Cumann na mBuncoil National Handball day 2022

Cumann na mBuncoil National Handball day 2022

Written by Ciara O’Reilly 4th classOn the 2nd April, 2022, 48 children from all over Ireland had the chance to represent their province at the Cumann na mBuncoil National Handball day 2022. It was held in Kingscourt, Co.Cavan due to the great facilities there.Two girls from our school, Evie McCarth

6th Class Football

6th Class Football

Here is a great picture of the 6th class footballers after their match yesterday. They are with Mr. O’Loughlin and Keith Barr who is an ex Dublin Player from the 90s. Keith came up to watch the boy’s match and he also gave them a great team chat.The boys have played 4 matches so far in their compe

Handball Report from Carlow

Handball Report from Carlow

Report by Evie McCarthy & Ruth LangenbachThe Cumann na mBunscol Leinster Handball Championship was held in Carlow on Friday 11th March 2022. The boys played in Tinryland GAA club and the girls played in Garyhill Handball club. Games were up to 11 points with each team taking turns to serve five time

Senior Boys Football is back !

Senior Boys Football is back !

The boys Senior Football teams played their first game yesterday and to say everyone was delighted is an understatement. They were captained by Luke Doherty and won against a strong side from Scoil Colmcille. They can’t wait for their next match !

Training Resumes

Training Resumes

It is great to see the boys from 6th class out training after school as Mr. Lysaght and Mr. O’Loughlin prepare them for the Cumann na mBunscol 2021/22 season. We know the girls have also begun their training but we didn’t get a picture of them yet!

Marathon Kids

Marathon Kids

Mr. Lowery got the Fingal Marathon Kids programme off to a great start this year! The 6th class girls and boys began their programme on Monday. They are hoping to cover the same distance as a full marathon over the next two months. Look out for them running lapos on the Church Green every day !

Sports Day 2021

Sports Day 2021

Sports day was a little different this year but everyone still had a great time! Here is a selection of photos from Junior Infants to 6th class. Well done to everyone!

Back to Football!

Back to Football!

Our boys and girls GAA football teams were very excited to represent our school this evening in two matches in Russell Park against Scoil Oilibhéir. The 6th class children were excellent and had great fun too. They did our school proud! Well done all!

Marathon Kids Week  1

Marathon Kids Week 1

On October the 5th, 6th class started the Marathon Kids programme. Over the next 8 weeks the girls and boys will cover the entire distance of a marathon. Classes throughout the school are doing the daily mile on a each day also. This week the 6th classes hope to cover a distance of 2400m. We are loo

GAA skills to try at home

GAA skills to try at home

Here are some new jumping, hurling, football and nursery skills from our GAA coach Colm for you to try out at home.

Cross Country in Porterstown

Cross Country in Porterstown

Approximately fifty pupils from 3rd up went to Porterstown on Tuesday to take part in the second cross country meet of the Fingal League. Lots of points earned again on a cold sunny day. Thanks to Ms. Kelly and Ms. Gallagher for taking them.

Porterstown Cross Country Day2

Porterstown Cross Country Day2

A great day of running in Porterstown today at the Fingal Cross Country Meet Day 2 . Well done to all the boys and girls involved for their fantastic performances. Thanks to Ms Gallagher and Ms. Kelly who accompanied the teams today.

Girls Footballers Win

Girls Footballers Win

Well done to the girls football team who saw their campaign off to a great this term with a resounding win last week.

Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure

In the Summer term the theme for PE is usually Outdoor Adventure. Here we see 3rd class pupils playing co operative games. Team work and good communication were essential skills in these games and it looks like fun played a large part too!OutdoorAdventure

Santry 2019

Santry 2019

Well done to our our pupils who travelled to Santry today to take part in the athletics today. Mr Lowery and Ms. O’Brien spent the last few weeks selecting the fastest children in the school and then training them every day. Many of them reached the finals from the heats today and we had silver and

Handball U13 Champ

Handball U13 Champ

Congratulations to Ben, a 6th class pupil who won the Dublin U13 title in handball this weekend. Ben plays for St. Brigids GAA.

Soccer Tournament

Soccer Tournament

Boys in 5th Class took part in a 5 a side football tournament today. They played really well and worked very hard as a team. The boys won 2 of their 3 matches even though their opponents were older . They also scored some fantastic goals. Well done boys!

Soccer Match in 6th

Soccer Match in 6th

6th class Soccer team played a league match v St.Brigids Blanchardstown today in glorious sunshine.Great performance from the team. Lost to a superb goal scored by Blanchardstown in the closing minutes. Head coach Mr.O’Donoghue particularly impressed with the teams attitude and work rate.

Cross Country Team

Cross Country Team

Cross Country continues yesterday in Porterstown on a very cold and windy day. The weather did not dampen the spirits of all the children who took part and Mr. Lowery reported lots of children achieved high placings and earned points for our team. The most important thing however is taking part, doi

More Badminton success

More Badminton success

Congratulations to Fionn Dowling in 6th class who won the Irish Open U13 championship in badminton recently. Incredible talent!

A great weekend for Sport

A great weekend for Sport

We were delighted to get three reports today of weekend sports successes ! In 6th class , Patrick O Donnell had success in athletics and has promised to bring his medal in tomorrow . More later! Fionn Dowling is a fantastic badminton player and this weekend he went to Wales where he represented Lei

Rugby Blitz

Rugby Blitz

5th and 6th had a great morning playing Tag Rugby in Coolmine. The event was really well organised and everyone was on a team. Despite the really strong gusts they managed to play and have a great time. Thanks to Mr. Doyle for organising this event and to Coolmine Rugby for the use of the venue.

Handball

Handball

This week some pupils took part in the Inter County Handball GAMES in St. Brigid’s GAA. Patrick O’Donnell, Ben Moore, Kevin Scally and Niall O’ Grady played in this competition. The boys had a great match and we were proud to have their school and their county. Well done boys! In the girls comp