Dear Parents & Guardians,

Thank you for your support throughout the year. Thank you most especially for supporting your child with online learning earlier this year. Here are some updates before the school summer holidays begin.

Important dates

School closes tomorrow @ 12.30pm for all classes. It is a no-uniform day.

School reopens on Tuesday 31st August for all classes for the start of the new school year.


Booklists and Payments 2021-2022

You should already have received your child’s booklist.  Similar to last year, all payments due to the school can be paid electronically in September. After the school reopens, we will let you know when our e-payments system is open to accept payments.

Class teachers for 2021-2022

Junior Infants: Ms. McCann;   Senior Infants: Ms. Corrigan;     First Class: Ms. Corduff;   Second Class: Ms. Groarke; Third Class: Ms. Toman; Fourth Class 1: Mr. Connolly; Fourth Class 2: Mr. Satchwell; Fifth Class: Ms. Hennigan; Sixth Class: Ms. Callinan

We express our sincere thanks to Ms. Curran who will retire after 41 years teaching in St. Attracta’s and wish her happiness and good health as she enjoys the many years ahead. Ms. Curran was very much part of St. Attracta’s and will be greatly missed by the school community.

We also thank Mr. Hughes, Ms. Henry and Mr. Casey for all their great work as teachers in our school.

We welcome Ms. Corduff, and Ms. Callinan to the teaching staff. We also welcome back Ms. Toman who will rejoin our staff after a period of leave.

On your behalf, we express gratitude to all members of the school for their commitment and work throughout the year.

Parent Association

Thank you to our Parent Association who supported us during the year. The 6th class pupils really enjoyed their hoodies. A special thanks to the members who come to the end of their time with the PA.

Sixth Class

Farewell to all of our 6th class pupils. We wish each of them the very best in post-primary school and thank them for all their wonderful contributions to the life of the school down the years in sport, music, drama and song.

Used school uniforms are being sought by the Ballagh Project from local schools. Phone 087 967 4301.

We look forward to welcoming our new junior infants.

School events

While Covid -19 restrictions continue to limit many of the extra-curricular activities in our school, the pupils participated in a wide range of school activities. Go to our school website to see videos and photos to catch up on these activities.

Ballaghaderreen GAA Club

We are very grateful for the club’s support throughout the year.

New School Building Project

The new building is now entering the design stage. All the site surveys are now complete.