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Skipping Workshop Run By  Mark McCabe From

SKIP N ROPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clanmaurice Credit Union Poster

Competition Prize Winners

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween Disco Organised By Our 

Brilliant Parents Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Champions Of The North Kerry 5 to 6 Teacher 

Cumann Na mBunscol Schools Football Competition.

Runner’s up in the County Final.

 

 

 

 

 

  Ballyduff Won The Senior Hurling County

Championship.They Brought The Neilus Flynn

Cup To The School.

 

 

 

 

 Sudan Appeal

Over thirty members of staff from the Bon Secours hospital in

Tralee will travel to Northern Sudan this December where they

will deliver much needed supplies while also spending ten

days giving medical treatment to those in need.

                            Our School helped by donating A 4 Packs Of Essentials for children.

                             Schools  50th Anniversary 

Fun Day & Mass

 

  Sports Day Fun

Friday Fun Games

We play some fun games on Fridays. Fifth and sixth class play games with the Infants and third and fourth play with first and second. We have great fun. Here are some photos:

Some Super Furry Animals Came To Visit.

North Kerry Scór Prize Winners

U10 Young Musician of the year solo

singing and Scór solo singing.

Junior & Senior Infant World Book Day Celebrations &

  1st Class Library Book Characters

Sult Irish Poetry Prize Winners

Evan Receiving His Prize For The Kerry County Council   Road Safety Poster Competition. Evans Poster is included in the Council Calendar For the Month Of August 2017.He was Accompanied By Some Of His School Friends.

Community Games Swimming Medal Winners

Credit Union Poster Competition Prize Winner’s

Spreading A Bit Of  Festive Cheer At The Post Office

 Carol singing in Manor 2016

 Fantastic response to the Christmas shoe box appeal.

 Halloween Fund Raising Disco

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 Maths Station Teaching 2016

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Happy Retirement to Mr. Walsh!

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Best Wishes to Mr. Walsh on his recent retirement

from all the Staff in Ballyduff N.S.

We wish him many years of health, happiness and lots of activity!

Writers Week listowel

Our school was again very successful this year in writers week.

We also received a prize for best Primary School. Congratulations to all who contributed their work.

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KERRY COUNTY COUNCIL ROAD SAFETY CALENDAR 2016

Aaron McCabe Had his road safety  poster included in this years Calendar. He was presented  with his  award, a goody bag and a copy of the calendar for everybody in the school at a prize giving at County Council Buildings Tralee.

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Girls Football Skills

Girls football skills

Basketball Blitz Causeway

Basketball Blitz

Primary School Sports Listowel

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Athletics Listowel

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Football Blitz with 1st and 2nd

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First Holy Communion May 7  2016!st Communion 2016 (4)
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Scór

The North Kerry Hurling Board Finals Of Scór Na bPáistí took place in Abbeydorney. We were represented in six categories. Story Telling, Ballad Group, Set Dancers, Figure Dancers, Solo Singer and Instrumental Music. Our Ballad Group and Set Dancers qualified for the County Semi Final in the Tintean, Ballybunion where our Story Teller and Ballad Group qualified for the County finals in Foilmore. With great success in both items they were  pleasantly surprising to be presented with their medals by the one and only Brian Sheehan this years Senior County Football Captain.

Scór County Finals

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Scór Tinteán

Confirmation 2016

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Our school Set Dancers took part in Spraoí Na nÓg  held in the I.N.E.C Killarney

accompanied by their dancing teacher Mr Michael Murphy

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President Michael D. Higgins leads commemorations for

 “Great Irish Patriot”Roger Casement.

Wreaths were laid at the monument dedicated to his role in the 1916 rising at Banna Strand.

Our school were among the thousands that attended the event with every vantage point taken

on the dunes above the beach.

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Community Games u 12 Soccer

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Trip To Rattoo Heritage Centre

Museum (3)

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Museum

Ballyduff N. S. Welcomes Féile Peil na nÓg. 2016.

Welcome Féile 2016 (2)

Infants all dressed up for World Book Day

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 Raising the National Flag 2016

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Reading Our

 School’s Proclamation

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The Unveiling of  the Memorial Plaques at the House Of Michael                                              Mulvihill At Ardoughter

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Ballyduff N.S.” Children Helping Children” All Over the World

We Raised  €337.25  in our Easter Raffle

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 F.A.I.S Girls Soccer

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Saint Bridget’s Crosses Rang III & IV

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 Saint Bridget’s Crosses Rang III & IV

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Village with a Vision 2016 

Congratulations to Buds Family Resource Centre on winning this prize. A tremendous honour for all connected with Buds and Ballyduff.

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      Dáithí Ó Sé visits Ballyduff N.S. as part of the celebrations

Our Ballad Group sang  live on TV from Buds Family Resource Centre when Dáithí brought the  “Today With Maura & Dáithí” show to visit.

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Happy Valentine’ Day

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We were represented  at the WWI

Commemoration in Listowel

WW1 Remenbrance Day: Pupils from Dromclough NS, Coolard NS, Ballyduff Central NS, Knockanure NS, Listowel Convent Primary, Scoil Realta Na Madna & Tarbert Comprensive schools who read out the list of the North Kery people who died in WW1 at the remembrance ceremony held in St.John Arts Centre, Listowel on Sunday last.

WW1 Remenbrance Day: Pupils from Dromclough NS, Coolard NS, Ballyduff Central NS, Knockanure NS, Listowel Convent Primary, Scoil Realta Na Madna & Tarbert Comprensive schools who read out the list of the North Kery people who died in WW1 at the remembrance ceremony held in St.John Arts Centre, Listowel on Sunday last.

Great response to the Christmas Shoe box appeal again this Year

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 Credit Union Poster Competition

Prize winners

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Delighted with their  Kerryman Scary Stories

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Our Halloween Disco With the Parents Association

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Halloween Fun With Junior & Senior Infants

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  Accepting the National Flag

from Sergeant Denis McGarry

On behalf  of Ballyduff  N.S

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Jersey Day

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  Victorious For the first Time!

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All Ireland Community Games Medal Winners

Community Games All Ireland Winners

 Spanish Cup

These Boys were among a very lucky group who traveled to Spain with their Coaches and fellow team

mates from Listowel Celtic Soccer Club to take part in the Spanish Cup. To their delight they won one of the

competitions. They visited the Nou Camp home to F.C. Barcelona and the amazing Port Aventura theme park.

They had a fantastic holiday and are very proud of their achievement.

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   Lets go activity Centre Mallow

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Pre Infant Programe 2015

  Our Pre Infant programe came to an end this week with our new junior Infants attending school for three mornings from Ten past Nine to Twelve O’clock. We hope they enjoy the summer holidays and look forward to seeing them at the end of August.

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  Spar F.A.I.S Primary  Schools Soccer Aviva Stadium

A big thank you to everyone who supported us on our journey to the Aviva.

          It was a great honour  for us to play there. A memory that will always be with us.

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  Spar F.A.I Primary Schools 5 – A – Side Soccer

 Munster Champions

 They will travel to The Aviva Stadium, in Dublin to take part in the All-Ireland Finals

on Thursday the 14th of May.

28 April 2015; Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, players, Kyle O'Connor, left, captain Dylan Moriarty, centre, and Aidan O'Connor celebrate with the cup after winning the Boys section A Final. SPAR FAI Primary School 5's Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, players, Kyle O’Connor, left, captain Dylan Moriarty, centre, and Aidan O’Connor celebrate with the cup after winning the Boys section A Final. SPAR FAI Primary School 5’s Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, captain Dylan Moriarty, lifts the cup along with team-mates after winning the Boys section A Final. SPAR FAI Primary School 5's Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, captain Dylan Moriarty, lifts the cup along with team-mates after winning the Boys section A Final. SPAR FAI Primary School 5’s Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, captain Dylan Moriarty lifts the cup after winning the Boys section A Final. SPAR FAI Primary School 5's Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, captain Dylan Moriarty lifts the cup after winning the Boys section A Final. SPAR FAI Primary School 5’s Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; Mike Hally, Kill National School, Co. Waterford, in action against Dylan Moriarty, left, and Kieran Carroll, Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry. SPAR FAI Primary School 5's Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; Mike Hally, Kill National School, Co. Waterford, in action against Dylan Moriarty, left, and Kieran Carroll, Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry. SPAR FAI Primary School 5’s Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; The Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, team. SPAR FAI Primary School 5's Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

28 April 2015; The Ballyduff Central N.S., Co. Kerry, team. SPAR FAI Primary School 5’s Munster Final, Active Ennis Sports & Amenity Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Clare. Picture credit: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE

 F.A.I Primary Schools 5 – A – Side Soccer

Kerry Winners

 They will travel to Ennis to take part in the Munster Finals

on Tuesday the 28th of April.

FAIS soccer winners 2015

Community Games Soccer u10  Kerry winners 2015. They will compete in the Munster finals on the 4th of July.

Community games u10 soccer gold medal winners

 Confirmation class 2015 with Bishop Ray Browne, Fr Brendan Walsh, Mr Patrick Walsh (Principal) and teacher Mrs Martina Rochford. 

Confirmation 2015

 Scór na bPáistí Prizewinners and Participants 2015.

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Poetry Prize Winners January 2015 in Tarbert Education Centre.

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Preparing Christmas Scene 2014 with parent Linda Browne.

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 Ballyduff C.N.S. welcomes Sam Maguire and Shane Enright.

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Click here to hear “The Rake” by Gerard RVI winner of the Radio Kerry Halloween 2014 Story Competition.

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 Ballyduff Central National School Co Kerry  

Scoil Bhaile Dhuibh.

Kerrry Schools Division 1 Champions

Kerry Schools Hurling Division 1 Presentation

2014 Kerry Primary Schools Hurling Champions Division 1.

Best Primary School Writers' Week Poetry.

Best Primary School

Writers’ Week Poetry Competition.

County Kerry Mini 7's Hurling Champions 2014.

County Kerry Mini 7’s Hurling Champions 2014.

Kerry Co.Council Road Safety Poster Competition Winner.

All classmates in Rang III & IV with their Complimentary 2013 Calendars.

Well done to Ballyduff Senior Hurlers on reaching  The Munster Final in Semple Stadium, Thurles. 

(Please see our sports page for more photos.)

Ballyduff National School  

Full Attendance for school Year. Gold Certificate Award winners.

Silver Certificate Award winners.

Winners of Scor na bpaistí, Ballad group.

Drum Dance Ireland visit Ballyduff school for a drumming workshop on Friday the 3rd of February.

Carol Service in church of  Ss. Peter and Paul.

We live adjacent to the ancient monastic settlement at Rattoo. This site boasts among other things one of the few intact Round Towers in Ireland. Children from the school visit the Rattoo round tower regularly as part of local history projects. The Ratto Round Tower is the central part of our logo. You may read more about Ratoo in our History page.