Olympian School Visit, 13.3.24

Ms Rochford’s and Ms Kinsella’s 2nd classes entered a competition to have a school visit from an Olympian. I am delighted to say we were successful! A very well done to the children!

The Olympian sprinter, Marcus Lawler, will visit the school on 13th March next. He will spend two hours at the school which will encompass a whole school assembly. This will be followed by a presentation, Q&As, activities and demonstrations, initially with all 2nd classes and then with 5th and 6th classes.  Click on the links below to find out more about Marcus Lawler.

IUAA Men’s 200m

Irish University Athletics 2019

Celebrating success 🏆🥇

5th and 6th class Badminton team who competed in the Leinster Badminton Championship.

U/11 Olympic Handball Team who qualified for the Leinster Finals.
U/13 Olympic Handball Team who qualified for the Leinster Finals.
Two teams participated in the Credit Union Quiz. The U/13 team placed 4th and the U/11 team came 2nd and will go through to the next round.
Scór na bPáistí dancers who made it to the semi-final and musicians and singers who went all the way to the final.

Scór na bPàistí Finals

Massive congratulations to all the students from St. Joseph’s who represented their school in the Scór na bPàistí Finals in Clonroche last night. The students gave it their all on the stage and made their teachers, families, their school and themselves very proud! Well done to all involved.

Below are some video’s and images from the night. Participating in the music group was Isabella, Róisín, Sam, Alexander and Olivia. Participating in the Ballad Singing group was Isabella, Lyla, Sam, Ruby and Anna.


Scór na bPáistí 2024

A talented group of singers, dancers and musicians represented St. Joseph’s in Scór na bPáistí 2024. They have been very successful day and the students have made it through to the semi-final in the figure dancing and to the final in the instrumental music, solo singing and ballad group categories.

Watch some snippets of the children’s performances here;