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Brendan has the X factor

Go Brendan. You have the X-factor. It’s a huge weekend for past pupil Brendan Murray. We wish him the best of luck on Sunday evening. Brendan is such a talented yet humble person, everyone in Tuam and especially St.Pats is very proud of his achievements and we are all cheering for him. https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/it-is-as-cutthroat-as-you-see-on-telly-brendan-murray-on-six-chair-challenge-ahead-of-explosive-x-factor-episode-37366927.html  

Joe Schmidt visits Tuam

Delighted to have Joe Schmidt in St. Pats last Friday. A huge thanks to Tuam Rugby for sharing their day with us. Joe was so kind and generous with his time. He agreed to officially open our refurbished sports hall and was very impressed with the facility. As a former teacher he said many if…

Open Night

We are delighted to invite all prospective parents to our open night on March 7th. This is for parents of 1st class students who will be joining us next year and students from other schools who are also joining us.

School Closure

St.Pats will be closed Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March following red weather alert and Dept. Of Education directive.

Double quiz champions

Photos of our quiz champions. We’ll done boys, first in junior and senior sections from over 35 local schools. It was a huge effort from the boys and thanks to Mr. Burke for all the time he puts into this. They now go on to represent the Tuam district in the county finals.

High Praise for St.PatsNew

There was a very positive in the Irish Independent recently highlighting our most recent school report. Well done to the great teachers in St.Pats. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/schools/teachers-praised-for-celebrating-needs-ofpupils-36288707.html

Weather Alert

Dear Parents, the Department of Education and the National Emergency Coordination Committee have advised schools in red weather alert counties to close on Monday 16th. The red alert looks likely to stay in place at this stage so St.Pats will not be open on Monday 16th. Please spread the word. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.…

Past Pupil Brendan to represent Ireland.

Past pupil Brendan Murray will represent Ireland in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Dying to Try’. St.Pats will be supporting Brendan all the way and we are really looking forward to seeing him in action in Kiev in May.

Great win for Quiz team

Our Senior quiz team had a fantastic win on Friday 27th January in the Tuam Area Credit Union Quiz. The team held off intense competition from 30 other teams to come out on top. The team on the night was James Murphy, Krzysztof Cwik, Callum Healy and Luke Kenny. Well done also to the junior…

E Safety

On 11th November our 5th and 6th classes were visited by a guest speaker on staying safe online. This is an important part of our anti-bullying policy. It was extremely interesting to students and teachers alike. Yet again the message came through that anything written up online can be there forever for all to see.…