Latest News & Events

  • Happy New Year

    Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh go leír. May I take this opportunity to wish you and your family every blessing for the New Year

  • School Draw

    Our Christmas draw was once again a great suc-cess. Many thanks to all who bought and sold lines and to all who arranged and provided sponsorship for the draw. The total raised was €2800. This fundraising ven-ture requires a large amount of work and we would like to express our sincere gratitude to members of our Parent Association and staff who organised it. Thanks also to Alan and Emma O’Callaghan who kindly provided re-freshments for all our pupils on the night of the Christmas Concert. Míle Buíochas libh go leir.

  • Saint Brigid’s Cross

    The strong tradition of making St.Brigid’s Crosses continues in Scoil Mhuire. Ms.Shannon’s class have made crosses for every family in the school. These Crosses will be blessed by Fr.Damien during our Assembly on February 1st “Anois teacht an Earraigh, beidh an lá dul chun síneadh.

  • BasketBall

    Basketball Coach Vinnie Leigh will be with us for the next number of weeks to give some basket ball coaching to our 5th and 6th class boys and girls. The Marion Keane Basket tournament first round will take place in February.

  • Now Enrolling

    Enrolment Application Forms for new Infants starting school in September 2019 are now available from the school office and must be returned by Thursday 14th of February 2019.

  • Active Homework Challenge

    As Part of our ongoing Active Flag participa-tion, pupils have received a 60 minutes per Day Physical Activity Chart which should be completed as part of homework. This chart is hoped to raise awareness among families that ALL children require 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day to be healthy.

  • Big Travel Challenge

    We will be taking part in the Big Travel Challenge 2019 again this year. This is the competition we won last year. It will take place from the 4th to the 15th of February and we will be concentrating on getting as many pupils walking home as possible. This event is weather dependent!! Many thanks to our “Walking Bus” Parent Co-Ordinators for organising this event.

  • Onsie Walk / Run

    Cumann Siúladóiri/Ritheadóiri Cora Finne 10K Walk/Run 7K Walk/Run in support of Corofin National School, Corofin Christmas Lights and Bat-tle of the Clubs Relay race will take place on Sunday 10th of February. Registra-tion will take place in Corofin GAA Hall at 12:00pm. Run / Walk will start at 1:00pm. All support would be greatly appreciated for this fun/ healthy event.

  • French Lessons

    French classes have resumed for 6th Class with teacher Bernadette Malone

  • Corofin Tractor Run

    Corofin Tractor Run supporting Corofin Hall and Corofin National School will take place on Sunday February 24th. Venue Corofin Hall - Registration from 11:30am - Start 12:30pm Sharp. Registration fee is €20 . All Welcome to this fun filled event.

  • Irish American Partnership Grant

    We are very fortunate to have recently received a grant of $2000 from the Irish American Partnership. This is a gift being made in memory of Steve Murphy of Illinois who passed away recently-may he rest in peace. Steve had a home in Corofin and spent a lot of time here and had many great friends in the village. The grant is for the purchase of books and science materials for the school. We are very appreciative of this gesture in Steve’s memory. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

  • Walking Bus

    Our very successful Walking Bus is continuing this year from Daybreak at 8:50am every morning. Thanks to our committed Walking Bus leaders who give of their time to make sure the children get to school safely. We were awarded our Green Flag for Travel last year so we would like people to continue to find a sustainable way of travelling to and from school in order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and also to get the children more active.

  • GAA Skills

    GAA skills training has resumed with Ann McMahon every Wednesday. All pupils from Junior Infants up to Sixth class will attend. We would encourage as many children as possible to join the local GAA club to put these skills being learned into practice.

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