on Wednesday the 8th of June. 

End of year Mass for staff and students will take place outside on the 10th of June. 

March 2022 Newsletter

Seachtain na Gaeilge agus Lá Glas
Each class fully immersed in the Irish language for Seachtain na Gaeilge this year. We finished up by celebrating Lá Glas where the children wore green and with the help of Ms. Kerins performed a sean-nós dance for the school.

Best wishes to our 5th and 6th class pupils who will be making their Confirmation on Sunday the 27th of March. Thank you to their teachers Mr. Higgins and Ms. Kerins for all of their work in preparing the children for this sacrament.

Cumann na mBunscol and Gaelic Training
Boys training with Mr. Higgins and girls training with Ms. Mulvaney has resumed every Tuesday after school in the Owenmore Gaels pitch.

Climb with Charlie
Staff of Scoil Mhuire agus Iosaf, Collooney are taking part in Climb with Charlie. All funds raised will go directly to Pieta and Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA). If you would like to donate the link is below.–collooney-fundraising-page.html

Active Flag
Our school is continuing to work for the Active Flag. Our newsest initiative is the ‘Run Around Ireland Challenge’. Progress will be tracked and shared on class blogs.

New Extension
The new school extension is on track and making great progress.

Easter Holidays
School closes for the Easter Holidays on Friday the 8th of April and will reopen on Monday the 25th.

December 2021 Newsletter

Letters to Cloonamahon Residents
Thank you to all the pupils in 2nd class for writing letters to the residents of Cloonamahon.

Morning Mile
Well done to the pupils of 6th and 5th who have resumed the morning mile run every morning. More classes will join them in the New Year.

Music Generation
Some classes have had the pleasure of the Music Generation tutors this term and the rest will avail of this in the New Year.

Elf on the Shelf
We have had reports from several classes where there have been elves causing havoc. They seem to be enjoying their time in our school.

Active Flag
We have taken up the baton of achieving the Active Flag for Scoil Mhuire Agus Iosaf. We will post updates as we make progress on this.

Keeping School Tidy
A big thank you to all the pupils of 6th class who are doing an excellent job of keeping the school tidy with litter picking and sweeping among other jobs

New Hepa Filter/Air Purifiers
Following Department of Education recommendations we have recently purchased new Hepa Filter/Air Purifiers for each classroom.

Christmas Wishes
Áthbhlian Nua Faoi Mhaise Dhaoibh.
Wishing all of you a very peaceful Christmas and New Year. School resumes on the 6th of January.

From Paul and staff

September 2021

School Photos
County Photos will visit the school this coming Monday 4th October to take photos of the pupils of our school. No class groups will be taken this year due to Covid, but Junior Infants & 6th Class will have group photos in the form of individual head shots. If you wish to have your children photographed as a family you must arrange to transport the children from one school to the other & back again yourself.

First Confession & First Holy Communion
Congratulations to the pupils who made their First Confession recently. They will make their First Holy Communion this coming Saturday 2nd October in the Church of the Assumption, Collooney. Have a wonderful day!

Hot Lunches
We are very pleased with the response to the hot lunches and are getting good feedback from the pupils receiving them. Please check in with your child regularly to ensure they are happy with their menu choices. You can change them online with the login details provided at

Music Generation
It is great to have Music Generation back in our school providing tuition to all of our classes this year. If your child has started Music Generation classes could you please forward payment via ePayments on Aladdin. Thank you!

Gaelic Coaching
Gaelic coaching has resumed with Pat Kilcoyne every Tuesday for all classes.

Book Fair
The annual Book Fair will visit our school next Tuesday 5th October until Tuesday 12th. All pupils will get an opportunity to look at the books in the Book Fair & purchase something if they wish.

Internet Safety Talk
We have booked an internet safety talk for 3rd – 6th class which will take place on 6th October during school time via webinar. A separate internet safety talk for parents will take place the same evening at 7pm. Links to the parents talk will be sent on the Monday of that week via text/email. Children of any parents attending will get the night off homework! This is a very important talk so it is advisable that as many parents as possible attend.

Owenmore Gaels Success
Congratulations to the U14 girls for winning the County Finals last Saturday. Congratulations also to the U13 boys for competing in the County Finals last Saturday.