News Items

  • Sports News
Congratulations to our girls who won the city 7-aside gaelic football and the girls also won their FAI 5-aside competition.Congratulations also to the boys who also won their 5-aside soccer competition. Both soccer teams will progress to the provintial finals.
  • Easter Fundraising Raffle
Thanks to everyone who supported the Easter Fundraising Raffle and congratulations to the winners:
1st prize: Karolina Terlikowska
2nd prize: David Carroll
3rd prize: Kieran Beegan
4th prize: Tanveer Saad
5th prize: Iris Devlin
6th prize: Miriam O'Regan
7th prize: Hai Lan He
8th prize: Gina Stokes

  • Confirmation Day
Congratulations to Mr. Flanagan and Ms. O'Mahoney's sixth classes who made their Confirmation on Friday.  Thanks to Monsignor Neenan and Fr. Browne for all their help in preparing the children for the sacrament. It was a fantastic day!

  • Emma Cuts Her Hair for Charity
Well done to Emma O'Leary in first class who cut off her very long pony tail and donated her hair to the Rapunzel Foundation who make wigs for people suffering from Alopecia. Emma is 7 years old and in Mr. Nicholas' class. She read about the foundation in the paper and decided she would like to help. What an amazing thing to do! Her faboulous act of generousity was recently featured in an article in the Limerick Leader.

(click on image to read article)

  • Junior Entrepreneur 2015
The pupils of sixth class are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur Program for 2015. They have created a business called 'SuperMARKS' and in between Confirmation preparation they have been very busy designing, manufacturing & currently selling their product. These are themed bookmarks including special occasions, sport, music and education. Regular bookmarks cost 60c each (two for €1) and origami bookmarks are 80c each (two for €1.50). The proceeds of the sales will go to charity. We thank all the parents for their continued support in allowing pupils to buy these products.

  • February eMag
Check out the February edition of the school emagazine. Thanks to Ms. Kelly and the boys and girls of sixth class for all their hard work in putting it together.

The emag is also sent out by email. If you would like to be added to the email list please send your email address to

>> February EMag (pdf file)

  • 13th February 2015
  • Well done to all the boys and girls who took part in the Waltons Music for Schools competition. They had a busy week of rehearsals with their version of 'Rhythm of the Night' before the final videoed performance on Friday.  Best of luck to everyone in the competition.
  • 2nd Class had an important week as they made their first confession in Monaleen Church over a number of evenings during the week.  This is an big step in the preparation for Holy Communion later in the year. Well done all.
  • On Friday, 6th Class went in front of the dreaded Dragon's Den as part of their participation in the Junior Entrepreneur Program.  The pupils worked in teams to come up with a business idea and each team gave a powerpoint presentation on their idea to the dragons who commented on how impressed they were by all the presentations. After some deliberation Bookmarks was the chosen project. Some photos have been uploaded to the gallery. 

  • 16th December 2014

Dear Parents/Guardians,

On behalf of everybody in Monaleen National School, I wish to express our sincere best wishes to you all for a happy, peaceful Christmas and a healthy and prosperous 2015.

With sincere best wishes
Tony Cahill (Principal)

Please take a look at the December edition of our E-Magazine.

  • 18th November 2014
Useful links for parents of junior infants:
> The What, How and Why of Children's Learning in Primary School
> Maths Resources for Infant Classes