Kilcorney Salutes Sportsman Supreme Conor O’Callaghan in Advance of Sunday’s All-Ireland

Conor O ‘ Callaghan surrounded by friends and supporters along with pupils and teachers from Kilcorney National School who gathered to give him a big send off as he heads for Croke Park on Sunday to play for Cork in the All Ireland Minor hurling final. Conor has already won two Munster medals as well as an All Ireland under 17 hurling medal. Picture taken at the newly installed exercise machines in Kilcorney with the Social Centre in the background.   We thank Donie Howard for the splendid picture and caption.   We wish Conor (who is pictured here in centre under the Cork flags) every success on Sunday.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)

John Coleman presents medals in Kilcorney N.S.

John Coleman presented medals in Kilcorney N.S. on Tuesday 20th June. The Kilcorney Girls’ and Boys’ team had a very exciting year in the Rural School Championships. The girls just missed out on victory, but played brilliantly against both Lismire and Meelin. The boys team defeated our near neighbours Lyre N.S. in a thrilling final. We thank John for bringing his wonderful collection of medals that he has won in many different sporting codes. Wishing all a happy and safe summer from Kilcorney N.S
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Christmas 2016 Shoebox Appeal

The Primary Schools and Community School were today finalising their Team Hope Christmas Shoeboxes, making a huge difference for so many less fortunate children this Christmas. Well done to all the children, parents and teachers who all did a fantastic job:

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Kilcorney N.S. donated 42 shoeboxes to the annual Christmas Shoebox Appeal !
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St.Brendan’s N.S. responded in astounding fashion, receiving a total of 80 boxes ! (more photos)
Over 130 shoeboxes were collected at Presentation NS [see article on the Pres NS website]

Kilcorney NS Bird Boxes

2015-03-27 Kilcorney NS Bird Boxes-800The pupils of Kilcorney N.S. are always very aware of the tough lives our little bird friends lead throughout the winter season. In order for them to settle comfortably into the breeding season, and to entice our migratory birds back home, we built and painted 36 bird boxes.
We really enjoyed hammering the nails into the sides of each box and couldn’t wait to get our hands dirty with the paint. Luckily for us the sun shone all day and so we got to complete our manual labour outside!
At the end of the day we each got to bring our bird box home. We couldn’t wait to hang them up and wait for some visitors to call.

To see more photos of the bird-boxes and other happenings at Kilcorney NS, go to the Kilcorney NS website ( kilcorneyns.ie ), where they love to share their stories and photos.

Mark & William Visit Kilcorney N.S. on a Snowy Morning

A royal welcome awaited Mark Ellis and William O'Leary at Kilcorney N.S. when they recently brought the two prestigious Cups to the snowy setting.   Full details of the very memorable occasion is provided below.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)
A royal welcome awaited Mark Ellis and William O’Leary at Kilcorney N.S. when they recently brought the two prestigious Cups to the snowy setting. Full details of the very memorable occasion are provided below. Many thanks to Con, Mairéad and Róisín from Kilcorney N.S. for this very interesting and wonderfully comprehensive feature.  Click on the images to enlarge.    (S.R.)

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The sporting talent which exists in abundance in Kilcorney N.S. divides its loyalty between Millstreet and Dromtarriffe. This year the green and gold are walking tall.

On the morning of Tuesday, January 13th 2015, the pupils of Kilcorney N.S. waited with unquenchable excitement for the arrival of Mark Ellis and the two trophies (oh, by the way William was coming too). A heavy blanket of sparkling snow enveloped  the usual green pastures of Kilcorney and all approaching roads were near impassable. Still it snowed – snow – snow – snow – snow. [read more …] “Mark & William Visit Kilcorney N.S. on a Snowy Morning”

Truly Marvellous Nativity Play by Kilcorney N.S.

On Monday, 15th Dec. 2014 in Kilcorney Church the children of Kilcorney N.S. hugely impressed the large congregation with their superb presentation of the Nativity Play where the very greatest care was taken of the "Baby Jesus" by the excellent "Mary".  Fr. Winter expressed his sincere thanks to the Principal (Con Meade) and dedicated Staff for such splendid preparation making the presentation so very successful.  Click on the image to enlarge.  (S.R.)
On Monday, 15th Dec. 2014 in St. Nicholas’ Church, Kilcorney the children of Kilcorney N.S. hugely impressed the large congregation with their superb presentation of the Nativity Play where the very greatest care was taken of the “Baby Jesus” by the excellent “Mary”. Fr. Winter expressed his sincere thanks to the Principal (Con Meade) and dedicated Staff for such splendid preparation making the presentation so very successful. Click on the image to enlarge.   (S.R.)