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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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Green Schools – Travel Talk

Ellen O’Sullivan the Green Schools Travel Education Officer visited the school to speak to the children about the current important topic of climate change. She explained in an interesting way the reasons climate change is happening. She explored with the pupils what they can do everyday in their lives to reduce carbon emissions – walk/cycle to […]

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European Sport’s Day – Swimming Lessons

27th September is European Sport’s Day and we are celebrating this day by ontinuing our series of swimming lessons in  Seán Treacy swimming pool in Tipperary town. All pupils are enjoying the weekly visit to the pool. These lessons will continue for eight weeks.  Coaches guide them in the skills of floating, breast stroke, front/back […]

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Nature Walk

Time for our annual nature walk outside the school and up the Rocky Road. The pupils learned about the different plants growing in hedgerows.  They gathered  samples of ivy, sycamore and hawthorn leaves and their fruits.  They looked at crab apples and at the blackberries growing on briars.  They examined nettles but decided to leave […]

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Harvesting our Vegetables

The pupils sowed lots of  vegetables  in our garden in early May 2019. They  eagerly watched the vegetables growing in May and June. All pupils were delighted to see how much the vegetables had grown over the summer holidays. There was great excitement on the day of the harvest. As the weather was fine the pupils harvested […]

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Graduation Ceremony 2019

The evening started with a mass in St. Patrick’s Church to celebrate the end of the academic year and the graduation of pupils in sixth class.   Fr. Egan presented   Ethan O’Brien, Shane Power, Shane O’Brien and Jamie Byrnes with their graduation certificates.  Following mass the families, friends and members of staff enjoyed refreshments provided by Cullen […]

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SPORTS DAY

They pupils were looking forward to the annual sports day for the last few weeks.  The weather was glorious and added greatly to the enjoyment of the day.  Pupils took part in 50m, 80m and 100m sprints, egg and spoon, three legged race, humpback, walking, sack races, basketball shootouts and bean bag throwing at a […]

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GERMAN LESSONS

The pupils in the senior room have enjoyed a series of lesson in German.  They have learned lots of basic vocabulary and phrases which they will put to good use in secondary school and holidays in  Germany, Switzerland and Austria.  

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VISIT FROM DOG’S TRUST

Maeve, an officer from Dog’s Trust came to our school recently.  She spoke to the children about what goes on in the Dog’s Trust Centres.  How they care for the dogs and re-home them where possible.  She also explained what is good for dogs to eat and drink and how to be safe and responsible […]

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