Nativity Musical

Following weeks of preparation we were ready to stage our  Musical Nativity – Stable Manners.   All the pupils had an important part in the musical and showed their brilliant acting, singing and musical instrumental talents on the night.  A large crowd of parents, family friends and local community gathered in the church and enjoyed a wonderful night’s […]

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Lighting the Christmas Tree

The community gathered on Thursday night to turn on the lights on the Christmas tree.  Each pupil made a decoration to hang on it.  The children then released their balloons into the night sky.  What a wonderful sight.  Tea and refreshments  were enjoyed by all in the school afterwards. Happy Christmas to one and all.   […]

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ALL SHOOK UP

There was great excitement amongst the pupils travelling to the musical ‘All Shook Up’ in Excel Theatre recently.  The show lived up to all expectations – great music, enjoyable story and fantastic sets.  The pupils got a true flavour of America in the fifties – clothes, hairstyles and the deep south accents topped up by […]

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Rugby Lessons

Pupils were thrilled starting a new session of tag rugby.  This was all the more enjoyable as it was a warm sunny day.  The pupils enjoyed learning many drills – passing the ball sideways and behind, running with the ball over the end line, sidestepping , tiptoeing through ladders and passing the ball to the […]

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Science Week

During the week pupils enjoyed experiencing many science experiments, testing indoor and outdoor temperatures in school.  Planting a variety of spring bulbs.  The children did tests on their senses – taste, smell and sight.  They tested food for sugar and bones for calcium. Perhaps we will have lots of scientists among the pupils in the years […]

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FOOD DUDES

The pupils have been enjoying participating in the Food Dudes programme.  Each day every pupil gets a portion of fruit and vegetable.  This programme is sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the aim of the programme is to instill healthy eating patterns in the youth of Ireland.

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Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal

Our pupils were very excited and happy to take part in the  Team Hope shoe box appeal.  They packed their boxes with great care to include nice presents for the children who will receive them this Christmas.  These shoe boxes will be delivered to some of the worlds most vulnerable children and for many it will […]

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Halloween

Pupils arrived to school in their scary Halloween costumes on Friday 25th October.  There was great fun and excitement as the children showed off their wonderful costumes –  pirate princess, zombie, Harry Potter, Storm Trooper, Werewolf, Killer Clown and Little Red Riding hood. It was a great way to celebrate their last day in school […]

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Visit of Fire Brigade Officers

As Halloween is approaching a Fire safety talk was given to pupils by local Fire Brigade officers on Monday 21st  October.  They spoke about the dangers of fire – too close to a fire at any time especially Halloween bonfires, lighting matches, ‘escape plan’ if there is a fire at home – assembly point for household.  […]

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Visit to school of All Ireland Winners

A great GAA day was celebrated in school with the arrival of three Ireland cups – The Ladies Intermediate Football Cup – Mary Quinn Memorial, the Under 20 hurling cup – James Nowlan and the Senior Hurling cup – Liam McCarthy. The cups were  accompanied by Cathy Cunningham, Kevin Hally and Michael McGuire. Cathy spoke […]

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