Book Fair – This Thurs. 18th and Fri 19th

The school will hold a Book Fair On Thursday & Friday 18th & 19th November In ROOM 5 Parents/Guardians, please feel free to come and visit the Book Fair which will be open from 9.30 am to after 3.10 pm on both days. Khans Book shop, Kilkenny will supply the books for the fair so a great variety of books for all ages will
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Internet Safety Talk, Nov 18th, 8pm

Internet Safety for Children Dear Parents/Guardians, A free information night for parents and teachers will be held on Wednesday, 16th November in the school 8pm. Presenter; John Collins A general outline of the course content: Bebo and Facebook  – what you need to know Dealing with Internet Safety Incidents Hoaxes and Scams online and on mobile phones Cyberbullying Simple Steps to Internet Safety at
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The Raising Of Our First Green Flag, Nov 11th, 2011

On Friday November 11th, all of our hard work paid off when we raised our first Green Flag here on the grounds of St. Mary’s National School.  The weather was not very kind to us, so the whole school community gathered in the hall for the special occasion. A special mention was made to Ms Hogan and the Green School Committee.  They were praised
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Halloween 2011 at St Mary’s

We had a fantastic halloween at St Mary’s this year. There were lots of Halloween parties and discos and the Junior Infants even had a pumpkin treasure hunt!!!! The costumes were great!!! Everyone looked very very spooky! Enjoy the break and HAPPY HOWL-A-WEEN everyone………………..


New Fit4Life Programme- Thomastown A.C.

Fit4Life programme Thomastown Athletic Club are running a Fit4Life programme starting Tuesday 11th October. Our Fit4Life programme is the ideal place for the recreational runner/walker to take the first steps towards better health and fitness. Regardless of your age or physical condition you will be equipped with the knowledge to safely start your new exercise programme. The Fit4Life programme can help you develop your
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September Newsletter

September Newsletter 2011


Congrats to U10’s Hurling Team

Congratulations to our U10 hurling team who had a great victory over Bennettsbridge in the final of the U10 blitz held in Thomastown on Sunday last, Sept 25th. Well done lads!


Congrats to U10’s Camogie team!

Congrats to the U10’s Girl’s Camogie team who won the 2011 tournament in Danesfort last Saturday, 24th September. They defeated Danesfort on the score of 3-2 to 1-1. Well done ladies!!!

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The Education of Boys in Thomastown

In 1826 there were twenty-four schools in Thomastown parish with a total attendance of 1100 – 695 males and 405 females – of whom all but twenty-three were Roman Catholics. It appears that only two schools were attended exclusively by girls. One was referred to as ‘the Convent’. It was under ‘Miss Fitzgerald and others’ and was situated on the open ground adjoining the
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U9’s/ U10’s Hurling Blitz

Congratulations to the Thomastown U9 Boy’s hurling team on winning the Shield. They beat Erin’s Own in Castlecomer in a blitz final at the beginning of the school year on the score of 3-6 to 3-4.  Well done lads! Congratulations also to the Thomastown U10 Boy’s hurling team who beat Carrickshock, Ballyhale and Abbeyside in a blitz last Saturday. Well done! What a great
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Parent Talk

Parenting Course for 9 -17 year olds


Download School Calendar 2011 – 2012

Download School Calendar 2011- 2012  


April Newsletter, 2011


St Mary’s get the Green Flag!

WE ARE NOW OFFICIALLY A GREEN SCHOOL!!!! On Tuesday, 3rd May, the pupils and staff at St Mary’s N. S. were delighted to hear that they had been awarded with their first Green Flag! Well done to everyone in the school for their huge efforts in helping to receive this award.


Our Official School Opening, June 2010

OUR OFFICIAL SCHOOL OPENING CEREMONY, JUNE 2010 Our state of the art school was 10 years in the planning and became a reality as a result of hard work by parents, teachers and the people of Thomastown. Our school has over 400 pupils and is the result of an amalgamation between Ladywell Boy’s school and the Convent of Mercy National School. Speaking at the
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