Yearly Archives: 2017


New Principal


The Board of Management are pleased to confirm the appointment of Mr. Pádraig Ó Duinneacha, current principal at Scoil Naomh Breandán Annaghdown as new principal at St. Annin’s N.S. Mr. Ó Duinneacha will commence his post in the Spring of 2018. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Sheehan for his dedicated […]

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Christmas Newsletter


Welcome to the first newsletter of the 2017/2018 school year. We are now nearly into the Christmas holidays and we hope you are all excited about the Christmas festivities and Christmas concert. The PA committee and parents of St Annin’s students have had a busy time since the start of the term. We are very […]

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Christmas Events


The Christmas Show “A Home for Christmas” by Jo Sands and Ruth Kenward takes place on Tuesday next December 19th at 7.30pm in the Community Centre Killannin. The Senior Pupils’ Show will be preceded by a performance by our Infant and First Class pupils. Please drop the children to the main hall at 7.10pm. Children […]

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Christmas Hamper Draw


As Christmas approaches it is time to again make preparations for our Annual St. Annin’s N.S. Christmas Hamper Draw. Sincere gratitude to all our families and friends who have long supported this fundraiser and the proceeds made a significant contribution towards the costs associated with improvements. We require funding to continue with our I.T. upgrade […]

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Banish the Back to School Blues at St. Annin’s September Fest


It’s that time of year again when children and parents alike are struggling with the return to routine. Early starts, packed lunches, homework and after-school activities, a far cry from the lazy days of summer. What better way to brighten up your September than with a great day out for all the family? St. Annin’s […]

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St. Annin’s September Fest


On Sunday 10th of September 2017 we are planning a festival to be held at Killannin Community Centre. The event will host a number of fun activities for all the family including: family skills challenge individual obstacle course bouncy castle village emergency services displays BBQ, food and street stalls toys, books, handbags, and accessories sale […]

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June 2017 Parent Note


Dear Parents / Guardians, As we approach the end of the 2016/ 17 school year a word of gratitude to all who have contributed to school life in many ways. We marked the end of the school year with a special Mass on June 22nd for all pupils and a most enjoyable Graduation Ceremony on […]

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Third Class Visit Aughnanure Castle


3rd Class had a fantastic trip today to Aughnanure Castle. We had a most informative guided tour of the castle from the guides Jenny and Mary. We sat in the sunshine and did some amazing drawings. Luckily the sun stayed shining and we were able to have our lunch outside. We ended the day with […]

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May 2017 Parent Note


Dear Parents/Guardians, The school will be closed on Tuesday next May 9th (as previously advised) to facilitate Teacher In service training in the new Primary Language Curriculum. Congratulations to our Confirmation Class and to their teacher Múinteoir Losita on the occasion of the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday last May 3rd. The […]

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FIRST LEGO League Jr


This year the children from 2nd class at St Annin’s took part in the FIRST LEGO League Jr. programme which culminated in an exhibition at the Radisson Blu hotel on 04 April. St Annin’s is one of just 15 schools in Galway City and County involved in the programme which is designed to introduce STEM concepts to […]

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