Mini 7s Success! "An rud is annamh is iontach!" The Area 8 Mini 7s trophy will spend (some of) the winter in Craggagh for the first time ever following today's blitz in Swinford. A combined team of Craggagh and Straide emerged victorious from a pulsating day's sport. Victories in the early rounds against Meelick and… Continue reading Mini 7s success!
Our Parent Association AGM will take place in the Community Centre on Monday, October 9th at 9pm. Notice from our PA is posted below:
After 7 weeks of rehearsals, we finally got the chance to share our performances with you! Well done to the children in all classes who worked so hard on their routines and to Nikki herself. Thanks again to our brilliant Parent Association who fund these dance lessons. All three rooms are in the YouTube playlist below… Continue reading Modern Dance with Nikki – Videos from today’s performances!
End of Year Update – Dates For Your Diary Friday June 16th Dance Off! (Modern and Traditional dancing from all classes) 1pm – 2pm Monday June 19th School Sports Day (weather permitting) Friday June 23rd Sponsored Walk, Balla Woods 10am Monday June 26th End of Year Mass and Graduation 7:30pm … Continue reading Parents – a few important dates for your diary in the run up to our summer holidays! Click here:
We are setting up an After School Childminding Facility in Craggagh NS from September 1st 2017. The facility will be located in the school building (downstairs classrooms) and grounds and will operate from 3pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday. Infants availing of the facility will be supervised from 2pm to 3pm. Parents availing of the… Continue reading NEW: Craggagh NS After School Child-minding | Opening Sept 2017
We had a brilliant morning following the St Patrick's weekend festivities welcoming Jim, Jim and Patrick to our school. They are members of the Quaker City String Band. The Jims played alto saxaphone and banjo while Patrick played the double bass (or "bass fiddle" as he calls it!). We listened to them playing a few tunes… Continue reading Visit of The Quaker City String Band to Craggagh NS
We had some very important silverware in Craggagh last week when the Nicky Rackard Cup came to visit! Mayo GAA Games Promotion Officer, Adrian Hession, accompanied by Mayo hurler, Ciarán Charlton, brought the cup around the classrooms. Each child got the opportunity to hold the cup aloft (the infants in particular enjoyed this!) and… Continue reading Nicky Rackard Cup visits Craggagh NS! @adrianhession
The children of 5th & 6th class participated in the first ever Cumann na mBunscol Mhaigh Eo rounders exhibition in McHale Park on Saturday night during the Mayo Vs Roscommon NFL fixture. We formed a Guard of Honour before the game to welcome the Mayo and Roscommon teams onto the field along with the children from… Continue reading We played rounders in McHale Park on Saturday Night! Click for pics:
Our Parent Association are again seeking your old clothes for recycling. Where? Craggagh Community Centre When? After 11am Mass on Sunday, Feb 26th and 9am to 9:30am Monday, Feb 27th All old clothes and textiles wanted. Simply fill as many black bags as possible with the recyclable items listed below. Clothes (clean, dry and… Continue reading Used Clothes Collection
As always, it's a busy time at home and at school, here's few of our upcoming highlights: Tuesday Dec 20th: 12:30pm Christmas Concerts Please note - there will be a raffle with fantastic prizes including €30 voucher for Mack 2 x €25 vouchers for Supervalu €20 voucher for Finn Footwear €20 voucher for Liam's Café And… Continue reading Christmas Bulletin
The Craggagh National School Parent Association Committee for the 2016/17 school year is as follows: Chairperson: Yvonne Higgins Vice Chairperson: Denis Rosney Secretary: Sandra Loftus Treasurer: Kathleen Murphy Vice Treasurer: Mary McDonnell We wish them well in their work for the year ahead and look forward to another fruitful year! Thanks also to the… Continue reading New Parent Association Committee
Our PA have organised a spooktacular evening this coming Friday. At 6:30pm there will be a twilight lantern walk, followed by a disco in the Community Centre at 7pm. The PA are asking for a small donation of €2, and any home baking would be greatly appreciated. It should be a fabulously frightening evening!
Congratulations to past pupil Eadaoin Ní Mhaicín (third from left holding fiddle), who is currently touring China with Minister for Education, Mr Richard Bruton, TD. Eadaoin, a senior All Ireland fiddle champion, is representing Ireland with the Meitheal group, who are part of a delegation currently touring some of China's major cities Beijing and Nanchang.… Continue reading From Craggagh to China! Eadaoin is belting out the tunes on The Great Wall! See the video here: