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Christmas Concert Timetable 12th December 2019
(513) Monday, December 9, 2019

We are really looking forward to welcoming you to our Christmas concerts this year.


Date: 12th December 2019

Venue: School Hall St Lukes NS


Please note there will be no parking on site.


Seasons greetings from All of the pupils and staff at St. Luke's NS



Junior Infants



1st Class



Senior Infants



2nd Class



3rd Class



4th Class



5th and 6th classes



The Lunch Bag service
(512) Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian, 
We are very excited to announce that The Lunch Bag service will be coming to our
school. The healthy school lunch delivery service will be available in the school from
Tuesday the 10t h of December.
The Lunch Bag are a nationwide company with kitchens in Longford, Clare, Wexford
and Bray and already produce 40,000 hand crafted lunches fresh every morning. The
company are in the top 6% of Q marked companies in the country, with house-hold brands
which adhere to the schools healthy eating policy. 
The Lunch Bags’ mission is to empower children to care for their future-self through
educated, healthy food choices. The service allows children the opportunity to sample a wide
variety of foods without additional cost or waste to the family. 
As an introduction to the service, this Thursday the 28 th of November all children in
the school will be bringing home a free €10 voucher off the service, along with a sample
lunch and information on how to register for the service. Lunches will then be delivered on
Tuesday the 3rd of December. This voucher gives you the opportunity to try out the service
with no obligation. 
PLEASE REMEMBER TO ORDER BEFORE 12NOON on Monday the 2nd of December  
As the safety of children is of paramount importance, The Lunch Bag service ensures
that any children with allergies will not be exposed to any product containing that allergen.
This information is all available within the brochures, however, if you have any further
queries, just call 043 33 62038 or email 

This is a fantastic opportunity for the school, and we look forward to seeing the
benefits to both children and parents alike. Please take a few moments to review the
attached brochure and register the voucher code on Tuesday.

(511) Wednesday, October 9, 2019



We have a defibrillator on site at St. Luke’s NS. We are happy to share this resource with the Tyrrelstown Community when required.  Please contact the school secretary or Principal in the event of an emergency on 01-8856015.


Thank you

First Aid Training
(510) Wednesday, October 9, 2019

We are delighted to let parents know that all of our staff completed First Aid training onsite yesterday October 8th 2019. We learned how to use our defibrillator and how to treat cuts, bruises, grazes and head bumps which can occur on our yard every day.


We wish to thank our staff for giving up their free time to complete this vital training. It will be very useful for the health and safety of all at St. Luke's NS in the future.

Cups for Cancer coffee morning
(509) Tuesday, October 8, 2019

We are delighted to announce  we are hosting a 'cups for cancer' coffee morning for all parents and friends on Friday the 11th of October here in St.Lukes. The coffee morning will run from 8:50am - 9:30am in the P.E hall. We hope to raise as much as we can for a brilliant cause that affects so many. We also will be running a raffle on the morning with fantastic prizes. kindly sponsored by local businesses. There is no need to RSVP, everyone is welcome - we hope to see you on Friday for a brilliant morning, thank you.

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Hallow'een Disco Tyrrelstown GAA
(508) Friday, October 4, 2019

Sacramental Dates 2019-2020
(507) Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Dear Parents,


Please see schedule of Sacramental Dates below !


First Holy Communion

Information Night for Parentswill take place in the church Thursday 7/11/2019 at 7-30pm.

All Baptismal Certificates will be given to the class teacher by Friday 29/11/2019.

First Confession will be on Thursday 13/2/2020 at 7-30 pm.

The Ceremonial Mass for First Holy Communion will be held in our church , Saint Luke The Evangelist, on Saturday 16th of May, 2020. There will be 2 separate masses, due to the large amount of children receiving the sacrament , 1030 and 1230.

Ms Burke’s class and Ms Yeates’ class will celebrate receipt of the Sacrament at 1030 mass.

 Ms Quinn’s class and Ms Flanagan’s class will celebrate receipt of the Sacrament at 1230 mass.


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Information Night for Parents Ceremony in our church Thursday 14/11/2019 at 7-30pm.

Baptismal Certificates are to be given to the class teacher by Friday 6/12/2019.

Ceremony of Light  Thursday 7/5/2020 in our church at 7-30 pm.

A mass to celebrate the receipt of  Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated in our church, Saint Luke The Evangelist, on Thursday 14/5/2020 at 1100.


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Little Princess Trust
(506) Monday, September 30, 2019

Friday 4/10/2019 is a non-uniform day. The children may bring in €1 to donate to this worthy cause. One of our children will have her hair cut and will donate it to the Little Princess Charity.


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Open Night Le Cheile Secondary School Tyrrelstown
(505) Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Dear Parents


Le Cheile Secondary School, Tyrrelstown, will hold their open night for parents and 6th class pupils on Thursday 4th October 2019 from 6pm -8pm.


Please attend this open night if you wish to enrol your child for Le Cheile in September 2020.


Many thanks


Vivienne Bourke


Principal St Lukes NS

Blanchardstown Garda Station Open Day
(504) Monday, September 9, 2019

Dear Sir/ Madam,


We would like to inform you that we are having an Open Day at Blanchardstown Garda Station on the 14th September 2019 from 2pm to 5pm. We will also be having a sensory hour from 1pm to 2pm.


There will be a display of Garda vehicles and Garda units such as Dog unit and Mounted Unit.


There will be tours of the Garda Station, face painting, colouring competition and much more.





Community Policing Unit

An Garda Síochána, Blanchardstown



General Information & Car Park Safety Saint Luke's NS
(503) Monday, September 2, 2019

Dear Perents,


Welcome back to school! The school will open at 0900 on Tuesday 3/9/2019. 


Senior Infants will assemble at the front of the school inside the school gates from 0850 to 0900.Parents are encouraged to remain with the senior infants for this period of time.


First to Sixth classes will assemble in the school yard to the rear of the school.Parents will be allowed into the school yard on the first morning only. Children will line up in their appointed line (look for the class lists on the cones and line up there).


The school carpark gates, entry and exit gates,wll be closed at 0830 and opened at 0915.

The school carpark gates, entry and exit gates ,will be closed at 1315 and opened at 1515.


Please use the footpaths coming to and on the school grounds atall times.


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Delayed start to school year 2019/2020
(502) Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Dear Parents.


We hope you had a lovely summer break.


We have just received notification that our building will not be ready on time.


There will be new start dates as follows:

Senior infants, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class children will start back on Tuesday September 3rd at 9am.


New Junior infant children will start on Thursday September 5th at 9:30am.


We look forward to seeing you all again.


Warm regards,


Vivienne Bourke

Principal St Luke's NS

Tyrrelstown Cup Blitz
(501) Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Saint Luke's National School senior girls won the Tyrrelstown Cup Blitz competition yesterday. Our two senior teams came out on top and ended up competing against each other on the day!


We had nearly 50 girls from our school play on the day! It was fantastic.


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National Parents Council- Tomorrow's World
(500) Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Please see link below to conference on June 8th, 


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Family Fun Day
(499) Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The Parish is pleased to announce our second annual Family Fun Day to take place on Saturday 1st of June 2019 in the church grounds of our church Saint Luke The Evangelist, Mulhuddart from 2 pm to 4 pm.


Face painting, Bouncy castles, Music & Dancing, Bingo, Refreshments, Games, Prizes galore.

All are welcome ! There is somethimg for all ages!


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Mid-term break
(497) Monday, May 27, 2019

A reminder !


 The school will close next Friday 31/5/2019 at normal times for mid-term. 

The school will re-open on Monday 10/6/2019 at 0900 .


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New Junior Infants 2019
(496) Thursday, May 16, 2019

16th May 2019


Junior Infants 2019 – 2020


Dear Parents / Guardians,


I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for attending the introductory meeting for Junior Infants at St Luke’s National School. There was a wonderful air of excitement on the day.


On Thursday 13th June a short gathering will be held in the school from 2.00p.m – 2.30p.m. This gathering provides the opportunity for the children and the parents to familiarise themselves with the school, the classroom and the environment. Attendance at this meeting will assist your child in preparation for their first day at school. The school uniform will be on display in the office that day too.


I would request that payment for books etc be completed by Thursday 13th June 2019 - allowing the school to purchase the necessary books and requisites before school starts for the new academic year 2019 – 2020.


I look forward to seeing you and your child on Thursday 13th June at 2.00p.m.


Yours sincerely


Vivienne Bourke

Principal St. Luke’s NS


School times for the academic year 2019 will be as follows:

Thursday 29th August – Friday 30th August 2019: 10a.m. until 11.30a.m.

Monday 2nd September – Friday 6th September 2019: 10a.m – 12.15p.m.

Monday 9th September – Friday 13th September 2019: 9am to 1.40p.m.

For the rest of the year the school day will be 9a.m. – 1.40p.m.

Registration of School Age Services)
(495) Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Dear Parent,

We are writing to you as requested by Tusla the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) as a part of their communication campaign, to advise you that on the 18th February 2019, the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018 came into effect.

Services that provide after school childcare must now register with Tusla. School-age childcare services have not, to date, been subject to registration, so this is a significant step forward in ensuring quality school-age childcare. Childminders may be exempt from registration depending on the numbers of children they are minding.

Childminding Ireland is the National Body for Childminding and are here to support you if you are using a childminding service and have any questions or queries. Our contact details are or phone 01 2878 466.

What is a School Age Service? A'school age service' means any early years' service, play group, day nursery, childminder, crèche, day-care or other similar service which;

1. Caters for children under the age of 15 years enrolled in a school providing primary

or post primary education. 2. Provides a range of activities that are developmental, educational and recreational

in manner, which take place outside of school hours, the primary purpose of which

is to care for children where their parents are unavailable. 3. The basis for access to which is made publicly known to the parents and guardians

of the children.

What types of services do not have to register? The following do not have to register, services solely providing activities relating to:

a. The arts b. Youth work C. Competitive or recreational sport d. Tuition e. Religious teaching f. Groups exclusively for the purpose of homework assistance, i.e. "Homework

Clubs" g. Temporary services i.e. summer camps h. Some childminders may be exempt

Board of Directors Mary Walsh, Chairperson; Aedin O'Toole, Board Secretary, Gwyneth Brophy (UK), Treasurer Board Members: Elizabeth Butler, Eamon Kelly, Oksana McNiff,

Marian Murray, Angharad Ryan (UK) Charity Status No: CHY11504 | Registered in Dublin Reg No: 283469

An Roinn Leanai agus Gnóthal Oige Department of Children and Youth Affairs


overnment supporting communities

Services that provide childcare for school-age children only must apply for registration by 18 May 2019 and are encouraged to start this process straightaway. School-age services that are already registered with Tusia as pre-school services must apply for registration by 18 August 2019. New services must apply for registration at least 3 months before opening.

The newly established School Age Childcare Team in Tusla is responsible for promoting the quality, safety and appropriate care of the children by assisting in the registration of services within the sector.

The School Age Childcare Team has developed a FAQ document which is available to download from the Tusla website, along with further useful information to assist with preparing to register a School Age Service. community-support/school-age-services/prepare-to-register-your-school-age-setting-on-line/ School-Age Childcare services that are registered will also be eligible to apply to participate in the forthcoming National Childcare Scheme.

What is the National Childcare Scheme?

The National Childcare Scheme is a pathway to truly accessible, affordable, quality childcare. From October 2019 it will replace all previous targeted childcare programmes with a single, streamlined and user-friendly Scheme to help parents meet the cost of quality childcare.

Supports are available for families with children aged between 24 weeks and 15 years who are attending any participating Tusla registered childcare service, including any Tusla registered childminder.

For further information relating to the National Childcare Scheme please visit

Yours sincerely,


Bernadette Orbinski Burke

Chief Executive

Bank Holiday & European Election- school closure
(494) Monday, April 29, 2019

The Sheriff's Office have confirmed that Saint Luke's National School will be closed on Friday 24/5/2019 to facilitate The European Elactions to be held on the same date.

The school will also close on Monday 6/5/2019 (Bank Holiday)


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Easter Holidays 2019
(493) Thursday, April 11, 2019

School will close for Easter Friday 12/4/2019 at 1150 for Junior and Senior Infants and at 1200 for the rest of the school. School will reopen 29/4/2019


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