Basketball victory

The basketball team had a great victory in the Nano Nagle Perpetual Challenge match with Faranree Girls School. They went six points down in the second half but fought back to level the match by the final whistle. Extra time had to be played to separate the sides and the girls came out victorious. They […]

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Barber Cup tennis

The Barber Cup tennis competition was held at the tennis courts in Togher. The girls gave it their very best but were a little outclassed and a bit unlucky against two of the other  teams who were strong. To their credit they finished in third place so well done girls.

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What a day!

Congratulations to the singers and their music teacher Ms O’Herlihy for being part of such a wonderful event in the National Concert Hall. There were children from all over the country taking part and the performed in front of a very large audience.. You can click on the links below to enjoy some of the […]

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Cycling Skills

Fifth and sixth classes began a course in cycling skills today. This course is given by highly qualified instructors from Kinsale and the first session was both very educational and really enjoyable.¬† As well as developing confidence in cycling the girls will learn all about safe cycling on the road, rules they must abide by […]

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National Children’s Choir

Following on from the wonderful concert in the City Hall recently, three of the girls will be going to Dublin to sing in the National Concert Hall Concert. This is an amazing honour. Not many can ever say that they sang on stage in this beautiful venue. In preparation for this concert the girls and […]

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Coding and robot building.

Fifth and sixth classes have been really fortunate to be involved in learning how to write code for computers and build robots. Only a limited number of schools got places in this project and thanks to Mr Morgan who has out huge work into the project it has been really successful. The girls have got […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool

‘Strictly’ fever has taken over the parish of Blackpool. This is a major fundraiser for the ASD units in the three schools on the parish and for Blackpool Youth Club. For the last three months Caitrin Dennehy and Fedelmia O’Herlihy from our staff have been putting in huge work with their respective dance partners to […]

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Lifetime Learning Show

The band and choir put on a lovely show as part of the Lifelong Learning Festival which is going on all around the city this week. The band played a number of melodies and the trumpet players played a piece form the sound of music. The ‘Lunchtime Larks’ who are the group of girls who […]

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Visit to the birthplace of Nano Nagle

Fifth and sixth classes had a lovely trip to the Nano Nagle Centre in Ballygriffin near Mallow. This is the birthplace of Nano Nagle located by the Blackwater River overlooked by the Nagle Mountains. It was a lovely day of reflection where they learned more about Nano Nagle, explored their gifts and talents and enjoyed […]

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National Childrens’ Choir

Ms O’Herlihy has been working with a group of girls from the senior classes for months getting ready to become part of the National Children’s Choir. There have been a number of practices with all the participating schools and the concert has held in the City Hall on Wed 27th. An orchestra provided the music […]

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