Scoil Mhuire Enrolmnent

Scoil Mhuire Enrolmnent

Scoil Mhuire, Abbeyleix will hold an enrolment week from Monday, February 4 to Friday, February 8.

Parents who wish to enrol their children for Junior Infants beginning September 2013 are invited to visit the Junior Infants classroom from 2p.m. – 2.30p.m. any day during enrolment week.

Enrolment Forms and School Handbooks are available from:

Junior Infant teachers and the secretary in Scoil Mhuire, Mrs Fionn Bardon – Merry Mornings Preschool Gort na nÓir, Jelly Tots Playschool – CYMS Hall Abbeyleix, The Children’s House – The Fairways Abbeyleix and Norefield House Ballacolla Rd., Abbeyleix, Co. Laois

All completed enrolment forms must be returned to the school by Wednesday February 13.

Please note that it is only by returning a completed enrolment form that a place can be secured for your child in Junior Infants 2013.

Carers Meeting

The Carers Association Laois would like to invite you to attend a Carers Support Group Meeting on Wednesday, January 30 from; 11am – 12.30pm in The Heritage House, Abbeyleix. There will be a chance to have tea/coffee whilst meeting other Carers in the community, for more information please contact Alison Hackett on 086-7957086.


The following courses are available and hockey club committee is anxious to have more parents trained in these areas:: Code of Ethics, Child Protection in Sport, Basic Awareness Training Courses take place on Monday nights on February 25, March 25, April 29 and May 27. Course duration: 3 hours. Venue: Portlaoise Leisure Centre.

If you wish to reserve a place on any of these courses please email: to put their name forward or contact any of the club officers. Courses are been run by Laois Sports Partnership. Further details on or from Laois Sports


Defibrillator training is being organized for Park meeting room in February and we need numbers interested in doing this 3 hour course now. We are also planning some adult hockey coaching sessions on Astroturf. Please e-mail the hockey club if interested.


Local interest in a community led initiative, called “Men’s Shed”, is currently being explored. Sheds are voluntary clubs where men get together socially and usually engage in a variety of DIY projects.

We would like to know if the need for such an initiative exists within the broader community and would like to broaden the concept to include women. Any person who would be interested to share their skills or learn new skills, or just want to know more about the project, please contact Mick Tynan (087 2489975) or Chris Uys (083 1106210).


Parents wishing to enrol their children in Junior Infants in the South School for September 2013 can obtain enrolment forms from the Principal.

To be eligible forms must be returned by midday on Tuesday, February 19 2013. School Telephone no : (057)8731920.

Open Night for Prospective Parents will take place on Thursday, February, 7 from 7-9pm.

Intention to Apply Forms and Application Forms will be available on the night.

Abbeyleix Library

Storytelling, with Lesley, for 3-6 year olds will take place every Saturday at 11am commencing on Saturday, February 2.