Mr. Mulhall’s class


New G.P. Hall

admin : August 18, 2018 8:43 pm : Mr. MacLochlainn, Mr. Monahan, Mr. Mulhall, Ms. Fox, Ms. Mahoney, Ms. McCarthy, Ms. McTigue, Ms. Murray, News

This year the school has begun work on a new general purpose room for the school. We have not received any funds from the Department of Education and Skills and so the project will be entirely self funded. This, needless to say, will be a huge undertaking, but is necessary as the school is in desperate need of a suitable hall for school activities and classes. This will require a huge fundraising effort and so we hope the whole school community can get involved over the coming months. Our fundraising begins with our Golf Classic event, hosted by Loughrea Golf Club from the 12th to the 15th of September. All are welcome to take part and all support greatly appreciated.
The 3D images below are renderings of what our finished hall will look like from the outside. It will certainly be a huge addition to the school!

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Active School Week

admin : May 3, 2018 2:11 pm : Active Schools Flag, Blog, Health Promoting School, Mr. MacLochlainn, Mr. Monahan, Mr. Mulhall, Ms. Fox, Ms. Mahoney, Ms. McCarthy, Ms. McTigue, Ms. Murray, News

This week was Active School week. We did different activities every day. Every morning we walked to school from the Cathedral and Baunóg. Sometimes we had as many as 90 boys walking together to school.

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

admin : March 16, 2018 2:22 pm : Mr. MacLochlainn, Mr. Monahan, Mr. Mulhall, Ms. Fox, Ms. Mahoney, Ms. McCarthy, Ms. McTigue, Ms. Murray, News

On the 8th of March all the classes took part in Ceolchoirm Seachtain na Gaeilge. Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Week) is celebrated over 2 weeks in the run up to St. Patrick’s Day each year. During that fortnight we make an extra effort to speak Irish during our school day and celebrate all things Irish at our annual concert. Each class performed songs, tunes on the tin whistles and poems ‘as Gaeilge’. Some of 5th and 6th class boys volunteered to take part in a play organised by Ms. Lawless and Ms. Broderick called The Wizard Of Oz. All the performances were very good and well performed. At the end we sang the Ireland national anthem, Amhrán na bhFiann. It was a lovely day.

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Sowing seeds!!

admin : March 7, 2018 1:33 pm : Mr. Mulhall

A few weeks ago we planted water cress and runner beans to study how plants need soil, heat, light and water. First the soil was carefully poured into cups and after that we made sure the soil was flattened at the top. Soon after the water was poured into the soil to moisten it. Then the cup was put beside the window to ensure that the sun would be able to heat the cup up. All of this was done as preparation before planting the seeds. Then we waited to see if they would grow.

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10@10

admin : February 8, 2018 1:51 pm : Active Schools Flag, Health Promoting School, Mr. MacLochlainn, Mr. Monahan, Mr. Mulhall, Ms. Fox, Ms. Mahoney, Ms. McCarthy, Ms. Murray, News

For the past month we have been doing 10@10.We do 10 minutes of exercise each day. Some classes stay inside while others go outside. We do it at ten past ten. Have a look below for some pictures.

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News Snippets

  • Some 3D images of our new G.P. Hall, currently under construction, can now be seen on our school website!
  • Congratulations to all our 6th class boys who received the sacrament of Confirmation this morning.

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