Visit to the Old School hall

The Old School House for Girls On the 24th of October 5th class went to the Gospel Hall which used to be the ‘Old Girls School’. A woman called Grainne came in before hand and talked to us and we showed her some old roll books of St. Matthews. Then we went to the Gospel…

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Tayto Park Tour

Tayto Park was an incredible adventure centre. The Air Race ride and Cú Chulainn roller coaster were really cool. We loved buying treats in the tuck shop. It was a really hot day so most of us bought refreshing frozen drinks. The zoo was amazing. We saw tigers and meerkats eating. The animals were adorable….

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Sports Day 2017

We had an amazing Sports Day this year. We started the day with the long jump activity. Then we had lunch before the races. We really enjoyed the potato and spoon race and the hula hoop race. The mental challenges were terrific. Our favourite part of the day was the tug of war. We had…

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Cycle Right

We enjoyed participating in the Cycle Right programme this year.  Cycle Right is an eight week programme supported by the Department of Transport. Eoin was our course instructor. We developed our cycling skills and became more aware of road safety. Most of our lessons were in the school yard. We had to navigate our way…

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Cricket 2017

This year we took part in the Leprechaun Cup Cricket Tournament. We had a talented team made up of members from 5th and 6th Class. We trained in the school with our coach Kamal. It was exciting to play our first match in Pembroke Cricket Club with hard balls and gear. We won our first…

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Santry 2017

Santry was a great success this year! Everyone did really well and tried their best. We won 26 medals and a cup! We had trials for the team and then four training sessions. On Monday we had Field Events and on Tuesday we had Track Events. Overall we had a great time! Thank you to…

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Gaeltacht Day 4

Fifth Class had another amazing day here in Donegal. We started the morning off with a tasty breakfast. Then we went on the bus to the colaiste for our last Irish class. We had a sand castle competition in the afternoon. Some of us ventured into the sea for a quick paddle. Our last dinner…

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Gaeltacht Day 3

A quick update from beautiful Donegal. The children had another wonderful day of activities including a fabulous trip to Árainn Mhór island. The scenery was spectacular. Fifth Class really enjoyed the boat trip to the island. We bought some delicious treats in the shop and had an energetic hike. Then it was back to our…

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Gaeltacht Day 2

Greetings from Coláiste na Rosann. We had an action packed day here in Donegal. An early breakfast started the day. Then we went straight to the college for our Irish classes. We returned to our Bean an Tí’s house for lunch before heading to Dunlewey. The adventure centre was amazing. There were lots of fun…

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