Handball Queen

holly Congratulations to Holly and her partner Katie Brennan who recently competed in the girls U-12 Doubles Leinster Handball Final. The game was played in Cullohill and the girls were up against tough opponents from Laois. Holly and Katie were victorious in the final. Well played girls!

Pancake Tuesday

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We celebrated Pancake Tuesday in Firoda N.S. by having a feast of pancakes. A special word of thanks to Betty Owens and her daughter Deirdre for making lots of pancakes and keeping the Pancake Tuesday tradition alive in our school. A great day was had by all.

Our Photo shows Eimer and Emma enjoying their pancakes!

Handball Champs

Eoin & Bobby

Congratulations to Bobby and Eoin who represented Firoda N.S. at u11 Doubles Handball. The boys defeated opponents from Dublin, Offaly and Laois in the Leinster Cumann na mBuncoile handball recently. They now advance to the National Handball Day in Kingscourt … Continue reading

Visit from Rosemarie Durr


On Wednesday 7th February local potter Rosemarie Durr visited 5th and 6th Class and showed them how to make cups and eggcups from clay. She showed them samples of cups and bowls from her shop in the Discovery Park. She showed the children how to make their own pottery items using the pottery wheel. The children really enjoyed this experience and a special word of thanks to Rosemarie for taking time out to come and show the students how pottery is made. Click on the link below to see some pictures!

Visit from Rosemarie Durr


HollyHolly Byrne, 5th Class competed in the u12 Doubles Handball County Final on Friday 5th January with her partner Katie Brennan. The girls were successful and now go through to the  Leinster Championship. Well done Holly!