Scoil Chroí Naofa Quiz 2017-2018

Athenry Library Quiz

On Thursday the 26th of October nine girls from Fifth and Sixth Class took part in the annual Athenry Library Quiz. The girls were divided into teams of 3 and were among 20 teams entered from schools all over Athenry parish. The quiz consisted of 6 rounds of ten questions each. While they didn’t come away with the win, the girls did really well in their first quiz of the year with all three teams coming in the top half of the table. The nine girls who took part were Rosemary Ward, Jennifer McCreevy, Lenore Church, Sophie Donnelly, Willow O’ Neill, Amelia Drapiewska, Aoife Bergin, Farah Flannery, Maia Morgan. The team is coached by Mr. Hanley and was accompanied by Mrs Hallissey on the day.






  • Mr Wallace and Mrs Hallissey were responsible for coaching quiz in the school during the school year and coached over 20 girls throughout the year
  • The junior and senior quiz teams took part in several competitions during the school year:
  1. Kilchreest NS Quiz
  2. The Athenry Annual Credit Union Quiz
  3. Scór na bpáistí
  4. Conradh na Gaeilge Trath na gCeist in Loughrea
  5. The Pioneers Quiz
  • Mrs. Hallissey and Mr Wallace also organised a Quiz in Irish for the children in the three senior classes during Seachtain na Gaeilge in March
  • They also organised a Fun Quiz for parents in the second term, assisted by the Parents Council.