As an Active School, the support of all our school staff, pupils and the local community plays an important role in keeping St. Michaels active. We are so lucky to have so many great volunteers from clubs and other organizations visit our school regularly.


European Schools Sports Day 2019


We participated in European Schools Sports Day on 27th September 2019. 

We had a great time keeping active as a whole school!

Circuit Time!

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GAA Coaching 2019


We had six weeks of Gaelic coaching with Ann Mc Kenna.





Cumann na mBunscol

St. Michael’s took part in the annual Cumann na mBunscol competition.The boys from fourth,fifth and sixth played with pride. 




Maths Week 2019

Maths Week 2019 took place from 12th to 18th October. In St. Michael's , we had a Maths trail. All children were divided into groups. The maths trail took place around our school environment. If you would like to know more about Maths week you can visit www.mathsweek.

Soccer Coaching by the FAI

We really enjoyed eight weeks soccer coaching with Euan! We learnt about dribbling skills, passing accuracy, balancing and co-ordination.


Children from third and fourth class participated in the Futsal programme.



The children recieved certificates for taking part in the Futsal programme. 

Maith sibh a pháistí!


Handball Coaching for the Senior Room 

Thanks very much to Enda Timoney for the wonderful coaching!


Dance with Elaine

During the months of November and December, we had great fun dancing with Elaine!


Shake it out! 

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Look at our Junior & Senior Infants in Action!

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Our Final Dance!


Primary Schools Cross Country Event 

During the months of February and March, children from fourth,fifth and sixth class have been training very hard under the guidance of Mrs. Doherty. We entered one small school boys' team and one small girls team. Congratulations  to you all! 


Volleyball coaching in associated 

with Monaghan Sports Partnership 


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Scoot on Wednesday

On Wednesday 11th March, we participated in National Scoot on Wednesday (SOW)  day as part of our  journey towards achieving  the Green Schools Travel flag. Children were invited to bring their scooter to school and scoot around the yard  before school, at little break and lunchtime. All the children really enjoyed getting active using their scooters




Seachtain na Gaeilge 



Lá  gnóthach inniu! Thainig Nollaig le Muineachán le Gaeilge do Scoil Mhichil. Rinne sé a lán cluichí difriúla le gach rang. Thaitin sé go mór leis na páistí. 





Have a look at our dance moves!

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 Sean McDermotts GFC


Our local GAA club Sean McDermotts had a fantastic winning streak in September. A special well done to all our past and present pupils pupils. 






European School Sports Day 2020


We participated in National European School Sports Day. The children had a fantastic and active day. Check out our social media for more photos!





The Daily Mile 


We started the Daily Mile at the middle of September and finished before the Halloween holidays. Everyone really enjoyed doing their "laps" around the  school walking or running in any type of weather.  Below is a few photos of the children in action. Check  our social media pages for more!



On Thursday 10th December, we had a special  flag ceremony to celebrate the children's fantastic running in Term one. A big thank you to our past pupill and All Star Player Lora Mc Guirk for raising our flag.

Have a look at our Daily Mile poem written by some very talented children in 5th class 

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Soccer Coaching 

All class bubbles had six week block of soccer training with Euan. The children work on their ball handling skills,dribbling and got lots of opportunities to do shooting practice too! A big thank you to Euan for his enthusiasm and hard work. 




GAA Coaching 

During November and December, all children received six weeks of Gaelic football training by Eamon Hughes developmnt coach from Monaghan GAA. 



Climb the Height Skipping Challenge 


Even though we were apart, we undertook the 'Climb the Heights Skipping Challenge' from our homes during January and February! This challenge was a fantastic way to practice one of our four fundamental movement skills, work together to climb the hightest peaks in Europe and keep active all at the same time!