Sponsored Dundalk Walks

This week all of our classes got to go on their sponsored Dundalk walks. Our 2nd and 3rd class went to Ice House Hill and looked at the different trees and plants in the area. They also carried out tree rubbings in a very enjoyable trip. Our 4th class took to Clarke Train Station in…

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6th Class Mountain Walk 24

Our 6th Class tok part in their final Sponsored walk in the Friary today as they took to Annaloughan Loop. The inclined mountainous terrain totalling 8km took the boys most of the day to complete. Ms McCann and Mr O’Connell’s classes alongside our Principal Mr Farrell and Mr McKeown got a double decker bus to…

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4th Class Cheesecake Masterclass

4th class were treated to a baking masterclass by the Queen of baking herself…..Ms Halpenny. The class took to the staff room to use the ingrediants to mix up a stunning Malteser Cheesecake. A disgestive biscuit base with beautiful cheesecake on top, finished of course with Maltesers. Happy Baking guys!

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Pocket Forest Growth

Back in March, after initially preparing a pocket for est area, the Green school planted plants and shrubs. Just last week, the Green School Committee revisited the pocket forest site to see first hand the growth that had taken place over the past few months. The results we are delighted to announce were outstanding and…

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A fond Farewell to Fr David Barrins OP

Today we got our school together for a special assembly of farewell to our Prior Fr David Barrins. During his tenure as Prior, Fr David has been a friendly face to be seen around our school. He worked exceptionally hard with our sacrament classes as well as regularly visiting other class groups. Today he was…

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6th Class Tour 24

Our 6th class leavers enjoyed their tour to Aquazone (National Aquatic Arena) and the National Sport Ireland indoor arena today. Having left St Malachy’s shortly after 9am, the boys landed in the Aquazone waterpark just before half 10 with access to a lazy river, wave pool and a number of tube slides the boys really…

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5th Class School Tour

Our 5th Class enjoyed their school tour today with a trip to Fantasia Drogheda. The boys started the morning off in Pirate’s Cove Waterpark. All children got to enjoy the waterpark activities including a numer of large slides such as the Super-Bowl and Boomerang, and those who preferred the shallow water had great fun with…

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3rd Class School Tour

Our 3rd Class enjoyed their school tour today with a trip to Fantasia Drogheda. The boys started the morning off in Pirate’s Cove Waterpark. All children got to enjoy the waterpark activities including a numer of large slides such as the Super-Bowl and Boomerang, and those who preferred the shallow water had great fun with…

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4th Class School Tour

Our 4th Class set out on their school tour to Airtastic where they enjoyed Inflata activities including Beat The Wall, Demolition, Free Fall, Drop Slides to name but a few. The group then took some time for lunch before challenging themselves on the state of the art bowling alley. Be sure to check out our…

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Sports Day 2024

The curtain draws on what was another fantastic sports day in the Friary field!! We opened proceedings with the heats of egg & spoon, sack and sprint races as well as our long throw and long jump competition. Everyone took part with the emphasis on participation and fun. After a short break, the finalists took…

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Ms Halpenny’s 4th Class Art Display

This month, Ms Halpenny’s 4th class have been creating art piece using various materials. As you can see from the animals displayed below, they have used wooden pegs for ears, feathers for fur, diamonds for spots and many other materials. This gives a great variety of work and opportunities for pupils to expand their range…

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Senior Lunchtime League 2024

In the last two weeks our lunchtime league has been up and running with Leinster, Munster, Ulster and Connacht all fighting it out in a round robin style league format. The teams will play each other once before taking part in two semi-finals to determine our finalists. Check out our senior teams below:

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