Welcome Message from Our Principal

Welcome to St. Paul’s National School! We hope you enjoy our website. On this site you should get some idea of the many activities in which our children are involved and what it is like to be a member of our school community.

We hope the children, their parents and family will be frequent visitors to our site and that you find your visit both enjoyable and informative.

If you do not find all the information you are looking for on this site please contact us in the school.
Morag McGowan


School News

Forty Eight Hampers for the St. Vincent de Paul!

Many thanks to all the children and their parents who very kindly donated food items for our St. Vincent de Paul Hampers. We were able to make up 48 hampers in total, which will be collected this afternoon and distributed to families in the area before Christmas....
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Mini 7’s Blitz

Our boys mini sevens Gaelic footballers recently took part in the local area blitz. Our boys defeated Coole NS and Ratoath SNS in our group stage. With only one team qualifying for the next round, the final game of the day was a winner takes all tie against...
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St Paul’s N.S. Olympic Handballers

Our boys and girls competed in round one of the Olympic Handball Meath League in Gormanstown College on the 20th November. All teams have been working hard, training twice a week in preparation for these games. Each team had to play a number of matches in Gormanstown...
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Jingles the Elf is Back!

There was great excitement in school last Friday when we discovered that Jingles the Elf was back! He had sent us a post card earlier in the week letting us know that he was on his way, so we were all busy keeping an eye out for him. He has already been a little...
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Shoe Box Donations

Many thanks to all the families in the school who donated shoe boxes for our annual shoe box appeal. This year we collected 335 shoe boxes for Team Hope and 164 shoe boxes for the Dublin Inner City Homeless Appeal. Thank you!
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Class Blogs

Hedgehog Rescue Dublin Visit Room 11

On Wednesday the 16th of December Yvonne Mc Cann, founder of the Hedgehog Rescue Centre Dublin came in to pay all the boys and girls of room 11 a visit. She came in to tell us about all the great work she has been doing rescuing and treating sick hedgehogs until they...
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Hedgehogs visit 3rd class

Yesterday we were so lucky to have Yvonne from Hedgehog Rescue Dublin come visit all of the third classes. She brought in two lovely hedgehogs called Marcus and Peadar. Peadar is 4 years old and is also known as 'Peadar Súil Amháin' because he lost his sight in one of...
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Jingles comes to Room 12A 🙂

On Tuesday we had a wonderful surprise from Jingles! We had been waiting patiently for Jingles to arrive into our class. We couldn't believe our eyes when we first saw the gold and red glitter scattered on the floor. Jingles lay on the floor surrounded by white fluffy...
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Christmas has arrived in Room 25!

The boys and girls in Room 25 put the Christmas decorations up in their classroom this week. We are all very excited about Christmas and the boys and girls decorated the Christmas tree beautifully. We even received a special video message from Santa!
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Super Sight Word Detectives

Our sight word detectives in room 2 went undercover looking for sight words in their books. They had the challenge of choosing a book and looking for as many "I", "the", "he", "she", "me", "we" and "be" words as they could find! Some detectives were very successful in...
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