St Raphael's School Pupils Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin patch 24.10.18

Pupils from St Raphael's School got in the mood for Halloween on 19 October 2018 when they visited the pumpkin patch at Celbridge Manor Hotel.

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Ladies Lunch Fund Raiser

The St Raphael's Special School Parents Association held a Ladies Lunch at Becketts Restaurant, Leixlip on 16 June 2018 to raise funds for the school.  Thank you to everyone who attended the event which was a great success.

 Ladies lunch flyer Apr.18

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Parents and Friends Association AGM

St Raphael's Parents and Friends Association Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday 22 October 2017 at 12:00pm in St Raphael's Church.

The guest speaker will be Aoife O'Toole, CEO, Dara Community Living who will talk on the topic of 'Moving from a congregated setting to Community Living'.


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Snowy St Raphael's Special School

School snow 3.3.18

St Raphael's Special School had to close for four days in March 2018 due to severe snow and Storm Emma.  It is not often we see our school looking like this.

Snowman 6.3.18a

Pupils returned to school on Tuesday 6 March and found just enough snow left to build their own snowman.


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Our Tag Rugby team play at Aviva Stadium

Paddy tagging

Some of the men and women from Kildare Services played for Barnhall Buffaloes at the Aviva stadium on Saturday 17 December 2016 during half-time of the Leinster v Northampton game. Congratulations to Paddy McNally, Joe Gannon, Sean Squires, Stephen Pwajok, Kieran O'Reilly, Eric Brazil and Caroline Rooney. 

Buffaloes lined up

These players are part of the Barnhall Buffaloes tag team supported by Shelly Breslin from Sport and Recreation at St Raphael's.  This is their second year to play at the Aviva.

Paddy in actionTraining will start again in May 2017 so if there are any service users who wish to join please contact Shelly in the Sports Department.

Stephen Paddy Kieran

Stephen Kieran Caroline Sean

MU Barnhall Buffaloes


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