Art Appreciation

We would like to welcome students, parents, family and friends to join us in celebrating Art appreciation day together in Scoil Mhuire Lourdes so we can share with you some of the creative elements we have been working on.

The event will be held over 2 days, the 30th and 31st May, with specific times below for each class.

Junior School Tuesday 30th May 2023

The Junior School have been exploring music and movement using the Orff approach of ‘Sing-Say-Dance-Play’ with Ali this year.  The activities build up our musical and creative skills week by week. Our theme this year- Starry Night.

We are looking forward to sharing what we have been creating with you as the classes make their own music in response to the theme.

*Junior Infants Workshop 10am-10.30am

*Senior Infants Workshop 10.50am-11.20am

*1st Class Workshop 11.30am-12.00pm

*2nd Class Ms. Brooks Workshop 1.10-1.40pm

Senior School Wednesday 31st May 2023

Ann, our music Generation tutor, has been working hard to facilitate the programme in our school from 3rd to 6th class, and invites you to join in our workshops, to give you a little taster of what we do in our sessions. Our theme this year for the Senior School is Emotions.

We are looking forward to sharing what we have been creating with you as the classes make their own music in response to the theme.

*3rd Class (both classes) Workshop 9.40 am- 10.20am

               *4th Workshop 11.20 am – 11.50am

                     *5th Class (both classes) 12.15pm- 12.45pm

                      *6th Class Workshop- 1.40pm- 2.15pm

*Artwork will be available to view in the hall and the children will be taking it home at the end of the year.

*There will be a donation bucket at the entrance of the hall if you would like to donate towards the school and out new Nurture Room.

* This is a normal school day so we would ask that after the event the children return to their class.

Dry Needle Felting Course

Dry Needle Felting Course

Starting: 16th May for 6 weeks

Time: 11am- 1.30pm

Cost: No charge

Location: Scoil Mhuire Lourdes Nurture Room

No experience or artistic ability required.

If you are interested contact Deirdre on 0867769275 

Spaces limited!

Free Internet Safety information sessions for parents of primary school children

Hello Parents,

‘While the internet undoubtedly presents fantastic opportunities for children, it is equally clear that there are valid concerns about children spending too much time online, accessing inappropriate content, and communicating with people with intent to harm or exploit them. As parents our natural desire is to keep our children safe.’

Keeping this in mind, National Parents Council is providing a series of free Internet Safety Information Sessions specifically designed for parents of primary school children! Each virtual session aims to give you information and skills to be able to engage in your children’s online lives. It covers the benefits and risks of the internet and provides hints and tips for parents, helping children be effective, responsible, and safer Internet users.

Register now for free: NPC Internet Safety Information session for Parents – Virtual April 2023 Survey (

When: Sessions will be taking place online via Zoom from the 24th to 28th of April 2023. Schedules are listed below:

10am and 7:30pm24th, 25th, 26th and 27th of April 2023

10amFriday the 28th of April 2023

At the end of the session, parents will also be provided with a specially designed template to enable them to work with their children to form an agreement for internet usage.

To register, just fill in a simple form right here: NPC Internet Safety Information session for Parents – Virtual April 2023 Survey (

For more information on the Internet Safety sessions, please visit

Starting on the 20th of March FREE sessions for parents on bullying (from National Parents Council Primary)

Dear Parents, 

I hope you are keeping well and gearing up for a much-awaited St. Patrick’s Day celebration ☘️. We are reaching out to you to inform you about the free online sessions we will be running starting next week on the 20th of March. More details are provided below!

To register your spot, click here:

This is a free online training programme designed by National Parents Council Primary (NPC) to enable you to support your children with any concerns that you might have regarding bullying and to also inform you about the Anti-bullying Procedures in schools.Bullying is, unfortunately, a negative aspect of some children’s lives and can be a worry for many parents. Learning ways to deal with and cope with bullying situations is a key life skill that we all can develop. You will want to attend this if:

·      You would like to learn more about preventing or addressing bullying behaviour.

·      You are worried about your child being bullied or bullying others, this session might be useful for you.

·      You want tips on how to support your child in dealing with bullying situations.

·      You want information on the anti-bullying procedures in schools and discussion on different types of bullying, including cyber-bullying

Where and When: Sessions will be taking place online via Zoom in the morning (10am) and evening (7.30pm) from Monday the 20th to Thursday the 23th of March, with an additional morning session (10am) on Friday the 24th of March.

If you would be interested in attending (virtually) one of these online sessions, please register your details here: sessions are open to all parents of children in Primary School. Please forward the details to other parents.

Please note these sessions will be interactive allowing parents to participate and hence places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. 

Lá Glas in SML

We had a great day in SML on the 16th March for Lá Glas. Everyone got into the spirit and enjoyed dressing in green and getting ready for St Patricks Day.