Yesterday was a very busy day: 5th & 6th class went on their school tour to Arnacrusha and Footgolf, the girls had a Blitz in Doon and Infants enjoyed reading outside in the sun.

We had a wonderful day at the recent Confirmation. Well done to all who helped on the day.

We had a busy week: the Book Fair arrived, 3rd & 4th class talked about the books they wrote and 1st & 2nd were busy looking after their plants!

Congratulations to 2nd class who made their First Holy Communion.

3rd & 4th made a periscope with Mr Ryan, followed by mirrored writing!

1st & 2nd class enjoyed their first day of Literacy Lift Off.

3rd class had a fun maths class baking buns using the recipe from their maths book! They are yummy!


1st & 2nd are very lucky to have Fergus Grant Stevenson, who is a local jewellery maker and silversmith, in to show them all about working with metals. This will continue for the next few weeks.

World Book Day:

Well done to all the children who dressed up

Colin McNamara from Roadbridge came in to talk to 3rd – 6th class as part of Engineers Week.

Engineers week has started with a bang.. 5th & 6th had to design a bridge, then they made waste paper baskets.

Last Friday, we had shared reading, 3rd & 4th class were busy making their own horses from the ‘Helen of Troy’ story, and Ellen, Taylor, Ellie and Ruth were making chocolate rice krispie cakes.

We had a lovely morning with the Grandparents of the Infants.

We arrived to school with snow on the ground..

3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th class were great doing shared reading with Juniors, Seniors, 1st & 2nd class

5th & 6th were busy making St Brigid’s Cross

5th & 6th are at Mary I College at the RDS Science Fair 2018. This is the 3rd year Caherconlish NS have been in the fair.


The mobile library came to our school. It was great fun looking through all the different books and very comfortable!

Nancy came in to teach us Irish Dancing.

Mr & Mrs Claus came to visit us…

3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th class went to St Michael’s Nursing Home. They sang songs from the Christmas Concert the night before, and made Christmas cards for the residents there. They are a credit to the school!!

The Infants, 1st & 2nd class went to see a panto in Kilmallock called ‘Little Miss Muffets Christmas Caper’. It was fantastic and some of them got a chance to go up on stage. Great performance in a local theatre.

We all had a great time at our Christmas Concert. Well done to all and many thanks to the Parents Association and all who gave donations for our raffle.

Lovely Christmas art and infants enjoying hot chocolate.

We had a visit from Aine teaching us about saving energy.

There was plenty of art done by 1st & 2nd class, getting ready for the snow.

The infants enjoyed designing a poster for the local Caherconlish Caherline Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) Group.

They loved the cheerios, and had great fun at the Halloween party. To see more pictures click here.

1st & 2nd class had a fantastic trip to the Hunt Museum and Roxboro Garda Station. For more pictures click here.


Javier came in from the Lime Tree Theatre to do a Creative Writing Workshop.

Tuesday 10th October

We were all delighted to talk to retired astronaut Dan Tadi live from Japan. Many of the children asked him questions and we all learned more about Space.

Friday 29/9/17

Colin Ryan and Pat Donnelly popped in to show us the U21 cup. For more pictures see U21 Visit


Wednesday 27/9/17

Dawn and her friendly dog Odie from the Dogs Trust came to give a talk about looking after dogs.

We are all loving the chicks. They left on Thursday 28/9/17

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th were busy drawing and creating the following:

Junior and Senior Infants enjoying Action Maths!

Welcome back to a new school year. We are delighted to especially welcome the new Junior Infants. They danced along with the Senior Infants.