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Holiday Time

Holiday Time

💎 As we finish up another fun-filled, action-packed school year here at St. Nicholas’ Parochial School, we would like to say a big Slán to our amazing 6th Class. Go n-éirí an t-ádh libh a pháistí! Remember you are always very welcome back to visit us!!  We...

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Summer Sun!

Summer Sun!

☀ If the summer sun is shining and there is a fantastic playground on your doorstep – you’ve just got to go there! #FunAndGames #ActiveSchool #TheGreatOutdoors #CityCentre #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity

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The Daily Mile

The Daily Mile

🏃‍♂️ These super Junior and Senior Infants made it to The Spire today!!! Bualadh bos go léir a phaistí! What an amazing group of children! #ActiveSchool #RunAroundIrelandChallenge

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Butterfly Release

Butterfly Release

🦋 5th and 6th class released their butterflies today. They have been watching them transform from tiny caterpillars, forming their chrysalises and then emerging as butterflies. #ActiveLearning #Science #WoodquayPark #Waterside #GalwayCity [foogallery...

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Fabulous Photos!

Fabulous Photos!

😎 Oh Wow!! The front page of and a full page spread of pictures within! More fantastic photos by Joe Shaughnessy at The Plots!! #HotPotatoes #ActiveSchool #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity #HiddenGem  

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New Book Haul!

New Book Haul!

⭐ A big Thank You to the wonderfully inspirational Mary (children’s book specialist and blogger) who has given the school another fantastic book haul. Míle buíochas Mary – we are so grateful. #SchoolCommunity #LoveOfBooks #PictureBooks #ChapterBooks #Fact...

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Aistear

Aistear

💛 Sun, sand, shells, airports and fishing…. and we didn’t even leave the classroom!!!! #ActiveLearning #Aistear #LearningThroughPlay #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity    

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Out and About!

Out and About!

😎 Summer showers sure didn’t dampen the spirits today!! A great day had by all!! #BeautyOnOurDoorstep #HeartOfTheCity #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity  

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Last Session with Johnny

Last Session with Johnny

👏👏👏 We were so privileged to have Galway footballer Johnny Heaney coaching in our school again this year. Many thanks to Johnny from all the staff and children, for all his hard work and time every Wednesday morning. #GaillimhAbú #ActiveSchool...

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Crinniú na nÓg

Crinniú na nÓg

3rd and 4th class met the Deputy Mayor of the city Cllr. Colette Connolly, Jo Vahey from Galway City Library and writer and poet Geraldine Mills, at the Crinniú na nÓg display in the Eyre Square Centre. Maith sibh a pháistí! Obair an mhaith ar fad!

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Galway National Park City

Galway National Park City

We are delighted to be taking part in the Primary Schools'/Children's Forum of the Galway National Park City. 5th and 6th watched the speech given by the patron, President Michael D. Higgins, at the launch of Galway National Park City. Next week, 5th and 6th will also...

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Sketch Notes

Sketch Notes

Thank you to Claire Comerford who presented an excellent workshop to 5th and 6th class yesterday, teaching the children how to use sketch notes as a study technique. There were some fantastic ideas particularly for our 6th class as they move to secondary school in...

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Happy Faces!

Happy Faces!

😎 What a fabulous photo by Joe Shaughnessy in the City Tribune last Friday! Those smiles say it all!! #ActiveSchool #FunAndGames #ThePlots #HeartOfTheCity #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity #HiddenGem

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Dream Catchers

Dream Catchers

💎 Busy children in Waterside today! Some were catching dreams with their amazing dream catchers, others were busy ‘exploring the ocean floor’!!! #ActiveLearning #ActiveSchool #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity #HiddenGem  

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European Blue School Certification

European Blue School Certification

We are very proud to have earned the European Blue School certification for the project 'Tiny Sea Life, Big Cures' which 5th and 6th class undertook with Dr. Sarah Gundy from Cúram,  Dr. Noirin Burke from Galway Atlantaquaria and teaching artist Alison MacCormaic. We...

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Taiwan Ireland Association

Taiwan Ireland Association

A big Thank You to Angel Cheng from the Taiwan Ireland Association who stopped by today with lots of masks and goodies for the children! #Waterside #Woodquay #GalwayCity #SchoolCommunity

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