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  • Walk a MIle with a Smile... and a Buddy! 2019

    June 19th 2019 Walk a mile with a Smile... and a Buddy!   With only a week left in primary school, the students from Mrs Walters'/Mrs Slevin's Sixth Class decided to make the most of the dry weather today and 'walk a mile with a smile'. They invit...
  • Badminton

    June 14th 2019 Badminton Some of our classes walked to Mullingar Tennis and Badminton Club this week and enjoyed learning the basic rules of badminton. Mrs Gilligan's Fourth Class are pictured below trying out the game. ...
  • Outdoor Obstacle Course

    June 13th 2019 Outdoor Obstacle Course Our indoor obstacle course has been in use throughout the week, but today the children from Ms Clarke's Junior Infant Class had the opportunity to try out an outdoor obstacle course on the green in front of the s...
  • Circuit Training

    June 13th 2019 Circuit Training   The boys and girls from Ms Mc Laughlin's First Class got the day off to a great start with circuit training in the lower playground. They completed a number of different exercises - star jumps, squats, jogging on ...
  • Farewell Fr Paul

    June 12th 2019 Farewell Fr Paul It was with a heavy heart that we welcomed Fr Paul Crosby to the school today, because it was time to say goodbye. Fr Paul has been a familiar face around St Colman's for eight years. He always had a smile on his face a...
  • Indoor Obstacle Course

    June 12th 2019 Indoor Obstacle Course Unfortunately the inclement weather forced us to cancel Sports Day today, but that didn't stop us from exercising! Many classes made use of the indoor obstacle course which was set up in the school hall. Ms Mc Lau...
  • Skipping

    June 12th 2019 Skipping   At one time, if you entered any housing estate anywhere in Ireland, you would find children skipping away happily. Unfortunately that is not the case anymore. Sadly skipping is a lost art! This year, during Active School ...
  • Staff V's Sixth Class Boys

    June 11th 2019  Staff V's Sixth Class Boys Football Match Thankfully the weather stayed fine today and the eagerly awaited staff v's sixth class boys football match went ahead. Staff and  all students made their way to Shamrocks G.F.C. at 1...
  • Tag Rugby

    June 11th 2019 Tag Rugby   Tag rugby is a non contact team game. Each player wears a belt that has two velcro tags attached to it. Attacking players attempt to dodge and pass a rugby ball, while defenders attempt to prevent them scoring by 'taggin...
  • Orienteering

    June 11th 2019 Orienteering   Orienteering is a competitive international sport. It is a timed race which combines running with navigation. Participants can race as individuals or as part of a team. A map and compass is used to navigate from point...
  • Tug of War

    June 10th 2019 Tug of War   The boys and girls from Ms Clarke's and Ms Hamill's Junior Infant Classes enjoyed learning a new non contact sport this morning. Cathy Sheerin returned to the school once again, to impart some of her extensive knowledge...
  • Midland Kidathon

    June 4th 2019 Midland Kidathon Yesterday, the Midland Triathlon Club held a fun event in the Mullingar Town Park for children aged 7 and up. The kidathon is a great introduction to triathlon and is perfect for newcomers to the sport. Shannon Breslin a...
  • Aviva National Mini Festival

    May 20th 2019 Aviva Minis National Festival 2019 It's every young rugby player's dream to one day play in the Aviva Stadium. Well that dream came true yesterday for Jack Conlon from Mrs Healy-Donoghue's Third Class. Jack plays for Mullingar Rugby Clu...
  • Karate Demonstration

    May 17th 2019 Karate Demonstration   Karate is a martial art which originated in Japan. It deals with attacks through evasive body movements and blocking. It counter attacks by using kicks, punches and strikes. It is a form of self-defence and a g...
  • Acro Dance

    May 14th 2019 Acro Dance Competition Acro dance combines classical dance and acrobatic elements. Katie Devanney Reidy from Mrs Healy Donoghue's Third Class takes lessons in acro dance in Elevate Academy of Dance. Katie travelled to Limerick recent...
  • Rugby Blitz Wins

    May 14th 2019 Rugby Blitz Wins Eoghan Mc Namara, Jack Conlon and Aoife Murphy from Mrs Healy Donoghue's Third Class and Hannah Andrews from Ms Murphy's Third Class enjoy playing rugby and are all members of Mullingar Rugby Club.   Eogh...
  • Fit Kids Fit Teens

    May 13th 2019 Fit Kids/Fit Teens   Evelina Zarebska from Mr Boyle's Second Class is a member of Fit Kids/Fit Teens dance club. Yesterday, she took part in the FKFT Challenge. As a member of a trio, she performed breaking, popping and locking...
  • 1Km Run

    May 9th 2019 1Km Run As an 'Active School' we promote health and fitness, both in school and at home, at every opportunity. One great way to keep fit is running. Conor Walsh, Ella May Ferris and Lisa O'Brien from Mrs Healy-Donoghue's Third Class, are ...
  • Party Time - Communion 2019

    May 7th 2018 Party Time The children from our second classes had a very busy day yesterday as they celebrated their First Holy Communion with their families, but there was still plenty in store for them today! They arrived in school this morning in al...
  • First Holy Communion 2019

    May 5th 2019 First Holy Communion Congratulations to the 53 boys and girls from Mr Boyle's and Mrs Lyons' Second Classes who received their First Holy Communion today in St Paul's Church. We hope you all had a lovely day with your family....