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School Closures are highlighted in     Yellow
September - School Reopens:  
Reopens on Tuesday 29th August 2023, 8:40am.
September - Sponsored Walk
Week Beginning Monday 11th September, 2023.
October - Internet Safety Week
Monday 2nd October to Friday 6th October, 2023.
October - Parents Association AGM:
School Hall.
7:00pm, Monday 9th October, 2023.
October - Stay Safe Programme Implementation - JI to 6th Class.
Monday 9th October to Friday 13th October, 2023.
October - Maths Week
Monday 16th October to Friday 20th October, 2023.
October – Junior Infant 2021 - Parents Open Evening
7:00pm, Monday 16th October, 2023.
October - Mid-Term Break:
School closes after school on Friday 27th October, 2023. (Full School Day)
Reopens on Monday 6th November, 2023.
Closing Date Applications for Enrolment - Junior Infants Sept. 2024
November - Science Week
Monday 13th November to Friday 17th November, 2023.
November - Photographer – Junior Infant Children (+ siblings) Full Uniform
9:00am Monday 13th November 2023.
November - Parent / Teacher Meetings:
Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd November, 2023.
(Parents will be informed in advance of day/time)
December - Turning on of Christmas Lights
6:30pm Monday 4th December, 2023.
December - Christmas Concert (JI to 1st Class)
Day Show: 11:00am Tuesday 19th December, 2023
Evening Show: 6:30pm Wednesday 20th December, 2023
December - Christmas Holidays:
School closes on Wednesday 22nd December, 2022.
(12:00pm Half Day - JI to 6th Class)
(11:45pm Half Day - Speech and Language Class)
Reopens on Monday 8th January, 2024. (Full Day)
January - Anti Bullying / Cyber Bullying Week
Monday 8th January to Friday 12th January, 2024.
January - RSE (5th & 6th Class)
Monday 15th January to Friday 19th January, 2024.
January - Catholic Schools' Week
Monday 29th January to Friday 2nd February, 2024.
January - First Confession (2nd Class)
January - Ceremony of Light (6th Class)
January / February / March Swimming 2024:
February - Book Fair:
February - Bank Holiday Weekend
School closed on Mon 5th February, 2024.
February Mid-Term Break:
School closes on Thursday 14th February and
Friday 15th February 2024. (Full School Day)
February - Closing Date Applications for Enrolment - Speech and Language Classes Sept. 2024
Thursday 29th February, 2024.
March - Seachtain na Gaeilge:
Monday 4th March to Thursday 15th March, 2024.
March - St Patrick’s Day
School closed on Mon 18th March, 2024.
March - Easter Concert (3rd to 5th Class)
Evening Show: 6:30pm Wednesday 20th March, 2024.
April - Easter Holidays*
School closes after school on Fri 22nd March, 2024.
(12:00pm Half Day - JI to 6th Class)
(11:45pm Half Day - Speech and Language Class)
Reopens on Monday 8th April, 2024. (Full Day)

First Communion
12:30pm, Sunday 21st April, 2024.
St Mark's Church, Springfield.


May - Bank Holiday Weekend:
School closed from Monday 6th May to
Friday 10th May (inclusive) 2024.
May -Induction for Junior Infant Starting Sept. 2024
1:35pm Tuesday 14th May, 2024.
May - Sports Days
Monday 27th May, 2024. (Start of Active Schools' Week)
(Weather permitting - May be postponed until the next suitable school day(s)
June - Bank Holiday Weekend
School closed from Monday 3rd June to
Wednesday 5th June (inclusive) 2024.
June - School Tours
Thursday 6th to Tuesday 168h June, 2024.
June - End of Year Report Cards sent Home
Monday 10th June, 2024.
June - Graduation 6th Class
7:00pm, Wednesday 19th June, 2024 - School Hall.
6th Class children - Half Day (12pm) Thurs 20th June, 2024.
June - Summer Holidays
School closes after school on Friday 28th June, 2024.
(12:00pm Half Day - JI to 5th Class)
(11:45pm Half Day - Speech and Language Class)

NB: Discretionary school days (7th to 10th May 2024 & 4th & 5th June 2024) as well as the first 3 days of the Easter Holidays may be used to make up for school closures, due to unforeseen circumstances (e.g snow days etc).*
Circular 0072/2022 for more details.

Other closures (required by the Dept, of Education and Skills) are expected during the school year for Teacher Training

Updated May 2024
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