Easter Closure


School closes Friday March 26th – half day.

Children will be collected in the following order:

  • 11.30am: Junior Infants, Senior Infants and their siblings
  • 11.45am: Sunshine Class
  • 12.00 noon: 1st Class – 6th Class

School reopens Monday April 12th.

Please remember to complete the Return to School Questionnaire before your child returns to school.

Green Day Fun – Spórt agus Craic ar an Lá Glás

This year in St. Gabriel’s NS we chose the day before St. Patrick’s Day to hold our Lá Glás (Green Day).  In the morning we certainly got a lot of exercise when we had our Céilí Mór outside in the playground.  Some amazing dance moves were on display, especially from Second Class!  Everyone has been making an extra special effort to speak cúpla focail as Gaeilge (a few words in Irish) for Seachtain na Gaeilge and each class enjoyed an Irish movie and popcorn to wind down after the all the excitement.



Trad, trails, tricks and treats!

We kicked off the month of October dancing to trad music in the yard during our Céilí Mór. It was great to finally celebrate our Green Day!

The children created lots of art using paint. They painted and decorated pumpkins. They also used marbles dipped in paint to make fireworks.

As part of Maths week the children paired up to complete a maths trail in the PE hall. They had to find 20 cards stuck around the hall and answer the questions on them. They displayed great team work and maths skills completing this challenge. At the end of the week they received Maths Week certificates from Ms. Comerford.

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