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  • Texaco Art Competition

    April 23rd 2012 Texaco Art Competition   We were thrilled with the news that three of our young pupils were awarded Certificates of Commendation for their pieces of art in this year's Texaco Art Competition. Congratulations to   Daniel Conn...
  • Handwriting Competition

    April 17th 2012 INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition   As usual at this time of year many pupils in St. Colman's were working on their handwriting as they entered the annual Handwriting Competition sponsored by the INTO and the EBS. St. Colman's was v...
  • Easter Draw

    April 16th 2012 Easter Draw   Our Easter Draw took place in the school playground with the whole school present for the occasion. There was great excitement as so many children, families and classes were rewarded with Easter eggs for excelling in ...
  • Retirement of Mrs Kearney and Mrs Stephens

      March 26th 2012   Confirmation   The sacrament of Confirmation was celebrated in the St. Paul’s on Saturday March 24th. 57 children in Ms.Blackwell’s and Mr. Smith’s 6th classes were confirmed by the Bishop of Meath, Dr. M...
  • fifth class news

    Australia Ms Quinn's 5th Class have completed a project on Australia. A group from the class have summarised the work below.   We split into six groups amd made holiday brochures about what to see and where to go if visiting Australia. We ske...
  • news week feb 6th

          New Website Editors   Our Fifth class pupils will be working on our school website each week from now until the end of the year. They will gather news photographs and pieces of work from other classes. We're all looking forw...
  • Carol Singing 2011

    Choir and Orchestra Visit to St Lomans On Thursday 15th of December, all the children in choir and orchestra visited St. Lomans to entertain the clients at their Christmas Party. Miss Morris led the orchestra and Mrs. Lynch directed the choir. The clie...
  • xmasactivities

      Christmas Activities at St. Colman's National School Annual carol service takes place in St. Paul's Church on Wednesday the 21st of December at 11am. Practices for the carol service will take place on the following days. Practice O...
  • Xmas Play

    Christmas Play Many parts of the school are a hive of activity with preparation well under way for our Christmas plays. Here are Miss Quinn's 5th  class practicing in our hall.      {gallery}xmasplay{/gallery}...
  • Christmas Fair

    Christmas Fair Our Christmas fair is taking place on Sunday the 11th of December in St. Paul`s after mass. Here are some of the Chocolate Pyramids that will be on sale on the day.  ...
  • euchcongress

    Eucharistic Congress Bell On the 14th of October the Eucharistic Congress Bell visited the Parish of Mullingar. The Eucharistic Congress bell is a key symbol of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress which will take place from the 10th of June 201...
  • advent

      Our School Advent Table        In our school reception area, we have an advent table and advent wreath which has been beautifully and carefully decorated by our Pastoral Committee ‘Messengers of Good News’. This is ...
  • Trumpet and Flute Lessons

    Trumpet and Flute Lessons   Ms Skelly's and Ms Murphy's 3rd classes have begun trumpet and flute lessons with the initial block for four weeks. Mr. Brennan is taking Ms. Skelly's class for flute lessons and Mr. Lacey is taking Ms. Murphy's class fo...
  • Team Teaching

    Team Teaching in First and Second class Since September the teachers and children from First and Second class have been trying out a new idea called The Power Hour. For this time the class is divided into four groups and four teachers work in the clas...
  • firstclassshow

    First Class Show   First Class went to a show called ‘Song from the Sea’. This is what Erin wrote about it.  "The puppet’s name was Josh. The show was in the Art’s Centre and there were three actors there. There was a girl actor and ...
  • Shoebox Appeal

    Shoebox Appeal   Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s ‘Team Hope’ Shoebox Appeal. There was a very generous response from the children. 148 boxes were collected from the school on 21st November. The boxes will be delivered into ...
  • Green Schools

    Green Schools   Minister Willie Penrose visited to raise the 4th Green Flag and to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Green Schools. This flag was awarded for travel and the school's initiative to incorporate travel into everyday life.  Event...
  • Helen Hassetts Visit

      Helen Hassett's Visit to our School On the 11th of May 2011 Helen Hassett and Nicole Panizza came to our school. Helen sang on her own and then Nicole played the piano while she was singing. After a few songs Nicole told us about classical musi...