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  • 10@10

    Februaury 10th 2017 10@10   The T.V. programme 'Operation Transformation' has been running for ten years. To celebrate, they have asked every primary school in Ireland to take part in an event called 10@10, where children from all over Ireland wil...
  • Farming Today and in the Past

    February 10th 2017 Farming Today and in the Past The boys and girls in Ms Kiernan's Second Class had a very special visitor this morning. Classmate Nicole Pentony asked her grandmother, Mrs Breda Slattery, to call in and speak to the children about fa...
  • Our Local Area

    February 8th 2017 Our Local Area   Mrs Walters' Third Class has been learning all about their local area in their Geography lessons. Their learning took many different forms e.g. reading geography books, researching topics online, interviewing rel...
  • St Brigid's Day 2017 - Pupils page

    February 1st 2017 St Brigid's Day  Today is St Brigid's Feast Day, also known as Lá Fhéile Bhríde and it marks the first day of Spring. St Brigid was born at Faughart near Dundalk, Co Louth and is one of Ireland's patron saints, along with Patri...
  • St Brigid's Day Walk 2017

    February 2nd 2017 St Brigid's Day Walk   Every year, students and staff of St Brigid's School go on an annual walk/pilgrimage to St Brigid's Well, near Cullion in Mullingar. Our sixth class students, along with students from Presentation N.S., St ...
  • Design a T-Shirt

    February 1st 2017 Design a T-Shirt   Scott Sweeney from Mrs Fagan's & Mrs Brennan's First Class chose an inventive way to celebrate St Brigid on her feast day. Using fabric gel pens that he received as a Christmas present and a white t-shi...
  • Man of the Match

    January 27th 2017 Man of the Match   Congratulations to Peter Finch from Mr Geraghty's Fourth Class who was selected as 'Man of the Match' in his debut for the school hurling team when they played against St Mary's N.S. He had an outstanding...
  • World War 1 Trench Experience

    January 26th 2017 World War 1 Trench Experience   Ms Skelly's Fifth Class has been learning all about World War 1 (WW1) in their History lessons. Today, Ms Skelly and her students took a trip to Cavan County Museum in Ballyjamesduff, to visit the ...
  • Special Invitation 2016

    December 20th 2016 Special Invitation 2016   The boys and girls in Ms Mulcair's Junior Infant Class received a very special invitation to attend a fun Christmas Party in Mullingar Community College, hosted by the childcare students. The children ...
  • Design a Jumper & Design a Christmas Jumper - pupils page

    December 12th 2016 Quite the Sportsman!   One of our young fifth class students had a very busy weekend indeed. Tadhg Sheridan from Ms Skelly's Fifth Class is a member of the Olympic Boxing Club and on Saturday, he took part in the Longford/Westme...
  • Special Christmas Wishes

    December 15th 2016 Special Christmas Wishes   The parents of the children in Ms Kiernan's Second Class received a nice surprise in the post this morning. Among all the usual unwelcome bills was a very special Christmas card! Ms Kiernan's student...
  • Light the Lights!

    December 9th 2016 Light the Lights!   At 1:20pm today, Mrs Garvey called all of our junior infant children to the front of the school beside the outdoor Christmas Tree. She had a very important job to do and she asked the children for assistance. ...
  • Just a Reminder

    December 8th 2016 Just a Reminder..   St Colman's Christmas Fair is on Sunday next, December 11th at 11.15am in the school hall. Today, I got a sneak preview of the wonderful Christmas Treat Plates designed by our sixth class students. No home sho...
  • 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...