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Our 5th & 6th Class Support The East Mayo Greenway

Our 5th & 6th Class Support The East Mayo Greenway

Congratulations to our 5th and 6th class students who submitted their letters of support, to Mayo County Council, for the East Mayo Greenway. This initiative gives us confidence that our next generation value their community and town and they know that they have a...

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St Patrick’s Day 2021

St Patrick’s Day 2021

We had a very different but fun St Patrick's Day at Swinford National School. The children and staff were delighted to be back in school to celebrate this special day. Have a look at our day.

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Former Principal Sr Phil Consilio Has Passed Away

Former Principal Sr Phil Consilio Has Passed Away

The death has occurred of Sr. Phyl Clancy (Consilio), Árd Bhríde, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, and Convent of Mercy, Swinford, Gurteen, Collooney, Ballymote and Jefferson City USA. Formerly of Clifden, Co. Galway. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Cuan Chaitríona...

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Art Competition For Friendship Week

Art Competition For Friendship Week

Friendship week ran from November 9th-13th in Swinford N.S. and all students learned alot about being a good friend and preventing bullying. The response to the Art competition was amazing and was extremely difficult to judge. Well done to all  who took part and...

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Third and Fourth Class Tour

Third and Fourth Class Tour

On Friday 3rd and 4th went to Pure Skill in Galway for their tour. They had a great day. Take a look at some of their photos below.

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First and Second Classes Tour

First and Second Classes Tour

On Wednesday our 1st and 2nd classes went to Westport house and McDonalds for their school tour. They had a wonderful day. Take a look at some of their great photos. [gallery type="slideshow" columns="1" size="large"...

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What a Busy Week!

What a Busy Week!

What a busy week in Swinford NS. On Tuesday our Junior and Senior Infants went on their school tour.

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Credit Union Quiz February 2019

Credit Union Quiz February 2019

Congratulations and well done to our two quiz teams who participated in the Credit Union Quiz in Kiltimagh on February 4th 2019. Our Under 11 team came 3rd and our Under 13 team came 1st following a tie breaker round with Kiltimagh. Eve, Ava, Maeve and Adam progress...

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Visit to the Foxford Woollen Mills

Visit to the Foxford Woollen Mills

Our 3rd class have been weaving as part of their Visual Arts Programme. We went to see what happens in a Weaving Mill today. We felt the various types of wool used to make the blankets and scarves in Foxford. We saw the looms in action. It's a very noisy place to...

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