School Choir

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So proud of our school choir. They performed brilliantly in Fairgreen Shopping Centre for Carlow Volunteer Centre and most recently we got to visit St. Fiacc’s House. We thoroughly enjoyed both performances and we were delighted to be joined by some of Mr. Kelly’s guitar group. A huge well done to the school choir.

Thanks to everyone for supporting us. Looking forward to Peace Proms in 2020! :)


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Visit to the Curragh Army Base

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A huge thank you to Mr Nolan and especially Corporal Leon Deere (Past Pupil of St Fiacc’s N.S) for organising an amazing trip to the Curragh Army Base for 6th class students. We saw Michael Collins’ armoured Rolls Royce car along with a massive display of military weapons and got a tour around the modern history museum. Children got some hands on action with ration packs, weapons and equipment as well as having a a tour of a very modern and sophisticated army tank. Corporal Deere and his colleagues really put on a great show for all the children and it was both interesting and lots of fun. Children got a great appreciation of conditions and life in the army. It was a super experience for all!

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It’s all about the Double Bass!

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Gabriela brought in her Double Bass to 6th class and played some lovely Christmas tunes for her classmates this week. Well done Gabriela and keep practicing and developing your amazing musical talent!

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Award Winners at Assembly

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Congratulations to all our award winners at Assembly this week!

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Science Week Room 10

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During science week we were learning about materials. We discussed and described both manmade and natural materials and we explored the materials in our environment. It was a great week!


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A Trip To The Theatre!

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Second Class were so excited to attend a play called ‘Susie the Story Shredder’ in Carlow Visual Theatre recently. It was a great day out and we were all inspired to write our own stories when we got back to the classroom!

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Soccer Stars!


We had so much fun when we got to meet local sporting hero Kylie Murphy and Maisy got to hold the cup!

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Peace Proms Choir

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The school choir had a wonderful day rehearsing for the Peace Proms concert in Waterford IT Arena recently. They are so excited for the concert in March. Please come along to Fairgreen on Friday 6th of December for approximately 10:30 where they will be performing some festive songs to get us all into the Christmas spirit. I’m delighted to be working with this wonderful group of students this year. Thank you to all the parents who support us throughout the school year!

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Excellent November attenders Miss Doyle’s class

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Making rainbows in 1st class








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20 Day Attendance Challenge winners.


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November 20 Day Attendance Challenge Winners.

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Today at Assembly…

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Well done to all our Students of the Week and Gaelgeoir na Seachtaine this week who received their certificates today!!

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Science Week in First Class

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Science Week Visit to the Visual Theatre

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On Thursday as part of Science Week 2019, 5th and 6th class went to the GB Shaw to see Simon Watt, a biologist perform a show called The Ugly Animal Road show, about animal conservation.  Thanks to Ms Minnock for the lovely photos !

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Science Week in Ms Minnock’s 6th class

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  Experiments in Ms.Minnock’s class for Science Week!! From construction challenge to volcanoes, to lava lamps and some bouncing eggs (that didn’t quite go to plan) there was a great amount of hands on experiments in 6th class last week!

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Table Tennis

1st Class have really enjoyed learning how to play table tennis. Ray has been teaching us every Wednesday. We have really improved our skills.

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Holly’s Presentation at Assembly


My name is Holly and I am seven years old.  I am Type 1 Diabetic and November 14th was World Diabetic Awareness Day.  Nobody knows the causes for Type 1 Diabetes yet but it is NOT from eating too much sugar. It is an auto-immune disease.  When I was four years old, my pancreas stopped producing insulin.  Without insulin, the glucose from the food I eat stays in my blood, making me feel very unwell.  People with Type 1 Diabetes have to inject insulin into their bodies every day to stay alive.  I used to get six injections a day but now I have a pump attached to my body which gives me my insulin.  I have to prick my finger lots of times every day to check my blood.  If the glucose level is too low, I can go unconscious.  If it is too high, it’s also very dangerous.

                                                                          Type 1 Diabetes is not contagious; nor do you develop it from eating too much sugar.  There is no cure for Type 1 Diabetes but people with it can grow up to be anything that they want to be in life.  Maybe I’ll grow up and find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

                                                                          I am so lucky, my family, my friends, my teacher Ms. Frayne, my SNA Niamh and everyone here in St. Fiacc’s look after me so well.

Thank you for reading my story,


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Science Week

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All three 3rd classes engaged in a range of experiments as part of Science Week this week. Some of these experiments included making lava lamps and exploring what happens when Mentos are dropped into Diet Coke. The children also engaged more »

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Visit to Carlow County Museum

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5th classes visited the Carlow County Museum this Thursday. It was a great tour and a huge thanks to John McDarby and his team for showing us around. We saw

  • a pub, kitchen and shop from the 1920’s
  • the original gallows trapdoor from Carlow Gaol;
  • the 6m carved pulpit from Carlow Cathedral;
  • items from Carlow’s Sugar Factory, which operated for almost 80 years;
  • the smoking pipe of Captain Myles Keogh, killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn;
  • items relating to John Tyndall, the Carlow scientist who discovered the greenhouse effect;
  • a 340 million-year-old fossilized squid

and much more!!!

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