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  • Mother's Day Art 2016

    March 4th 2016 Mother's Day Art  With a very important day coming up on Sunday, there's no prizes for guessing what the theme for art lessons in most classes was this week - Mother's Day of course. Poems and cards were written and pictures were d...
  • Litery Visit

    March 3rd 2016 Literary Visit   As part of our World Book Day celebrations, successful local author and artist Dolores Keaveney visited the boys and girls from our first classes. Dolores, who is grand-aunt to Emily Mc Sherry in Ms Owen's First Cla...
  • World Book Day 2016

    March 3rd 2016 World Book Day 2016   Numerous book related activities took place around the school today to celebrate World Book Day. Many  of the children brought their favourite book into class to read and share with friends. ...
  • Skiing Success

    March 3rd 2016 Skiing Success   Maciej and Mateusz Zarebski from Mr Geraghty's and Ms Brennan's fourth classes, recently visited Poland to enjoy a skiing holiday. The boys thoroughly enjoyed themselves and are pictured holding medals they rece...
  • Confirmation Memento 2016

    March 1st 2016 Confirmation Memento   With their Confirmation just around the corner, the pupils from our sixth classes are being kept very busy. They were visited recently by artist, Andrina Finch, who helped them to create a painted plate t...
  • Leinster Boxing Championships

    February 29th 2016 Leinster Boxing Championships The Leinster Boxing Championships took place in Portlaoise on Saturday and Sunday last. Congratulations to Jack Geoghegan from Mrs Deane's Sixth Class who came first in the 44Kg weight category. Jac...
  • First Confession 2016

    February 25th 2016 First Confession Congratulations to the 62 boys and girls from First Class and the boy 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 step on the...
  • Grandparents Day 2016

    February 25th 2016 Grandparents Day   Today was a very special day in St Colman's N.S.! All pupils and staff gathered with family and friends in St Paul's Church to celebrate Grandparents Day. The church was filled to bursting and the excitement...
  • Collage Art

    February 22nd 2016 Collage Art  Our junior and senior infant classes had a visit from artist Cara Gorman last week. Cara, who is mum to Charlie in Ms Geraghty's Senior Infant Class and Melody from Mrs Slevin's Junior Infant Class, helped the chil...
  • Mullingar Open Feis

    February 15th 2016 Mullingar Open Feis The 'Mullingar Open Feis' was held in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Saturday last. Two young Irish dancing buddies, Amy Devanney from Ms Healy's Junior Infant Class and Molly O'Brien from Ms Morris' Senior Infa...
  • St Valentine's Day

    February 14th 2016 St Valentine's Day Love was certainly in the air last week in our junior and senior infant classes, as the boys and girls prepared for St Valentine's Day. Over a number of days, clay hearts were cut, dried & painted, Valentine c...
  • Still Life

    February 12th 2016 Still Life Local artist, Kevin Flood, was in school for the past week giving art lessons to our fifth and sixth classes. The theme was 'Still Life' and Kevin had arranged a number of scenes for the pupils to work from. Over the cour...
  • Spring Scene

    February 11th 2016 Spring Scene   The students in Ms Owens First Class enjoyed a very special art lesson yesterday. Local artist Andrina Finch paid a visit to their class to pass on some of her knowledge and to help the children create a 'Spring S...
  • Shrove Tuesday - Pupils Page Sixth

    February 9th 2016 Shrove Tuesday The mouth-watering aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted through the corridors of St Colman's today, as everyone celebrated 'Shrove Tuesday' or 'Pancake Tuesday' as it is more commonly known. Today is the day when we...
  • Shrove Tuesday - Pupils Page

    February 9th 2016 Shrove Tuesday The mouth-watering aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted through the corridors of St Colman's today, as everyone celebrated 'Shrove Tuesday' or 'Pancake Tuesday' as it is more commonly known. Today is the day when we...
  • Shrove Tuesday

    February 9th 2016 Shrove Tuesday   The mouth-watering aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted through the corridors of St Colman's today, as everyone celebrated 'Shrove Tuesday' or 'Pancake Tuesday' as it is more commonly known. Today is the day w...
  • Slogan Competition Winner

    February 8th 2016 Slogan Competition Winner   Our Active Schools Committee held a slogan competition recently. They wanted to find a slogan that represents them and encourages everyone in the school to get active. The prize - a 'pancake party' for...
  • Run Forest Run

    February 8th 2016 Run Forest Run Yesterday, the Midland Triathlon Club held a 'Run Forest Run' event in Lough Ennell Caravan and Camping Park, Tudenham, Mullingar. Following in her Dad's footsteps, Ella May Ferris from Ms Morris' Senior Infant Class w...
  • Chinese New Year 2016

    February 8th 2016 Chinese New Year 2016 This year, Chinese New Year - The Year of the Monkey - begins today and will last until January 27th 2017. With that in mind, Mrs Slevin's Junior Infant Class have been learning all about China. They were amaze...
  • Irish Dancing Success

    February 5th 2016 Irish Dancing Success Lucas Vaskelis from Mrs Deane's Sixth Class took an Irish Dancing Grade 1 exam recently and was delighted to be awarded 1st class honours. Lucas has been dancing for a number of years and this is only one ...