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  • 1916 Commemorative Award

    December 5th 2016 1916 Commemorative Award   Yesterday, President Michael D Higgins presented representatives of the Defence Forces and Reserve Defence Forces with specially commissioned medals to mark their role in the 2016 centenary year. Toda...
  • Capacity

    December 2nd 2016 Capacity   In mathematical terms, capacity means the amount that something can hold. It can be measured in millilitres & litres or pints & gallons. The boys and girls in Ms Morris' Senior infant class have enjoyed learnin...
  • Save the Date

    December 1st 2016 Save the Date   December has arrived and with it brings the panic that surrounds Christmas shopping. But worry no more because the St Colman's Christmas Fair is just around the corner and with many Christmas gift ideas on sale, y...
  • Rembrance Sunday

    November 25th 2016 Remembrance Sunday   One day every year, on the second Sunday in November, British military and civilian servicemen and women are remembered for their contribution in the two World Wars. The ceremony is held on the Sunday neares...
  • Recyclabe Art

    November 24th 2016 Recyclable Art   As a Green School, we like to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible. The boys and girls in Mrs Farrell's First Class practice this every day and have created some wonderful pieces of art in the process. Th...
  • Early Morning Recital

    November 21st 2016 Early Morning Recital   First thing this morning, the children in Mrs Walters' Third Class were treated to an early morning piano recital in the school hall given by one of their classmates, Charlie Foy. Charlie was getting some...
  • Irish Dancing Winners - Jun and Snr

    November 21st 2016 Irish Dancing Winners Irish Dancing is very popular among the students in St Colman's. Two of our young dancers had a busy time last weekend attending competitions and today they showed me their winnings. Kaja Zboch from Ms K...
  • Irish Dancing Winners

    November 21st 2016 Irish Dancing Winners Irish Dancing is very popular among the students in St Colman's. Two of our young dancers had a busy time last weekend attending competitions and today they showed me their winnings. Kaja Zboch from Ms K...
  • Science Party - Science Week 2016

    November 18th 2016 Science Party Science Week November 13th - 20th 2016   To celebrate Science Week 2016, Ms Kiernan's Second Class held a science party for their neighbours - Mrs Slevin's Second Class and guest of honour - Mrs Garvey. Througho...
  • Charcoal Art

    November 18th 2016 Charcoal Art During their art lesson today, the boys and girls in Mrs Walters' Third Class created some wonderful charcoal art. The theme today was winter and with the frost and snow we've had in the last few days, they only had to ...
  • Lava Lamps

    November 9th 2016 Lava Lamps   Science experiments are fun, or so the children in Ms Kiernan's Second Class told me today! Did you ever hear that oil and water don't mix? Well, the boys and girls found an exciting way to prove just that. They ga...
  • Torn Paper Portraits

    November 9th 2016 Torn Paper Portraits The boys and girls in Ms Mulcair's Junior Infant Class really enjoyed their art lesson today. They used pieces of torn paper, of many different colours, to make self portraits. They turned out wonderfully, as you...
  • Halloween Party - Sixth Class

    October 28th 2016 Halloween Party Over the last number of weeks, the students in Mrs Connaughton's Sixth Class have spent some time with our junior infant students. They went on a nature walk together and spoke about all the signs of Autumn that they ...
  • Halloween Message & Halloween Party

    October 28th 2016 Halloween Party   Over the last number of weeks, the students in Mrs Connaughton's Sixth Class have spent some time with our junior infant students. They went on a nature walk together and spoke about all the signs of Autumn ...
  • Chocolate Apples - Take Two!

    October 28th 2016 Chocolate Apples - Take Two! Before they left school yesterday, the boys and girls in Ms Mulcair's Junior Infant Class received the last stamp they needed to be awarded 'Choose Time'. After seeing the fun their friends in Ms Geraghty...
  • Disney Scarecrows

    October 28th 2016 Disney Scarecrows   The students in Mr Beehan's Sixth Class have been very busy over the last few weeks designing and building four scarecrows. The theme chosen was Disney characters. The children split into four groups and after...
  • Chocolate Apples

    October 27th 2016 Chocolate Apples   The boys and girls in Ms Geraghty's Junior Infant Class have been so good lately that they collected enough stamps to be awarded 'Choose Time'. As Halloween is just around the corner, Ms Geraghty suggested maki...
  • Camogie Training for Beginners

    October 26th 2016 Camogie Training for Beginners   Every Monday during the month of October, Ms Murphy and Mrs Collins held camogie training for girls in first and second class. The girls all listened well to the instructions and performed well on...
  • It's Planting Time!

    October 25th 2016 It's Planting Time! In January and February next year, when it seems like Winter will never end, those first signs of Spring cheer us up and promise better weather ahead. One sure sign of Spring is when the hardy crocus pushes its wa...
  • Jack O'Lantern

    October 24th 2016 Jack O'Lantern A Jack O'Lantern is a carved pumpkin lantern associated with the holiday of Halloween. But the original Jack O'Lantern was actually a carved turnip! In the 19th and 20th centuries, as pumpkins did not exist in Ireland,...