Memories from the Gaeltacht

The Gaeltacht This year 5th class went to the Gaeltacht on the 14thof May in Donegal with many other schools in Ireland. Our Bean on Tí was called Sheila. On the second day, we went to a theme park and there was lots of different rides. There was a bucking bronco, bubble floats that went…

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5th and 6th Class Cricket Team

Once again this year, the St Matthew’s NS Cricket team took part in the Leprechaun Cup. Kamal from YMCA Cricket Club had been in training the students in 4th, 5th and 6th Class. After Easter, a team was chosen from 5th and 6th Class. The team did excellently winning a few close games and getting…

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Baking Brownies! Yum!

We had a delicious day in school when we baked yummy brownies! We were learning about measuring and weighing. We had to weigh out lots of different ingredients and follow the recipe very carefully. Mrs. Connolly baked the brownies in the school oven at lunch time and we ate them after lunch. They were SO…

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Environmental Science

6th Class had a visit from an environmental scientist. They learned about the type of work an environmental scientist does. They also discussed pollution and how damaging micro-plastics are for the environment. 6th Class were encouraged to think of ways they can help to reduce pollution and help the environment. They also had the opportunity…

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Sports Day

6th class had a fantastic time at Sports Day. There were lots of different activities for everyone to participate it. One of the highlights for the class was the inflatable course. The little bit of rain that had fallen made climbing the inflatable course even more fun! The ice cream van was also a huge…

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Basketball Tournament

The basketball team had another great day out at the recent basketball tournament in Ballyfermot. It was a mixed tournament, with three boys and three girls on a team. The team played a total of three matches and won each one. A big thanks to Mick for all his work in training the team and…

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