Monthly Archives: November 2015

6th Class student wins county essay competition.

Liam Keaveney a student in Mr.Burke’s 6th class is the county Galway winner in the dept. of justice and equality essay competition 2015. His essay was a fictional piece on a student with a disability and he was delighted with the win. His fellow students also played a big part in helping with editing. The…

World Champion in St.Pat’s

Former World Boxing Champion Bernard Dunne visited St.Pats on Tuesday Nov. 24th. He talked to our 6th classes. Bernard pointed out that it didn’t matter who you were or where you came from as long as you believed in yourself and worked hard to reach your potential. When asked about his most important fight he…

Science Quiz

Best of luck to Aaron Gillard, liam Keaveney, Jack O’Neill and CJ Enholo who will represent St. Pat’s in the Science Week quiz in St.Mary’s in Galway today.

Board of Management Elections

New Boards of Management are being established in schools across the country. Parents have been asked to select two nominees for the board. The final ballot will take place in the coming days. Please use this opportunity to have your say.

Army visit Pats with Irish Flag

On Thursday 5th November we had a very special visit. Two representatives from the Irish Army visited our school to present the Irish Flag and a copy of the proclamation. It was all the more special as Company Sergeant Gannon who presented the flag is a past pupil of St.Pats. He was accompanied by Sergeant…

Coin Collection 549 euros

Our coin collection earned a massive 549 euros. This was a fantastic outcome and well done to the boys.The 5ths and 3rds were first to fill the buckets and earned a well deserved homework break. We still have coins coming in and parents are asking can we continue taking coins so we have decided to…

Halloween Party

Our Halloween party was a great success. Many thanks to the Parent’s Council who organised and took part in the day. Well done also to the teachers and assistants who made the day such fun especially Ms.Brandon and Ms.Conway. Most of all well done to the boys who had such brilliant outfits and creations, it…