May 2014

Write a Book Competition

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Well done to  the boys and girls who participated in the “Write a Book Project 2014″.   Prize giving was held recently in the Auburn Lodge Hotel.  Congratulations to the winners.  Click here to see some photos taken on the night


Sixth Class Conquer the Reek

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View more photos and read about a great day out here.



Sixth Class Visit the Burren

Read more about their trip here.


The Sacraments

Congratulations to the children in Second Class who celebrated their First Holy Communion in May and to the Sixth Class children who were confirmed in March.

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Knockanean Holy Communion
Knockanean Holy Communion


Award of Science and Maths Excellence


Our school has achieved a Discover Primary Science and Maths Award of Science and Maths Excellence!


Well done Knockanean! Read more about the award on our Science page.


Go Green, Go Clean, go Knockanean!!!!!!!!


On May 20th, members of the Green School commitee, accompanied by Mrs. Colleran, travelled to Galway to accept the school’s third green flag for our efforts in water conservation.  Well done to all involved for making a big effort to conserve water at school and at home.   Read more about the award’s ceremony on our Green School’s page.


Sixth Class recently enjoyed a day at the burren..

Read more here.



Well done to the Fifth class pupils who took part in the Munster final of the Mathletes challenge on 10th May in Cork.  Read more here.



Click here to view more photos of the performance of ‘Trip to Fantasy on Board the Sally Gardens’ in the National Concert Hall.


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A huge congratulations and well done to Mrs. McNamara and the boys and girls of Fifth and Sixth Class who took gold in the nationwide Walton’s Music for Schools Competition on Monday, May 12th. The children have made their school and parents very proud! A big thank you to the parents who helped to compose and record the piece.  Read more about a fantastic day in the National Concert Hall here.


An Féile Náisiúnta Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 7th, Mr. Murphy and a few lucky Fourth Class students travelled to Croke Park to collect their trophies for their drama ‘An Scathán Draíochta’.  View more photos here.

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Check out our new school jerseys!

Click here to read more about the chosen design.