Active Flag Update

We have just received the very exciting news that we are now officially an Active School.  Our Active Flag has arrived and we will be organising a celebration day very soon where we will raise our Active Flag with pride. Well done to all involved!



Fun Run/ Walk 2018 


There was a fantastic buzz around Curracloe Village on Sunday 25th of February for our 5k fun run/ walk fundraiser. Thank you so much to Esther who organised a wonderful day. There were runners and walkers from far and wide who came to participate. A huge congratulations to all of the staff, parents and children from our school who participated. A special thank you to everyone who made donations and a huge thank you Ramen who were our main sponsors. 

Well done teachers and especially Ms. Hilliard who won the teachers section of the event.

Well done to everyone who participated and especially to the winners on the day! 



Fun Run/Walk     Sunday 25th February 2018

We are all so excited about our upcoming 5k fun run/walk which will take place on Sunday 25th of February at 12 noon.  Registration is from 10.30 am at the school. There will be great prizes on offer in different categories. Donations will be accepted on the day. All funds will go towards the school.


Fashion  Show

On March 21st at 7.30pm, we will be hosting what promises to be a night of fun, fashion and fantastic prizes. It will take place in Hotel Curracloe and is in aid of Curracloe N.S.  Tickets are available from the school reception. We hope to see you all there!




Enrolment for September 2018

We are now accepting enrolment for September 2018. Please ask our secretary for the relevant forms or phone us on 053 9137283. Dates for our introductory days for parents and children will be released in the coming weeks.


Welcome Back & Happy New Year!

We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and enjoyed the break. Here’s to a fun, busy, exciting, prosperous, productive and positive year ahead.

Music Group Visit Senior Citizens

We are so proud of our fabulous music group who recently visited Wygram Nursing Home and The Castlebridge Senior Citizens Group to provide music for their Christmas party. Well done to all of the children. 

11/12/2017   Literacy Lift-Off

We have lifted off for literacy here in the infant room!  

The infant room is a hive of activity on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with all children working very hard on their reading and writing skills for literacy lift-off.  Well done to all of the children and keep reading! 

07/12/2017   Christmas Raffle

Lines are now on sale for our Christmas Raffle.  There will be two raffles this year- a children’s raffle and an adults raffle.  Below are a selection of some of the fabulous prizes to be won.  If you wish to buy a line or help out by selling a card contact the school.   Thank you for your continued support. Lines cost two euro for one line or five euro for three lines.

Energy Show

Gavin Harte visited our school on the 23rd of November with his ‘Energy Show’.  It was an extremely worthwhile experience. The children thoroughly enjoyed ‘creating’ energy and learning how to conserve energy in  a most meaningful and unforgettable way.  The children will certainly be more aware of energy and how to conserve it in the future. 

Water Speakers

A very big thank you to Mya Cogley who donated a beautiful set of water  speakers to our school, for use in our sensory room. We are going to have so much fun with them!

Halloween Sponsored Walk

We recently held a Sponsored Walk around our village. It was a huge success and everyone enjoyed it so much! We all dressed up in our Halloween costumes and this made our walk even more interesting. A massive well done to all of the boys and girls on how safely they walked around the village and how well the older children looked after their ‘walking buddies’. The walk raised a massive 1830 euro and this money will be put to very good use in our school. Well done to all who took part and a very big thank you to everyone who supported our walk and sponsored the children.


Maths Week

We had a fantastic week filled with lots of maths challenges and fun to celebrate Maths Week recently. Ms. Hilliard organised some great challenges and games for us and everyone got involved. Even the teachers completed the challenge.  We definitely saw this week that maths sure can be fun!


05/10/2017   World Teachers’ Day

This week the teachers were treated to a wonderful surprise after big break on Thursday. To celebrate World Teachers’ Day, Ms. Hilliard and the fifth and sixth class children helped all of the other classes to make a basket for each teacher, containing beautiful gifts.  All of the teachers were so surprised and thankful. 


29/09/2017  Assembly

Our word of the month for September was ‘Respect’. We respect ourselves, others and we have respect for learning.  Fifth and Sixth class won our word of the month competition by being very respectful.



14/09/2017   Our Playground 

Check out our new playground equipment. Thank you to Richard Ormonde for providing tyres and covers for our sand areas. We are looking for more playground equipment to add to our playground such as play houses, small slides and sand trays. If you know of anyone who may have such suitable equipment that they no longer need, please let us know.

11/09/2017   Junior Infant Children

A very big welcome to the new children who have joined us in junior infants.  They have all settled in very well. Well done to all. May you all have many happy years with us here in St. Margaret’s.


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