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Christmas 2014
(228) Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Scoil Naomh Lucáis




15th December 2014


Dear Parents/Guardians,


Another year is drawing to a close and Christmas is upon us. The children are truly excited and looking forward to the celebration of Christmas Day.


To celebrate the Birth of Jesus on Christmas Day, Fr Seamus Connell invites you and your family to join him at Mass, in St Luke theEvangelistChurch, and to join in on the other festive celebrations as follows:




Thursday 18th December

Penetential Service @ 7.30p.m.



Christmas Eve

6.30p.m. Childrens’ Mass –

Pageant & Play


8.30p.m. – Church Carols followed by

9.00p.m. Adult Mass

Christmas Day

10.30a.m. Mass in St Luke’s School


12.00p.m.  Mass in the Church

Sundown Service – New Years Eve

4.00p.m. followed by Mass


I would like to thank all our families for their support during the first term of the school academic year 2014 – 2015.


The true spirit of Christmas and the message of Jesus Christ are alive and well in St Luke’sNationalSchool. Numerous donations were made by the families in the school to the St Vincent De Paul hamper collection in St Luke’s The Evangelist parish..


The Christmas Concerts conclude the first term. It is inspirational to see the children participate so wholeheartedly and perform wonderfully on the concert nights. Your attendance on the night encourages and motivates the children. A special word of thanks to all the teachers who have prepared the children.


However, it is your day to day support of the teaching staff, that ensures a strong partnership in education and assists in providing the children with a meaningful and worthwhile long term educational experience.


I am grateful to the Parents’ Association who have dedicated themselves to the school in so many ways throughout the first term. The Halloween and Christmas celebrations were a great success.


School re-opens on Monday 5th January 2015 @ 9.00a.m.


Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi mhaise



Mairtín Ó Caomhánaigh




Hallelujah !
(227) Thursday, December 4, 2014

Our School Choir took part in the Hallelujah concert which took place in the Citywest Hotel,Conference and Event Centre in Dublin onTuesday 5th December.Our boys and girls from 4th to 6th class learned a variety of songs,including the famous pop medley and  performed along with special guest artists from across Ireland and the UK.


Many thanks to Ms McDonnagh, Ms McNally, Ms Brennan , Deirdre & Ms Rooney who assisted the children on a magnificent occasion. Congratulations to one and all.

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception
(226) Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the solemn belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.



Mass will be celebrated in the school hall on Monday 8th of December to celebrate the feast.The children of fourth, fifth & sixth classes will attend. If any parents wish to attend, please let the class teachers know in advance. 


Christmas Concerts December 2014 !
(225) Thursday, November 27, 2014

Dear Parents,

Please see below dates & times for all our Christmas concerts !! Merry Christmas !

Monday 15/12/2014

6pm First Class

7pm Third Class


Tuesday 16/12/2014

6pm Junior Infants

7pm Fourth Class


Wednesday 17/12 2014

6pm Senior Infants

7pm Fifth Class


Thursday 18/12/2014

6pm Second Class

7pm Sixth Class 

Girls GAA Congratulations
(224) Friday, November 21, 2014

Dear Parents,


We would like to invite you to a celebration for our sixth class Girls GAA team who represented Saint Luke's NS in Cumann na mBunscoil football finals held in Croke Park recently. We will hold a special assembly at 2pm in the Hall to mark the occasion. Many thanks again to Ms Brennan & Ms Barrett who successfully coached the girls all the way to Croke Park.


Mr. Neary

Christmas Season Show
(223) Wednesday, November 19, 2014

We are pleased to announce , in the best tradition of the school, performances by Puppeteer Mirriam Lambert on Tuesday 13/1/2015 for the children in our Sports Hall.Mirriam is the daughter of the famous puppeteer Eugene Lambert (from Finglas) who brought joy to me and countless others as a child with his RTE production "Wonderly Wagon" (Showing my age here!). The performances will be as follows:

Junior & Senior Infants
165 Children
1130 to 1215 
1st & 2nd & Ms McDonnagh's Third Class 
153 Children
1315 - 1500
4th, 5th, 6th & Mr McKeowan's Third Class
The Gingerbread Man
151 Children
We will ask the children for a donation of 2 Euro per child.
Liam Neary
Deputy Principal

(222) Monday, November 17, 2014

A reminder! School Uniforms/ tracksuits etc can be purchased in the school PE hall from 1pm to 3pm today Monday 17/11/2014.

First Holy Communion & Confirmation
(221) Monday, November 17, 2014

Dear Parent,


A reminder ! 


Confirmation date is Saturday morning 25/4/2014 , time to be confirmed.


First Holy Communion date is 16/5/2014 at 1100.


Flood update
(220) Friday, November 14, 2014

Dear Parents,


Many thanks to all the parents & guardians who helped yesterday during difficult weather conditions. We sent advisory texts before hometime to parents in First & Second Classes which were successfully received. However, the messages sent to Third to Sixth classes were not received , for some technical reason.


The school is open as per usual. Last night, a Fingal County Council digger removed debris from a storm drain near the school. This appears to have been the cause of the flooding. 


There is no flooding at the Belgree gate this morning. Again, the council removed debris from a drain to relieve the situation.

(219) Thursday, November 13, 2014

Dear Parent,


School is open on Friday 14/11/2014. Flooding may pose a challenge. Do not take any unnecessary chances to attend. A further text will follow at 8am Friday Morning if there is a change.

Basketball in Saint Luke's NS
(218) Thursday, November 13, 2014

Many thanks to Ms Gerraghty, Ms Orla Burke, Bean Ni Lorcain & Ms McGearty for running the basketball for 5th & 6th classes in the local IBA league which will run for 5 weeks.

Belgree Gate Pool of Water
(217) Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Please be advised of a large pool of water at the Belgree Gate entrance to the Park near the school. With recent heavy rain, the children can get their feet wet on the way to school. We contacted Fingal County Council who attempted to remedy the situation , alas , to no avail. Please consider an alternative route for your child until the issue is resolved.Please advise the children to steer clear of any gullies of water near the school as they can become quite full during periods of heavy rain.


GAA Training 4th & 5th classes
(216) Wednesday, November 12, 2014


GAA training is starting today after school from 2:40-3:30 every Monday for girls in 4th and 5th class. 

Croke Park Final
(215) Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Dear Parent,

Please see Croke Park Pics at link below ! Some fantastic pics ! Congratulations to our Girls GAA Team and again many thanks to Ms Brennan & Ms Barrett for their dedication & guidance.


Mr Neary

Boxing Lessons
(214) Friday, November 7, 2014

Dear Parent,

The children in 5th & 6th classes will take part in non-contact boxing lessons, starting next Monday, morning as an introduction to the art of boxing. Fingal County Council will provide the instructors and great fun should be had by all ! The lessons will take place every Monday for weeks.


Liam Neary

Deputy Principal


International Day for Tolerance 16 November
(213) Monday, November 3, 2014

Welcome back after mid-term !

An International Day for Tolerance can serve as an annual occasion for tolerance education as well as for wider social and political reflection and debate on local and global problems of intolerance.

Please see link

Croke Park Update
(212) Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dear Parents,


Just some info on the match tomorrow. There will be 3 matches taking place at a time. Our match starts at 11:10 and it's 20 mins a side. We will be sitting in the Hogan Stand,lower level, down near the Hill 16 end.

Here is a link to a website with a map of the match on the day. We are playing Corn na Laoch!!

GAA Final, Saint Luke's NS , Croke Park
(211) Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Scoil Naomh Lucais


20th October 2014.


Corn na Laoch

Primary School GAA Football Final


Dear Parents/Guardians,


St Luke’s Girl’s GAA Team have qualified for the Corn na Laoch GAA Football Final. The final takes place on Thursday 23rd October @ 11.10a.m. inCrokePark.


This is an historic event for the school. It is the first time that St Luke’s N.S. have qualified for a Primary School ,Cumann na mBunscoil, Final and it’s the first time for St Luke’s to play in Croke Park.


Congratulations to the pupils involved on the Football team. A special thank you to Ms Brennan and Ms Barrett who have prepared the team.


Pupils from Third to Sixth Class only will travel as supporters toCrokeParkto cheer on the team. The school will cover the travel costs and entry costs for the children supporting.


Parents are invited to attend. Tickets for CrokeParkare €5 – covering the entry cost to Croke Park Stadium. Parents will need to make their own way to CrokePark. Tickets are available, in the foyer, from 9.00a.m. – 9.30a.m.on Wednesday 22nd October 2014.


Is Mise



Mairtín Ó Caomhánaigh





Permission Slip


I ,____________________, grant permission for my child, ___________________, to travel to CrokeParkto support the school  team on Thursday 23rd October



Parent’s Signature



1.Only Pupils with signed forms will be allowed travel toCrokePark

2. Please return permission slip asap

Hallow'een Safety Talk
(210) Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Scoil Naomh Lucais



20th October 2014.



Halloween Health and Safety Talk




Dear Parents/Guardians,


On Thursday 23rd October 2014 @ 9.00a.m. a Halloween Health and Safety talk will take place in the Hall for classes from Third to Sixth.


The following will present the talk:

  1. Garda Siochána
  2. DublinFire Brigade
  3. DublinSociety for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


Our classes will be joined by Tyrrelstown Educate Together for the talk.





Is Mise



Mairtín Ó Caomhánaigh



HSE Notification
(209) Monday, October 20, 2014

THE HSE HAS ruled out Ebola in the case of a woman taken to the Mater Hospital today.

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