SCHOOL NEWS in Brief…..

7th February 2019


From the Principal’s desk:


A reminder that school closes at the usual time next Friday, 15th February for midterm break and reopens on Monday, 25th February.

Please check for lost property at the gate in the morning. All items left at the weekend will be donated to charity.

Rosemarie Stynes


From the PA:


Cinema Night

We had a full house at RMDS last Friday night!  Huge thanks to Dori, Melissa, Lorraine, Mary, Roisin, Avril and Inga for all their help behind the scenes. Many thanks also to Brian Nolan for designing the gorgeous posters, and of course to our talented tech team Paul Fairbrother and Tim Gill!  Special thanks to Kieron Walsh for a great selection of movies. Thanks also to the many parents who sold tickets, manned the front desk, monitored rooms, served drinks, set up and tidied up! We hope everyone enjoyed the evening.


Calling All RMDS Authors/Editors/Screenwriters. . .

We know we have a very talented bunch of parents in RMDS and it would great to share your tips and tricks with the children during the upcoming Write-a-Book project!

So, if any of our resident authors, editors, screenwriters would like to chat to the children or do a workshop or give a presentation, we’d love to hear from you  - contact Rachel, Oscar or Melissa at

Seachtain na Gaeilge

We would love if any parents who have some Gaeilge would come into one or two classes during Seachtain na Gaeilge and have a chat with the children/read them a story/play a song or a game with them, or do an activity with them as Gaeilge. Caroline Chambers has kindly offered to do Pilates with a couple of classes trí Ghaeilge and we're looking for any other ideas, so please get in touch with Rachel, Oscar or Caroline at if you'd like to be involved. Go raibh míle maith agaibh. We're also thinking of a pop-up Gaeltacht for parents for one night only in a local inn  - we'll keep you posted!!

The PA



The Midterm Camp will run from Monday 18th – 22nd February from 8.30 – 2.00pm.
€80 per child/ €150 for 2 siblings / €210 for 3 siblings
Places are limited.
Complete application form and return by email back to the Childcare Manager who will then confirm your place. Please do not pay until the Childcare Manager has confirmed your place.
Payments can be made through to our bank (ask for bank details) or
payment can be made through Easypay on the RMDS Website under Childcare - Click “Midterm Camp”.


Parent/Guardian Contact Info
Name:             ___________________________________________________________
Address:          ___________________________________________________________
Home Phone:   ___________________________
Mobile:            ______________________________
Special Needs/ Allergies:      ______________________________________________
Child’s Name:             _____________________________________________________
Child’s Age:    _____________
Class:               ___________________________________


RMDS School Age Childcare

Childcare has some Ad Hoc places available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

If you are interested in putting your child's name down advanced noticed is required through email:


Information from Caroline Carroll - Percival on 085-1156506 or email


Don’t forget to keep an eye on the school website -!

Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School,
Ranelagh Road,
Dublin 6.
T: +353 1 496 1722