Active Schools

Pupils at Meenkilly NS made a huge effort to dress up for the day of the Halloween break. From juniors to sixth class each pupil enjoyed a morning of great dancing. They danced the waltz, the jive, the Siege of Ennis and an Dreolín to 
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Pupils of Meenkilly National School were delighted to participate in a whole school walk today around the Caher Ring. The pupils enjoyed the chat with their partner and the Wild Atlantic Views. We also relished a few mindfulness moments by the flowing stream.
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Thanks to the Abbeyfeale Rugby Club, the pupils of Meenkilly N.S. have been learning the skills of rugby in a fun innovative way. The pupils really look forward to their slot every Friday. Míle buíochas to Áine and Brian for coaching them.
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12th-16th JUNE 2023 Our Active Schools Week got off to a flying start with the Active School Committee doing a brilliant obstacle course for the whole school to use. Each day, the whole school participated in the morning jog and exercises – led by the 
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Meenkilly pupils were fortunate to have 5 weeks football training with Jack. They were taught all the football skills in a fun way. All the pupils looked forward to Jack’s visit each week. Míle buíochas, Jack.
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Lá Glas 2023 After several weeks of practice, our Lá Glas 2023 got off to a flying start. The weather was in our favour and we all danced in the schoolyard in the spring sunshine. All the pupils made a great effort to wear green. 
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Physical Activity Our school facilitates the use of playground equipment. The Active School Flag Committee are responsible for bringing out and returning the P.E. equipment for each break time.  Our school trains playground leaders Meenkilly Active School Walkway Our Active School Walkway is situated along 
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https://youtu.be/B-3eax8ASU4 Meenkilly National School is fortunate to have the support of prominent sports figures like Greg O’Shea in the quest for our first Active Flag. Greg is a native to Limerick and an Irish rugby union player. He played for the Ireland national rugby sevens team, 
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Active School Slogan We worked together as a school and agreed an Active School Slogan. The outcome of the whole school competition was: ‘Let’s get actice, Let’s get fit, We can do it bit by bit’ 1st and 2nd class edited Shakira’s song ‘This Time 
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Christmas at Meenkilly National School Santa Dash concludes with Special Guests! As part of our Active Schools Programme and in anticipation of the school holidays, the students of Meenkilly dressed up in Christmas jumpers, Santa hats and hi-vis for some “Santa Dash” fun. This involved 
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