Monthly Archives: December 2021


Marathon training – the Final Mile


The girls in 5th and 6th class ran 42km as part of the Marathon Kids Ireland training programme. Here are some pictures of their Final Mile event. A huge congratulations to all the girls for completing this programme and for continually improving their personal best times. All girls recorded personal best times when completing the […]

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Hockey session in First Class


Mr. Hanley’s First Class we’re lucky enough to get an introductory training session in hockey last Friday from two members of Athenry Swans Hockey Club. Ray and Mary showed the children how to dribble, pass and hit the ball and everyone had great fun. Hopefully we’ll have another session again soon!

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Woolly winter hats for the elves!


4th class were very busy today making woolly hats. We hope you like them!

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Letter (6) 16122021


Dear Parents                                                    Issue: 06                                                         December 16th 2021   Congratulations to Miss O’Byrne and her husband on their wedding last week. The whole school community would like to wish them Health & Happiness in their future life together!   Best Attendance: Congratulations to Miss O’Byrne’s 2nd class on having the Best Attendance […]

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Designing eco towns of the future.


See here for a link to a YouTube video showing how the girls designed and created model eco towns of the future.

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Marathon training – ‘The Final Mile’ is fast approaching


The girls have completed an impressive 30km as part of their involvement in the Marathon Kids Ireland programme. The countdown is on for The Final Mile event that will take place before the Christmas break. Training is going well with all girls trying to beat their own personal best times.

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Hockey with an Olympian!!


The girls enjoyed a hockey session with Irish Olympic team member Naomi Campbell. A big ‘thank you’ to the Athenry Swans Hockey club for arranging the session.      

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6th class decorated the Christmas Tree


Last week we went down to the market square in Athenry to decorate the Christmas Tree. All the children in Scoil Chroí Naofa coloured a picture or wrote a wish to put on the tree . We are really proud to contribute to the beautiful decorations for Christmas in Athenry. We would like to thank […]

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