Mother’s Day 2018.

April 14, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day to all our mums!

Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2018.

April 14, 2018

World Book Day 2018.

April 14, 2018


World Book Day was March 1st, 2018. The main aim is to encourage children to explore the pleasure of books and reading by providing them with an opportunity to have a book of their own.

In Scoil Ruadháin, the children were invited to dress up as a character from their favourite book. Here they are:


St. Valentine’s day 2018.

April 14, 2018

St. Valentine;s Day is celebrated annually on February 14. It began as a Christian feast day honouring St. Valentine. It is also a day when romantic love is celebrated around the world.



An Post / INTO Handwriting Competition 2018.

April 14, 2018

Many of the children entered the annual An Post/ INTO handwriting competition. The theme for this year’s challenge was: St. Patrick’s Day. 

Lá Fhéile Bríde

April 14, 2018

The older children made traditional crosses for St. Brigid’s Day.


Spring Flowers.

April 13, 2018

There are lots of colourful spring flowers around the school at the moment.

Kilkenny Music Festival 2018

March 11, 2018

The school choir entered two competitions in the Kilkenny Music Festival, which was held in St. Canice’s school, at the week-end. The pieces sung were ‘The Gypsy Rover’ in the Edward Logue Memorial Shield, confined to Primary Schools with 5 or less teachers, and ‘Ave Verum’ in the Junior Sacred Music Competition. They were awarded 1st prize in the Edward Logue Memorial Shield.


We had 6 solo singers who entered the solo competitions during the week and performed very well.


Credit Union Quiz 2018

February 10, 2018

On Friday 26th Jan, two teams from Scoil Ruadháin took part in the Credit Union Schools Quiz in Cillín Hill, Kilkenny. On the under 11 team were Emma Bibby, Tommy Holmes, Ruarí O’Shea and Caoimhe Walton, while Charlie Bibby, Colm Fitzgerald,  Victoria O’Flynn and Darragh Treacy formed the under 13 team. Both teams did very well and did the school proud.

Christmas Art & Crafts 2017

January 5, 2018

Here are some samples of our Christmas Art & Crafts: