Simon Community

Mid-West Simon Community sent us a lovely letter (link below) to acknowledge the donations of food, household items and toiletries made by our pupils, parents and staff last week. Go raibh maith agaibh uile.

Fionn Mac Owl

There was great excitement at The Model School today when our newly carved wooden owl was officially christened. The school was honoured to welcome The Deputy Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. Sarah Kiely to announce the owl’s name. A shortlist of suitable names as Gaeilge was drawn up and all classes were invited to vote for […]

An Mhodhscoil Parents’ Association

Please click on the link below to view our recent Parents Association Newsletter

Lá Spóirt na hEorpa/ European Sports Day

Bhain na daltaí an-taitneamh as Lá Spóirt na hEorpa ar an Aoine. Our pupils really enjoyed European Sports Day in School on Friday September 25th last.

Comórtas FAI 5-aside – Craobh na Mumhan / FAI 5-aside – Munster Finals

Chuaigh ocht cailín ó rang a cúig agus rang a sé go Mounthawk FC i Trá Lí ar an 9ú Bealtaine, agus ghlac siad páirt i Craobh na Mumhan FAI 5-aside.  Bhí lá iontach acu, agus críochnaigh siad sa triú áit.  Tá gach éinne sa Mhodhscoil an-bhródúil as na cailíní. Eight girls from 5th and […]

Comórtas Lúthcleasaíochta Trastíre/ Cross Country Athletics

Ghlac páistí na Modhscoile páirt i comórtas lúthchleasaíochta trastíre i Tobar Pádraig cúpla seachtaine ó shin.  Rinne siad an-iarracht agus bhuaigh siad alán bonn.  Bhí múinteoirí agus tuismitheoirí an bródúil as na páistí. The children in the Model School took part in Cross Country Athletics Competition in Patrickswell.  A huge effort was made and lots […]

An Informative Parent Information Evening- 21st November

Thanks to all those who attended the recent talk, given by Claire Healy. The talk entitled ‘Resilience & Adversity – Helping Children to Cope Better’ offered interesting tips and advice for parents. There was a great turnout. On behalf of the Parents’ Association, thanks to Claire for making this event such a success. If any […]

Invite to Parents Information Talk at An Mhodhscoil

The Parents’ Association is holding an information evening on Tuesday 21st November at 7.30pm in the main hall at An Mhodhscoil. Claire Healy of Wellbeing Matters is invited as our guest speaker. Her talk will focus on helping our children cope and deal with difficult situations, keeping your child safe from bullying/cyber bullying, the role of […]

A Big Thank You from the Parents Association

On 13th May last the Parents Association welcomed the children from the Holy Communion classes and their families and friends to a tea party at the Model School following the Holy Communion mass at St Joseph’s Church. Thanks to all our Parents and members of the Students Council who helped make this tea party a great […]

Easter Raffle– It’s a Fun Fundraiser!

As one of our main fundraising activities the Easter raffle was, again, a huge success, raising €7,200. This money will go towards funding sports and recreational activities for students in our school. Thanks to all the families who supported this fundraising initiative by buying tickets. Prizes included Easter egg hampers, vouchers and lots of chocolate […]

Crannchur na Cásca/ Easter Raffle

Our annual Easter raffle will be taking place this Thursday, April 6th. Please return the ticket stubs tomorrow! We would ask all families to please support this great cause! Tickets are priced at €2 each, €20 per book. 1st prize: €200 cash & hamper 2nd prize: €100 cash & hamper 3rd prize: €50 cash & […]

Crannchur na Cásca/ Easter Raffle

The tickets for our annual Easter raffle were sent out this week. Tickets are priced at €2 each, €20 per book. 1st prize: €200 cash & hamper 2nd prize: €100 cash & hamper 3rd prize: €50 cash & hamper There are many more prizes in addition to these! The raffle will take place next Thursday, […]

Fashion Show Fundraiser for New Classrooms

Thanks to the fundraising efforts by the Fashion Show committee with support from Parents and Teachers at our school, the funds raised have gone to support the building of our new classrooms. The fashion show which took place last November raised over €23,000 for this project. Parents, teachers and our children took part in this […]

Health Promoting Schools Initiative – Information Meeting

Parents of our students are invited to attend an information evening on Monday 3rd April in An Mhodhscoil at 7pm. Mairead Kelly, our HSE Schools Promotion Officer, will be on hand to talk us through the process of creating and maintaining a health promoting environment in our school. It will involve parents, our teachers and […]

Christmas Card Success

As early as September last, Deborah and her team of parents went to work on the ‘Christmas Card’ fundraising initiative to raise funds for school activities for our kids. Building on the success in 2015, a total of 759 packs of cards was sold in 2016. In total €2280 was raised for school funds. A […]

Lá na Chéad Chomaoineach/ First Holy Communion Day

On behalf of the Holy Communion Parents Group we would like to thank all parents who participated and supported the preparation for communion monthly masses during the year. We would especially like to thank all of our children who participated in these masses. They did an excellent job, whether they said a prayer or brought […]

‘Night at the Dogs’ Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who supported our main fundraiser for this year, ‘Night at the Dogs’, which took place on Friday 4th March last. Once again, míle buíochas to you, the parents who purchased tickets, to local businesses who purchased adverts in our race card booklet and to businesses and individuals who donated spot prizes […]

Get Involved with the Parents’ Council

If you would like to get involved with the Parents’ Council we welcome new members and parents who wish to share their ideas and help with fundraising activities. From September we look forward to working with, and welcoming, new and current parents of the school who wish to help with our program of activities for […]

Lá an Chóineartaithe agus Lá na Chéad Chomaoineach

Bhí lá den scoth ag muintir Rang VI ar lá an Chóineartaithe agus ag muintir Rang II ar lá na Chéad Chomaoineach. Bhí céiliúradh álainn againn i ngairdín na scoile agus sa halla. Míle buíochas do na tuismitheoirí go léir a thug cabhair do Chumann na dTuismitheoirí ar an lá. Rang VI had a great […]

Communion & Confirmation

Our 2nd class pupils will make their First Holy Communion on Saturday, 21st May. Our 6th class students will make their Confirmation the following Saturday, 28th May. On both days the Parents’ Association organise a garden tea party for the pupils, their families and friends to attend. It will be held on the front lawn of the school (weather […]

Cuairteoir ón Afraic/ A Visitor from Africa

Tháinig cuairteoir go dtí Rang V i lár mí Eanáir. Is dochtúir í an tSr. Ní Dhubhagáin a cónaíonn agus a oibríonn san Afraic (Uganda, an Afraic Theas, an tSaimbia agus an Chéinia). Chaith sí tríocha bliain ag obair in ospidéal i Uganda. Bronnadh gradam uirthi ó Uachtarán na hÉireann. Is iardhalta na Modhscoile í […]

Santa came to An Mhodhscoil

Once again we were fortunate enough to have a direct line to Santa. On behalf of the teachers and students we would like to thank him for visiting all the classes last December. A great time was had by all!

School Fundraiser at Christmas

The An Mhodhscoil Parents Association would like to thank all those who kindly assisted in our recent fundraising activities including the Student Christmas Cards, and the Christmas Raffle. The Christmas cards were very popular with the students. This initiative helped raise over €2,400 for the school. The Christmas Raffle raised over €5,500. Congratulations to all […]

A Night At The Dogs

We look forward to the next school fundraiser “A Night at the Dogs” which is scheduled for Friday 4th March, at Limerick’s Greyhound Racing Track. Following on from a similar fundraiser in 2013, this night is sure to be a great success with fun to be had by all. Tickets for this event will go on […]

Comhairle na nDaltaí/ Students’ Council

I mbliana tá a lán obair déanta ag Chomhairle na nDaltaí. Tá bandaí muinchille Modhscoile á dhíol acu. Bhailigh siad breis is €1,200 don déirc “an t-Athair Gerry Daly” le margadh cístí. Tá rudaí iontacha eile á phleanáil acu sa todhchaí. Comhghairdeas le Comhairle na nDaltaí as an obair chrua leanúnach. Supporting a Worthy Cause This year […]

An Mhodhscoil achieved 2nd place in Primary Schools Competition

The November event was very popular with over 1,200 athletes taking part this year and upwards of 120 for each category. The overall results for the school were impressive with the girls taking 1 individual gold medal (Yanna Leahy) and the boys taking 2 gold and 1 silver medal (Jed O’Dwyer, Vince Harrington and Alan […]

A Swimming Success

Congratulations all our students who swam at the Minor Munster Schools Swimming Championships on Saturday 21st November 2015, held in the UL Sports Arena. The U10 boys swim team which was made up of Joe, Freddie Daniel and Ronan won a bronze medal in the 200 metre IM relay, they also won bronze in the […]

Good News Update

Jan O’Sullivan, Minister for Education, recently visited the school and informed us that the Department of Education would be funding the construction of four permanent classrooms. In January we purchased 64 tablet computers for use by all students.