Staff Retirement – Mr.Ciarán Conlon

Best wishes to Mr. Ciarán Conlon whom retired from teaching today after 37 years service. Ciarán has spent these past seven years teaching in St Malachy’s BNS and we thank him sincerely for his hard work, dedication and expertise throughout his time. Ciarán is a highly qualified athletic coach and has coach many school relay…

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Sports Awards Ceremony 2019

It’s that time of the year again when the boys efforts on sports day is rewarded with certificates and medals. As per the last few years, the boys competed at their age levels and so we had finalists and winners of sprints, sack, egg & spoon, long jump, long run and relay races from U-8’s…

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Lunchtime League Finals 2019

Every class took to the Friary field to watch the much anticipated Lunchtime League Finals of 2019 and it certainly did not disappoint. The junior final between 3rd and 4th class was a very tight affair with the ‘Black & White’ team winning in almost the last kick of the game. The senior final was…

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COW Launch Day

Today marked the launch of St Malachy’s BNS ‘Cycle On Wednesday‘ or ‘Cycle Once a Week‘. In launching COW we had hoped to fill the bike shelter and as you can see from our photo we have been successful in achieving this goal. Thank you to the boys who cycled, they have been rewarded with…

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3rd Class Train Station Tour

On arrival the boys got to meet Dessie, one of the station’s inspectors. Train driver, Andy, brought them on to the train to see the inside of his cab- some even got to pull the horn. Stationmaster Anthony gave the boys a guided tour of the station’s museum. A few boys got to try on his hat as…

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Sports Day 2019

The rain held off and the friary field was awash with colour….The story of the Friary sports Day 2019!! Having cancelled the Sports Day previously we finally got the races underway on Wednesday last. The children started with the heats in the 100m sprint, sack race and egg and spoon before moving onto the long…

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