Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí seachtain na Gaeilge ar siúl an seachtain seo caite. Bhí an spórt againn. Bhí a lán gníomhaíochtaí ar siúl mar shampla bhí céilí agus tráth na gceist sa halla agus bhí cluichí Gaeilge ar siúl sa rang. D’eagraigh rang a sé an siopa milseán. Dé hAoine bhí tionól speisialta ar maidin. Chan gach rang…

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The Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme

As part of the 1916 celebrations we were delighted to welcome Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne to St. Matthew’s for the presentation of the Irish flag and proclamation. Commandant Paul Clarke and Sergeant Major Jim Ahearne gave a very informative talk about life in the army, and their many peace keeping missions….

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Fire-fighters visit Third Class!

On Thursday fire-fighters  from Donnybrook Fire Station came in to talk to us. They talked to us about their work and how to make our houses safe, by having smoke alarms and an escape plan in our house. Then they took us out to see their fire engine! We got to wear helmets, hold an…

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Third Class PE

In PE we have been completing some uni-hockey training. We completed drills to develop our skills in passing, shooting and tackling. It is a very fast moving game, there isn’t even time to stop and celebrate goals! We then started playing a tournament. We have four teams in our tournament they are called ‘Chilli Supreme’,…

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Third Class Art

In third class we have started making masks. Firstly Ms. Clotworthy had to blow up balloons and Ms. Lamb made a paste from water and flour. Then we had to cover the balloon in little pieces of newspaper covered in the paste. For our second coat we used long strips of newspaper going downwards, and…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge!

Senior Infants Senior Infants had great fun during Seachtain na Gaeilge. We especially enjoyed teaming up with the rest of the school for a treasure hunt. We also loved our visit to Siopa Milseáin where we got to use the phrases we had been learning during the week. We enjoyed making hand print shamrocks and…

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