Category Archives: News


1st Holy Communion


Congratulations and well done to all the boys who received their 1st Holy Communion on Saturday 11th May . This was a lovely happy and spiritual occasion. A big thank you to all the teachers and SNAs who helped to prepare the boys for their special day, as well as Canon Crowley, Canon O’Donovan and […]

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Munster Schools Tennis


The St. Anthony’s team competed in the Munster Schools Tennis Finals last Friday in Bishopstown. Both teams did extreamly well and played some amazing tennis. St. Anthony’s A team were runners-up in the Championship Final and the B team were runners-up in The Shield Final. Congratulations to all the players on performing so well and […]

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Visit from Garda Dog Unit


Today we had a very exciting visit from the Garda Dog Unit. Three Gardaí spoke to the boys in 2nd & 3rd Class. They brought in two dogs to show the boys and demonstrated how they protect and find people or objects. We were thrilled to have them in our school!

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School Closures in May 2019


Friday May24th- Local/European Elections & Referendum   Friday 31st May- Primary language Curriculum Staff Training Day

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Park & Stride


Park & Stride from Ballinlough Community Park @ 8.30 sharp tomorrow Wednesday May 1st. All welcome!

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Poster Competition


Congratulations to all the boys from 4th & 5th class who participated in the 2019 ‘Anti Dog Fouling’ Primary School Poster Competition, organised by Cork City Council. The overall winner in Cork was Dalton Caren from 4th class. His winning poster will now be widely used by the Council. Dalton received a beautifully engraved plaque. […]

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Easter Raffle


Well done to the winners of the Ballinlough Easter Raffle which took place in St Anthony’s today. And, thank you to all the boys for supporting such a worthy local event. All monies raised will go towards the Ballinlough Summer Festival.

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All-Ireland Credit Union Primary Schools Quiz


Best of luck to the 4th class Quiz Team in the All-Ireland Credit Union Primary Schools Quiz Final which takes place tomorrow in the RDS, Dublin. It was a hugh achievement to qualify for the Nationals! Congratulations! Go n-éirí libh a bhuachaillí!    

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Healthy Eating Week


Our Healthy Eating Week finished up today with our very own Farmers Market. Each class visited the Gym to sample smoothies, yogurt, flapjacks and lots & lots of different fruit. Everyone got to vote for their favourite fruit and their favourite vegetable. We learned about the sugar content of various foods too! Many thanks to […]

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