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  • The Salmon of Knowledge

    May 18th 2018 The Salmon of Knowledge   Irish Folklore has been passed down from generation to generation. There are many stories about Fionn Mc Cumhaill, one of which is the Salmon of Knowledge. An old man called Finnegas catches the Salmon of Kn...
  • Boxing Classmates

    May 14th 2018 Boxing Classmates Erin Murray from Ms Murphy's Third Class is a member of Elite Boxing Club. She recently took part in a competition in St Conleth's Boxing Club in Kildare. She was very happy to walk away with a trophy in the U10 a...
  • Gymnastics Awards

    May 16th 2018 Gymnastics Awards Hannah Andrews from Mrs Fagan's/Mrs Brennan's Second Class has been a member of Bounce Gymnastics Club for four years. Last Monday, Hannah passed her level 6 gym award.    Hannah's cla...
  • Party Time - Communion 2018

    April 30th 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...
  • First Holy Communion 2018

    April 29th 2017 First Holy Communion Congratulations to the 70 boys and girls from Ms Mc Laughlin's, Mrs Fagan's/Mrs Brennan's and Ms Campbell's Second Classes who received their First Holy Communion today in St Paul's Church. We hope you all ...
  • Bear Snores On

    April 24th 2018 Bear Snores On   'Story time' has always been a firm favourite in our infant classes. The boys and girls in Mrs Gavin's Junior Infant Class are reading 'Bear Snores on' by Karma Wilson at the moment and they love it! In the story, ...
  • Great Ireland Run

    April 16th 2018 Great Ireland Run   Lucy Creevy from Mrs Fagan's/Mrs Brennan's Second Class loves to run. Yesterday she took part in the Mini Garmin Great Ireland Run, which took place in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Holly ran 1.5K in a great tim...
  • 5-a-side

    April 13th 2018 5-a-side Soccer Champions   Our sixth class boys became Westmeath 'Large Schools' 5-a-side soccer champions yesterday, having come through two very tough days of matches. Along the way, they played Educate Together N.S., Gainstown ...
  • Incredible Edibles

    April 12th 2018 Incredible Edibles   The boys and girls in Ms Hamill's Junior Infant Class are taking part in a very exciting project called 'Incredible Edibles'. Plant pots, soil, seeds, watering cans and fun activity sheets were sent to the scho...
  • Ligaemat

    April 12th 2018 Ligaemat   As part of their studies on Africa, the students in Mr Beehan's Sixth Class were treated to a Sudanese cooked dessert from their classmate Noon Abeltaiff yesterday. She kindly prepared a dish called Ligaemat, which is a ...
  • All Ireland Boxing Winners

    April 11th 2018 All Ireland Boxing Winners Two of our young boxers, who are no strangers to winning competitions, have done it again! David Geoghegan from Mrs Connaughton's Sixth Class and Tadhg Sheridan from Mr Beehan's Sixth class are both members o...
  • Young Composers

    April 9th 2018 Young Composers   Our recent snowy weather might have left some feeling 'stir crazy' but not for two young musicians in St Colman's. Leon Griffin and Karol Lachowski from Ms Murphy's Third Class began trumpet lessons with Mr Gerry L...
  • Siopa Milseáin

    March 21st 2018 Siopa Milseáin   The students in our sixth classes enjoyed Seachtain na Gaeilge so much that they decided to continue it through to this week. Today, they held a Siopa Milseáin in their classes for everyone in the school. They ha...
  • Lá Fhéile Pádraig

    March 17th 2018 Lá Fheile Pádraig 2018   The boys and girls in Mrs Fagan's/Mrs Brennan's Second Class had great fun creating St Patrick's Day headbands to wear at the parade today. However you spend your St Patrick's Day, I hope you enjoy it! ...
  • Engineers Visit

    March 16th 2018 Engineers Visit The students from sixth class had the pleasure of welcoming Cathal Kilbane of ORS Engineering into their class today. They learned a lot about the work that engineers do before trying to build their own version of the E...
  • Comórtas Litriú

    March 15th 2018 Comórtas Litriú   Seachtain na Gaeilge is in full swing at Scoil Cholmáin Naofa. The hall was full of activity this afternoon as pupils from our fifth and sixth classes battled it out in our Comórtas Litriú. Between rounds, th...
  • Dancing Competition

    March 12th 2018 Dancing Competition   Five of our fifth class students took part in a dance competition yesterday. Aisling Granahan, Eve Hickey, Amy Corroon and Áine Creagh from Mr Boyle's Fifth Class and Abigail Johnston from Mrs Walters'/Mrs Sl...
  • Confirmation Memento 2018

    March 12th 2018 Confirmation Memento   Our sixth class students were very busy over the last few weeks preparing for their special Confirmation Day, which was on Saturday last. It all went off without a hitch and reports from the children today we...
  • Visiting Artists

    February 14th 2018 Visiting Artists   Today, we had the pleasure of welcoming two local artists to the school. Ms Ciara Ferris, mother to Ella May in Ms Campbell's Second Class and Ms Kathleen Ivory, mother to Ellen in Ms Hamill's Junior Infant Cl...
  • Valentine's Day 2018

    February 14th 2018 St Valentine's Day 2018 Love was in the air today as the boys and girls in Mrs Gavin's Junior Infant Class put the final touches to their St Valentine's Day art. The finished art work was wonderful and I'm sure it will bring a grea...