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  • Tráth na gCeist

    March 16th 2017 Tráth na gCeist   The Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations continued this afternoon, with a table quiz as Gaeilge, in the school hall. Our fifth and sixth classes took part and thoroughly enjoyed themselves! ...
  • Walk a Mile with Smile 2017 - Fifth/Sixth Class

    March 15th 2017 Walk a Mile with a Smile Spring was in the air this morning and wasting the glorious sunshine would have been such a shame! What better way to enjoy the weather than to take a 'Walk a Mile with a Smile' walk along the canal line. The c...
  • Walk a Mile with Smile 2017 - Third/Fourth Class

    March 15th 2017 Walk a Mile with a Smile Spring was in the air this morning and wasting the glorious sunshine would have been such a shame! What better way to enjoy the weather than to take a 'Walk a Mile with a Smile' walk along the canal line. The c...
  • Walk a Mile with Smile 2017

    March 15th 2017 Walk a Mile with a Smile   Spring was in the air this morning and wasting the glorious sunshine would have been such a shame! What better way to enjoy the weather than to take a 'Walk a Mile with a Smile' walk along the canal line....
  • Basketball Coaching - Third/Fourth Class

    March 8th 2017 Basketball Coaching This morning, the students from our fourth and sixth classes began basketball lessons with their new coach Christina. Today's lesson was all about passing and shooting. Everyone had a great time and are looking forwa...
  • Basketball Coaching

    March 8th 2017 Basketball Coaching   This morning, the students from our fourth and sixth classes began basketball lessons with their new coach Christina. Today's lesson was all about passing and shooting. Everyone had a great time and are looking...
  • First Confession 2017

    March 7th 2017 First Confession Congratulations to the 68 boys and girls from First Class and the 3 boys and 1 girl from Second Class who made their First Confession tonight in St Paul's Church. I'm sure they're all pleased to have taken the first s...
  • Heart and Lungs

    March 8th 2017 Heart and Lungs   Our third class students have been learning all about the heart and lungs in their Science lessons. Where are they positioned in the body, what are their jobs and how do they work, were just some of the questions t...
  • Children Helping Animals

    March 1st 2017 Children Helping Animals There was great excitement this morning in Ms Kiernan's Second Class when they had two very special visitors! Last week, Ms Kiernan's class held a bake sale and raised €360 for the ISPCA and today, Kelley Hyne...
  • Shrove Tuesday 2017

    February 28th 2017 Shrove Tuesday   The delicious aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted along the corridors of St Colman's today as everyone celebrated Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday as it is more commonly known. Traditionally, today is the d...
  • Art Week 2017

    February 28th 2017 Art Week 2017 We had the pleasure of welcoming back local artist Kevin Flood to the school over the past five school days to give art tuition to the students in our fifth and sixth classes. The theme - 'How a painting tells a story'....
  • Bake Sale for ISPCA

    February 22nd 2017 Bake Sale for ISPCA   The ISPCA (Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is Ireland's largest animal welfare charity. Members help, rescue, treat and responsibly rehome tens of thousands of animals of all differe...
  • Irish Dancing Sisters - Fifth/Sixth Classes

    February 21st 2017 Irish Dancing Sisters Sisters, Holly and Katie Martin from Mrs Fagan's/Mrs Brennan's First Class and Ms Skelly's Fifith Class respectively, are both Irish dancers with the Emerald Lakes School of Irish Dance. Recently, they took...
  • Irish Dancing Sisters

    February 21st 2017 Irish Dancing Sisters   Sisters, Holly and Katie Martin from Mrs Fagan's/Mrs Brennan's First Class and Ms Skelly's Fifith Class respectively, are both Irish dancers with the Emerald Lakes School of Irish Dance. Recently, t...
  • Indoor Hurling Blitz

    February 21st 2017 Indoor Hurling Blitz St Colman's young hurlers took part in an indoor hurling blitz this afternoon in St Mary's gym. They played with growing confidence and skill as the tournament progressed and made it all the way through to the f...
  • Remembering World War 1

    February 15th 2017 Remembering World War 1 World War 1 (WW1), also known as the Great War or the First World War lasted from July 28th 1914 until November 11th 1918. The war which originated in Europe was fought by two large families of countries. The A...
  • Valentine Love Bug

    February 14th 2017 Valentine Butterflies   Traditionally, St Valentine's Day is a time when we say 'I love you' to a special person in our lives. Gifts and cards are exchanged and kindness is shown. Needless to say, art lessons throughout the scho...
  • WIDA Mullingar Irish Open

    February 14th 2017 WIDA Mullingar Open Congratulations to Emily Mc Sherry from Ms Kiernan's Second Class who took part in the WIDA (World Irish Dance Association) Mullingar Open Feis in the Mullingar Park Hotel last Saturday. Emily is a member o...
  • Chinese New Year 2017

    February 14th 2017 Chinese New Year Chinese New Year, also known as 'Spring Festival', is an important Chinese festival marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the date changes from year to year. In 2017, the first day of the Chinese New Year was...
  • Irish Dancing Trio - Fifth/Sixth Classes

    February 13th 2017 Irish Dancing Trio Amy Devanney from Ms Morris' Senior Infant Class, Molly O'Donnell from Mrs Farrell's First Class and Rania Connell from Ms Skelly's Fifth Class are all members of the Emerald Lakes School of Irish Dance. The danci...