Monthly Archives: June 2017

Newry Show Handwriting Competition

Congratulations to all the enteries in the Newry Show Handwriting Competition. Sophia Garvey P2 and Ava McPolin P3 received 3rd place Aishlinn Garvery P2, Caoimhe Gordon P4 and Laura Gribben were Highly Commended. Congratulations girls.

A visit from a tortoise!

                  Today James brought Darwin his tortoise into the Nursery Class for the pupils to see. James taught us lots of interesting facts about Darwin. James kindly shared his tortoise with a lot of classes. Primary 3 were especially excited to see Darwin as they have just completed the World Around Us topic of Animals. Parents beware… lots of children will be home

Learn more

Road Safety Awareness

Today our pupils took to the road and stopped traffic to deliver a very important message – Stop speeding through our village. Recently the Lollipop Lady, Mrs Killen, has had to contend with motorists ignoring both her and children crossing the road and driving straight past her…at one stage even brushing against her.   The children sent a very clear message that their lives matter

Learn more

Mayobridge in Bloom

Today the Eco Committee and the School Council helped plant flowers in the village.

We look back on school life many years ago

Today we had the pleasure of hosting an afternoon full of history and storytelling from past pupils of St. Patrick’s Primary School. We were honoured to have Rosemaey, Tommy, Jimmy and Michael visit the children and share their experiences of what school here in St Patrick’s was like for them. It was wonderful for the children to hear how the school has changed over

Learn more

Sponsored Walk Fun

Click on the blue text to see the fun we had …Watch the excitment !   We had a great morning today with the whole school from Nursery to Primary Seven participating in the annual Sponsored Walk.   Thankfully the rain stayed away and we all got back to school safe, sound and dry!   Thanks to all the parents and passer-by’s who beeped

Learn more

Good luck in your Music Exams

Good luck to all our music students who are sitting their grades in the coming weeks. Thank you to Mr Murphy and Mrs Byers for all their hard work and support throughout the year.

An Dun Poster Competition

  Our school took part in the Fleadh An Dun Poster Competition 2017. There was 1 overall winner. Edana from Primary 5 was one of the three children chosen in the runner up category from over 200 entries. She not only got her poster blown up and framed but also received a voucher for the Quays. Edana was recorded for the local radio station. Congratulations Edana.

Aoife wins tickets to Footsteps in the Forest

Noel McDonagh, who resides in Dublin, is a director who has produced many shows across the country. His most memorable productions are: Annie in Tivoli Theatre, Dublin and Jack and the Beanstalk in Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. Noel McDonagh wrote and directed the production ‘Footsteps in Forest’ which is supported by Tourism NI. The production depicts a mythical storybook tour through the Slieve Gullion forest.

Learn more


Congratulations to Primary Seven on receiving Confirmation today. It was a truly beautiful mass. Photos can now be viewed in our gallery