Archive for 'Sport'

Sligo Cross Country

On Saturday 30th September a number of children participated in the Sligo Cross Country Competition. The senior boys and girls teams ran 1,200m and the junior boys and girls 1,000m. All the children performed well, with everyone completing their race on a challenging muddy course. The junior boys deserve a special mention for coming second overall and qualifying for the Connacht final with Cathal
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Athletics Fest

Congratulations to all the children who competed in the Athletics Fest in the I.T. Sligo. Everyone ran well and enjoyed the day. An extra well done to the junior boys and senior girls teams who both won their respective competitions.

Junior Infants Enjoying P.E.

On Friday morning we went outside for P.E. We enjoyed playing a games using the hoops and ran our two laps of the astro.

Running laps

Running laps

We are a healthy and  active class. At least once once a day we go out to the All weather pitch (“the big astro”) for a run. The children choose whether to run a full lap which is approximately 440 metres or a half lap. In September the class ran a total of 489 laps.

Comhghairdeas Gaillimh!

Comhghairdeas Gaillimh!

Congratulations to the Galway Senior Hurling Team who are All Ireland Champions. We all really enjoyed the superb game of hurling yesterday and look forward to celebrating over the next few weeks.

Captain David Burke visited Clontuskert in June. He … Continue reading

Visit from Galway Captain David Burke

Visit from Galway Captain David Burke

Today David Burke came to our school. He came into our classroom to talk to us about what he does. As well as playing for the Galway Hurling team he is a teacher in St. Brigid’s College Loughrea as a … Continue reading

Cumann na mBunscol Champions

Our boys Gaelic football team won the Cumann na mBunscol championship after an exciting final against Rathcormac National School in Markievicz Park last Sunday. The boys reached the final after an extra time one point win against Grange NS in the semi-final. The final itself was a very tight affair with the teams level at half time. The match continued to be very tight
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Teachers Versus Students Football Game

Teachers Versus Students Football Game

Today we had two games with the teachers versus a team from third and fourth classes and a game against a team from fifth and sixth classes.
The first game ended level 5-5.  It went to penalties, sudden death.  The students won after two penalties each (1-0)
The second game finished 3-2 to the students after getting … Continue reading Teachers Versus Students Football Game

Third and Fourth  Class Football Blitz

Third and Fourth Class Football Blitz

Today we had a 3rd and 4th class football tournament.  The winning team will play the teachers next week.
Below are some photos.

Gymnastics, Dance, Sports Skills Display

Gymnastics, Dance, Sports Skills Display

We had a gymnastics, dance and sports skills display for all the school.
Below are some photographs

 

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