Room 6 – Seachtain na Gaeilge

Celebrating seachtain na gaeilge by performing a song and a poem.

Internet research in Room 6

The boys and girls in room 6 have been busy  researching India. They are learning lots of interesting facts.

Ceolchoirm – Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016

All of the pupils gathered in Halla Cullen to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge.

All of the pupils have been working very hard with learning and using new Gaeilge phrases. It has been great to her them around the school.

Each class prepared a piece to perform ‘as Gaeilge’ in Halla Cullen.

We heard poems and songs and we saw lovely dances.

6th class also told us a story and poem about Irish history.

It was a really super day! Well done to everybody involved!

Gaeilge abú!!!


Learning about 1916 in Room 1

The boys and girls in Room 1 created these beautiful posters after learning about what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago. We discovered lots of

interesting facts about the Irish flag also. Did you know Thomas Francis Meagher was the first man to fly the Irish flag in Waterford in 


Raising the Irish flag in St. Louis

On the 15th of March 2016, St. Louis SPS and St. Louis Infant School took part in a special ceremony to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Easter Rising that happened in 1916.

Both schools were presented with a tri-colour Irish flag by some soldiers from Cathal Brugha barracks last year and we raised them together at 12 o’ clock.

Cian and Kate from 6th class read the proclamation to the pupils and everybody sung the national anthem Amhrán na bhFiann together with the help of the St. Louis SPS choir.

It was a great ceremony.


Céilí mór 2016

All of the pupils and teachers gathered in the yard to learn some new Irish dances.

Mr. Mc Garrigle taught us some new steps and we danced together.

It was great fun learning new Irish dances.

Learning about acids and bases in Room 15

Room 15 were busy in science class learning about acids and bases. We learned how to tell if a liquid was an acid or a base and we used litmus paper to test out some different liquids.

It was really interesting!

Garda visit to 5th class

Garda Brendan visited 5th classes to set up a mock trial.

The pupils were different members in the case and had to decide the outcome of a case that happened a few years ago.

It was great to learn all about questioning and hear statements from characters involved.

It was a super day!

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5th class – 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

5th class pupils have been learning all about the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland and how it changed Irish history. They have learned about the leaders and the different locations around Dublin that were used during this time.

On Monday 7th March the 5th classes took to the streets of Dublin for a walking tour all about the Rising. They went to the locations of Trinity College, Westmoreland Street, O’ Connell Street, the GPO, Henry Street, Moore Street, City Hall and Dublin Castle.

We went to St. Stephen’s Green after the tour to eat our lunch and play in the playground.

Our tour guides were super and told us lots of interesting facts that we didn’t know. We learned a lot about our city and about the Rising in 1916.

It was a really great tour.