Parents Association

March 2015

Coláiste Mhuire Table Quiz

Coláiste Mhuire will be hosting a table quiz at 9.30 pm on Friday 20th March at O Neills Bar Buttevant.

All proceeds will go to 10 TY students volunteering in Uganda later this year. Everyone welcome.

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February 2015

Colaiste Mhuire's Parents Association would like to congratulate the following TY students who have been selected to travel to Uganda for two weeks in 2015 to participate in much needed volunteer work. The team will assist with the delivery of vital services such as medical care, education, agriculture development and other areas of ongoing development in the region.

Annie Cronin
Aoife Buckley
Stephaine Kearney
Ciaran Collier
Tadhg O’Connell
Clodagh Cronin
Ellie Cole
Kate Barrett
Sharon Griffin
Lucy Hynes

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February 2014

Members of the Parents Association of Coláiste Mhuire, Buttevant presenting the school with a cheque for €1000. The funds are being utilised by Coláiste's Transition Year students to develop two community projects. The FAI Kickstart project involves Coláiste TY students receiving certified FAI training. They will use the coaching skills developed to teach local primary school children the skills of soccer. Transition Year Art students are also designing and commissioning a large mural which represents their vision of Buttevant's historic relationship with the steeplechase and hunting. On completion, the mural will be displayed locally. Pictured from left are May Mythen (Assistant Treasurer Parents Association), Donal O' Sullivan (Principal), Marie Therese O' Connor (Treasurer of Parents Association) and Elizabeth O' Mahony (Parent).

Members of the Parents Association of Coláiste Mhuire, Buttevant who sponsored prizes for the schools Literacy Week to the value of €400. Prizes on offer to students throughout the week included Kindles, cinema tickets, lunch vouchers etc. Pictured from left are: Juliet Lucey (Parent), Donal O' Sullivan (Principal), Alan Edwards (Chairperson of Parents Association) and Betty O' Shaughnessy (Secretary of Parents Association).

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A very successful Flag Day (first ever) in Buttevant was organised by the Coláiste's Parents Association on 30th March this year to raise much needed funds to purchase extra equipment for our Music Room. Members of the Parents Association enlisted the help of parents, relatives and friends who were willing to give one hour of their time for this very worthy cause. A total of €985.00 was raised from this collection and the Parents Association donated an extra €215.00 to give an overall contribution of €1,200.00.

Parents please note that the meeting of the Association, scheduled for Monday 14th May at 7.00 p.m. has been deferred and will now take place on Monday 21st May 2012 commencing at 7.00 p.m., all parents are welcome to attend.