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  • Boxing Award

    May 2nd 2017 Boxing Award   Alex Clyne from Mr Geraghty's Fourth Class began boxing just last year. He is a member of the Olympic Boxing Club and he trains three or four times a week. He is preparing for a competition in four weeks and in re...
  • European Open Premiership

    April 24th 2017 European Open Premiership Amy Devanney from Mr Boyle's Senior Infant Class travelled to Killarney on Friday last to take part in the 'World Irish Dance Association'  European Open Championships. She won no less than six me...
  • National Champion

    April 24th 2017 National Champions Last Friday, two St Colman's students travelled to the National Stadium in Dublin to take part in the Irish Athletic Boxing Championships. Tadhg Sheridan from Ms Skelly's Fifth Class competed in the 29kg w...
  • F.A.I. 5 a-side

    April 4th 2017 F.A.I. 5-A-Side Twenty five boys and girls from our sixth classes travelled to Athlone Institute of Technology yesterday to represent St Colman's in a F.A.I. Primary Schools 5-a-side soccer tournament. Our teams played three games each ...
  • Confirmation 2017

    April 1st 2017 Confirmation 2017 Congratulations to the 55 boys and girls from St Colman's who were confirmed in the Cathedral today. We hope you all had an enjoyable day with your family....
  • Safety Team

    March 31st 2017 Safety Team   Our third class students had a visit today from two members of the Mullingar Fire and Rescue Service. Derek Irwin and David Branston spoke to the boys and girls in the school hall about all aspects of fire safety. T...
  • Confirmation Memento 2017

    March 31st 2017 Confirmation Memento Our sixth class students have been very busy in the last few weeks preparing for their Confirmation. Local artist, Andrina Finch, paid a visit to the students recently and helped them create a painted plate to keep...
  • Tráth na gCeist

    March 16th 2017 Tráth na gCeist   The Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations continued this afternoon, with a table quiz as Gaeilge, in the school hall. Our fifth and sixth classes took part and thoroughly enjoyed themselves! ...
  • Walk a Mile with Smile 2017 - Fifth/Sixth Class

    March 15th 2017 Walk a Mile with a Smile Spring was in the air this morning and wasting the glorious sunshine would have been such a shame! What better way to enjoy the weather than to take a 'Walk a Mile with a Smile' walk along the canal line. The c...
  • Walk a Mile with Smile 2017 - Third/Fourth Class

    March 15th 2017 Walk a Mile with a Smile Spring was in the air this morning and wasting the glorious sunshine would have been such a shame! What better way to enjoy the weather than to take a 'Walk a Mile with a Smile' walk along the canal line. The c...
  • Walk a Mile with Smile 2017

    March 15th 2017 Walk a Mile with a Smile   Spring was in the air this morning and wasting the glorious sunshine would have been such a shame! What better way to enjoy the weather than to take a 'Walk a Mile with a Smile' walk along the canal line....
  • Basketball Coaching - Third/Fourth Class

    March 8th 2017 Basketball Coaching This morning, the students from our fourth and sixth classes began basketball lessons with their new coach Christina. Today's lesson was all about passing and shooting. Everyone had a great time and are looking forwa...
  • Basketball Coaching

    March 8th 2017 Basketball Coaching   This morning, the students from our fourth and sixth classes began basketball lessons with their new coach Christina. Today's lesson was all about passing and shooting. Everyone had a great time and are looking...
  • First Confession 2017

    March 7th 2017 First Confession Congratulations to the 68 boys and girls from First Class and the 3 boys and 1 girl from Second Class who made their First Confession tonight in St Paul's Church. I'm sure they're all pleased to have taken the first s...
  • Heart and Lungs

    March 8th 2017 Heart and Lungs   Our third class students have been learning all about the heart and lungs in their Science lessons. Where are they positioned in the body, what are their jobs and how do they work, were just some of the questions t...
  • Children Helping Animals

    March 1st 2017 Children Helping Animals There was great excitement this morning in Ms Kiernan's Second Class when they had two very special visitors! Last week, Ms Kiernan's class held a bake sale and raised €360 for the ISPCA and today, Kelley Hyne...
  • Shrove Tuesday 2017

    February 28th 2017 Shrove Tuesday   The delicious aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted along the corridors of St Colman's today as everyone celebrated Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday as it is more commonly known. Traditionally, today is the d...
  • Art Week 2017

    February 28th 2017 Art Week 2017 We had the pleasure of welcoming back local artist Kevin Flood to the school over the past five school days to give art tuition to the students in our fifth and sixth classes. The theme - 'How a painting tells a story'....
  • Bake Sale for ISPCA

    February 22nd 2017 Bake Sale for ISPCA   The ISPCA (Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is Ireland's largest animal welfare charity. Members help, rescue, treat and responsibly rehome tens of thousands of animals of all differe...
  • Irish Dancing Sisters - Fifth/Sixth Classes

    February 21st 2017 Irish Dancing Sisters Sisters, Holly and Katie Martin from Mrs Fagan's/Mrs Brennan's First Class and Ms Skelly's Fifith Class respectively, are both Irish dancers with the Emerald Lakes School of Irish Dance. Recently, they took...