Monthly Archives: September 2021


Walking tour of Medieval Athenry


The girls in 5th and 6th class took advantage of some fine September sunshine to explore the historical aspects of Athenry. The walking tour took in the following historical points of interest in Athenry: Northgate with its Murder Hole Athenry Castle The Priory (The Abbey) Market Cross (at Market Square) 1916 Garden of Rememberance

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Letter (2) 29092021


Dear Parents                                        Issue: 02                                                                 September 29th 2021   Condolences: Our heart-felt condolences to Mrs Burke and her family on the recent passing of her father Mr Des Coen, may he rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with them at this very sad time.   FOUND: a mobile phone has […]

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Putting our new MacBooks to good use!


The girls explored the advantages of using technology to create graphs/charts for their data. What would usually take up to 20 minutes to do manually in their copies was achieved in a matter of moments when using a spreadsheet application. The girls created pie charts, bar charts and multiple bar charts using the software on […]

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Designing and testing helicopters


The girls in 5th and 6th investigated the properties of air resistance when designing some paper helicopters.

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Art in 5th and 6th class


The girls had great fun designing and making their own hedgehogs today!!

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Using our sense of smell in First Class


Today Mr. Hanley’s First Class carried out an experiment to see if they could use their sense of smell to identify 5 different things: a lemon, cinnamon, vanilla, coffee and a banana. They also discussed whether they thought they liked the smells, whether they were strong, whether they were sweet. Many thanks to Mrs. McSpadden […]

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Athenry Town projects by 3rd class


In Geography we studied about County Monaghan and all the interesting information about it, its GAA, businesses, festivals, its famous people and its natural features. We then worked together in our pods to made our own posters based on our town Athenry, we put in as much information as possible, we thought this would be […]

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