Painters, Parents, Past Pupils, Teachers and Guardians Wanted at Muire Gan Smál

Painters, Parents, Past Pupils, Teachers and Guardians Wanted at Muire Gan Smál

A clarion call has gone out through hill and valley to all parents, grandparents, guardians, teachers and past pupils from Muire Gan Smál Primary School. Chairperson of the school’s parents’ association, Avril Geaney issued the call as the outdoor sheds are in need of a bit of a boost. “The outdoor sheds at Muire Gan…

Muire Gan Smál, the Special Guest and the Amber Flag

Muire Gan Smál, the Special Guest and the Amber Flag

Management, staff and pupils of Muire Gan Smál Primary School in Castleisland felt honoured to have their Amber Flag Award from Pieta House presented to them by the inspirational Ian O’Connell from Killarney. The flag award recognises schools that create inclusive, healthy environments that support mental well-being. “Ian is passionate about people reaching out to…

Today is Muire Gan Smál Rescheduled Amber Flag Activity Day

Today is Muire Gan Smál Rescheduled Amber Flag Activity Day

Pupils and teachers at Muire gan Smál Primary School here in Castleisland had planned to hold a day of activity and working together towards this year’s Amber Flag status at the end of last month. However, a major water supply pipe burst up town meant that the school’s supply was cut off on the chosen…

Pupils and Teachers Working for Amber Flag Status at Muire gan Smál

Pupils and Teachers Working for Amber Flag Status at Muire gan Smál

Pupils and teachers at Muire gan Smál Primary School in Castleisland are working together towards this year’s Amber Flag status. The Amber Flag Award recognises schools that create inclusive, healthy environments that support mental well-being. Amber Flag Committee Muire gan Smál is working towards this and an Amber Flag Committee made up of staff and…

My Lockdown Experience: Ryan Whelan, Muire Gan Smál, 1st Class, Age 7

My Lockdown Experience: Ryan Whelan, Muire Gan Smál, 1st Class, Age 7

Today we have the third of the ‘My Lock-down Experience’ responses from Scoil Muire Gan Smál initiated by Principal Seamus Moynihan. It’s the turn of Ryan Whelan – a first class pupil and seven years old. Q. What is lock-down like this time compared to last year? A. It’s much harder now because we are…

My Lock-down Story: Grace McGovern, 6th Class, Age 12, Muire Gan Smál

My Lock-down Story: Grace McGovern, 6th Class, Age 12, Muire Gan Smál

Hello, I’m Grace McGovern.  I’m 12 years old and I attend Muire Gan Smál, Castleisland. Like so many other kids and teenagers, I’m learning from home, doing zoom calls and it can get frustrating at times but it’s OK overall. I do my school work everyday,with project work every once in a while, which I…

Planning for the Year Ahead at Scoil Muire gan Smál

Planning for the Year Ahead at Scoil Muire gan Smál

Schools throughout the world are striving towards normality in these times of uncertainty for teachers, pupils and parents and all involved in the life of local schools. The beginning of a new year always ushers in a sense of hope with it. In this year of 2021, a year of commemorations of the uncertainties faced…

Castleisland’s Muire Gan Smál Primary School Wins Discover Science and Maths Award.

Castleisland’s Muire Gan Smál Primary School Wins Discover Science and Maths Award.

All at Muire Gan Smál Primary School, Castleisland are proud to have been awarded an SFI Discover Science and Maths Award. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. STEM enables children to develop their problem solving, technical, creative and critical thinking skills. The idea is to equip the future workforce with these skills as…