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Welcome to Carrig National School

Due to the COVID19 Pandemic our school will be closed until further notice.

Carrig National School is a co-educational, catholic primary school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.

Furthermore it has due recognition for all other religions.

“Treat others as you would like them to treat you! “

(School Motto)

What makes our school special?

After School Club for Junior and Seniors

Our school offers a unique after school club for the Junior Infants and Senior Infants from 1.40 pm until 2.40pm! It will continue in the new school year!

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A variety of extra activities

  • Speech & Drama
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • French
  • German
  • Pilates
  • Pottery
  • Pottery
  • Credit Union Quiz
  • Write a book competition
  • Hurling
  • Camogie
  • Community Games Art Competition
  • Basketball

FíS National Finals

For the 3rd year in a row, Carrig N.S. reached the National Finals of the Fís (Film in Schools) competition. The pupils from 4th, 5th and 6th classes attended an awards ceremony in the Helix Theatre recently, joining 21 other schools from around the country. Our film “Brush to the Future” won an award for “best Special Effects”. It is a testament to the great work of all the pupils involved and that of our Speech and Drama teacher, Mr. Jarred Madden that we have reached the finals again this year. Well done to all concerned on a wonderful achievement and we look forward to planning and making our new film over the next few months.

Science Workshop

Our Senior classes attended a Science workshop in Birr Castle in conjunction with Science Week. A very enjoyable and informative time was had by all.

School trip to Portumna

5th and 6th class pupils are going to Portumna castle and the Workhouse.

They will experience loads of history and a 17th century castle.

Willow maze and kitchen garden will be part of the tour.

Credit union Art Competition

Well done to Siofra Ginty who was a prize winner in the Credit Union Art Competition recently.

Camogie & football winners

For the 3rd year in a row, Carrig N.S. reached the National Finals of the Fís (Film in Schools) competition. The pupils from 4th, 5th and 6th classes attended an awards ceremony in the Helix Theatre recently, joining 21 other schools from around the country. Our film “Brush to the Future” won an award for “best Special Effects”. It is a testament to the great work of all the pupils involved and that of our Speech and Drama teacher, Mr. Jarred Madden that we have reached the finals again this year. Well done to all concerned on a wonderful achievement and we look forward to planning and making our new film over the next few months.

French, Dance & Gymnastics

French and Dance classes are ongoing at the moment.

Gymnastics will be starting soon.

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