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Happy Holidays!

Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning for our beautiful end of year service. We wish you all a very happy and safe holiday - see you in September!

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Summer Service

Our Summer Service is tomorrow morning at 10.30 in St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church. We look forward to seeing you all there. #TheSoundOfMusic #GoodbyeToSixthClass #GoodbyeToAnotherActionPackedSchoolYear

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Memories

Just a snapshot of some of the beautiful artwork on display (‘Memories’) in St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, ahead of our Summer Service on Tuesday next at 10.30am. Family, friends, parishioners, our local community in Woodquay, past pupils – you are all most welcome!...

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Oisín McGann

5th and 6th Class were delighted and privileged to finally meet the amazing Irish illustrator and author Oisín McGann today! What an inspiration!  

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Past Pupils

St. Nicholas’ was a hive of activity again today! – Preparation for our Summer Service, a trip to see the inspiring Irish illustrator and author Oisín McGann in Charlie Byrnes, attendance awards in the School Hall.....AND a visit from some pupils from the Class of...

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We love Books!

Engrossed & enthralled by Mary Esther Judy again today! #Inspirational #LoveOfAllThingsBooks #FutureAuthors #SummerReading #WeLoveReading

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City Centre Cycle 2019

An absolute day to remember! A wonderful experience for all involved! Well done to the children and parents who took part in the City Centre Cycle this morning! We are looking forward to next year already! A big Thank You to the organisers who invited us along!...

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Oisín McGann in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

We must be the luckiest school in Galway City AND Galway County! Our 5th and 6th Class pupils have been invited to the wonderful Bookshop that is Charlie Byrne’s on Friday next to meet author Oisín McGann and hear excerpts from his new book Race the Atlantic Wind –...

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Summer Stars

MAKE SURE YOU CHECK THIS OUT Summer Stars is the national reading programme for children taking place in all 330 public libraries throughout the country from the 15th of June until the end of August. Summer Stars is a completely free programme and open to all...

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Bee-Bots in St. Nicholas’!

The Bee-Bots made their way from the Infant Classroom to First and Second Class today and oh what fun they had!! Simple and child friendly, they are a perfect starting point for teaching control, directional language and programming. We need to put them on our...

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Adults v Children Hockey Match 2019

The sun was shining for that all important end of year Hockey Match in Dangan last Friday evening! Lots of great actions photos I’m sure you’ll agree!! A big Thank You to all who participated and helped out at the barbecue on the evening and a Very Big Thank You to...

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Summer Service 2019

Our Summer Service is always a very special event. It will take place in St. Nicholas’ Church on June 25th at 10.30 am. All are very welcome! #MusicAndSong #HiddenGem #HeartOfTheCity #BesideTheTownHallTheatre

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Something Fishy Field trip

Our senior classes went on a field trip this morning with Inland Fisheries Ireland, as part of the Something Fishy Project. They learned lots about water quality, fish life, the environment, angling, safety & awareness of waterways, the importance of conservation...

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Butterfly Release!

This morning, Junior and Senior Infants released their five beautiful butterflies into the open air. They have been watching them grow and transform over the last three weeks. They sure will miss checking on them everyday but were so delighted and excited to see them...

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City Centre Lunch Time Cycle

In conjunction with Galway City Council, we are hoping to take part in a City Cycle on Tuesday June 18th at 11.30am. The cycle will begin at The Skef, Eyre Square and will last for one hour approximately. Anybody available to help out on the day, please notify the...

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Swimming Gala 2019

Well done to all the children who participated in the Swimming Gala in Leisureland on Wednesday afternoon last!! It's always amazing to see such talent and progress from our pupils. Congratulations everybody on receiving your medals this morning in assembly!...

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Blogger, Reviewer and Storyteller Visits!

Today, we also had the wonderful Mary Esther Judy visit the Junior Classes where she read the book ‘Tooth Fairy in Training’. The children then made their very own fairy wands!! A truly magical afternoon! @BIGPictureBooks @BrionyMaySmith @MicheRobinson...

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