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Halloween Fancy Dress Day

Posted on October 9, 2019 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

In aid of the Glenmore Golden Club, the children are invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes on Friday 25th of October 2019.  The cost is €2 per child or €5 for a family of 3 or more.  There will be a prize for the most original costume in the class, so the spookier and the scarier the better!!

Say Cheese....

Posted on October 1, 2019 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

On Friday 11th October 2019, photographer Will Cusack will visit the school to photograph the children.  The students must wear their full school uniform on that day.

Dog's Trust Visit

Posted on September 18, 2019 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The Dog's Trust and their furry four legged friend will visit the school on Thursday 19th September 2019, so be ready with any questions you have about dogs and you may even get a chance to have a little cuddle with a very friendly dog. 

Welcome Back to School

Posted on September 4, 2019 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Welcome back to all our pupils for this new school year, and a special welcome to our 14 new junior infants.  
We hope you all have a great year!

Internet Safety Talk

Posted on June 24, 2019 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Following the internet safety talk & information night given by Ger Brick earlier in June, a link for further informmation has been made available to parents/guardians.

Please go to http://www.inetsafetytalk.com/parentinfo

Login details have been forwarded to all parents by text message.

New Jerseys for School Teams

Posted on June 16, 2018 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

A big thanks to all at Glenmore Juvenile G.A.A. for the new set of jerseys for Glenmore/Ballyfacey school teams.

This striking blue away colours will serve the school for many years to come. 




Glenmore/Ballyfacey N.S - Allianz Cumann na mBunscoileanna 7's Camogie Winners 2018

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

A big well done to the 6th class girls of Glenmore and Ballyfacey N.S. On Thursday 3rd of May they captured the Allianz Cumann na mBunscoileanna 7's Camogie Title for 2018. It was a great a achievement for the girls who beat Clara, St. Canices and Gowran along the way. A huge well done for all involved. 

This win gave the girls the honour of representing Kilkenny to play at half time in the Kilkenny V Offaly Leinster Championship game. The girls beat their Offaly opponents in the game and represented their parish and schools with pride and distinction. 

See photos below:



2017 - Quiz Wizards!

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to our u13 quiz  team that recently took part in the Credit Union Schools Table Quiz. The team of Patrick O'Connor, Freddie Nathan, Danny Dowling and Caitlin Mullally beat off many schools from South Kilkenny and Wexford to come in 2nd place. Well done to all in doing our school proud. :)

2017 Trip to the Dáil

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)


On Wednesday 15th of February the pupils of 5th and 6th class visited Dáil Éireann. The pupils were given a guided tour of the house and got to sit in on the important business of the Dáil and Seanad. They also visited the nearby National Library and History Museum.

A great day enjoyed by all and many thanks to Fidelis Doherty for arranging and contributing hugely to the day.


2015 - Allianz Cuman na mBunscoileanna Rionn A Football Final

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Glenmore Ballyfacey reached their first ever Rionn A U13 Football Final. The game took place in Mullinavat, Saturday 21st November in ideal sunny conditions. St. Canice's of Kilkenny were the firm favourites to take the title. St. Canices wasted no time in getting scores on the board and built up a lead by the halfway mark. In the second half Glenmore/Ballyfacey battled bravely to the end and huge credit must be given to them for not giving up. Final Score St. Canices 3-14 Glenmore Ballyfacey 0-3. Well done to all the players involved from both schools.


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