Category Archives: religious ethos


Second Class make their First Confession


Today was a very special day for the Second Class girls of SCN as they gathered in the school hall in the presence of their parents and teachers to receive their second sacrament. The hall was beautifully prepared for this special occasion and the girls sang beautifully as part of the ceremony. The girls were […]

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Easter Raffle Extravanganza


We had a fun-filled assembly this morning as Mrs Neylon wished us a very happy Easter Break and Mr Byrne sang some songs to send us happily on our way to Easter. We also said goodbye to Mrs Wallace and presented her with some flowers. This was followed by the Easter Raffle organised by Mrs […]

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In the lead up to to the Big March…….


Some behind the scenes action before the girls left the school in formation to lead to the St Patricks Day Parade in Athenry….  

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St Patrick’s Day Band 2018


The School Band marched proudly through the streets of Athenry on St Patrick’s Day as is their annual tradition. Even though the weather was cold, the girls marched on with great enthusiasm and cheer. Once again, the girls played beautifully and are a great source of pride for all of us here in Scoil Chroi […]

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Confirmation Class 2018


Sixth Class are making their Confirmation on Saturday the 24th of February. They will be receiving their fourth sacrament. In the week leading up to this special event, the sixth Class girls spoke to the rest of the school at morning assembly and each day taught us something about the sacrament of Confirmation. They also […]

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Catholic Schools Week in SCN


CSW was launched in SCN on Monday, January the 29th. The theme for the week was, Catholic Schools: Families of Faith’. The daily themes for the week were explored by the five senior classes who led assembly each morning with prayer, reflections and music. Each class excelled themselves and taught us that we are all members […]

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Grandparents Day in SCN


What a fantastic and very special day we had in our school today as we welcomed our grandparents to our school and into classrooms as part of Catholic Schools Week. First of all the Diversity Committee held a small prayer service to acknowledge the special role grandparents play in our lives. Mrs Neylon showed everyone her […]

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SCN Christmas Nativity


We had a beautiful performance of The Christmas Story in the school hall on Tuesday, December the 19th. Children from different classes were chosen to enact the story while every class performed a song to accompany the story. It was a very special day.

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Dreamcatchers return to SCN


The senior pupils were delighted when Cathy and Jackie from the Skylark Centre came back to talk to them about the Dare to Dream conference where the girls’ dreamcatchers were presented to the people in attendance.

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Presentation Day


We set off to mass as a school community on Tuesday, November the 21st to celebrate Presentation Day. The school choir sang beautifully and children from different classes brought up the gifts and read the prayers of the faithful. Victoria impressed taking on the the role of Nano and shone the lantern brightly on the […]

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