Ábalta Special School are delighted to be Shannon Airport's Charity of Choice for 2016.

A huge thank you to Shannon Group for choosing our school as their associated charity this year!


Shannon Airport Authority have chosen Abalta as one of their charities for 2016 together with the Irish children’s Arthritis Network (iCan) . They have already undertaken the hugely successful midnight fun run, see video followed by the equally successful charity cycle in conjunction with Aer Lingus








Huge thanks to Michelle Maguire for organising a zumbathon in Currandulla in aid of Ábalta, the proceeds of which together with monies raised from the Women’s mini marathon reached €2,268.  Pictured with Michelle and Maura is Marian from McSharry chemists who also gave a practical demonstration to the students on being sun smart back in May.  McSharrys will also be launching a discount card in September, with the proceeds going to Ábalta.



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We had a wonderful festive afternoon at Abalta Special School with Christmas Carols from our fabulous students and a visit from Santa himself🎅! We would like to say a huge thank you to Dominic for the musical entertainment. It was a real treat! What a fantastic start to our Christmas celebrations☃❄🌲🤗 ... See MoreSee Less

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Its that time of year again and everyone here in Abalta is SUPER excited about our Monster Christmas Raffle on December 20th! We have some amazing spot prizes and we would like to thank those who very generously donated these to our school! Remember if your not in....🤗🦌❄️ Good luck everyone!!!

1st Prize - 250 euro
(150 euro cash prize from Tommy Flannagan Electrical & 100 euro from St. Columbas Credit Union)

2nd Prize - 2 VIP Tickets and pre-match reception to an ROI home game of your choice, Sponsored by The FAI

3rd Prize - A Lenovo Tablet

50 euro voucher from 4* Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea

Cut, colour and pampering session from Sarah Massion Hair Stylist

2 Tickets to Mike Denver Concert in The Salthill Hotel, Galway on March 21st 2018

3 months membership to classes at Ryanos Fitness Club Ennis Ennis,

50 euro Voucher from Bridget Haren Hair, Ennis

You and 3 friends for an Intro course*1 months classes at CrossFit An Chlair Inis

Beauty Hamper from Rochford's Pharmacy ,Ennis & Galway

Afternoon Tea for 2 at the Radisson, Galway

Family Sunday Lunch Voucher's for 2 adults and 2 children, with fairy trail for all at The Ardilaun Hotel, Galway

Voucher for Gloss Hair Studio, Loughrea, Galway

Voucher for 1 adult surf lesson from John McCarthys Surf School,Lahinch,Co.Clare
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Some of our fantastic pupils were lucky enough to meet Mrs. Claus, the Elves and then fly with Santa Claus from Shannon Airport last year! We had an amazing day! Its a truly magical experience.The applications for the ticket lotto are now OPEN!!! Good luck everyone.🎄🎅✈️ #operationhohoho ... See MoreSee Less

#operationhohoho 2017 is now underway. Here's what Santa Flight lottery winners can expect at Shannon Airport on the day of the festive flights..... Lucky ticket holders will arrive to Shannon Airp...

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Our student Darragh busily making delicious spooky treats for Halloween 🎃👻 ... See MoreSee Less

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What a fantatic first term we've had here in Abalta Special School! We 'd like to wish all our students, staff and families a spooktacular Halloween Break. Looking forward to seeing you all back with us next week👻🎃 ... See MoreSee Less

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