Seo na bianna molta go láidir. Here is our updated list of permitted and not permitted foods which we strongly recommend for lunch boxes in school. We will have a meeting of all parents in the coming weeks to explain our approach which has been thoroughly discussed by our Health Promoting School Committee following consultation with you as parents and also discussion with outside experts. Thanks for your support for our attempts to improve the health of all in our school community. We are all, including all staff members doing our best to celebrate all that is good for us all in improving our nutrition and general health.

Bianna ceadaithe/Foods permitted (recommended):

  • Arán/Bread
  • Fillteoga/Wraps

le……. Feoil/meat

Iasc/Fish

Glasraí/Vegetables

Sailéad/Salad

Cáis/Cheese

  • Craicir/Crackers
  • Torthaí/Fruit
  • Glasraí/Vegetables (molta gach lá/recommended everyday)
  • Bácáil bhaile shlaintiúil/Healthy home-baking
  • Íogairt sláintiúla/Healthy yogurts
  • Cnónna/Nuts (unflavoured)

* unless there are children with serious nut allergies in the class

  • Torthaí troimithe/Dried fruits
  • Pasta/Rice/Rís
  • Cácaí ríse/Plain rice cakes
  • Cácaí arbhair/Corn cakes
  • Anraith/Soup
  • Dinnéar ó aréir/Dinner leftovers (not takeaway)
  • Pancóga baile déanta/Homemade pancakes

Deochanna ceadaithe/Drinks permitted:

  • Bainne/Milk
  • Uisce/Water (small amount of cordial may be added for flavour)
  • Caoineoga baile déanta/Homemade smoothies

 

Bianna nach bhfuil ceadaithe/Foods not permitted:

  • Guma coganta/Chewing gum
  • Criospaí/Crisps
  • Seacláid/Chocolate
  • Leathán seacláide/Chocolate spread
  • Milseáin/Sweets
  • Poparbhar/Popcorn
  • Barraí gránaigh/Cereal bars
  • Frubes
  • Íogairt le cúinní mhilse/Yogurts with sweet corners
  • Brioscaí/Biscuits
  • Vaiféil/Waffles
  • Tucs
  • Bácáil próiseáilte/Processed baking (Danish pastries/pain au chocolat/pretzels)

Deochanna nach bhfuil ceadaithe/Drinks not permitted:

  • Deochanna coipeacha/Fizzy drinks
  • Deochanna fuinnimh/Energy drinks
  • Cartán súlaigh/Capri suns (juice cartons)
  • Bainne faoi bhlas/Flavoured milk

 

Soláistí/Treats:

Beidh cead ag na páistí soláistí beaga a bheith acu ar na h-ócáidí speisialta seo a leanas/Children will be allowed to have small treats on the following special occasions:

  • Laethanta saoire na Nollag, laethanta saoire na Cásca agus laethanta saoire an tSamhraidh/Christmas, Easter and Summer holidays
  • Turas scoile/School tour
  • Ócáidí eile eisceachtúla, roghnaithe ag an múinteoir ranga nó ag an scoil/Other special (exceptional) occasions, chosen by the class teacher or the school