World Book Day

World Book Day

On March 6th last, pupils and staff in Killoughteen NS celebrated World Book Day. They dressed up as characters from some of the books that they have read. The children also paired up with children from other classes and participated in some Buddy Reading. Finally all...
Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

On February 11th, as part of Safer Internet Day, all children in Killoughteen NS participated in very interesting workshops with Jason O’ Mahony of Children of the Digital Age. The children of all classes displayed a huge knowledge of apps, games and what being...
Saint Brigid’s Day, Lá Fhéile Bríde

Saint Brigid’s Day, Lá Fhéile Bríde

The feast day Saint Bridget of Kildare, also called St Brigid of Ireland, Patron Saint of Ireland, is February 1st, which is traditionally the beginning of spring in Ireland. Saint Brigid is associated with the making, blessing and giving of Brigid’s crosses....
Grandparents Day January 2020

Grandparents Day January 2020

We welcomed grandparents of children who attend Killoughteen NS to our school today, January 29th 2020. The children were very excited to meet their grandparents. This was evident in all the smiles and hugs that were on display. All grandparents went to visit their...
Hurling / Camogie January 2020

Hurling / Camogie January 2020

On the 17th of January our hurlers and camogie trainers did a good training session. Our girls had a training session with Seanie Gleeson in the Astro in Newcastle West, before heading back to school via the Demesne on foot. It was 11:45am before the girls returned to...