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Silverware Showcase

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures, Sport

Last year was a very memorable one for our gaelic football and soccer teams here in Castlehackett NS. We have placed all of our winnings on display so as to rouse us as we commence defences of our titles in the days and weeks ahead! Best of luck to everybody involved!  

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Odd Shoe Odd Sock Success

Date: April 15, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures

We recently held our first Odd Shoe & Odd Sock day whereby students and teachers alike, were invited to wear odd shoes and/or odd socks in an effort to raise money for the Hand in Hand Children’s Cancer Charity (www.handinhand.ie) The day was a huge success and the children had great fun looking very silly…

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Park & Stride Castlehackett style

Date: March 4, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

As part of our Green Schools Flag initiative on the theme of ‘Travel and Transport’, today was Walk to School day.  And what a beautiful day we had for it. Well done to all who took part in the initiative.  

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Creativity alive and well in Castlehackett NS

Date: March 2, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Some of the portraits completed in a recent art class in the senior room.

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Former Castlehackett NS Pupil making big saves in the UK

Date: March 2, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures, Sport

Former Castlehackett National School pupil Dylan Hannon, who graduated in the class of June 2014,  is a spectacularly good goalkeeper and we have just learned that he will be attending the internationally famous residential J4K (Just For Keepers) Camp in Leicester, UK,  this summer. His parents Alan and Donna, are delighted with his sporting progress…

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Ms Therese Burke Retires

Date: February 26, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Our Learning Support teacher, Ms Therese Burke, has announced her retirement.  We would like to express our gratitude to her.  The whole school community wishes her a long, happy and healthy retirement. Ms Aislinn Flaherty will be her replacement for the moment.  We would like to welcome her to our staff.

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Mrs Hernon’s Retirement Function

Date: February 16, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures

On 31 January 2015 we held a retirement function for former principal Mrs Mary Hernon, where we celebrated her 32 years service as colleague, friend, mentor, teacher & principal at Castlehackett National School. Here are a selection of photos from the night.  

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Green School Progress

Date: February 16, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News

Green School Progress Recently in the Green Flag Committee we took part in a cycle safety course. Ellie and Seán from R.S.A. gave us some cycle safety tips, and we also did drills to improve our indicating and steering. Then we took our new found skills to the test when we cycled in single file…

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Retirement Function for former Principal, Mrs Mary Hernon

Date: January 26, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Events, News

A retirement mass followed by a reception will take place for Mrs Mary Hernon on Saturday 31 January 2015 at 5:00pm.  Mass will be concelebrated by Fr Hughie Loftus & Fr Martin Newell. Following mass there will be a reception with music and refreshments as we celebrate Mrs Hernon’s 32 years as colleague, friend, mentor,…

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Annual Card Game

Date: November 9, 2014 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Events, News

Our fundraising 25 Card Drive will take place on 07 December 2014 at 7pm! Great prizes on the night. Spread the word!!

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