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School News

Star Summer Camp 2020

Star Summer Camps intend to run two summer camps this summer at Milford N.S. Please see below for further information.
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Urgent Notice re David Coleman Talk

Due to extreme personal circumstances David Coleman has  had to pull out of this evenings talk. The event is therefore cancelled until further notice. We apologise for the short notice, we have only just learned of this ourselves. Details will follow regarding either refund or a...
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STEAM Day 2019

STEAM Day was a fantastic occasion this year with all classes participating in a day of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. See a selection of photos from the day below. 1st and 2nd Class 1st and 2nd had a wonderful day building and experimenting during STEAM Day...
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Fitzpatrick Cup 2020

We have just completed the 11 th annual Fitzpatrick Cup Competition. In total, 89 boys and girls from 4 th – 6 th classes took part. All told, there were 18 League games and 7 knockout games making a grand total of 25 matches to complete this entire series. Congratulations to all...
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Fitzpatrick Cup Fixtures January 2020

Here are the fixtures for the next round of games this year.  Best of luck to all teams!
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Tommy & Sheldon come to school!

Ms. Quinlan’s Fifth Class had a great surprise when Tommy and Sheldon came to school. Tommy and Shelton are Musk Turtles. They are also known as ‘Stinkpots’ because they can poo when they are scared! They love to eat shrimp. Sheldon likes to sleep on an island...
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David Coleman Talk

Tickets go on sale on Monday, 13th January at 9am. Please click here for more information and to purchase tickets for the event. The Parents Council for Milford National School along with the Parents Council for Gaelscoil and the Parents Association...
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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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Bridge Engineering Project

The children of 4th class have been very busy the past few weeks. They studied, researched, planned and constructed their own model bridge. Please click on the link below to check out their incredible creations. We will be going on a field trip to the UL campus soon to appreciate...
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CHORAL NIGHT 2019 – Seán and Woody Save Christmas: Season Finale

A narrative by Mr. Gallagher’s 4th Class, Milford NS, December 2019. The story so far: Misty the Mischievous Elf, and son of the Grinch, has left his position as |Head Toy-Engineer in Santa’s workshop, stolen into Santa’s Man-Cave and “borrowed” the sleigh, on a mission of...
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Seán and Woody Save Christmas – FULL VERSION

Fourth Class Collaborative Narrative (complete version) Milford NS December 2019 One frosty December morning, Misty the elf was hammering away at toys and humming contently. Since being introduced to Santa’s clan of elves in the North Pole, he had managed to contain his mischief....
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City Shield Champions 2019

Congratulations to our U13 Boys’ Football team who won the Limerick City Shield Final earlier today at the Gaelic Grounds. The boys came up against a very strong An Mhodhscoil team. An Mhodhscoil scored early in the match and were soon leading by four points. The Milford...
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Lost & Found

Please see below a full listing of the items that were found in the Lost & Found box before mid term. The Parents’ Council members have bagged these items and put them aside at the back of the staff room. The Parents’ Council will facilitate a...
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Larkin Shield 2019

Congratulations to Grace, Orlaith, Kate, Lily and Abby who have been selected for the Limerick City Primary Schools’ Gaelic Football Teams in the Larkin Shield.  The pupils had to attend trials before being selected from a group of the city’s best Gaelic Footballers to...
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The Milford Gazette Autumn 2019 Edition

This season’s edition of The Milford Gazette is packed full of Rugby World Cup roundups, Halloween tales, and fun facts! We’ve a new team on board for 2019/2020 and we hope you enjoy this edition!
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Munster Schools Swimming Gala 2019

Congratulations to our pupils who swam in the Munster Swimming Championships. Daragh, Keith, Ava and Rian all participated in the Gala and did their school proud.  Daragh won a gold and silver in the individual events and qualified for the National School Swimming Championships...
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New Board of Management

Date: 16th October 2019 Dear Parents, As you may be aware the current term of the Board of Management will expire on 30/11/2019 and a new Board of Management takes up office on 01/12/2019. Two parents of children enrolled in the school (one being a mother and the other being a...
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Cyber Safety

A Parent Information evening on Anti-Cyberbullying / Internet Safety will be held  on Thursday 5th December  2019 7pm-9pm in Milford N.S.  Parents of all pupils in the school are encouraged to attend. Our guest speaker, Ger Brick, has 20+ years’ experience working on the Internet...
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Second Class Learn About Minibeasts with Geoff Hunt

Geoff Hunt visited Second Class last week to teach the pupils about the various minibeasts living in the Milford Bug Hotel. The children made drawings and labelled minibeasts, before observing them under Geoff’s microscope.
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Space Week – The Kite Workshop by Neasa Ní Ifearnáin

It was a Monday. Just a normal school morning. Drop the bags on the ground and then wait for the bell to ring and pick them up again. Stand in the line and wait for the teacher to come out and bring us inside the building. As I said before, just a normal, typical Monday morning....
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Letter from Monaleen GAA Club

Dear Parent/Guardian, Football and Hurling training for BOYS born in 2014 will commence at the wall ball area this Friday Sept 6th in Monaleen GAA club @ 6pm. (Contact Richie Murray 0872502055) Football and Hurling training for BOYS born in 2013 will commence on Monaleen...
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Welcome back…

Fáilte is fiche roimh gach duine. You are all very welcome back to Milford after the long summer holidays, and a special welcome to you if it is your first journey through the school.  School reopens at 8:55am on Thursday 29th August 2019 for all classes. All children should...
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Junior Infants Information Notice

School begins at 8.55a.m.  To ease the child into the school routine we have a policy where the Junior Infants day is gradually extended. Please note the following hometimes: Thursday August 29th & Friday August 30th – 12 noon finish. Monday September 2nd  – Friday...
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Graduation Class 2019

Congratulations to our Sixth Class pupils who celebrated their graduation on yesterday evening. A huge thank you to Father Koenraad, Mr. Kelly, Ms. O’Dea, Ms. O’Meara & Ms. Fitzpatrick for preparing the children so well for their Graduation Mass. Many thanks also...
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Booklists

Here are the booklists for the academic year 2019/20 Junior Infants Senior Infants First Class Second Class Third Class Fourth Class Fifth Class Sixth Class
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Milford Gazette

We hope you enjoy our summer edition of The Milford Gazette. It’s a special one for two of our editors, Laurie & Kate who are leaving Milford NS this June and heading off to secondary school. We wish them the best of luck and thank them for their years of service to The...
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Amber Flag

We were delighted to be awarded the Amber Flag in May 2019. The Amber Flag recognises the efforts our school makes in promoting positive mental health and well-being for all. To achieve the Amber Flag this year, we had three goals: Goal 1: To create an Amber Flag notice board in...
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Gaynor Cup 2019

Best of luck to Isabella who will be representing County Limerick in the U13 Gaynor Cup this weekend in UL. Everyone in Milford N.S. is extremely proud of your achievements. Well done!
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City Champions

Well done to all the boys and girls involved in the City Finals this week. Please click on the links below for photos from the Under 11 Boys and Under 13 Girls final. Boys Under 11 Final link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/niw8aww4likpyl6/AACGwJvOWPZ_hs9GrD52QnEOa?dl=0 Girls Under...
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Primary School Sports 2019

Congratulations to our Athletics team who competed in the Primary School Sports in UL today. The Girls’ Team finished in Third Place and the Boys’ Team finished in First Place. Pictured below is Stuart, Captain Fantastic, who accepted the cup on behalf of his...
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Polydron House Building 2019 Challenge

Congratulations to our Junior infants in Ms. Doody’s Class, who have completed the polydron house building challenge. Well done boys & girls
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Neville Cup 2019

Well done to Niamh, Grace, Ellie and Bella who all played for the Girls City team in the Neville Cup recently. Maith sibh cailíní! Bhi siad ar fheabhas
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Primary School Sports Team 2019

Best of luck to our Athletics team who will compete in the Primary School Sports in UL on Thursday, 16th May. The Team has been training each week after school in preparation for the big day. A huge thank you to Mr. Nelligan for managing the team and to all the staff who helped...
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Mackey Cup 2019

Well done to Jack, Matthew and Aaron who all represented the City Team so well in the Mackey Cup last night. Maith sibh buachaillí!
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Great Limerick Run 2019

Well done to all the pupils and staff who participated in the Great Limerick Run 2019.
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Community Games Choir Competition 2019

Congratulations to our school choir who finished in First Place at the Community Games Choir Competition which was recently held at The  Woodlands Hotel, Adare. A huge thank you to our Choir leaders, Ms. Reidy, Ms. O’Meara and Ms. O’Sullivan.
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Aladdin Connect – Troubleshooting

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Easter Holidays Closing Arrangements

Dear parents, A funeral mass will take place in Milford Church on Friday at 12pm. 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 in...
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St. Patrick’s Weekend Raffle… Thank you

Many thanks to the Parents’ Council for their leadership & support in organising the gym raffle fundraiser.  It was a wonderful success and generated a profit in excess of €11,000.00.  Many thanks  to you the parents for your help selling the tickets and for giving so...
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Indoor Camogie & Hurling Teams

Well done to our Indoor camogie and hurling teams that played in the Allianz Indoor hurling competition at Caherconlish Hall.   
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Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ Camogie Blitz ‘A’ Champions

  Congratulations to the Milford NS U13  camogie girls who won the Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ ‘A’ camogie blitz on Saturday 15th September ’18 in Na Piarsaigh GAA Grounds. Primary schools from all around Limerick city and county competed in the blitz...
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The Treble-City Indoor Camogie Champions 2019

  Congratulations to Milford NS camogie girls who won the City Indoor camogie title for the third year in a row.The girls defeated Ballybrown, Mungret, Gaelscoil Castletroy and  An Mhodhscoil schools in the group stages and defeated  Monaleen NS in a close Final....
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Band Spectacular 2019

The annual School Bands Spectacular saw over 120 pupils from Ennis National School and St. Finnachta’s N.S. Sixmilebridge from Co. Clare as well as Milford National School, Co. Limerick deliver a two-hour performance in the check-in area on 5th March 2019. Many thanks to...
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Analog Devices School Robotics 2019

Well done to our super team who represented the school so well last weekend in the Analog Devices School Robotics competition
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