Gaelscoil Philib Barún

Newsletter, November 2022 (and Christmas Concerts)

The latest school newsletter (November 2022) is now available on the Newsletters page (and will also be distributed to parents via email). Also, we are delighted to share that Christmas concerts will once again be held in the school this year, and will be taking place on Monday-Tuesday, 19-20 December 2022 at the times indicated in the November newsletter.

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Retirement of Caitlín and Mary Dunphy

The school gathered on Friday, 30 September 2022, to mark the retirement of Múinteoir Caitlín and to pay tribute to Múinteoir Máire Uí Dhonncha. Both teachers have given long and loyal service, over many decades, to the school and its pupils. All of the children held both teachers in the highest esteem and this was reflected in the song that Dara, our fifth-class teacher, composed for the occasion. The song was sung with great enthusiasm by all in the hall.

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Irish language classes every Friday

The school will offer Irish language classes for parents every Friday morning in the school beginning on Friday, 11 November 2022 from 9:15am to 10:15am. Classes will run for 6 weeks, are free of charge and all abilities are welcome to attend. Emphasis will be on oral Irish and communication with children who are pupils in this school. Contact the school office if you would like to attend.

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Updated School Policies

A number of the school policies were recently updated and are now available on the Policies & Forms page. The updated policies include: Admissions Policy Anti-Bullying Policy Attendance Strategy Child Safety Statement Code of Discipline If you have any queries about any of the items listed, please contact the school directly.

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Back to School and Class Teachers 2022

The following is a list of teachers and classes for the 2022-2023 school year, which will starting on Wednesday, 31 August 2022. Class Teachers Junior Infants: Múinteoir Ailín Ní Ghréacháin Senior Infants: Múinteoir Kelsey Ní Mhurchú First Class: Múinteoir Cathy Second Class: Múinteoir Eibhlín /Múinteoir Orna Third Class: Múinteoir Méadhbh Fourth Class: Múinteoir Orla Fifth Class: Múinteoir Dara Sixth Class: Múinteoir Ben Our Special Education Teachers will be Múinteoir Kathryn and Caitlín. Start and Finishing Times Our staggered start and

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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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