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Sligo Cross Country

On Saturday 30th September a number of children participated in the Sligo Cross Country Competition. The senior boys and girls teams ran 1,200m and the junior boys and girls 1,000m. All the children performed well, with everyone completing their race on a challenging muddy course. The junior boys deserve a special mention for coming second overall and qualifying for the Connacht final with Cathal
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Athletics Fest

Congratulations to all the children who competed in the Athletics Fest in the I.T. Sligo. Everyone ran well and enjoyed the day. An extra well done to the junior boys and senior girls teams who both won their respective competitions.


Junior Infants Enjoying P.E.

On Friday morning we went outside for P.E. We enjoyed playing a games using the hoops and ran our two laps of the astro.


Cumann na mBunscol Champions

Our boys Gaelic football team won the Cumann na mBunscol championship after an exciting final against Rathcormac National School in Markievicz Park last Sunday. The boys reached the final after an extra time one point win against Grange NS in the semi-final. The final itself was a very tight affair with the teams level at half time. The match continued to be very tight
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2nd Class School Tour

We had a great day on our tour to Kids Kingdom and Forest Park.


Sligo Primary Schools Cross Country

Well done to everyone who represented the school at the Sligo Primary Schools Cross Country on Saturday 8th October at Sligo I.T. We entered a team in each of the 4 categories – Junior Girls, Junior Boys (3rd and 4th classes) and Senior Girls and Senior Boys (5th and 6th classes). Three children qualified for the Connacht Cross Country – Cathal Gilligan (junior), Anna McDaniel
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Ireland’s Fastest Feet

On Sunday 11th September a number of children from 1st and 2nd classes entered Sligo’s leg of Ireland’s Fastest Feet at the Regional Sports Complex. The children had the opportunity to run 20m through speed gates. The children all ran very well and received certificates for their efforts. We need to wait to see if any of the children make it through to the finals
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Sports Day 2016

Our school Sports Day was held on Monday June 13th, 2016. Weather conditions were perfect to allow the pupils to partake in the sports outdoors for the full day. The day was organised this year by “Olympics 4 Schools” and was a great success. The pupils were mixed up into teams, with each team representing a country and wearing a particular colour. Teams earned
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Girls Win Cumann na mBunscol Final

Our girls football team won our section of the Cumann na mBunscol on finals day in Markievicz Park on Saturday June 11th. Claiming the title for the first time in five years, the girls defeated a spirited side from St. John’s NS, Ballisodare. Being a point ahead at half time, the opposition went three points ahead during the second half. But our girls rallied
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Sports Day

‘Olympics 4 Schools’ came to our school this year to run the Sports Day. It was a brilliant Day, The sun even came through the clouds to help make the day even better. There were many activities taking place over the day. Here are some of the pictures from 1st Class of the events of the day.