Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Day) is a day in February or March, preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes.This moveable festival is determined by Easter. The expression...

Russborough House

Here are some interesting facts on the history of Russborough. Joseph Leeson came from Northampton in England and bought land in what was then known as Russellstown.It took over 10 years to build the house, Richard Cassells was the architect.The Lafranchini brothers...

Show Racism the Red Card

Pupils in our school have participated in the Show Racism the Red Card programme.  This education programme focuses on racism in sport and used the profile of sports stars to convey the anti-racism message. The children completed activities, group role-plays, watched...

Spring Walk

The Junior Infants made the most of the Spring sunshine and set out on a “Spring Walk” around the school. We were looking for signs of Spring around our school, particularly Spring flowers. We succeeded in finding most of the flowers we had been learning about in...