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  • Chocolate Easter Treats

    """""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" March 16th 2016 Chocolate Easter Treats Ms Healy's Junior Infant Class had a very successful term. As a reward for all their hard work, today, Ms...
  • Spring Nature Walk.

    March 14th 2016 Spring Nature Walk   Taking advantage of the beautiful weather today, Ms Owens' and Mrs Connaughton's First Classes went for a Spring Nature walk around the school and along the canal. The children saw daffodils and crocus and of c...
  • Sean Nós Dancing.

    March 14th 2016 Sean-Nós Dancing   The Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations continue this week. Ms Rosario Clinton visits the school weekly to teach Sean-nós dancing to our second, third and fourth classes. This morning, Rosario and seven of her th...
  • Confirmation 2016

    March 12th 2016 Confirmation   Congratulations to the 58 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....
  • Ceremony of Light 2016

    March 11th 2016 Ceremony of Light Our second class students are deep in preparations for their upcoming First Holy Communion. As part of those preparations, a 'Ceremony of Light' was held in the school hall last night for the students and their parent...
  • An Haka Gaelach

    March 10th 2016 An Haka Gaelach All of you Rugby followers out there will have heard the Haka many times before the New Zealand All Blacks play. But did you ever hear it 'As Gaeilge'? Ms Geraghty's Senior Infant Class learned 'An Haka Gaelach' for Sea...
  • Keep the Date - 1916

    March 10th 2016 Keep the Date   Ms Brennan's Fourth Class has issued a dramatic invitation to a 1916 re-enactment which will take place next week in the school hall. Remember to keep the dates open! ...
  • Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016

    March 9th 2016 Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016 As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge, two of our young Irish dancers visited every classroom today to perform for the students. Katie Martin and Rania Connell from Mr Geraghty's Fourth class are members of the Emeral...
  • 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...