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For Easter Holidays , we will close at 12.20pm on Friday March 23rd and reopen on Monday , April 9th 

Well done to our 2nd class who made their First Confession on Tuesday 20th March. 

Well done to the girls who particiapted in the Soccer Blitz in Blarney. A special thanks to Natasha Humphreys who helped to coach them . 

Our Easter Egg Raffle will be held on Thursday 22nd March. The money raised will go to subsidising school trips and towards repairing the roof on the Edel Quinn Hall. 



Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh! A very happy St. Patrick's weekend to all our families in Kanturk GNS. School reopens Tuesday, 20th of March 2018 as normal. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable weekend.


Sacrament of Reconciliation (First Confession ) for 2nd class changed to Tuesday 20th March at 7.30 in Church 


Zeeko Parent Internet Safety Seminar Thursday 15th March at 7.15pm. All Parents /Guardians invited to attend.


Enrolment Ceremony for Confirmation class on Wednesday 7th March at 7.30 pm in the Church . 



School will be closed on Monday 5th March due to Staff Child Protection Training. 


Re Mid Term Break: School will be closed Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February . We wish everyone a safe  and happy break  

Reminder Open Night for Junior Infants (Enrolling in September 2018) on Tuesday 13th February at 7.30p.m in school.

Parent Teacher meetings Weds 21st and Thurs 22nd February 


There will be an Internet Safety Seminar for Parents  in our school on Thursday 15th March at 7.15 p.m. This talk will be given by Zeeko Academy(Internet Safety Seminar Specialists) and pupils from 1st to 6th will have Internet Safety workshops during that day. We ask that all parents/guardians try and come to the Parents Seminar as Internet Safety is a growing issue especially  for our young children/teenagers. The talk is being subdised by our Parents association. 

Important dates this term 

  • Thursday 1st February 2018 - Grandparents Day: Mass at 10am . Senior Infants - 6th will be attending.  After Mass all parents and Grandparents of both boys and girls school are invited to the Convent Primary School  for refreshments in the school hall.  Grandparents are invited to visit their Grandchild's class in our school.
  • February 12th - 14th is Friendship week in our school.  There will be lots of activities games etc based around friendship.
  • Parent Teacher meetings Wednesday 21st &  Thursday 22nd  February.
  • Open night for Juniors Infants 2018 on Tuesday 13th February at 7.30pm.