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World War Two

World War Two

5th and 6th class have been learning about the Second World War over the past few weeks. They have been interviewing family members who may have stories from that time, researching, creating timelines and also reading 'Carrie's War'. Obair iontach a pháistí! [gallery...

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Gaelic football coaching with Colm

Gaelic football coaching with Colm

🤸‍♀️⚽This morning was our first morning of gaelic football coaching with Colm from Fr. Griffin’s Éire Óg! What an action-packed way to start the day! We cannot wait for more action again next week! #ActiveSchool #Waterside #Woodquay...

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Time To Read

Time To Read

✨As part of the Time to Read programme this week, Second Class went to meet their reading buddies at the library! Everyone was highly entertained with Joan’s read-aloud and then everybody got to do a library scavenger hunt! What a morning! What fantastic fun!...

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Horrible Histories Tour

Horrible Histories Tour

🤩These children had a fantastic time today, taking a horrible histories tour and treasure hunt in St. Nicholas Collegiate Church, the parish church of our school! Thank you so much to Hendrik for being such a highly entertaining and enthusiastic guide – what...

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Basketball Coaching

Basketball Coaching

⛹️‍♀️What a great start to a Monday morning after Midterm break! Lots and lots of action in the playground as Jake put these children through their paces!!! #ActiveSchool #TeamWork #ThrowingAndCatching [gallery link="file"...

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St. Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s Day

💖 ”And as many hands build a house, so many hearts make a school!” (Part of our school motto!) Lots of happy hearts in St. Nicholas’ today! We hope you all have a lovely Midterm everyone! #HiddenGem #HeartOfGalwayCity   [gallery link="file"...

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Pancake Tuesday

Pancake Tuesday

🥞Lots of pancakes eaten in school today! Lots of happy children!! Thank you to everyone who sent in pancakes and toppings and also to those who helped out in the hall! #SchoolCommunity #HiddenGem [gallery link="file"...

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Open Day

Open Day

🥰Open Day was a great success! Thank you so much to everyone who gave so generously of their time to make teas & coffees & to chat with the new pupils and parents. Thank you also to everyone who took the time to write such heartwarming words about our...

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Marine Institute Explorers Program

Marine Institute Explorers Program

Sibéal from Galway Atlantaquaria came in to speak to the senior classes this morning all about the different ocean layers and the various marine life that live there. This was part of the Marine Institute Explorers Program that we are taking part in. Thank you so much...

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Sarah and Mary from Cúram

Sarah and Mary from Cúram

🤩A huge thank you to Sarah and Mary from Cúram along with their helpers who came into 5th and 6th class this morning to teach the children about medical devices, biomaterials, polymers and crosslinkers! The children had great fun making their own polymers (PVA...

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SID 2024

SID 2024

💻Safer Internet Day was marked throughout the school today. Whereby we agreed the internet is an amazing, powerful tool, it was also strongly agreed that we must take care, be wise and keep safe. Such knowledgeable children – Bí cúramach i gconaí gach duine....

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St. Brigid’s Day

St. Brigid’s Day

💛 1st – 6th Class took part in a 'St. Brigid’s Day Storytelling & Cross Making Event’ this morning. A big Thank You to all in Wexford Education Centre, to author Caroline Busher and to Gerry who demonstrated how to make the crosses. A great way to...

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International Day

International Day

💚Our Green Schools Committee met this morning and told their classes about this year's International Day which will take place on Friday 8th March! Save the date -this is always a fantastic day in our school! More information will follow soon!  ...

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