4th Class Fashion Show Through the Ages, April 2016

Ms O’ Connor’s 4th class put on a fantastic fashion show exhibiting fashion down through the ages. The children wore clothing from the Roman era, the medieval period,  the 1920’s, the 1950’s, the hippy 60’s and the colourful 80’s. Check out the photos below. Can you guess who is dressed from what era??? [Show as slideshow]


St Mary’s Proclamation Day, March 15th 2016

As part of the Ireland 2016 commemorative programme, the Department of Education and Skills provided time for schools to commemorate and reflect upon the events of 100 years ago.   Some of our events on Proclamation Day included song singing and musical instrumentals. We finished the celebrations with our flag raising ceremony, done by Tadhg Flynn and Bell Keane, and we sang the National
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Easter Bunny Visits St Mary’s

The Easter Bunny visited our school again this year. He,and his kind helpers, brought lots of cheer and delicious chocolate treats for all the children! Míle Buíochas Easter Bunny!! [Show as slideshow]  


Pupils’ Questionnaire on Social, Personal and Health Education in St Mary’s

Click here to complete a pupils’ questionnaire on Social, Personal and Health Education in St Mary’s N.S.


Dylan Vaughan’s Confirmation Photos, 2016

Congratulations to all our children who were confirmed in Church of the Assumption, Thomastown last Sunday. The children put in a lot of work and preparation into their very special day and great credit must be given to them and their teachers Mr. Delahunty and Mr. Roberts. Thank you to all involved. It was a fantastic occasion. Click link below to view Dylan Vaughan’s
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Parent Survey on Social, Personal and Health Education in St Mary’s

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Winners of the School Leagues, 2015


Infant Christmas Play, December 2015

A new production this year for the Junior Infant classes called ‘The Tiptoe Nativity’ proved to be a huge success. Well done to all the children involved. They were fantastic! Many thanks to their teachers, Ms S Stapleton, Ms Power and Ms A Stapleton for their hard work. [Show as slideshow]


Christmas Carol Service, December 2015

(Written by Sarah Aylward and Matthew Cullen) Last Thursday, 17th of December, we had a carol service in our school. There were lots of poems, songs and instrumentals performed by various classes. Ms Dowling’s class performed a Christmas version of ‘Uptown Funk’. It was really cool. Ms Hogan’s class recited a lovely poem about Mary and Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem. Other classes
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Irish Army Delivers Tricolour to St Mary’s, Dec 2015

In order to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising and to celebrate 100 years since the Proclamation of the Irish Republic, Óglaigh na hÉireann delivered a National Flag to our school today, December 14th, 2015. This is a key part of the Ireland 2016 commemorative programme and will see members of Óglaigh na hÉireann, in uniform, visiting schoolchildren, teachers and parents in over
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Ho! Ho! Ho!

The atmosphere was electric in St Mary’s on Tuesday when Santa arrived on his sleigh being pulled by the one and only Rudolph! We were very lucky that he took time out of his busy preparations to pay our school a visit. He chatted to all the children in the school and gave each child a chocolate treat. Thank-you for coming to visit us
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Christmas Newsletter, December 2015

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Audrey 2, from Little Shop of Horrors, Visits St Mary’s!

The Kilkenny Musical Society presents their 2015 fundraiser, Little Shop Of Horrors from 12th -14th of November (including a matinee performance.) The show stars our very own 2nd class teacher, Kevin Reade, as Seymour. The cast also includes Clíodhna Ryan from 5th class and Audrey 2 (a very big talking plant!!!!). The show is directed by Declan Taylor, choreographed by Sandra Kavanagh with Michael
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Video – 2013 Black n’ Amber Day Celebrations


Happy Howl-a-ween!!!! 2015

St Mary’s was overrun by horrid, nasty witches, zombies and vampires last Friday all in the spirit of the Halloween festivities!!!  The costumes were amazing!!! Enjoy the break and HAPPY HOWL-A-WEEN everyone!……………….. [Show as slideshow] 12►