‘Oliver’ The Musical

Forgney National School pupils are rehearsing in preparation for their performance of the musical ‘Oliver’.

The Musical show ‘Oliver’ with its cast of Forgney and Emper School Pupils will take place in the Arts Centre Mullingar on Thursday 13th June at 7.00pm. Tickets €10 for adults and €5 for children are available from the school. There will be a raffle on the night.

Cumann na mBunscol Final

Best of good luck to our Forgney Football Team who will be taking part in their mixed division 5B final on Tuesday 21st May at 5.00 pm.  The Final against St. John’s National School Edgeworthstown is being played at Pearse Park in Longford.  Eircode: N39 K6XO

Forgney School would really appreciate the support of family friends and the whole school community, it would be greatly appreciated!

Swimming 2024

Swimming lessons have been organised for Forgney National School pupils at Athlone Regional Sports Centre.  The lessons will start on Monday January 8th 2024 at 10 am. 

Classes will continue for 6 weeks up until Monday 19th February 2024. (excluding 5th February 2023 which is a Bank Holiday).

Board of Management 2023 – 2027

Forgney National School would like to thank sincerely the outgoing Board 2019/2023 for their commitment dedication and service to the running of the school.

We would like to welcome our new Board and wish them well in their particular appointed roles.

Board of Management Members     2023  –  2027

Chairperson:          Rev. Fr. Oliver Devine            Patrons Nominee

Mrs. Mai Reilly                       Patrons Nominee

Secretary:                Mr. Adrian Coughlan              Principal

                                    Mrs. Claire Tyther                  Teacher

                                    Mrs. Sharon Halse                   Parents Nominee

                                    Mr. Alec Mills                        Parents Nominee

                                    Mr. Frank Masterson              Community Nominee

Treasurer:              Mrs. Marion Maye                  Community Nominee


Basketball Blitz

Forgney National School pupils took part in a very successful and enjoyable Basketball blitz. The Tournament was hosted by Wilson’s Hospital School on Thursday 30th November. Several 2 – Teacher schools took part, teams were picked and mixed between all schools so pupils had a wonderful chance to play with lots of other children. This was a great success and the children really enjoyed taking part.

Christmas 2023

Forgney National School Pupils will perform their Nativity play and Carol Service in Forgney School on Wednesday 13th December 2023 at 7.pm.  

Family, friends and all the community are welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Christmas Outing to Truroe Pet Farm and Leisure Park is on Thursday 21st December, this promises to be a very enjoyable day out for the children!

Forgney School will close for the Christmas holidays on Friday 22nd December 2023 at 12. Noon and will reopen on Monday 8th January 2024.

Forgney National School Staff would like to extend a very Merry Christmas and our best wishes for a Happy New Year to all our School Community!

Computer Classes 2023

Forgney National School Computer Classes commenced on Friday 10th November 2023. The class tutor is Margaret Dolan from the I.T. learning centre in Roscommon. Computer classes take place every Friday for seven weeks finishing on 22nd December.

The children are taught MS word, MS Excel, Powerpoint and coding, and are awarded certs at the end of the seven weeks.

We would like to thank our Board of Management and Parents’ Association for their help in financing this very valuable programme.

Hallowe’en 2023 at Forgney National School

October 27th was a very scary day at Forgney School. The classrooms were inundated with terrifying ghosts and witches and lots of creepy characters of all shapes and sizes. However the children were not too scared to enjoy ‘apple on a rope’ ‘catwalk parade’ scary disco dancing and a lovely party with treats and fun galore.

Well done to everyone who dressed themselves in the most amazing costumes and hair do’s. It was hard to tell who was who! Boo!

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