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Brian Gallagher, Author of Friend or Foe visits 5th & 6th classes

Brian Gallagher came to visit 5th and 6th classes on Friday, 5th February courtesy of Feargal O Dulaing from The Ennis Book Shop. Brian Gallagher was a very interesting man and a great speaker. He told us about his life and his process for writing books. It takes him about [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|

Trócaire Visit

Barefield N.S. has been supporting Trócaire Lenten Campaign for many years. Cassandra Mooney of Trócaire visited the children of Barefield National School last week and thanked the pupils for their annual collections, particularly the highly successful popcorn days which have raised substantial funds for the Aid Organisation. Cassandra spoke to [...]

By |January 27th, 2016|

Author Alan Nolan visits 3rd & 4th classes

Author, Alan Nolan visited us recently, courtesy of The Ennis Bookshop and gave a very entertaining presentation to 3rd and 4th classes about how he came to be an author. He also told us about his new book, Conor's Caveman. The children drew a character from the story and also completed a [...]

By |January 21st, 2016|

RDS Primary Science Fair Limerick

Today we went to Mary Immaculate College in Limerick to participate in the RDS Primary Science Fair. We asked the question 'What effect does baking powder have in muffins?' We worked hard baking chocolate chip muffins and then comparing different batches of muffins with different amounts of baking powder. We [...]

By |January 16th, 2016|

Christmas Pageant 2015

Barefield NS choir joined the parish choir to celebrate Christmas. Well done to all the singers! Also well done to all who took part in a most enjoyable nativity scene! Thanks to Olive Whelan for the pictures!

By |January 13th, 2016|

Senior Infants Nativity Play 2015

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Our Senior Infants Nativity Play 2015

Our Senior Infants are so excited and are  busily rehearsing for our Nativity Play. It will be performed during our Christmas Mass on Tuesday, December 22nd at 11.30a.m. in our halla. It is a beautiful dramatisation,consisting of poetry and song, that  describes the birth of Jesus. The children are fantastic [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|

Santa’s Visit Christmas 2015

Santa came to our school today, assisted by his elves Tríona, Judy and Helen.  The children were so excited. He visited every classroom. The children welcomed him,  sang lovely carols and recited beautiful poems for him. Santa was so impressed that he had a surprise for every child in the [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|

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