Infants and First Class -Insects and Animals.

There was plenty of  “rírá and ruaille buaille” in our classroom over the past few weeks.  We did an investigation on soil and we found: beetles, centipedes, ants, worms, snails and caterpillars.

We also had a visit from some turtles, tadpoles and a hamster. We gave them a very warm welcome.


Beat-the-Banker-posterGaelscoil Cois Feabhail is hosting the unique gameshow event ‘Beat the Banker’, in association with Lee Gooch Promotions, in the Redcastle Hotel on Saturday 22nd February at 8pm. The Gaelscoil is raising funds to help with the school’s relocation to the old St Joseph’s Boys’ school in Moville in 2014. The Irish medium primary school was set up over 12 years ago by local parents.

Lee Gooch, the popular Highland Radio presenter, developed “Beat the Banker” to deliver an exhilarating game show experience and a great night’s entertainment. ‘Beat the Banker’ gives five people a chance to win up to €1,000 in a game that will test the nerves of the coolest contestant. The format is simple – buy a ticket for €10 and on the night, tickets are drawn to determine who plays for up to €1,000 in cash.

The “Beat the Banker” experience comes with a professionally designed TV-style production set, Lee Gooch as host and ‘Patricia’ the comedian who ensures the audience enjoys a total entertainment package. Complete with full screenplay and audio-visual effects, the atmosphere is guaranteed. The only question is which contestant will be brave enough to ignore the banker and hold out for the jackpot?

“This is the first time since we founded the school that Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail has undertaken a major fundraising.” said Grainne Nic Robhartaigh, school Principal. “The funds will be used to help refurbish the former Boys’ school in Moville. This will be a big benefit to the local area, not just the Gaelscoil”

A number of main sponsors have come on board to support the Gaelscoil event: Ace Catering, Aviva Healthcare, Dedalus Architects, Holmes Coaches, Moville Group Practice and Canny & Doherty’s Centra Supermarket and Forecourt Moville and Supervalu Supermarket, Carndonagh. 110 local businesses are sponsoring Box Ads which will pop up during each of the 5 games while E. Gillen & Sons Ltd Supermarket, Moville will sponsor each of the games.

“Beat the Banker” will take place on Saturday 22 February at 8.00pm in the Redcastle Hotel, Moville. Tickets cost €10 and are available from Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail, the Redcastle Hotel Reception or Committee Members: Amanda Leech, Adelle Kearney, Caroline O’Sullivan, Mary Boyle, Breedge Reynolds, Caroline Maguire, Tina Gormley and Breda McGroaty. For more information about the event, please contact Mairéad, School Secretary on 074 9385762 or Annmarie Doherty on 0866041910.

Bring and Taste Day!!



At the beginning of autumn the children from rang a 2 and 3 had a fantastic day when they brought in a collection of fruit, vegetables and herbs from their gardens to taste. Áod went a step further and brought in a homemade apple pie to share with everyone. It was very tasty! A great day was had by all!



Congratulations to past pupil, Finn McLaughlin, who played on the first ever Inishowen team to win the “Foyle Cup”. Finn had a fantastic game and scored.

On the beach in Culdaff

The infants, first and second class had a wonderful day on Culdaff beach.
We played in the sand and built sandcastles. We had a picnic, dug a stream, played football and played in the playground. What a day!!.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

We had a fantastic time during Seachtain na Gaeilge. The following are some of the events which took place in Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail. The “Big Breakfast”, a Traditional Concert by musicians from Inis Eoghain, Question Time and the “Big Day” with Eamon McGee from the Donegal Football Team. Seachtain na Gaeilge ended with a Céilí and the announcement of the winners of the School Art Competition. Congratulations to all the winners.

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Art Competition

As part of celebrating “Seachtain na Gaeilge “, the school had an art competition. Senior classes had to choose a proverb as their theme and draw a picture. “Our School” was the theme for the junior classes. The judges, Sr Anne and Sr Leda had a very difficult job in selecting the winners. The following are the winners:
Sixth Class – Shauna Reailtín Nic Eoghain, Fifth Class – Andrei Ó’ Caomhánaigh, Fourth Class, Kelene Nic Dhiarmada

Third Class – Nuria Oslé Nig Uidhir, Second Class – Rian Ó’ Ceallaigh

First Class – Molly Ní Chearnaigh, Senior Infants – Erin Ní Laoghóg, Junior Infants – Molly Ní Chaoidhe

Congratulations to everyone!!!