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Cake Sale Success, June 2024

 Thank you for supporting the Cake Sale once again this year. There were very generous donations of cakes, treats as well as bric a brac.  Just over €3,300 was raised, which is a record amount.  This will go towards STEM resources and all children will get to use them next year.   We have listed our sponsors below and thank them sincerely for making the prizes for the raffle so
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2nd Class School Trip to Adventure World, The Watershed, June 2024

The children had a wonderful school trip to Adventure World at the Watershed today, June 24th. This multi-activity sports camp incorporated fun, energetic, educational, and challenging activities for the children. They particularly enjoyed the giant water slide, swimming in the pool, the wrecking ball, and the giant inflatable obstacle course. It was a really fun day! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]    


Congrats to Thomastown United U10, May 2024

Congratulations to Thomastown United U10 who came second in the Kilkenny United Tournament. Well done to Síofra Croke O’ Neill, Aleisha Farrell, Sarah Collins, Chloe Brennan, Aoife Hosey, Caoimhe Lanigan, Indie Farrell and captain Aideen Roche all the way from Inistioge. A big thanks also to our coach, Stephen Croke O’ Neill. We had a super day!


Thomastown United Beat Shelbourne United, May 2024

Last Saturday fortnight, we won the FAI tournament in Coolwagon. We beat a Dublin team, Shelbourne United, on penalties. Well done to Shay Hanrahan who scored the winning penalty. Mícheál Walsh and Liam Tierney also scored a penalty each. The final score was 3 – 2.


Thomastown United Success! May 2024

The only goal scored in the match happened in the first half. It was Thomastown’s corner and Ruby Collins was taking it. We all lined up and she took a brilliant corner and the ball went right in front of the goal. A highview player from the other team tried to knock it but it went the wrong way and we got our goal!
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Thomastown Firemen Visit our School, April 2024

Thank you to Damien and Declan from Thomastown Fire Brigade for delivering a great fire safety talk to our 3rd classes. It was very informative and the children enjoyed it immensely.  Damien’s son Kyle is in Ms. Lyons’ 3rd class and he really loved putting his Dad on the spot!


Lá Fhéile Pádraig ag Scoil Naomh Muire, 2024

Bhí Lá Glas againn ar scoil inniu. Bhí ceolchoirm sa halla. Bhí na páistí ag canadh, ag damhsa, ag mairseáil agus ag seimn ceoil. Bhí an-spórt agus spraoi acu. Bhí na páistí go h-iontach!! Rinne na páistí an-iarracht agus ba chóir go mbeidís an-bhródúil astu féin.  Lá fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh go léir! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


World Book Day at St Mary’s, 2024

Last Thursday, 7th of March was World Book Day. This is a very important day in St Mary’s N.S. calendar. We celebrated our love and appreciation of books by dressing up as some of our most loved characters from our favourite stories, old and new. The school was buzzing with excitement, we had super heroes, sports stars, movie stars and cartoon characters in every
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Lunchtime League’s Final, 2024

Lunchtime league football final was held on Tuesday in glorious sunshine. Donegal took on Kerry with superb performances from all players on both sides. In the end the victory went to Donegal captained by Alisha Farrell who proudly lifted the trophy. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


St Mary’s Showing Support for the Thomastown Team!!!

Excitement is growing here at St Mary’s in advance of the big game tomorrow! Wishing Thomastown all the best in the All-Ireland Club IHC final tomorrow in Croke Park. Hon the Town!!! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


Seasonal Sing Song, December 2023

Please click on the link below to view the Seasonal Sing Song which took place in school on Monday.  It is best viewed on a laptop or Smart TV.   Thank you to Mr. Reade on piano, Mr. Herity on camera and Mr. Boland on laptop!  Special thanks to Barbara Kelly from Music Generation and Colette Kenny (recorder teacher) for preparing the children for the assembly, as well as our
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Santa Visits St Mary’s, 2023

It was wonderful to welcome Santa to the school once again for his annual visit en route to Temple Street Children’s Hospital. The children were all thrilled to meet him and to see his amazing sleigh. Thank you to all the families at St Mary’s for their generous donations, totalling €425, for such a worthy cause.  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


Science Week at St. Mary’s

Classes engaged in investigations, discussions and many experiments during science week. Great fun was had by all. Enjoy this selection of photos from our budding, young scientists at St Mary’s….


Well Done Girls

The school girls Gaelic football team beat four other school teams on their way to their final in November. They can be proud of their performances all term, just coming up short in the final. They played their hearts out. We look forward to the camogie already in the new year! Our 5th and 6th class girls tucked into a well deserved treat after
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C’mon the Town!

Best of luck to the St. Mary’s NS girls’ Gaelic football team in their county final tomorrow! The match takes place in the James Stephens grounds on the Kells Road near Kilkenny City.  Throw in is at 11.15am.  All support welcome.   Pádhraic Moran