Special days for Gaelscoil children

Primary 7 pupils celebrating their Service of Light with An tAthair Alan and their teacher. INBM13-15S
Primary 7 pupils celebrating their Service of Light with An tAthair Alan and their teacher. INBM13-15S

Gaelscoil an Chaistil in Ballycastle welcomes children from all or no faith backgrounds and part of the school ethos is bringing the school community together to celebrate important events in the pupils’ lives.

The school’s Rang (Primary) 3 and 7 children from a Catholic background celebrated important milestones in their childhood on Thursday 12th March surrounded by their family and friends.

Primary 3 pupils celebrating their Frst Confessions with An tAthair Alan, their principal and teacher. INBM13-15

Primary 3 pupils celebrating their Frst Confessions with An tAthair Alan, their principal and teacher. INBM13-15

Rang(Primary) 7 children celebrated their Service of Light in preparation for their Confirmation.

Meanwhile Rang 3 children celebrated their First Confession.

One parent said: “The services were wonderfully relaxed and enjoyable.”

The school community wishes to thank Fr. Daly and Fearghal, the sacristan, for their help.

A warm word of thanks is also extended to An tAthair Alan Mac Eochagáin who travels each year from Belfast to celebrate with the school community.Primary 7 pupils are pictured celebrating their Service of Light with An tAthair Alan and their teacher.

Primary 3 pupils are also pictured celebrating their Frst Confessions with An tAthair Alan, their principal and teacher.