School Leagues 2019

Last week saw the end of our annual school leagues. Our school holds leagues each year to help promote Gaelic football and give an opportunity to the football managers to keep an eye out for potential players for the senior and junior football teams.   Every year there are eight teams, all named after different…

Shamrock Rovers visit

              On Friday 8th November, three former Drimnagh Castle boys came into our school. It wasn’t just anybody, it was three Shamrock Rovers players Joey’ O ’Brien, Roberto Lopez and Brandon Kavanagh along with the The FAI Cup. As you probably know Shamrock Rovers beat Dundalk in the FAI…

6th Class Boxing

  It is a new year in sixth class and that means we start a lot of new things including, big projects, new teachers and for PE, boxing. Every Friday two boxing coaches come in and show us a few new boxing skills. Our PE coaches are called Ed and Mick from Esker BC, they…

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…

Irish Dancing Class

Every Wednesday Ms O’ Brien teaches an Irish dancing class after school. It is on in the school hall and there are students there from the Assumption and from our school. There is also a man teaching called Keith. We learn how to do jigs and reels and all sorts of cool stuff. We learn…

School Leagues 2018

It is the end of November and the school leagues have finished. It is a suitable time to discuss what the school leagues are. The school leagues are football matches that take place on the pitch of Drimnagh Castle Primary, where teams compete in matches. In the school leagues, All boys, excluding 6th class are…

Fitness Test

Each year, the boys in Drimnagh Castle Primary have to do a fitness test twice in the year. We asked the teacher in charge of them, Mr.Briody some questions. When asked what are the aims of the tests? Sir answered are to measure the boys’ aerobic fitness levels. We asked sir if he thought the…