The Minister accepts that the closures will cause inconvenience but said the safety of students, teachers and parents was more important. The decision comes amid growing fears among school principals and boards of management about the impact of further severe weather on school communities. It will be widely welcomed by them.
A decision on whether Ireland’s 4,000 schools will remain closed or re-opened later next week will be made following a review by the Committee at a meeting on Tuesday.
Scoil Bhride Fantane Closed Until Next Monday
Due to the current freezing weather conditions Scoil Bhride Fantane will remain closed on health and safety grounds until Monday next Jan 11th at the earliest.
Trip to California
Brendan Maher and Paddy Stapleton recently set out to California with The Tipperary Team
Foróige Youth Club
Foroige will resume this Friday @ 8.30pm sharp. A full attendance would be great, as plans have to be made for the next few weeks and months!!
May He Rest in Peace
Tommy Ryan, Coolataggle R.I.P.
To view more photos of the St. Patrick’s BNS Christmas Concert held in the Marion Hall before Christmas click here:
Can you name any or all of the characters in this photo? It was submitted by the little boy on the donkey (now a Tall Fellow), his name is in the clue!!! The answer will be given in next week’s current news.
Visitors from Queensland
Kellie Kelly with her Australian visitors in Currabaha over Christmas
Enjoying Christmas lunch with the Australians
Kellie with her Aunty Marie, Uncle Stephen, cousin Damien and his girlfriend Emma
Introducing the Australians to our native sport in frosty conditions!!!
All dressed up and SNOW where to go!
Despite the cold spell of late some locals were not deterred from braving the elements. Fr. Michael is seen here on his latest gadget (a contraption for pulling his wheelchair) challenging Catherine Harty to a race on her new set of wheels! The event was witnessed by Ruby Cahill who took this photograph. The winner, it has to be said, is too much of a lady to gloat about her victory (he hopes!).
Sarah Cowan recently celebrated her 20th Birthday pictured here with Louise Fahy
County Final 1949
Seán Kenny leads Borrisoleigh to victory
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