News Archive

Boys Indoor Hurling

On Thursday March 12th our boys indoor hurling team took part in the indoor hurling competition in the community centre in Newcastle West. On Wednesday the 11th, Croagh, Askeaton, Ashford, Feenagh, Mahoonagh, Ballingarry and Kilcolman took part. Ballingarry won this...

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...

First Class and Rainbow Class visit Curraghchase

On Wednesday the 6th of February, 1st class and the rainbow room visited Curraghchase with the LEAF programme. We brought our coats and our wellies and headed off on the bus. We were very lucky with the weather, the sun stayed out all day. During our trip to the...

Rainbow Class Trip to the Library

  On the 12th of February everyone in the Rainbow Room was invited to Newcastle West Library to a Sensory Story telling session. We enjoyed listening to the story of 'The Ugly Duckling' read by Simone. We all really enjoyed getting involved in the story as well...

Presentation of football skills certificates

Noel O' Connor along with county footballer Iris Kennelly and Brian Foley (past pupil) presented all children who completed the fundamental football skills in football with their certificates.  We thank Noel O' Connor who has taken all of our children to teach them...

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 online...

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. The best...