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Geoff Hunt Visit to Senior Infants

Senior Infants had a wonderful time today learning all about the many animals living in Ireland. The children really love their lessons with nature expert Geoff Hunt. Many thanks to Ms. Siobhán Fenton for coordinating Geoff’s visits to our school.
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Fitzpatrick Cup Fixtures January 2019

Here are the fixtures for the next round of games this year.  Best of luck to all teams!
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School Gym Lotto Raffle Winner

Many thanks to everyone who played the school lotto this year.  Everyone who played the school lotto in December had their losing lotto tickets entered as raffle tickets in an end of year draw which also took place on Thursday, 20th December. The lucky winner was Ericia...
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MILFORD NATIONAL SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CHORAL NIGHT

Children from 3rd to 5th participated in a beautiful choral performance on Tuesday, December 11th at 7.30pm in the church. Many thanks to the classroom teachers, special needs assistants for preparing the children so well for their performance.  Many thanks also to past pupils...
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ENROLMENTS 2019

The closing date for enrolments for Junior Infants for September 2019 is 3pm, Friday, January 25th  2019. Even if you have already applied for a place for next year do please contact the office as soon as possible to make sure your child’s name is on the list.
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Lotto Jackpot Winner!

Christmas came early today for one lucky lotto player. A huge congratulations to Ms. Pearl Crosse who won the Lotto Jackpot earlier on today.  Well done Pearl!  Many thanks to everyone who has played the school lotto this year.  We really appreciate your help and support in our...
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Winter Edition of the Milford Gazette

Winter 2018 Gazette Our winter edition is packed full of Christmas movie suggestions, gift ideas, fun baking activities and also includes the winners of our annual Christmas Bauble art competition! We hope you enjoy it, happy Christmas everyone!
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CHRISTMAS PAGEANTS

On Thursday 13th December and Friday, 14th December, the children from Juniors to Second Class performed their pageants in the church at 1pm. Junior and Senior Infants performed on the Thursday.  First and Second Classes performed on the Friday. Many thanks to their teachers,...
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CHRISTMAS CHORAL NIGHT 2018

Children from 3rd to 5th participated in a beautiful choral performance on Tuesday, December 11th at 7.30pm in the church. Many thanks to the classroom teachers and special needs assistants for preparing the children so well for their performance.  Many thanks also to past pupils...
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Stay Safe / RSE Programme for Terms 2 & 3

In Milford N.S. we teach the Stay Safe programme & the RSE (Relationships and Sexuality Education) programme in the second and third terms of the school year. These personal safety education lessons are an integral part part of the SPHE (Social, Personal and Health Education)...
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Christmas Closing Arrangements

Dear parents, A large funeral mass will take place in Milford Church on Friday at 11am. Please take care on Friday at collection time as the carparks and roads near the school will be very busy. In the interest of health & safety the school has put the following arrangements...
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MNS Science Club

The MNS Science Club have been very busy this term.  Many thanks to Ms. Celine Munnelly and to Ms. Claire Quinlan for coordinating this excellent after school club.  The children really love the chance to don their science coats each week!
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STEAM DAY 2018

Here is a quick insight into our STEAM DAY as part of Science Week 2018. We hope you enjoy as much as we did. Science: Floating and Sinking                Magnets                Electrical Energy Technology: ScratchJr                     Creating Mind Mapping Tools Engineering:...
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THE FITZPATRICK CUP 2019

To honour the memory of our former colleague Mr. George Fitzpatrick, the school holds a Gaelic games competition each January. This annual event is known as The Fitzpatrick Cup. This competition will commence again as soon as the children return after the Christmas Holidays. Over...
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Maths Week 2018

Our school was a hive of activity during Maths Week. All classes enjoyed a very exciting week and it was fantastic to witness the level of engagement throughout the school. Remember Maths is all around us, especially when we use our Maths Eyes! Check out our video below.  
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Team Hope Shoebox Appeal

Thank you to everyone who gave so generously to this very worthy cause. The smiles on the children’s face’s as they passed the parcels along says it all, Christmas is about giving.
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Temporary Classroom Installation

During our recent mid-term holiday, our school was a hive of activity.  Here is a short movie showing some of the work that was taking place to ensure that Rang VI had a classroom ready when they returned to school in November.
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4th Class Bridge Building Projects

The budding engineers in Ms. Rael and Mr. Gallagher’s class have been busy over the past few weeks. They were given a task to research, design and construct a bridge spanning 50cm with a ramp on either side. The class were asked to use recycled materials for the...
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CAILÍN UATHÚIL

CAILÍN UATHÚIL Fourth Class Mr. Gallagher & Ms. Rael
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Milford NS Parents’ Council AGM

Wednesday, Nov. 14th , 8pm in Milford NS. All parents are welcome to attend. All attendees on the night will be entered into a draw for a Door-Prize of €50!!!  
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Welcome back!

  This term Ms. Spicer’s tracksuit days will be Tuesday and Thursday. We will start preparing for our pageant in the coming weeks.  
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Scratch Club 2018

As part of Maths Week many fifth and sixth class pupils in Milford N.S. were busy programming interactive stories, games and animations as part of SCRATCH Club. Pupils worked collaboratively, solving problems, reasoning systematically and sharing creative ideas online. Many of...
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Swimming – Munster Schools Gala

Congratulations to our pupils who swam in the Munster Swimming Championships. Daragh Horgan, Jack O’Connor, Michael Flannery and Rian Horgan swam in the Under 12 front-crawl relay and came 6th in Munster.  Daragh, Jack, Michael and Jordi Ward swam individual medley relay and also...
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Book Fair Update 2018

There was quite a buzz around Milford NS last week as the children got the opportunity to visit and buy books if they wished.  The success of the Book Fair was guaranteed by the wonderful team of Parents Council members who acted as stewards, librarians, stocktakers  and...
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Student Council 2018

MNS Student Council 2018/2019 is underway and have already started their first project of the school year. The student Council are promoting and organizing this years Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. We encourage all pupils to take part in this very worthy cause. Shoeboxes...
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Football Champions 2018

Last Thursday, 18th October, was a wonderful day of celebration in the school. Congratulations to the u11 Girls, u13 Girls and our u11 Boys on winning their respective league finals in the Gaelic Grounds.  Best wishes to the u13 girls will now advance to the County Semi-Final...
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The Milford Gazette Autumn 2018 Edition

Gazette Autumn 2018 Edition The Milford Gazette is back for another new school year and is better than ever! We turned green to celebrate our brilliant Limerick hurlers and have some great Halloween activities for you to try out. Enjoy!
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MoneySense Workshop with 6th Class

A huge thank you to Joe Federico from Ulster Bank who dropped in to help 6th class with their MoneySense Workshop today for Maths Week .The MoneySense workshop provides bank employees with volunteering opportunities to work with a local school, while schools benefit from the...
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Second Class Learn About Mini Beasts with Geoff Hunt

                 Ms. Moloney’s second class pupils had great fun searching for mini beasts with Geoff Hunt last week. We began our search at the ‘Milford bug hotel’ where we found plenty of insects, slugs and spiders. We collected as many mini beasts as we...
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Liam McCarthy Cup Visit

We are delighted that the Liam McCarthy Cup and members of the winning Limerick All-Ireland Hurling Team will visit Milford NS on Monday, 17th Sept at 12 Noon. Monday will be a tracksuit day for all pupils and they may wear a green top in celebration of our past-pupils wonderful...
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UL Huskies Underage Academy

UL Huskies Underage Academy Girls Basketball Club cater from age 8 upwards competing in local, national and international competitions. Formally known as UL Basketball Club they are now called UL Huskies Basketball Club.    Training takes place in Milford NS Gym on Tuesdays and...
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Shakin’ with Shakespeare

Shakin’ with Shakespeare club will recommence on Tuesday, September 11th in Room 3. In this club, the children learn some of William Shakespeare plays through the use of drama, video clips and discussion.  Interested pupils from 5th and 6th classes can join the group, which...
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The Milford Gazette

Our online school newspaper, The Milford Gazette, returns every second Wednesday 2.40pm-3.30pm from 19th September in Room 14 with Ms. Rael. Any pupils from 5th & 6th Class who would like to join the news team should inquire with Ms. Rael for further details.
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All-Ireland Champions

It was a wonderful summer for Limerick hurling as the County Senior Hurling Team won the Liam McCarthy Cup for the first time in 45 years.  We are extremely proud to have a number of past pupils involved in this historic victory. A huge congratulations to Gearóid Hegarty...
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Booklists

Here are the booklists for the academic year 2018/19 Junior Infants Senior Infants First Class Second Class Third Class Fourth Class Fifth Class Sixth Class
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City & County Indoor Camogie Champions 2018

Congratulations to our 5 th class girls who won the City Indoor Camogie Title in February for the second  year in a row. Captain Ellie proudly accepted the City Shield on behalf of her team .The girls continued their success in March when they were crowned County Indoor camogie...
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 Double City  ‘A’ Champions 2017/18

Congratulations to our u13 Camogie girls who were  crowned City’A’ Camogie Champions in May for the second  year in a row after defeating St Nessans Mungret in the Gaelic Grounds. Captain Laura accepted the City Shield with great pride on behalf of her team .The girls continued...
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A Guide to Cyberbullying

Please Click here to read an excellent guide to Cyberbullying
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Chickenpox / Shingles

Chickenpox is a viral illness, which causes fever, general malaise and a characteristic blistering rash. The rash appears as small red “pimples” usually starting on the back, chest and stomach and spreading to the face, scalp, arms and elsewhere. Within a few hours the “pimples”...
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Slapped Cheek Syndrome

There has been a case of slapped cheek syndrome (sometimes called Fifth Disease) which is caused by the parvovirus B19 virus in your child’s class and your child may have been exposed.   What is “Slapped Cheek Syndrome”? It is a mild rash illness that occurs most commonly in...
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Summer Uniform

Due to the favourable, sunny weather forecast for next week, children may wear their summer uniform to school from Monday 28th May 2018. This consists of plain navy shorts or school games shorts (no denim), the school PE t-shirt and track suit top.  Children should only wear this...
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Primary Game

Congratulations to Laura S, Sixth Class pupil, who played with the Limerick Primary Game Team in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.  The Limerick Team defeated Tipperary by 1 goal.  It capped off a fantastic day for Limerick. Laura has also been selected to play with the Limerick U13...
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OLO Cup Shield Champions

Congratulations to our U13 Hurling Team who were crowned Olo Shield City Champions 2018 today. Well done Boys!  Many thanks to Mr O Connor, Mr Gallagher & Ms O’Sullivan for their many hours of coaching and preparation after school.
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Time for Slime Market Research

Ms. Larkin’s 5th Class are launching their Junior Entrepreneur Project, ‘Time for Slime’, in the School Gym on Thursday afternoon. The entrepreneurs would love if you could help them with some market research by completing the form below. Thank you! Loading…
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UL Sport Children’s Run for Fun 2018

Congratulations to all the pupils from our school who ran in the UL Sport Children’s Run for Fun at the Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run 2018  on Saturday, May 5th. This fun event was sponsored by UL Sport and was organised by the Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run in...
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Aladdin Connect Information Letter for Parents

Dear Parent/Guardian, Our school is delighted to announce that we will shortly roll out the Aladdin Schools Connect to parents/guardians of children in our classes.   The school uses the Aladdin Schools software service www.aladdin.ie for administrative purposes and Connect will...
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School Choir

Congratulations to our School Choir who secured third place in the Community Games Choir Competition which took place in the woodlands House Hotel, Adare on Wednesday, 18th April and second place in the Midleton Choral Festival which took place on Friday, 11th May.  The children...
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Green Flag

On Thursday May 3rd our school was awarded its 8th Green Flag for the theme of Global Citizenship Marine Environment. On the day the school was represented by Patrick and Eva from the Green Schools committee and Mr.Gallagher and Mr.O’Connor. The event took place in the...
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