Archive for May, 2018

Archaeology Talk in the Banbh Market

A group of girls went down to the Banbh Market in Castle Street to meet Denis from the Irish Archaeology Filed School. He had a group of students from Indiana State University with him. The girls spent a very interesting and informative time with them and enjoyed themselves thoroughly. Thabks to Rebekah Keaveny for organising […]

Tour to Glendeer Pet Farm- Junior and Senior Infants

Junior and Senior infants had a brilliant day on their school tour to Glendeer Pet Farm.Our tour guide Charlotte was super and the girls got the opportunity to view, handle and feed a great variety of animals. Jack’s  cottage had many interesting items there from the olden days before TV , electricity etc. We had […]

More Outdoor Classroom Pics


Outdoor Classroom Day

What an incredible day of learning, engagement, fun and laughter we had on Outdoor Classroom Day on May 18th. The range of activities planned and organised was huge – thanks to Mrs Fitzgerald and Mrs Phelan for putting so much work and energy into making it such a successful and enjoyable day. It was great […]

Sixth class retreat

Sixth class had a fantastic time at their retreat in Mount Saint Joseph’s this week.

Working with Birr Tidy Towns.

3rd class had a great time filling hanging baskets with Birr Tidy Towns in the Biodiversity Garden on Castle Street. Thanks to them for inviting our girls down.                   

April News

The girls in 4th have started camogie lessons this month with coach Orla. They are working on practising and improving the skills they learned earlier in the year. Ms. de Chaumont has noticed a big improvement. Keep up the good work! Swimming has started this month too and the girls are enjoying it very much. […]

March News

The pupils in 4th and 5th Class enjoyed Engineering Week this month. They went to the theatre and attended a workshop entitled ‘So You Want to be a Superhero’? Here they learned about different types of engineers and the work they do. Back in the classroom the girls took part in some engineering tasks.   […]

Fruity Show & Tell!

We love strawberries in Rang 1! We were learning all about fruit as Gaeilge this week. Is maith linn sútha talún!

Grandparents’ Day 2018

On Wednesday May 2nd we had a wonderful Grandparents’ Day with 2nd and 6th classes and their families. The girls sang songs, wrote poems, played their whistles and danced! It was a lovely celebration of the very important people in their lives and the joy on everyone’s face – young and old made the day […]

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