Let’s Go St. Clare’s! ~ ASD Class

We spent this afternoon making eye-catching banners for the camogie and hurling finals taking place in Croke Park next week. We practiced chanting, “Let’s Go St. Clare’s, Let’s Go!” while keeping a tapping, clapping beat, and are now really good at it.  At home time, we proudly chanted while holding up our banners as those with scooters and bikes passed by our room. We enjoyed this moment a lot and so did the other students passing by. Everyone in Room 18 wishes both teams the very best of luck on Tuesday!

Junior Hurling Blitz

On Wednesday 7th June the hurlers of 3rd and 4th class travelled to Dolphin Park to participate in the Kevin’s Junior Hurling School Blitz. 5 other schools competed in the competition – Saint Catherine’s, Scoil Iosagáin, Francis Street, Saint James’s and Griffith Barracks. Each and every one of the 26 St. Clare’s players performed excellently on the day, representing the school with a fantastic display of skill, determination and discipline. We were unbeaten in all 5 of our games, conceding an overall total of just 4-1. The cup was proudly carried back to Harold’s Cross. Well done boys!!

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Extra Curricular Activities

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Camogie, Hurling and Athletics will begin this week as follows:

Camogie – Training: Monday 2:30 – 3:30                                                                                                              Matches: Wednesday

Hurling – Training: Tuesday 2:30 -3:30                                                                                                              Matches: Thursday

Athletics  – Boys – Wednesday 2:30 – 3:30                                                                                                           Girls – Thursday 2:30 – 3:30

**This week athletics training for boys and girls will take place on Wednesday 9th March 2:30 – 3:30**

Kevin’s Hurling & Camogie Club – Give it a go day!

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Kevin’s Hurling & Camogie Club are hosting an open day for all boys and girls between the ages of 4yrs – 12yrs on Saturday 28th February at 10:30am. The playing grounds are in Dolphin Park which is located close to the Grand Canal. All that you and your child need to do is turn up!

Kevin’s Hurling & Camogie Club

Paul McManus from Kevin’s Hurling & Camogie Club will be coming to the school on Friday to talk to the children about the club. If you have an interest in joining Kevin’s Hurling & Camogie Club or want to give hurling or camogie a try, all the information is on the poster below.


This year in the hurling the boys did very well and got to semi-finale. We won three out of five matches and unfortunately lost the semi-finales. We played Scoil Chiaran. They were a very skillful team. Every one of their players played with a hurling club.  We had a very talented team but we but they were on a different level. Next year we hope to get further with new players coming in but also some players are leaving the school. This year we had a great passing momentum from defense to attack. Here are some pictures of the semi-finale in Rings End.

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On the 12th of June 2014 third and fourth class will have a hurling blitz.

Hopefully next year we will get further than we got this year and maybe we will win a trophy.