St. Mary's Primary School


Paddy Fitzgerald

Updated: 10th Feb 2019

An air of sadness descended over our school last Thursday, as we learned of the passing of the Chairperson of our Board of Management and good friend, Paddy Fitzgerald. Paddy assumed his role as chairperson of our school twelve years ago and has been an advocate for St. Mary’s ever since. (more…)

Wellness Week

Updated: 10th Feb 2019

We had our first Wellness Week last week and by all accounts it was a big hit for our pupils and staff. The aim was to highlight the importance of looking after our mental health in addition to our fitness and eating habits. Organised by Mrs. Barry, each day had a theme. Mindfulness Monday gave the children an opportunity to engage in mindfulness, meditations, yoga and art activities. Joanne Dee facilitated a guided meditation session during Junior assembly. (more…)

Junior Infants-Aistear

Updated: 20th Jan 2019

This week we have been learning all about the Antarctic and penguins. We brought this learning to life in Aistear by building our own igloos, ice fishing for sounds, roleplay in an igloo and small world play of the Antarctic itself! We learned a lot and it was ‘Snow’ much fun! 


Drama in St. Mary’s

Updated: 20th Jan 2019

Drama continues each Thursday for pupils in classes 2nd to 6th. The pupils are thoroughly enjoying the classes facilitated by Mary Nagle. It is a wonderful opportunity for the children and will culminate with a performance by all the children in May of this year. Auditions and planning have already commenced and the excitement is building each week.

Happy New Year

Updated: 6th Jan 2019

Athbhliain Faoi Mhaise Daoibh go léir. As we say goodbye to 2018 and look forward to 2019, let us take a look back at all the exciting activities that lead us to our Christmas holidays. (more…)

Debating Team 2018

Updated: 17th Dec 2018

On Wednesday 21st of November, St. Mary’s went to Glór na Mara school to debate the motion ‘Ireland Should Ban Cars.’ (more…)

Junior Infant Nativity December 2018

Updated: 17th Dec 2018

Well done to the pupils and teachers, Ms. Healy and Ms. Carroll Lawler, on a fantastic performance last week. The work and effort that was put in over the last number of weeks certainly paid off. (more…)

Maths For Fun 2018

Updated: 10th Dec 2018

A Maths For Fun initiative was recently facilitated by our Home School Community Liaison Officer, Margaret Curran. This initiative was run for six weeks with pupils from Senior Infants. (more…)

The Incubator Project 2018

Updated: 10th Dec 2018

What can we say… has been an amazing four weeks in St. Mary’s Primary School!!! (more…)

6th Class Science Week 2018

Updated: 20th Nov 2018

The pupils of 6th Class have been extremely busy over the past while, attending various events to coincide with Science Week and Maths Week.

St Mary’s Primary School,
Youghal Rd, Dungarvan,
Co. Waterford

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