Congratulations to our past pupils who finally received the Sacrament of Confirmation in Clooney Church on Saturday the 11th of September. A wonderful day was had by all. Bishop Monahan confirmed the boys and girls with Fr. Tom Ryan.
A huge thank you to Mary Corbett (organist), Catherine Casey (soloist) and our choir (Amy Collins, Éabha Hogan and Ella White) for the beautiful music and singing on the day. Thank you to Catherine Ryan our sacristan in preparing the church for our ceremony. Finally, a special thank you to Pauline Conheady our school secretary for all her hard word in making the occasion special for the boys and girls.
Susanna Anker (Artist) courtesy of the Heritage Council introduced the children to the history of wool spinning. She showed them how to make felt from raw wool. The classes designed, and made a beautiful wall hanging depicting Clooney School
Children from 3rd to 6th class created mixed media art with Carmel Madigan as part of the Artist is Schools Scheme run by Clare County Council.
We are delighted to congratulate Mrs. Walsh and her 2nd class pupils on winning the RSA Ireland 'Hi-Glo Silver' competition. The pupils travelled to Dublin Castle where the winners were announced. Congratulations also to the 1st class pupils who produced a wonderful 'Seatbelt Sheriff' poster. A great achievement for all involved!