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Laureate na nÓg

Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer’s, National Storytelling Tour, Once Upon a Place, visited our school Scoil Mhuire, Taghmon last Wednesday.  Two storytellers, Dave Rudden & Grainne Clear spend the day with us, telling stories, reading poems and giving the older classes practical advice and tips about how to improve their own creative writing.


The visit was instigated by Callum Greene, a sixth class pupil, who had written to Laureate na nÓg in response to a national initiative requesting schools to be part of the Once Upon a Place Programme.  Callum’s entry included information about our school and why he thought such a visit would be worthwhile and an enjoyable experience for our school community.

His efforts were rewarded and the big day came last Wednesday when Dave & Grainne along with co-ordinator, Nessa O’Mahony, arrived to be greeted and welcomed by Callum on behalf of the school.  It was a wonderful honour to be included as part of this tour.  It was very much enjoyed and appreciated by all.  Many thanks to Callum and the Laureate na nÓg team.

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Cross Country Belvedere September 2015

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Winners of 2015 Environmental Awareness Poster Competition

Dolores Keaveney Grainne Ryan Paddy Hill Dolores Keaveney Owen Nugent Cllr Paddy Hill

March 2015

  • World Book Day is this Friday, 6th Pupils can come to school dressed as a character from their favourite book.
  • West Midlands Children’s Theatre will visit the school on Thursday, 12th of March to perform the ‘The Apprentice Sorcerer’ @ 9.30 a.m. The cost per pupil is €5 to be paid to the class teacher by Tuesday, 10th
  • Friday, 13th March is “Green Day” in the school for St. Patrick’s Day.

Reminder that the school is closed on Monday, 16th March and Tuesday, 17th

Important Dates for First Holy Communion and Confirmation

Tuesday, February 24th Meetingin Loughegar N.S. @ 8 p.m. for Communion

Tuesday, March 10th Meeting in Loughegar N.S. @ 8 p.m. for Confession

Tuesday, March 24th First Confessions in Taghmon Church @ 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21st Meeting in Loughegar N.S. @ 8 p.m. for Communion

Saturday, April 25th Enrolment Mass for Communion/Confirmation @ 8 p.m. in Taghmon Church

Saturday, 9th May First Communion in Taghmon Church @ 11 a.m.

Wednesday, 13th May Confirmation in Taghmon Church @ 3 p.m.

Confirmation meetings to be arranged.


There was a Whole School Evaluation in the school during February 2011.  You can see the report of this inspection if you click on the link below: