Scoil Ruadháin

We have an average of 80 pupils every year.
• The Roinn D Hurling final took place in
Nowlan Park on Wednesday June 18th 2014.
Tullaroan team had a great win against
• The Roinn D Camogie Final between
Tullaroan and Conahy took place in Nowlan
Park on Saturday June 14th 2014. Tullaroan
had a great win.
Other GAA info
• The Girls’ Football team reached the quarter
final of Roinn B in 2013.But they were beaten
by Ballyhale Shamrocks.
New Jerseys
A local G.A.A. enthusiast,
Tony Doyle,
very kindly donated to us
a set of new jerseys in the
Tullaroan colours.
Holy Communion
• Every year in Tullaroan the second class
receive their First Holy Communion.
• 28 children from 4th, 5th and 6th classes
were confirmed by Bishop Freeman, in the
Church of the Assumption, on Sunday
February 16th 2014.
On Tuesday 6th May, Kilkenny author
Martin Brennan visited the senior
classes to talk to the children about
the process of storywriting.
Eason’s Spelling Bee
On April 1st, 2014, the County
Finals of the Spelling Bee took
place at St. Canice’s Primary
School, Kilkenny . Sam Coughlan
was selected to represent Scoil
• Every week the teachers of Scoil Ruadháin
choose two children who have been speaking
the most Irish (this encourages children to speak
Irish). They are Gaeilgeoirí na Seachtaine.
Lá Glas
In Tullaroan NS we had a
Lá Glas on the 14th of
March to celebrate
St . Patricks Day.
School Tours
• Every Year the senior and junior classes go on
a school tour to various places.
• All the classes take part in a Maths trail
around the school grounds once a year in
groups of four . (This is a test of what the
children have learnt in the year so far)
• Eileen, our S.N.A., and some of the older
children knitted caps for premature babies in
St. Luke’s hospital, Kilkenny .They also knitted
jumpers for new-born needy children in
Credit Union Quiz
• Two teams from Scoil Ruadháin took part in
St. Canice’s Credit Union Quiz, which was
held in Hotel Kilkenny on Monday 6th of
U-12 team
U-14 Team
• Everyday in Tullaroan NS all children have to be in
school before 9:30.
• Junior and Senior Infants leave school at 2:10 pm.
Every other class leaves the school at 3:10 pm.
Most of the children in
Tullaroan NS are taken home by their
parents/guardians but there are two buses going
to and from school every day .
Green Flag
• In 2012 Scoil Ruadháin entered the Green
Flag Programme. In 2013 we were successful.
• It took a lot of hard work and a lot of changes
but we got the Green Flag in the end.
• We now have Recycling bins and a compost
• Once a year the senior classes do science
experiments for all the younger classes.
Art Exhibition
• An Art Exhibition was held in the school on
Thursday April 10th.The children drew and
painted pictures for everyone to see.
• Tommy Walsh came to the school on Tuesday
25th June and presented children with their
medals from the Hurling, Camogie and
Football Leagues.

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