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  • 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...
  • Irish Dancing Sisters

    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, t...
  • Indoor Hurling Blitz

    February 21st 2017 Indoor Hurling Blitz St Colman's young hurlers took part in an indoor hurling blitz this afternoon in St Mary's gym. They played with growing confidence and skill as the tournament progressed and made it all the way through to the f...
  • Remembering World War 1

    February 15th 2017 Remembering World War 1 World War 1 (WW1), also known as the Great War or the First World War lasted from July 28th 1914 until November 11th 1918. The war which originated in Europe was fought by two large families of countries. The A...
  • Valentine Love Bug

    February 14th 2017 Valentine Butterflies   Traditionally, St Valentine's Day is a time when we say 'I love you' to a special person in our lives. Gifts and cards are exchanged and kindness is shown. Needless to say, art lessons throughout the scho...
  • WIDA Mullingar Irish Open

    February 14th 2017 WIDA Mullingar Open Congratulations to Emily Mc Sherry from Ms Kiernan's Second Class who took part in the WIDA (World Irish Dance Association) Mullingar Open Feis in the Mullingar Park Hotel last Saturday. Emily is a member o...
  • Chinese New Year 2017

    February 14th 2017 Chinese New Year Chinese New Year, also known as 'Spring Festival', is an important Chinese festival marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the date changes from year to year. In 2017, the first day of the Chinese New Year was...
  • Irish Dancing Trio - Fifth/Sixth Classes

    February 13th 2017 Irish Dancing Trio Amy Devanney from Ms Morris' Senior Infant Class, Molly O'Donnell from Mrs Farrell's First Class and Rania Connell from Ms Skelly's Fifth Class are all members of the Emerald Lakes School of Irish Dance. The danci...
  • Irish Dancing Trio - First/Second Classes

    February 13th 2017 Irish Dancing Trio Amy Devanney from Ms Morris' Senior Infant Class, Molly O'Donnell from Mrs Farrell's First Class and Rania Connell from Ms Skelly's Fifth Class are all members of the Emerald Lakes School of Irish Dance. The danci...
  • Irish Dancing Trio

    February 13th 2017 Irish Dancing Trio   Amy Devanney from Ms Morris' Senior Infant Class, Molly O'Donnell from Mrs Farrell's First Class and Rania Connell from Ms Skelly's Fifth Class are all members of the Emerald Lakes School of Irish Dance. The...
  • 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...