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Covid-19 at Shannon school

A CONFIRMED case of Covid-19 has been identified at St Conaire’s National School in Shannon. In a communication to staff, school principal Peter Walsh wrote “St Conaire’s NS has been notified of a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the school.” He added, “Please be assured that the school is doing everything possible to keep all pupils and staff safe and the school will be following all HSE advice in relation to this confirmed case.”

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Fittest family style event at St Conaire’s

THERE will be a Fittest Family style competition held at St Conaire’s National School on this Saturday. Speaking this week, teacher Stephen McNamara explained what is planned. “We’re hosting a fittest family event to mark 50 years of the school being opened. Also, it’s to mark the official opening of the field behind the school. “It’s basically a fun event with a competitive edge and we have 54 families entered. The challenges are kind of in line with the fittest family programme, but they are adapted for the young children. We’re getting a special guest on the evening to come and present the winners with their prizes. Really, we want to highlight the importance of exercise and fitness in the lives of young children growing up.” The teams taking part have to meet certain criteria. “Its basically that there are four members per team, one member must be enrolled in the school, a maximum of two adults per team, one …

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Lovely hurling at Clare schools finals

The were some very exciting contests at the Clare Primary Schools hurling and camogie finals in Cusack Park, Ennis on Tuesday and Wednesday. The competition is sponsored by The Clare Champion. For the children, it was a great experience to play in the county grounds, and many spoke of their wish to play there for their clubs in the future. Pupils from all of the schools were there to lend support, along with parents and family members. St Conaire’s, Shannon co-ordinated this year’s programme and will continue to due so for the next two year. The school’s former principal, John O’Byrne was the MC, announcing the schedule for games and the results.   Photos from Tuesday 14th June:   Photos from Wednesday 15th June:  

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