School Secretary Vacancy_June 2023

Vacancy St. Attracta’s National School, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon is seeking applications for the position of school secretary. This is a full time permanent position. Application Closing Date: Monday 10th July 2023 at 3.00pm. This is a re-advertisement. POST DETAILS Professional Competencies: • Secretarial experience of operating in a busy office environment • Reception and telephone [...]

2023-07-10T16:07:17+01:00June 28th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorised|

What’s Up @Attracta’s_School Magazine_June 2023

Check out What's Up @Attracta's school magazine. Our end-of-year edition by pupils with photos and news for you to enjoy. Click on this link to open the magazine.  Thank you for your support during the year and best wishes for the summer. School re-opens on Thursday 30th August.

2023-06-27T23:32:39+01:00June 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Colm Horkan Memorial Run 2023_180523

Walkers and Runners Invited to participate in The Colm Horkan Memorial Run 2023 The run, which takes place on Sunday the 28 May 2023 from 9am, will be a mix of a physical run in Charlestown and a virtual run for people unable to make it on the day. You can choose to run, jog, cycle or [...]

2023-05-18T13:51:47+01:00May 18th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorised|

HSE Notice to Schools and Parents: Flu, Covid-19 and RSV circulating_080123

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please read this important HSE information on flu, Covid-19 and respiratory viruses currently circulating. Thank you for your help in limiting the circulation of these viruses in our school community. Noel Loftus, Principal Significant increase in viral infections Important messages for families and children regarding any infections: 1)      The most important [...]

2023-01-08T14:57:02+00:00January 8th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorised|

Past Pupil from Ukraine wins National Award_060922

Ivan Suprenenko, representing Ballaghaderreen, was the gold medal winner in the U-16 Solo Music event at the Community Games National Finals recently. Ivan joined our school as a 6th class pupil last year. Ivan moved to Ballaghaderreen to escape the war in his beloved home country of Ukraine. Read the news report about Ivan's win here.

2022-09-05T22:16:47+01:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|

Information for Parents / Guardians – Our New School Year_060922

Dear Parent(s) and Guardian(s), A sincere welcome to all families to the new school year. A special welcome to our families who have just joined our school community.  We wish everyone a happy, safe and very successful year. Here are some important reminders as we begin the new school year. SCHOOL CALENDAR 2022-2023 is available to [...]

2022-09-05T21:46:37+01:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|


Antigen testing from 29th November   Covid-19 in the Home My child is showing one or more symptoms. Does he go to school? No. If a child displays any symptoms of COVID-19 they should self-isolate immediately and you should arrange a        PCR test without delay. The symptoms are listed at the end [...]

2021-11-24T10:29:52+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Good new stories from our school_23 September 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians, Some good news as we approach the weekend. For photos of many of the events below, check out our school website:   or  Twitter account @SAttracta Cross Country Wins Congratulations to our school’s Cross Country teams who did us all proud at the East Mayo schools’ competition in Swinford yesterday. The [...]

2021-09-24T14:36:29+01:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: School Events, School Updates, Uncategorised, Well-Being and Sports|Tags: , , , |

Back to School this Tuesday _Aug 2021

Dear Parents & Guardians, The school will reopen on Tuesday 31st August at 9.15am for all classes. We look forward to welcoming everyone back after the summer holiday. Please read this important information here BEFORE Tuesday. Junior Infants parents ONLY: Please follow the letter sent to you by Ms. McCann a short time ago.  If you’re [...]

2021-08-26T12:15:24+01:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|