Ceolchoirmeacha na Cásca


On March 8th, Junior Infants, Senior Infants, First Form and Third Form presented their Easter Concerts. It was a most enjoyable evening reflecting a huge amount of work by the teachers and boys involved. Well done and thank you to Mrs. Lambert, Mr. Hogan, Ms. Boden, Mrs. O'Callaghan, Ms. Ryan and Ms. Martin for preparing the boys to such a high standard. 

Thank you also to all guests for the generous donations to the Pontifical Mission Society "Children Helping Children" which amounted to €1571.03.






Since 2012, St. Michael's College Junior School has offered a Rang Lan Ghaeilge in the Sixth Class. This provision allows boys to learn all subjects (apart from English) through Irish. In addition to the cultural benefits, as 50% of the Leaving Cert Irish exam will be based on oral and aural work, it is advantageous for pupils to avail of this opportunity before Secondary School. Increasing fluency in a second language also greatly enhances the study of a third language at second level and beyond.


On Wednesday May 17th our Infant classes took part in their sportsday. This is a great day where all the boys are encouraged to have fun while being cheered on by their parents. Congratulations to all the boys on taking part and thank you to Ms Doyle our sports teacher on organising another brilliant day.


The Junior School had a very successful outing to Irishtown Stadium on Friday May 12th for our annual sportsday. All the boys had great fun taking part in the different sports and activities. The highlight of the day were the races on the running track where I am sure we have seen many future athletes. I would like to thank Deirdre Doyle our Sports Teacher for organising the day and Cillian Hogan for all the hyelp he gave each class in Irishtown. 


Congratulations to all the boys in Second Form on making their First Holy Communion on Saturday May 6th in Our Lady of Peace Church, Merrion Road. It was clear to see that the boys had been very well prepared by their teacher Mr. Tierney and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your hard work. I would also like to thank the school choir who provided the beautiful singing under the guidance of Ms. Larkin.

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Camp Michael's is back this June. It will run from Tuesday 6th June until Friday 23rd of June. The camp is open to boys and girls from Junior Infants (just completed) up to Sixth Form. If you are interested in registering your son or daughter please download the brochure and email or return to the school.


On Friday, April 28th, all the boys from 1st - 5th Form took part in the schools annual soccer festival. This year was especially important because it was the first time that the festival took place on our new 4G pitch. The tournament was a resounding success and all the boys who took part had a great time. I would like to thank Ms. Doyle for organising all the teams and groups. I would also like to thank Mrs. Orla Comerford for taking such wonderful photos on the day.

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St. Michael's Junior School Athletic team participated in the AIJS Athletics event today hosted by St. Conleth's Junior School. The event was a great success and a great day for all. The team was made up of students from 4th, 5th and 6th Forms. All participants competed with great enthusiasm and finished up best overall boys Junior School with a total of 23 medals. Well done to all participants and we wish you luck on your next outing in Santry. 

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St. Michael's Junior School are delighted to now be represented in Cricket. Today they played their first match in the Cricket Ireland League in which they cruised to victory against CUS, who put up a great fight, with a close score line of CUS 56-9, 20 overs and St. Michaels 61-2, 8.2 overs. 

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Yesterday in Donnybrook our Junior Cup team, captained by William Hickey, won the JCT for the 4th time in the schools history. The team, backboned by 11 former Junior School pupils, powered their way to the title with a brilliant 31-17 win over local rivals Blackrock. Tries from Christopher Cosgrave (2), Jack Boyle, Niall Carroll and Zach Harrison insured that all the boys in the Junior School left the game feeling very happy and with dreams of future glory in their head. Congratulations to everyone involved with the team.