GOAL Jersey Day

On Friday our school hosted Jersey Day for Goal which is held annually around Ireland in many different schools. Pupils in our school like Goal Jersey Day because it is a day out of their uniform, while also raising funds for Goal which is a charity which helps people by bringing food and aid to…

Football Season in Full Swing

This year’s Cumann na mBunscol gaelic football league has just kicked off and our school’s gaelic football team is on a mission to reach Croke Park once more. In our group is St Mary’s Rathfarnham, Ballyroan and St Pius X Terenure. Everybody on the team is very excited but also focused with the challenge in…

Class Cooking

                  About two weeks ago one evening and the school picked some fresh courgettes from our big school garden. One of them was a little too big, so they thought of ways to use it. Ms Sheridan, one of the teachers in our school decided that she…

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…