Gaelscoil Philib Barún

An Féar Gortach (The Hungry Grass)

An Féar Gortach (The Hungry Grass) is a short film produced by Sixth Class at Gaelscoil Philib Barún in Tramore, Ireland. The film explores the theme of the Irish Famine 175 years ago and the story begins when Muireann (played by Molly Swift) walks through the hungry grass and is brought back to Tramore during the famine, where she meets Cáit (played by Róisín Ní hEithir) and her family. Cáit is faced with challenges, such as unaffordable rent from her

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Book Rental 2022/23

The Board of Management has agreed the cost of the book rental fees for the school year 2022/23 and we can confirm that the costs will remain the same as last year. All costs associated with school books are covered through the rental scheme (including copybooks) and the costs are as follows: One Child: €143.26 Two Children in Family: €276.28 (€143.26 + €133.02) Three Children in Family: €399.07 (€143.26 + €133.02 + €122.79) Payment can be made through our online

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Gaelscoil welcomes our Ukrainian friends

Gaelscoil Philib Barún is an immersion education primary school where all subjects are taught through the Irish language. English is also taught in full and pupils follow exactly the same English language curriculum as all other primary schools in Ireland. The staff and pupils of Gaelscoil Philib Barún school are very happy and humbled to welcome and accommodate new pupils from Ukraine and, as a gesture of solidarity and inclusion, we have updated our school website so that it is

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School Year Changes

As outlined in the latest school newsletter (March 2022), the school year has been reduced by one day to accommodate the one-off public holiday on Friday, 18 March 2022. Schools which were already closed for that day must reduce their school year by one day and we have done this by closing one day earlier in June 2022. As a result, the last day of term will now be the Wednesday, 22 June 2022. The school calendar has been amended

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