St. Mary's Girls Soccer Team won their opening game of the 2019 league 3-0 against Scoil Bhríde, Ranelagh at Bushy Park with goals coming from Thea, Caoimhe and Lucy R. The girls were an absolute credit to the school and played fantastic football throughout the 60 minutes.
We look forward to our first home game against Kill O The Grange NS on Tuesday 26th March at Herbert Park in our next game.
Yesterday 4th and 5th class had their final cluster rehearsal in the Rita Kinsella Hall before our big performance in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on March 27th. We were joined by St Pius X GNS and Ranelagh Multi Denominational School. Thanks to Colette Hussey and Ms Holohan for conducting the choir yesterday. It was great to see and hear the hard work that the children in 4th and 5th classes have put into their choral performances since September.
Huge thanks also to Ms Purcell and Ms Holohan who have been rehearsing weekly with the two classes. We are all so excited to see the children perform on the stage with the orchestra.
The annual Emmanuel Laudate, festival will take place on Thursday, 7 March at 7:30 pm in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook. This festival is a collaboration with the three other schools in Donnybrook parish, (Muckross Park College, and the Teresian Junior and Senior schools) The children in 3rd classes will be performing in this festival. They have worked really hard preparing for this festival and it promises to be a wonderful night's entertainment. The festival begins at 7:30 pm and will finish at 8:30 pm. All are welcome.
Another successful Pancake Tuesday! Huge thank you to St Mary's Parents' Association and Student Council!
St. Mary's Girls Soccer team enjoyed a first ever experience of League of Ireland football on Friday night with an enjoyable visit to the U.C.D Bowl in the Airtricity League, Premier Division fixture against St. Patrick's Athletic.
Our girls soccer team were invited to the game and to take part as official mascots. The girls also had the opportunity to walk out with the teams at the start of the game and to play a short match during the half time interval in front of a crowd of 1000 spectators. The U.C.D club were also kind enough to provide us with free flags and egg shakers so that we could help cheer on the lads during the game in our front row seats!
Everybody thoroughly enjoyed the experience and we are extremely grateful for the invitation, especially the free season tickets at the end of the night. We wish the UCD squad the very best of luck with their season ahead and we hope to return to the Bowl again soon.
We now look forward to continuing with our own Tuesday Soccer training sessions for both our boys and girls teams in preparation for the FAI Primary Schools 5 a-side competition which takes place next month. The girls will also be taking part in an 11 aside league which will be beginning later this month.