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Ireland 2040 Poster Competition


Back in January Green Schools across Ireland were invited to take part in a poster competition entitled  “Ireland 2040 – Our Plan”. Students had to create an A3 poster which would show how they would like Ireland to look in the future. We are delighted to announce that Jennifer Nicholas in 6th class is the national winner of this competition.



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Jennifer being presented with her award by minister Simon Coveney.



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Jennifers winning picture.



Green Schools Award Ceremony


On Thursday, May 4th our Green Schools Committee travelled to The Galway Bay Hotel where we were awarded our 7th Green Flag for Global Citizenship and Energy.



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St. Mochulla's Green Schools Committee recieving our 7th Green Flag for Global Citizenship and Energy. Well done everybody.









Opening of New School Extension.


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On Wednesday March 15th our new three classroom extension and link was opened by former principals Brian Torpey and Sister Eileen. This project was only made possible through the generosity of the local community and in particular the generosity of the nine major sponsors. A plaque has been erected in the new link to acknowledge this generosity.




Féile na hInse 2017



Comhghairdeas le gach duine a ghlac páirt i bhFéile na hInse an tseachtain seo chaite. Comhghairdeas len ár Banna Cheoil a bhuaigh comortás na bannaí cheoil, le Éabha agus Jennifer a bhuaigh an comortás agallamh beirte don triú bhliain as a chéile agus le foireann tráth na gceist, Dara, Dylan, Donal agus Lucas a tháinig sa dara áit.


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Foireann Tráth na gCeist.



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Buateoirí comórtas aiste agus ealaíne.



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Agallamh Beirte - Rang a cúig.






Enrolment 2017.


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Enrolment is currently under way for September 2017. Anyone wishing to enrol a child for September should contact the school office for an enrolment application form. 




Credit Union Quiz 2017 



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St. Mochulla's entered 4 teams in this years Credit Union Quiz. Once again all our teams performed very well. Congratualtions to Cathal, James, Fionn and Lisa who came 3rd in the under 11 category. Thanks to Ms. Forde for all her work in preparing the children for the quiz.





Primary Science Fair 2017.


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On January 19, 6th class travelled to Mary Immaculate College in Limerick to participate in The RDS Primary Science Fair. Their project was based on the famous Kiltannon Caves and was entitled " Exploring the rocky ridges of caves and caverns. What are The Toomeens?" The boys and girls had a great day out and we extend a huge thanks you to Brendan Worlsfold for all his help and guidance in putting this project together.


Green Schools Christmas Decoration Competition.



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Congratulations to the winners of our Green Schools annual Christmas Decoration made from recyclable materials competition. 





Carol Service 2017



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On Tuesday December 20th the boys and girls of St. Mochullas performed a lovely Carol Service in St. Peter and Pauls Church which set the mood beautifully for Christmas.



The Pirate Queen - Performed by 6th class




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The cast of The Pirate Queen. A play based on the life of Granuaile, performed by 6th class. The play was written by local historian Kieran Sheedy and produced by Ms. Bohan.




School Calendar 2017


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St. Mochulla's 2017 School Calendar available from the office. €10 each or 3 for€25.



Green Schools Commitee visit Ardnacrusha.



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Our Green Schools Committee recently visited Ardnacrusha Power Station. Ardnacrusha was Ireland's first power station and it was opened in 1928. It is a hydro-electric powerstation, this means that it uses water to generate electricity.

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Santa Claus arrives in St. Mochulla's. Well done to all of you that helped organise our Christmas Fair and thanks to everyone that supported it. A great day was had by all.


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Join us on Sunday November 27th in St. Mochulla's Halla for our Christmas Fair. 



Christmas Market Stalls.


Kids Disco with dancing from noon.


Santas Grotto open from 1 - 3 with professional photographer. (2 prints for €10)


Refreshments - tea, coffee and mulled wine.


Admission: €5 per child (Max. €15 per family) includes disco, Santa and refreshments. Adults Free



All Welcome!!






Clare Primary Schools Cross Country



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Congratulations to Evie who came 3rd in The Clare Primary Schools Cross Country recently.



The Green Schools Committee 



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Green Schools Commitee visit the school garden.





School Garden 



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St. Mochulla's garden had a make over during the Halloween break. A huge thank you to all those men, women and children who helped to tidy the garden during the break.


Witch Walk 2016



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Thanks to all those who supported our Halloween Witch Walk. There sure were some scary witches around...




Author Brian Gallagher 



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6th class pupils listening to author Brian Gallagher who visited Tulla Library recently.



6th Class visit The Toomeens.



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Cross Country Running



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Well done to all our athletes who took part in The East Clare Primary Schools Cross Country Championships in Lees Rd. on Wednesday September 21st. A number of athletes have qualified to represent the school in the Clare Championships which will take palce in November. Our boys over 12s also took 3rd place in the team event. 




All Ireland Champions



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Congratulations to our dancers and musicians who were sucessful at the All Ireland Fleadh which took place in Ennis recently.




Junior Infants 2016 - 2017



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                      A big welcome to our new junior infants who have settled in very well to school. Well done girls and boys.




Welcome back to school


St. Mochulla's NS will reopen for all children on Thursday September 1st. We are looking forward to another exciting and busy year at school.






Raising of the Flags

Raising of Active Flag

Raising Of Blue Star Flag

On Wednesday 22nd June, our Active School Flag and Blue Star Flag were raised by Fr. Brendan.  Fr. Brendan is a local sporting legend having played football for Clare.    Well done to all involved in the Active School Flag and Blue Star Programme




Write A Book 2016





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Congratulations to our prize winners at this years Write a Book Project.

Here they are being presented with their prizes by the director of Clare Education Centre, Pat Hanrahan and

Clare author Kevin Haugh at the awards cermony at The Inn at Dromoland recently.

Well done, we are very proud of you.





Holy Communion 2016




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Congratulations to all the boys and girls in second class who made their

First Holy Communion on Saturday May 14th.






INTO Mini 7s Hurling Champions 





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History was made in Sixmilebridge on the 21st of April when the boys of St. Mochulla's completed a unique double by winning the INTO Mini 7s hurling competition to add to the football title they won earlier in the month. Following hard fought victories over Quin and Sixmilebridge, the boys qualified to meet Broadford in the final. After a Titanic struggle the boys from St. Mochulla's emerged victorious by the narrowest of margins. Maith sibh a bhuchaillí, táimid go léir an bhrodúil asaibh.





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President of Cumann na mBunscol an Chlár John O Byrne presenting the trophy to St. Mochulla's captain.








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The historic double winning captains.




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Welcome home to the heroes!!




Confirmation 2016


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Congratulations to the boys and girls of 6th class who made their Confirmation on the 16th of April.




FAI 5 Aside Primary Schools Soccer.


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On Wednesday April 13th 5 teams from St. Mochullas competed in the FAI 5 Aside Primary Schools

Soccer Tournament which was held in Lees Road.





All Ireland Credit Union Quiz finalists.



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Best of luck to our quiz team in The All Ireland Credit Union quiz final

which takes place in the RDS in Dublin on Sunday April 10th.





INTO Mini 7s Football Champions 2016


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Well done lads. Maith sibh!










St. Patricks Day Parade 2016


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Handwriting winners


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Well done to all the winners in our recent handwriting competition.



Proclamation Day March 15th 2016


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Féile na hInse Quiz 


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5th and 6th class in Dublin


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On March 10th, 5th and 6th classes were in Dublin where they took the 1916 Freedom Tour, visited Collins Barracks, Croke Park and Glasnevin Cemetery. Here are the children on the steps outside Croke Park.



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6th class in the dressing room at Croke Park. 


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Warm up room in Croke Park.



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The Wolfe Tone Banner on display in The Croke Park Museum. The Wolfe Tone Banner was presented to the museum in Croke Park by Tulla GAA Club.



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The National Museum at Collins Barracks.


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Daniel O Connell's grave in Glasnevin Cemetery.



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5th class at The de Valera plot.



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At Michael Collins' graveside.





As part of our School Self Evaluation we are undertaking a review of teaching and learning in Physical Education (PE) in our school. To help us with this evaluation, we would be grateful for your views and opinions on the matters detailed in our online questionnaire.



The questionnaire should take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete. Please click HERE to complete the questionnaire. 



Please note that you may complete the questionnaire anonymously and that all individual responses will be treated confidentially.



Credit Union Quiz


Regional Champions



Congratulations to our quiz team who have qualified for The Credit Union National Finals in The RDS following their success at the regional finals. 


Well done to all those who participated in the Credit Union Quiz

which was held at the Inn at Dromoland recently.


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Our quiz team go on to represent the school in the regional final

which will be held in the Inn at dromoland at the end of the month.



Christmas Pageant 2015



 On December 16th our Christmas Pageant, "A Terrible Beauty is Born"

which was written by our own Helen Forde,

was performed at St. Peter and Paul's Church Tulla by all the boys and girls.


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 Pictured Above: Aoife O'Sullivan, Brian Culloo, Christine O'Brien and Ann McConnologue


Thank you to all who supported our recent fundraising initiative.

We would particularly like to thank


Morna Toibín – Tulla Pharmacy

Martin Murphy Builders

Joelles Hair Salon

Liam O’Meara Master Butcher

Claire Cavalleri - Bambini Kids Montessori

Ann O’Connor - Reflections Hair Salon

Sheila Vaughan of Vaughan Supply

Teach na nÓg Childcare

John Slattery Hygienic Floor Solutions



 Munster Champions





Well done to our pupils who were part of the Clare Primary Schools Handball team who won the Munster Primary Schools Handball Championships recently.



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St. Mochulla's Active Schools Committee 



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Ms. McGraths 3rd class recently had the experience of Forest School. This involved travelling to a woodland area and engaging with nature. The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience and thank you to Veronica and Michael for affording them this opportunity.


St. Mochullas Green Schools Committee



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Pictured above is our new Green Schools Committee.




Well Done Boys



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St. Mochullas boys footballers who reached the County Final recently.



Halloween Dress Up Day 2015


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 Flags for Schools National Flag Presentation


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On Tuesday October 13th two members of the Irish Defence Forces visited St. Mochullas and presented us with the National Flag and a copy of The Proclamation as part of The Flags for Schools initiative taking place around the country to commemorate the Centenary of The 1916 Rising.



Grandparents Day



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St. Mochullas Who wants to be a Thousandaire. 





On Saturday December 5th we will be holding a major fundraiser in St. Josephs Secondary School to help finance a major building project which will get under way at Christmas time. Your support in this fundraising initiative will be greatly appreciated.



Maths Week 2015


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 Maths week 2015 October 12th to October 19th



Welcome to Our New Junior Infants





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Welcome Back Everyone


St. Mochullas will reopen for all pupils on Thursday August 27th at 9:10. Looking forward to seeing everyone again.





Green Schools 2015


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Our Green Schools Committee with our latest Green Flag.


Our Green Schools Committee travelled to Galway recently where they were presented with our latest Green Flag. This is St. Mochullas sixth Green Flag and it was awarded for Global Citizenship Litter and Waste. Well done to everyone in the school for all their hard work. A special thank you to our Green Schools Committee who led the charge for this flag.


Our Green Schools committee are:

2nd Class: Katelyn Leamy and Ciara Tuohy

3rd Class: Danara Crowe and Ben Kelleher

4th Class: Aoife Dooley and Feidhlim Kelly Harrington

5th Class: Lucia Pessognelli and Shane Donohue

6th Class: Rebecca Peer and Daniel O Sullivan


Thank you to Ms. McGrath and Maria Considine for all their hard work in co-ordinating the green schools project. 




Write a Book 2015



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Congratulations to our prize winners in this years Write a Book competition. They received  their prizes at the award ceremony which was held recently in The Inn at Dromoland.



Holy Communion 2015






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Congratulations to the boys and girls of Rang a dó who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday May 16th.



County Champions



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It was a great honour to welcome members of the victorious Tulla Under 21 team to the school recently. All members of the squad are past pupils of St. Mochullas.




Camogie Champions



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Congratulations to our past pupils who were members of the successful St. Josephs Secondary School Camogie team that won the All Ireland recently.


Confirmation 2015


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Congratulations to rang a sé who made their confirmation on 21st of March.



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Comhghairdeas do Banna Cheol Naomh Mhochulla a bhuaigh an chéad duais sa chomortás do bannaí cheoil i bhFéile na hInse le deanaí.







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Comhghairdeas do na páistí go léir o Scoil Mhochulla Naofa a ghlac pháirt i bhFéile na hInse le déanaí.



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Congratulations to 2nd class who made their First Confession recently. 



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Thank you to everyone for completing the numeracy survey.




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Safer Internet Day 2015.


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Tuesday February 10th has been designated Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day in an EU wide initiative to promote safer internet use for all users, especially young people. More information about internet safety and cyber bullying may be found on the following websites.




Webwise    Safer Internet Day    Internet Safety     Dr. Maureen Griffin



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Senior Infants Recycling Projects.


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On Friday, February 6th the children from senior infants presented their projects made from recyclable materials to the rest of the school and to their parents. Well done Seniors on all your wonderful projects. A big thank you to all the parents, Ms. Culloo and Ms Queally for all your help.




Clare Primary Schools Handball.




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Congratulations to our pupils on winning the Clare Priamry Schools Handball championships recently. They went on to represent Clare in the Munster Championships where they did us proud. Well done!




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Primary Science Fair 


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On Friday January 8th, 6th class from St. Mochullas traveled to The Primary Science Fair in The RDS in Dublin with their project "Is there more to our soil than dirt."



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Accepting the award from the judge.





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Band and choir visit Raheen.





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On Monday December 8th St. Mochullas choir and band visited Raheen nursing home

where they entertained the residents.





Ireland Under 21 Champions Visit St. Mochullas.



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Seadna Morey, Shane McGrath, Eibhear Quilligan, Niall Bolton and Gerry O Connor with the Cross of Cashel All Ireland Under 21 trophy and the children of St. Mochullas on the occasion of their visit to the school on October 17th.











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There has been great work done in the school garden over a number of evenings during the past week.

A huge thank you to Tulla scouts and beevers for their help in this project.







A special visitor.

On March 27th a fireman from Scariff fire station came to St. Mochullas to speak to 3rd and 4th classes about fire safety. He brought his fire engine and all the classes came out for a look.











St. Patricks Day Parade 2014.








Tree Planting Cermony for Mr. Torpey



On January 10th Mr. Torpey planted a tree for his retirement. He planted a Liquid Amber. The oldest and youngest pupils in the school helped Mr. Torpey to plant his Tree.




Thank you to all who supported our recent fundraising initiative.

We would like to particularly thank

·         Morna Toibín – Tulla Pharmacy

·         Martin Murphy Builders

·         Joelles Hair Salon

·         Liam O’Meara Master Butcher

·         Claire Cavalleri Bambini Kids Montessori

·         Ann O’Connor Reflections Hair Salon

·         Sheila Vaughan of Vaughan Supply

·         Teach na nÓg Childcare

·         John Slattery Hygienic Floor Solutions