The Minister for education visits Drimnagh Castle.

On Wednesday, 27th March, Joe McHugh, minister for education, visited Drimnagh Castle Primary School to introduce the School Inclusion Model (including all kinds of people). Representatives of news channels, newspapers and other forms of media had attended this occasion. It took place in the school’s hall. He also visited Ms. O’Brien’s class (Room 3) and…

Kevins St. Garda Station

On Thursday the 30th of May the 6th class room’s 27 and 14 went to Kevin’s St. Garda station for a day out. At a quarter to ten then we went to get the Dublin bus, after a while on the bus we got off at St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s stop and walked down to the…

The Choir

Currently there are 33 boys in our choir.  We represent our school when we sing at the First Holy Communion and the Confirmation.  We also lead the singing at the Christmas Carol Service and other events throughout the year.   Any boy in the school can join the choir.  It is great fun to sing and…

ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL

An amazing history lesson in Ireland’s biggest and tallest standing church. The 6th class boys from two classes Rm 27 and Rm 26 got to go to St Patricks Cathedral on Thursday, and Rm 14 and Rm 15 on Friday. These classes got a guided tour round the church. The classes loved this they got…

Reading in our School

  In Drimnagh Castle we enjoy reading books in our school. There are plenty of books to read. In 2nd and 6th class they do paired reading when they read a book with their parents at home for homework for 15 minutes. In every classroom there is a small library at the back of the…

BIBLE EXPLORERS

This year Colin Sheldon from the Bible Explorers has returned to teach the 6th class boys about the New Testament. Each week he also brings props etc. to clarify the story his teaching. He comes every Monday & Tuesday and teaches the boys new lessons. Afterwards, he hands out sheets that have to do with…

Trad Group

Every year some boys usually from 5th and 6th class get together and play the tin whistle and other traditional Irish instruments like the accordion. They meet in Rm.12 twice a week to practice. They play their songs at the Carol Service, the Communion and the Confirmation. Most boys started learning tin whistle in fourth…

Computer Projects

During late September to October, four groups of boys from each 6th class were selected to do a project on a certain subject, eg; Archimedes, Boole, Copernicus and Beaufort. Each of them were completed on the school’s laptops and we used Adobe Spark™ to create it. As one the boys chosen myself, I must say…

5th Class Stories

The 5th class boys have written their own stories. each boy decided what he wanted his story to be about. They had to write them for homework every night for two weeks, just to get them done. Once they were done writing them the first time, they proof-read them then they re-wrote them. Once they’ve…