Monthly Archives: October 2017


Letter (7) 25102017


Scoil Chroí Naofa Athenry, Co Galway Telephone:  091-844510 Email: scnathenry@eircom.net Website: www.scoilchroinaofaathenry.ie   Dear Parents                                                  Issue: 07                                                        October 25th 2017   The children for First Holy Communion are taking part in a new initiative this year entitled “Children of the Eucharist” which commenced yesterday. The aim of this programme […]

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Camogie Under 12s bring in the Shield


Abigail, Áine, Kayla and Mia from Sixth Class competed in an Under 12 Camogie competition over the summer and recently brought in their winning shield to show their class. Well done, girls, another great win!

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Kayla Triumphs at Athenry Community Games


Kayla from 6th won the overall best girl athlete at the Athenry Community Games competition this summer past and brought her stunning trophy into school recently to show it to her classmates. Well done Kayla on a great achievement!!

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Our Dancing Queens


Caoimhe from 6th and Roisin from 3rd entertained the staff and pupils of Scoil Chroí Naofa at morning assembly on October 20th by showing us their Irish dancing skills. Mr Carey accompanied the girls on the feadog. Both girls are very talented rinceoirí having recently competed in the All Scotland Irish Dancing Championship where they enjoyed […]

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Keeping Busy in 4th Class!!


Here are some pictures of what we have been up to in 4th class this Autumn. European Mobility Week Monster Walk from Kenny Park   Making dream catchers for The Brother’s of Charity National Advocacy Conference. Yoga in the Classroom with Ms. Parr! Give Racism The Red Card workshop with John from the FAI   […]

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SCN Photographers make the cut!


Huge congratulations to Sophie and Amelia from Sixth Class whose beautiful images of Athenry have made it into a special calendar celebrating the River Clarin as part of the ‘River Clarin: from source to sea’ photography competition. Their photos competed against 200 other entries from local school children to make it into the top 12, […]

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Letter (6) 11102017


Scoil Chroí Naofa Athenry, Co Galway Telephone:  091-844510 Email: scnathenry@eircom.net Website: www.scoilchroinaofaathenry.ie   Dear Parents                                                  Issue: 06                                                        October 11th 2017 In the interests of child protection and health & safety, the following items were addressed at our recent staff meeting. NO CARS ARE ALLOWED ONTO SCHOOL GROUNDS EXCEPT IN […]

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4th Class Show Racism the Red Card


Mrs Greally’s 4th class took part in a sports workshop entitled, ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ on Thursday, October 5th. It was delivered by John Morris from the FAI and its aim was to familiarise the pupils with the causes and consequences of racism; enable skills to challenge racism, develop good relationships and respect difference, and encourage active […]

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Cross Country Senior Team off to the Connachts….


Huge congratulations to our senior running team who will proudly represent the school at the Irish Primary Schools Cross Country Running Connacht Finals in Roscommon at the end of October.

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SCN ‘blasted off’ with Space Week


Ms Tyrrell launched Space Week in SCN on Tuesday morning at assembly.  Mr Byrne was on hand as ‘Andy the Astronaut’ to help demonstrate how difficult it is for astronauts to live in outer space. As you can see from the picture, Andy was strapped into his sleeping bag on board the space station before Ms […]

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