Herbertstown NS represented in Croke Park

INTO Cumann na mBunscol GAA Respect Exhibition Go Games

Herbertstown NS was well represented in Croke Park yesterday during the Go Games played at half time in the All Ireland Senior Football Semi-Final between Mayo and Dublin.

A proud day for the school, well done!

INTO Mini Sevens

South INTO Mini Sevens title claimed by Herbertstown NS girls.


Well done to our girls team which captured the South INTO Mini Sevens title today in Martinstown. Victories over Knockainey NS & Knocklong NS secured Herbertstown a place in the final against holders Kilbehenny NS.


In a closely fought final, Herbertstown emerged victorious on a scoreline of 2.04 to 2.00. This is the second time the school has won this title, the other occasion being in 2016. Our girls will go forward to represent the South in the County competition sometime in the spring.

Training for both teams continues on Monday next with the boys 11 a side blitz taking place next Tuesday. The girls will be in action again during the following week in their 11 a side competition.

INTO Handwriting Competition

Our pupils were afforded an opportunity to showcase their fine handwriting recently when taking part in the annual INTO Handwriting competition sponsored by An Post.


The work of the following pupils was selected to go forward to the regional competition:


Junior Infants: Leon Murphy

Senior Infants: Lucy Higgins

1st Class: Molly Gleesson

1st class: Darragh O’Sullivan

2nd Class: Ciara O’Connell

3rd Class: Meabh Connaughton

4th Class: Tadhg O’Connell

5th Class: Sophie Mullins

6th Class: Caoimhe Lyons

Sevens Football

Our GAA season kicked off this week with both our boys and girls competing in the INTO Football Sevens.


On Tuesday, our boys team put up many good performances but met strong opposition in the form of Hospital NS and Bruree NS. They are now preparing for their 11 a side competition next week.


Our girls competed against Hospital NS, Bruree NS and Knocklong NS on Wednesday and, thanks to three victories, they emerged from the group as winners. They will now go forward to represent the South in the County finals.


Well done to all involved!


Young Whistler in Croke Park

Herbertstown NS were represented in Croke Park on Sunday last by Adam who was the ‘Young Whistler’ on duty for the INTO Cumann na mBunscol GAA Respect Exhibition Go Games.  Well done Adam!


The exhibition game took place during half time in the All Ireland minor hurling semi-final between Limerick and Dublin. Limerick, who have Herbertstown NS past pupil Conor O’Grady in their panel, emerged victorious and will now compete in the final in September.

INTO Mini Sevens

INTO Sevens

INTO Mini Sevens

The INTO Mini Sevens team represented the South in UL where they narrowly lost out to Doon CBS and Milford NS and picked up a convincing win against Courtenay NS. Thanks to the great performance, Adam Boyle will get to be a referee in a mini-sevens game in Croke Park at half time during the All Ireland hurling semi-final in August.