Sports Day

We had perfect weather for Sports Day – not too hot and thankfully not wet either! All day long the pupils rotated between sporting disciplines – hurdles, sprints, relay, javeline, dodge ball with lots of fun in between hoola hooping, sack racing, skipping...

6th Class Hike in Glendalough

6th Class had a wonderful day in Glendalough hiking in aid of Barretstown and a Buddy Bench for our School. They raised over €2,000 for which Barretstown and the school are extremely grateful. We’ll miss you all!

Féile / Fun Day

What an amazing day we had! The sun shone, and there was colour and laughter everywhere. Thank you to Neil Dowling for providing wonderful intervals of calm cool drumming away from high-energy bouncy castles and yard games. See the full gallery of photos.  ...

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...