Back to School on Thursday_31 August 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope this email finds you all well and that you and your family had a lovely summer break.   All children return to school on Thursday 31st August. Doors open at 9.05am and class begins at 9.20am. School finishes at 2.00pm for junior and senior infants and at 3.00pm for 1st [...]

2023-08-29T15:00:20+01:00August 29th, 2023|Categories: Reminders, School Updates|Tags: |


Unforgettable Summer Camp Alert! Join us at GAA BACK TO SCHOOL CAMP from August 14th to August 18th for an action-packed summer camp experience! Time: 10:15 AM - 1:30 PM daily Location: Ballaghaderreen GAA Pitch Football coaching, dance, sing, and Bouncing castles and much much more. Limited spots available! Register now at and create memories that will [...]

2023-07-20T11:44:40+01:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: School Events|Tags: |

Report Cards and more _20 June 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians, Here is some important information as we end the year. Watch out later today for a second text about the NEW SCHOOL YEAR with your child's class teacher's name, stationery list and more (not for current 6th class pupils). End-of-Year Pupil Report Cards Your child’s report card will be shared TOMORROW - [...]

2023-06-20T09:42:16+01:00June 16th, 2023|Categories: School Events, School Updates|Tags: , , |

First Holy Communion Class 2023_150523

Congratulations to the children who just received their First Holy Communion and to their families. Thank you to Fr. Paul for the lovely ceremony on Saturday, to the children’s teacher Mrs. Groarke for their superb preparation, to Mrs Coyle for the lovely choir to Ciara Cooney for her generous support. We hope you and your child [...]

2023-05-15T13:44:09+01:00May 15th, 2023|Categories: School Events, School Updates|Tags: |

Vacancy for School Secretary_100523

St. Attracta’s National School, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon is seeking applications for the position of school secretary. This is a full time permanent position. POST DETAILS Professional Competencies: Secretarial experience of operating in a busy office environment Reception and telephone duties Competency in maintaining financial accounts, including wages, budgets, on line payment systems,(ROS,VAT, RCT etc.), procurement, monthly [...]

2023-05-09T23:21:35+01:00May 9th, 2023|Categories: School Updates|Tags: |

What’s Up @StAttracta’s_School termly magazine_310323

What's Up Attractas_310323  is our termly magazine. Enjoy the photos and new stories from our classes. Thank you to Ella Mai, Kate and Leah, all in 6th class, who drafted this magazine this term.

2023-03-31T10:44:19+01:00March 31st, 2023|Categories: School Updates|Tags: |

Parent Survey_ Making travelling to school safer for pupils

Dear Parents, We need  you to complete the short survey on behalf of your children by MARCH 2ND.  Survey: We are delighted that our school has been selected to participate in the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programme.   The National Roads Authority and the SRTS team will develop the roads and footpaths around the school. The [...]

2023-02-23T11:02:07+00:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: School Updates|Tags: , |

Another Win for our School Quiz Team_010223

St. Attracta's N.S., Ballaghaderreen won last night's highly competitive Cumainn na mBunscoile Area Final Sports Quiz in Carracastle. The team achieved a very impressive score of 98 out of a possible 100. St. Attracta's N.S, Charlestown came second. Pictured above are our celebrating quiz team members - Ella Mai, Ciarán, James and Alex. Thank you to [...]

2023-02-01T21:43:33+00:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: School Events|Tags: , |

School Quiz Team Celebrates_300123

St. Attracta’s N.S. Quiz team celebrated a great day at the Roscommon Credit Union Quiz at the weekend. 38 schools competed from across the county. St. Attracta’s N.S was in joint first place after the full 12 rounds. It took four tie break rounds between the top two schools - St. Attracta’s N.S and Lisaniskey [...]

2023-01-30T10:37:50+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: School Events, School Updates|Tags: , , , |