Class: Second


On Wednesday 23rd May, the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 115 landed in the Waterville GAA football pitch at 10am. The children got the opportunity to see the helicopter landing, meet the crew and get a guided tour of the helicopter. They got a water safety talk from the crew and also got to see a drone in… Read more »

Book Fair

We would like to thank all the parents and children for supporting our book fair this year. We are especially grateful to the parents who volunteered to run the book fair every morning. We raised a massive €1,283, which in turn gives the school €769.80 to spend on books. There was a great selection and… Read more »

First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion took place on the 12th May 2018 in St.Finian’s Church at 11.00a.m. Fr. Finucane, Ms.McCarthy and the children celebrated a lovely ceremony. The children who made their First Holy Communion this year were Luke Fitzgerald, Matthew O’Sullivan, Matthew Foran, Harrison Andrews, Cathal O’Shea, Dominic Courtney, Jack Moran, Aideen Dwyer, Harriet O’Sullivan, Laura Clifford,… Read more »

Defibrillator Donation

On Friday 4th May, a new defibrillator was very kindly donated to the school. It is currently being housed in the office until an outdoor unit is installed. The safety of the school community has always been and remains a priority for the Board of Management of St. Finian’s National School. We are a extremely… Read more »

1st & 2nd Geography Class Projects

As part of the Geography Curriculum, 1st and 2nd class did an individual project on a country of their choice.  The children later came together to work as a group based on similar countries. The children really enjoyed learning all about the people, culture, climate, landscape and ecosystems of that particular country. As you can see… Read more »