Category Archives: Green Schools

Canal Awareness Event

Pupils in the Senior Room attended this Canal Awareness Event remotely as part of our Green School Project. The speakers were Bail Mannion (Local Authority Water Programme), Gearoid O’Brien (Local Author & Historian), Billy Flynn (Flynn Furney Environmental) and Brian Caffrey (Birdwatch Ireland). Thanks to Shay Hamilton, Chairman of Athlone Canal Heritage Committee, for inviting […]

Science Week

We had a busy time for Science Week. Our theme was Marine Environments and we carried out many experiments and activities based around this. (This topic is in line with our Green School Project.) We focused mainly on water pollution. The Senior Pupils also held workshops for the Junior pupils which the children really enjoyed. […]

Workshop with Michael Bell

Michael Bell, from Heritage in Schools, came to us for a workshop on Marine Environments as part of our Green School Project. This workshop was funded by Roscommon County Council. We learned about many aspects of wildlife – flowers, plants, birds, insects and animals. It was a beautiful, bright day and we had lots of […]

Tidy Schools Award 2019

We are delighted to announce that our school was awarded Best New Entry in Co. Roscommon at the Tidy Schools Awards in the Roscommon Arts Centre. We were presented with our award by Eanna Ni Lamhna. We received a lovely plaque and 200 euro for our school. We thank all the pupils, staff, teachers and […]