To be involved in Scoil Chaitríona Senior’s Parents’ Association, please email or phone the school on 091-753613.

The Role of a Parents’ Association

—The Parent Association works with the principal, staff and the board of management to build effective partnership of home and school.

—Educational research on the involvement of parents in schools shows that children achieve higher levels when parents and teachers work together.

—The Parent Association can advise the principal and Board of Management on policy issues and incidents that may require a review of school policy, e.g. Bullying, Safety, Homework, Enrolment, Behaviour problems etc.

—Parent Associations can suggest and/or organise extra-curricular activities.

—The Parent Association is a support for parents in the school.

—The Parent Association can invite speakers to address the parents on issues which are topical or relevant.

  • Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder

  • November 10th, 2017

As November is here, and the weather is turning cooler, we are helping the small birds around us survive the Winter.

  • Phones for iPads

Phones for iPads

  • November 9th, 2017

The children in 4th Class from Room 4 are leading a whole school approach in an effort to gain re-conditioned iPads for use throughout the whole school.

How do we do this?

In order to get …Read More

  • Food Dudes 2017

Food Dudes 2017

  • November 8th, 2017

How excited were we today! Boxes arrived with the Food Dudes logo on it, containing everything we need to begin the Food Dudes programme next week, November 16th.

Food Dudes is a programme developed by …Read More

  • Schools Quiz 2017

Schools Quiz 2017

  • November 6th, 2017

On the Wednesday before our mid – term break the students of Scoil Chaitríona Senior took part in our annual school quiz. Each student takes part as an individual and aims to qualify for …Read More

  • Beekeeper Visit to Room 16

Beekeeper Visit to Room 16

  • November 6th, 2017

On Wednesday 18th  October, our class had a visit from Mr. Seán Duffy of the Galway Beekeepers Association. He brought with him a beehive. We all thought there might be bees in it but …Read More

  • Socktober appeal

Socktober appeal

  • November 5th, 2017

We are collecting new socks for the Socktober appeal. These socks will be given to the homeless. Please help, if you can!


  • Learning about Bees

Learning about Bees

  • November 1st, 2017

A member of the local Tribes Beekeepers Association kindly visited the children in Room 10 to teach us all about bees, including how they live, work and importantly – how they make lovely honey!  …Read More

  • Metamorphosis


  • November 1st, 2017

The children in Room 10 have been studying the life cycle of a butterfly.  They have created diagrams of the life cycle, made their own collage butterflies and become friends with five caterpillars who …Read More