Scoil Mhuire, Danescastle

Carrig-on-Bannow, Co. Wexford

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Merry Christmas

The school will close at 12.15p.m. tomorrow Friday 22nd of December.

Children who are normally collected from the car park can be collected  from the school field due to a funeral.

Children can wear Christmas jumpers and Santa hats tomorrow for a Santa Run organised by the Active Schools. 

We would like to wish the children, parents a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

Annie – Christmas Concert 2017

3rd to 6th class will perform Annie next week in the local community hall. Come along and watch these amazing children perfom. 

They have been working extremely hard over the last number of weeks practicing their acting and singing skills.

It promises to be a great night.

Sports Day

We held a very successful Sports Day last week. All classes were involved in many activities throughout the day. The 6th class challenged the staff to a game of rounders and emerged victorious. A highlight of the day was the arrival of Wexford hurlers David Redmond and Shaun Murphy. The children enjoyed a game of hurling and had the opportunity to get hurls and jerseys signed.

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6th Class recently enjoyed a great tour to Courtown Adventure Centre, Croke Park and the Dáil. Here are some photos of the day. Junior and Senior Infants had a great day out at Woodfield House, Oylgate. Continue reading

Co. Wexford Primary School Sports

This was held in Enniscorthy this year. Well done to the thirty nine pupils who represented our school in running, long jump, high jump and relay races.

Coastguard Visit

We recently had a visit from the Irish Coastguard Crew. All classes were given advice regarding Water Safety. Thanks to those who gave of their time to visit our school, to deal with this important topic. Continue reading


Dé Luan, 29ú Bealtaine, chuaigh Ms. Kehoe, Ms. Bolger agus an Choiste Gaelbhratach go dtí Baile an Lobair, chun ár nGaelbhratach nua a fháil. Bhain siad an taitneamh as an lá, go háirithe an ceolchoirm ó Seo Linn. Comhghairdeas leis na páistí as an obair a rinne siad chun an bhrat a fháil. Continue reading

Féile Visit – Tuesday 15th May

All at Danescastle N.S. were delighted to have a visit from Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, Aogán Ó Fearaíl today.  The President spoke to the children and answered their questions.  Mark Fanning, Wexford hurler, also spoke to the children and encouraged them to continue playing Gaelic Games.  Finally Rackard League Chairman, Dan O’Flaherty spoke to the children about the importance of participating in Gaelic games.  Continue reading


Mairéad Ní Thiománaigh from Gael Linn recently visited the school to hear about the work we have been doing in order to receive another Gaelbhratach.  We will receive this at a ceremony in Leopardstown on 29th May.


Walton’s Music for Schools Competition

Well Done to 4th, 5th and 6th Classes who were highly commended in this competition.

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