an nuacht – 11th June 2015


Volume 15, Issue 34

June 11 2015

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Sixth Class pupils during their wonderful performance of The Wiz today.

School will close at 12 noon on Friday 26th June & will re-open on Thursday 27th August.

Please bring in library books by Monday 15th, they will be collected by mobile library on Tuesday morning.


RTEjr is seeking children aged 5 to 9 to feature in an all new show about PETS! If you are crazy about your cat, gaga for your goat, bonkers about your budgie or mad about your madra then we want to hear from YOU! No creatures are off limits – we want to meet them ALL! Simply fill out our online application form so we can learn a bit more about you and your pet.

Parent(s)/guardian(s) can apply on behalf of their child via our online application form by visiting the following link:


Book Launch: We launched the book made by all the pupils of LSP last Tuesday in the halla: ‘LSP the Next 25 Years and Beyond’ has drawings, poems and stores by every pupil in the school. It is on sale in the school foyer before and after school or from Louise. All proceeds go towards printing the book and it is a lovely momento a special year in the life of LSP and this years pupils. See the Limerick Post, & So Limerick for photos.


School Sports Day

What a great day we had in Mary I this year for Sports Day. It was a great sight seeing 220 children and 40 adults heading off to go sack racing, penalty shooting, hoola hut making, 3 legged racing, handballing and much more. Many thanks to all our parents and teachers who worked so hard to make it such a super day. Well done to all the older kids who helped their younger teammates in the challenges.



Coffee Morning this Friday 12th June, from 8.30am

Final Coffee Morning of the school term will be held on Friday June 12th from 8.30am outside the staff room.  Come along for a cup of Coffee/Tea and a chat. All LSP parents, grandparents and guardians are invited. This is a free event.



LSP 25 year celebrations will conclude with a Yard Party for all the LSP Children.

The party will take place on Friday June 19th from 11 to 1pm.

This will be a great celebration for all the children with a fun couple of hours of games, entertainment, puppet shows, face painting, treats and more.

We need Volunteers to help make this party a great success.

If you can help please email



Don’t forget to return your EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Forms for an Educate Together Secondary School for Limerick.

If you haven’t already had an opportunity to fill out an Expression of Interest form, forms will be sent home in school bags next week. Completed forms can be put in the labeled box in the school foyer.

Filling out a form is not a commitment to enroll your child but rather an opportunity to call for more choice when it comes to second level education in Limerick. Remember even children who have not started primary school yet can be included on the form.

If you would like more information or to expression your interest online go to

Also check out the campaigns Facebook page, and we would be grateful if you could like and share it with your friends.


Animal Magic, the wild animal rescue centre from Kilmallock, visited LSP on Wednesday 10th June. All classes had a wonderful time learning about wild animals and birds and how to protect them. The excitement was palpable as many got the chance to handle a variety of different animals including: barn owls, long eared owls, dragon lizards, rabbits and a boa constrictor!

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 Junior and Senior Infants had great fun seeing all of the animals.