Sacred Heart News

Friends, benefactors and partners in education joined the community of the Sacred Heart Primary School Roscrea for an outstanding night of musical entertainment on Friday last.

The range and depth of talent on show made the event a stunning success. The newly formed Sacred Heart Primary School Choir were joined by sopranos, classical musicians, a céili band and the school staff choir for a night which had something for everyone and mesmerized from start to finish.The included representatives of the Sacred Heart Order, the Butler Family, the families of the children and staff of the school along with many neighbours and friends. They were welcomed by Mr John Devitt, school Principal and addressed by Mrs Margaret Martin, Executive of the Sacred Heart Schools Education Network, and haplain Fr Pat Treacy. Other guests on the night included Rachel O’Brien, Yvonne O’Toole, Daniel Coonan, Conal Hanamy, Kate Williams and Aisling Deegan.

Scoil Eoin Naofa

Fís Film Festival Congratulations to Mr. McGrath and sixth class who recently completed making their film for the Fís Film Festival. “The Sel-fís Farmer” had its premiere at assembly last week and proved a big hit with all the boys and girls. It will be screened in the cinema in Portlaoise very shortly. Well done to all involved. Scoil Eoin Naofa is delighted to announce the opening of an ASD Pre-School for children with autism in September. Enrolment for this class is now open. Anybody seeking further information or wishing to enrol a child should call to the school or ring (0505)23903.

Well done to our U11 Camogie team who were victorious during the week in a very competitive blitz and have now qualified for the county final to be played in Semple Stadium. Sixth class are eagerly looking forward to their trip to Delphi Adventure Centre. They will spend two nights in Co. Mayo engaging in a whole range of adventure activities including surfing, canoeing, zip line, Jacob’s ladder and hiking. Meanwhile fifth class make the trip to Killarney staying in the An Óige hostel and participating in a range of activities organised by Eco-Ireland. Congratulations to Jamie Ryan who continues a long Scoil Eoin tradition of being selected on the Tipperary Primary Game Squad. He will have the opportunity of playing at half time during one of Tipperary’s Munster championship games. A big thank you to all who supported our cake sale which raises money to pay for the bus to Delphi.


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