Scoil Mhuire, Danescastle

Carrig-on-Bannow, Co. Wexford

Category: Sport

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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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.

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


Well Done to our 5th and 6th Class boys and girls who represented the school in the Primary Schools Handball Competition on Monday and Tuesday 6th & 7th February.  They played matches in St. Joseph’s Community Centre, Bishopswater.

Rackard League

Both boys and girls teams did well in the Rackard League this Autumn.  Well Done to the boys on reaching the District Final and girls on reaching the Roinn A Quarter Final .

Mini Sevens

Congratulations to our girls’ Mini-Sevens Team who reached the County Final.  This was a great achievement for the girls involved.  Kate Harpur, Rachel Gaynor, Caoimhe O’Dwyer, Lucy Fitzgerald, Sarah Scallan, Ciara Cummins, Aideen Harpur, Alannah Ryan, Ann Rossiter, Carley Cahill, Nicole Cahill, Emma Wickham, Sarah Gaynor, Aoife Rossiter.  Unforunatley we were beaten by a strong Ballythomas Team in the final.