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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….

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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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Thomastown colours

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


Thomastown Intermediate Champions Bring Cup to St Mary’s

St Mary’s was a sea of blue and white today to help celebrate the victory of the Thomastown Intermediates last Sunday in Nowlan Park. The cup was proudly brought to our school today by 28 members of the team. They patiently signed autographs, jerseys and hurls and posed for countless pictures – they are a credit to their club. Well done lads! The Noel
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The 2023 6th Class Cake Sale

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Calendar for School Year 2023-2024

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Lá Glas at St Mary’s, 2023

We had forty shades of green all around the school today as we celebrated Lá Glas organised by Ms Power. It was lovely to see the wide variety of St Patrick’s Day t-shirts, dresses, football jerseys, face paining, badges, and leprechaun hats. Well done to all the classes for performing such a wonderful display of Irish songs, poetry and dancing. Please find a small
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Credit Union School Quiz, January 10th 2023

On the night of January 10th, there was a Credit Union School Quiz in the Community Hall in Thomastown. There were 14 different teams; 6 in the U-11 category and 8 in the U-13. There were schools from Thomastown, Ballyhale, Bennettsbridge and Goran present. There were 10 rounds of 6 questions in the U-11 group and 12 rounds of 6 question in the U-13
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Christmas Assembly at St Mary’s, 2022

Well done to all the children, from Junior Infants, right up to Sixth class, who participated in the Christmas Assembly this year. The children were fantastic, each performing something unique. It was a wonderful and truly uplifting occasion. Also, a huge thank you to Barbara, our Music Generation teacher, Ms Kenny, our recorder teacher and Mr Reide,  for providing such beautiful music for this
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Thomastown’s Senior Camogie Champions Visit St Mary’s

Thomastown are the new Kilkenny Senior Camogie champions, following a one-point victory over Dicksboro in Saturday’s decider in Freshford last weekend. A late point from Eva Hynes was the crucial score as they pulled off an incredible victory over the seemingly unstoppable Dicksboro team. A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to all the team. Thank you to Eva Hynes, Emer Farrell and Sinéad O’ Keeffe for bringing the cup to St
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The Kilkenny team 7/8/2022

The O’ Duffy Cup comes to St Mary’s, Oct 2022

There was great excitement in St Mary’s today as Katie Power and Sinéad O’ Keeffe brought the O’ Duffy cup to our school. The children sported their black n’ amber in support of the girls. Kilkenny claimed All-Ireland Senior Camogie title glory after a thrilling battle with Cork at Croke Park last August. Well done girls! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]


Roald Dahl Day

(written by Matthew Garry) Hello, I’m here to tell you all about Roald Dahl Day. Everyone was dressed up in costume. It was really fun! After break we took loads of photos of our class. Then we took a group photo with the two fifth classes. That’s it! RIP Roald Dahl 

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School Calendar 2022 – 2023

2022 – 2023 School Calendar


Class Booklists, 2022 – 2023


Spring Clean 2022 (1)

Spring Clean Up 2022

Mr. Proud and Mr. Reade’s classes litter pickings for the An Taisce Spring Clean 2022