4th Class Boys Reach Semi Finals of Tipperary Futsal Competition

On Tuesday 3rd December the boys in 4th class took part in the annual FAI Tipperary Futsal Competition. Futsal is the official indoor soccer of FIFA. It was held in ‘The  Dome’ in Thurles. Competition, as always, was fierce and the standard of all the teams taking place was very high. Moycarkey was drawn in a group with defending champions Templemore, Nenagh B and Kilsheelan. Our first game, against Templemore, got off to a very rocky start and the lads soon found themselves 2-0 down! However they never gave up and believed in themselves and fought back to eventually win 4-2. The...

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School Gaelic Football League 2013

Our school football league came to a close recently for the year with all the children in 3rd to 6th classes taking part. Over 60 games were played over the duration of the league. The competition was a huge success and this can be measured by the results of our U-11 girls in reaching the county final and our u-13 boys winning their county final as well as the enjoyment and improvement in skill levels shown by all players. In the end it was Galway who emerged victorious in the final after a hard fought final against a spirited Dublin side. Pictured  is the winning Galway team Well done to...

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Mr Tom Higgin’s School Visit

Mr Tom Higgin’s visit to Moycarkey National School 29/1/13 3rd to 6th class and green school committee members attended a talk in the school hall today about the source of water in Moycarkey, water treatment in the area and water conservation ideas. The talk was given by Tom Higgins who works with the water treatment programme in the area. In the olden days, the people of Moycarkey used the pump across the road from the school to get water. This would carried home in buckets. Wealthier families would of had their own well. A group scheme was set up 35 years ago in the area as procedures were...

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Cumann na mBunscol 2012

    In football this year Moycarkey National School entered 4 Cumann na mBunscol competitions. The boys and girls had both Under 13 and Under 11 teams. The Under 11 teams had their competitions in Blitz format in October. Both teams equipt themselves very well in their respective competitions with the girls making it all the way to the Blitz final before being narrowly defeated while the highlight for the boys was  a victory over neighbours Two Mile Borris in a Battle of the Parish. The Under 13 girls competition was also in Blitz format this year and was played at the Durlas Óg...

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Minutes of Green School’s Meetings 2012

Minutes of Green School’s Meeting 8/10/12 Everyone was welcomed. The children present were 1st Class Leo Cawley and Queva O’Meara 2nd Class Patrick Dowling and Orlaith Ryan 3rd Class Michelle Flanagan and James Webster 4th Roisin Donnelly and Jack Corcoran 5th Class Kate Looby (filling in for Noah Minchin) and Dean O’ Brien 6th Class- all were in attendance (18) Ms Kennedy and Ms Brady Repak Recycling Week Junior Infants – 2nd Class Colouring Competition 3rd to 6th Class Video Competition   Each class must brainstorm in their classes this week on how to save water and bring findings back to...

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Green School News

This year, the school will be working towards our third Green Flag. This year’s  theme is Water.  A committee has been set up with representatives from 1st to 6th class. The flag focuses on water conservation in school while revising the two previous flags, litter and recycling and energy.

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