• Summer Holidays - 21/06/2024: We close for the summer holidays on Friday, June 21st. We thank you all for your support this year and wish you all a safe and enjoyable summer break.
  • Nicholson/Patricia Kelly Cups - 19/06/2024: Congratulations to both our teams on winning their respective Shield Finals this evening, June 19th in Monivea. The girls won the Club Shield and the boys won the Cooke Shield. They played some great football and we’re very proud of both squads. Well done boys and girls. Thanks to Monivea-Abbey GAA Club
    for organising and hosting the competition.
  • Graduation Mass - 17/06/2024: Congratulations to Jamie, Ryan, Keela, Daniel, Liam, Eliza, Jennifer and Óisín on their graduation from the school today, June 17th. Thank you to Fr. Blake for celebrating the occasion with us with a lovely mass. Thanks also to everyone who helped out in preparation for the day and to those who came to celebrate the mass with us. We wish the 6th class students the very best as they move forward to secondary school and we are left with very fond memories of a great group of students. We’re very proud of them.
  • Cumann na mBunscol Hurling - 13/06/2024: Well done to our hurlers who played the Cumann na mBunscol Roinn H 9 a side final against Lurga N.S. today, June 13th in Knockdoemore. While the result didn’t go our way, the boys battled bravely throughout and never gave up in dreadful weather conditions. We are very proud of their efforts on the hurling field this year and this young team will have learned a lot from the experience.
  • Treacy Cup - 06/06/2024: Very well done to our girls who made it all the way to the final of this year’s Treacy Cup basketball competition today, June 6th. They were beaten by a strong Cummer NS team and congratulations to them on their victory. Many thanks to Belclare NS for hosting the competition. We’re very proud of the girls for their super effort and determination shown throughout the day.
  • FIRST Lego League Blitz - 24/05/2024: Well done to our students who took part in Medtronic’s FIRST Lego League blitz today, May 24th. They had a brilliant day and won the Rising All Stars Award. Thanks to all at Medtronic, particularly Tommy Hayden, for having us and making it such an enjoyable experience.
  • Raftery Cup - 23/05/2024: Congratulations to our Raftery Cup team on winning the Raftery Plate this evening, May 23rd, in Corofin. They played excellently and we are very proud of them. A big thank you to all who came this evening to give them such great support.
  • Maths Quiz - 16/05/2024: Best of luck to our two quiz teams who will be taking part in a maths quiz organised by Tuam Education Centre in the Ard Rí Hotel, Tuam tomorrow, May 17th. One team is made up of Jack, Frankie, Michael and Keelan while the other will consist of Keela, Liam, Jennifer and Óisín. 
  • Debating - 11/05/2024: Well done to Keela, Patrick, Keira, Michael, Tom, Jennifer and Mark who travelled to Lisheenkyle NS to take part in two debates on Thursday. Our school proposed both arguments 1. "Social media does more harm than good." and 2. "We should only eat food produced in Ireland." The children did a fantastic job in preparing and delivering speeches. Thanks to Lisheenkyle for hosting us.
  • First Holy Communion - 03/05/2024: We wish our 2nd class students all the best on their Communion Day tomorrow, May 4th in Brooklodge Church at 11.30 a.m. We hope they and their families have a lovely day.
  • FIRST Lego League - 25/04/2024: Thank you to Vince from Creative Hut for coming to the school today, April 25th to support the 5th and 6th class with their preparation for a FIRST LEGO League competition which will take place in Medtronic on Friday, May 24th. Thanks also to Tommy Hayden for his role in getting us involved in this excellent STEM initiative.
  • Namaste in Your PJs - 25/04/2024: Namaste in You PJs was a great success today. Well done to all the children who wore their pyjamas. Thank you to Aisling Mooney who generously gave her time to do some yoga with all the children. The children also participated in lots of fun activities throughout the day including picnics, artwork, a fashion show and a debate about the benefits of pyjamas over regular clothes. A huge thank you also to parents who donated to the cause. We will let you know on Aladdin the total figure reached.
  • Confirmation - 23/04/2024: Congratulations to our 6th class students who made their Confirmation today, April 23rd in Corofin church. We hope they and their families have a lovely day celebrating the occasion.
  • Good Luck Keela - 20/04/2024: Good luck to Keela in 6th Class who will be playing at half time in today’s Connacht Football semi-final between Galway and Sligo in Markievicz Park. We hope she enjoys the occasion.
  • Fr. Lyons Cup - 18/04/2024: Well done to our hurlers who took part in the first round of the Fr. Lyons Tournament today, April 18th in Knockdoemore.
  • Raftery Cup - 16/04/2024: Today, April 16th, marked the beginning of this year’s Raftery Cup. We played two matches, winning one and losing the other. Well done to the boys and girls for their efforts. The next round of matches will take place on Tuesday, April 30th.
  • Lá Glas - 15/03/2024: Lá Glas i gCnoc an Eanaigh inniu, 15ú Márta. Ghlac na páistí páirt i dtráth na gceist, seó faisean agus paráideanna timpeall na scoile. Bhí siad ag damhsa agus ag canadh amhrán Gaelach freisin. Bhain siad an taitneamh as an lá. Beannachtaí Lá Fhéile Pádraig oraibh go léir!
  • Debating - 06/03/2024: Very well done to our debating team made up of Frankie, Jennifer, Michael, Dylan and Keira who took part in a debate in our school hall today, March 6th. We hosted Claregalway Educate Together N.S. and we thank them for travelling to the school today to participate in the debate. The motion was ‘Uniforms should be compulsory in all primary schools’ and both teams performed excellently. Many thanks to Carmel Turley, Chairperson of Toastmasters, for adjudicating. Thank you to Ms. Grealish for preparing the children for the debate.
  • First Confession - 05/03/2024: Congratulations to the boys and girls in 2nd class who made their First Confession today, March 5th. Many thanks to Fr. Blake for celebrating the sacrament with the children’s and thanks to Fr. Francis for accompanying him. Thank you to Ms. Ní Neachtain for preparing the children.
  • FAI 5s - 22/02/2024: Well done to our 5th and 6th class girls who took part in the FAI 5-a-side soccer competition in Newbridge today, February 22nd. They won two of their three group matches, however they failed to progress to the knockout stages. They played some great football and we’re very proud of them.
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 20/02/2024: Congratulations to our under 11 mini Olympic handball team on reaching the semi-finals of the County Finals today, February 20th in Knocknacarra. They were unfortunate to miss out on a place in the final after losing in extra time. They did themselves and the school proud. Well done girls!
  • Open Day: An Open Day for prospective pupils will take place on Tuesday, March 12th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Come along on the day with your child to see our school in action. Enrolment forms for the 2024-2025 academic year are available to download from the downloads section of the website or contact the office on 09341590 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an enrolment form or if you've any queries. Clsoing date for applications is April 30th.
  • Forest School - 07/02/2024: The children in first class had a great first outing with Jill today as part of the Forest School programme they are participating in.
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 31/01/2024: Very well done to our under 11 mini Olympic handball team who took part in the first round of the competition in Tuam today, January 31st. They performed excellently and have qualified for the County Finals in Galway in the coming weeks. The date and venue are yet to be confirmed. Congratulations girls!
  • Debating - 23/01/2024: Thank you to Claregalway Educate Together NS for hosting some of our 5th & 6th class students today for a lively debate on the motion "Electric cars are the best way for countries to reduce their emissions." Thanks also to Carmel Turley, the chairperson of Toastmasters for volunteering her time to adjudicate.
  • Indoor Soccer Tournament - 17/01/2024: Well done to our 5th and 6th class students who played in an indoor soccer tournament hosted by Coláiste Mhuire Ballygar today, January 17th. Both of our teams played some great football and really enjoyed the day.
  • BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition - 12/01/2024: Very well done to our 5th and 6th class students who exhibited today at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in the RDS, Dublin. Our project ‘Mothematicians’ which focused on the value of moths to biodiversity created a lot of interest and greatly impressed the judges. Tune into RTE 2 at 4.20 pm today as our students will feature on News2Day.
  • Christmas Holidays - 22/12/2023: Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and every good wish for 2024. We’ve had a great first term and we look forward to welcoming everyone back on Monday, January 8th. Thank you all very much for your continued support.
  • Christmas Performances - 21/12/2023: Well done to all our students on their super performances this evening. They did us proud. Thanks to you all for turning up in great numbers and making it such a special occasion for the children.
  • Tom Murphy Writing Award - 14/12/2023: Congratulations to Liam Allen in 6th class who came 3rd in Archbishop McHale College Tuam’s Tom Murphy Writing Competition. The award ceremony will take place in the Ard Rí House Hotel this evening. Very well done Liam!
  • Sale of Work 2023: We wholeheartedly thank everyone who helped make today’s Sale of Work such a success. It is always a huge day for the school community every year and we are incredibly grateful for the wonderful support we receive in preparation for and the running of the event. We really appreciate the significant time, energy and generosity given by those to make the day what it it is. Many thanks to the staff of the school, our parent body and the wider school community who helped out in any way. Congratulations to all who won in the different competitions and raffles on the day. These will be communicated in the next day or two, as will the total amount raised. Due to the amazing generosity of everyone it seems like we’ve raised a significant amount for our school. Again, thank you all so much.
  • Enrolments for the 2024-2025 School Year: We will begin accepting enrolments for the 2024-2025 school year from Thursday, November 30th. Our Admission Policy, Admissions Notice and Application Enrolment form can be downloaded from the downloads section of our school website at http://annagh-hillns.ie/joomla33/index.php/downloads. If you require a hard copy of any of the documents or have any queries, contact the school office by phone on 09341590 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Sale of Work 2023: idonate.ie/raffle/AnnaghHillNSSaleofWorkChristmasRaffle2023. Our annual Sale of Work Fundraiser will take place on Sunday, December 3rd from 12 pm in our school hall. As always, it promises to be a very enjoyable day for the whole family. To enter our Christmas Raffle, click on the link above. A big thank you to those who have generously sponsored prizes. Wishing you all the best of luck in the draw which will take place on the day.
  • Visit from Corofin - 17/11/2023: A big thank you to CorofinGAA club for visiting our school today, November 17th with the Frank Fox and County League Cups. Thank you to Tommy Greaney, Ciarán Brady, Conor Carson, Dylan Canney, Cormac Greaney and past pupil, Darren O’Reilly for kindly answering questions from the children, standing for photographs and signing autographs. We greatly appreciate them giving up their time and wish them the best of luck against Ballina Stephenites in the Connacht Semi-Final tomorrow in Pearse Stadium. 
  • Galway Education Centre Debating Competition - 14/11/2023: Well done to Jennifer, Keela, Frankie and Keira who represented our school in the Galway Education Centre Debating Competition today, November 14th. They were opposing the motion that ‘Homework is a thing of the past’. They were defeated by Gaelscoil Riada on the day but did brilliantly overall and should be very proud of themselves. Thanks to Ms. Grealish for preparing them for the debate.
  • Visit from Monivea-Abbey - 10/11/2023: We were delighted to welcome Monivea Abbey GAA Club to our school today, November 10th. Manager Francis Roche along with players Cillian McDaid, Keith O’Reilly and past pupils Denis Farragher, Paul Flaherty, Jamie Collins and Jamie Finn came with the County Cup. We thank them for taking the time to come to speak to the children, answer questions and take some photographs. We wish them continued success this year as they now go on to the Connacht Championship.
  • Happy Halloween - 27/10/2023: Happy Halloween from us all at Annagh Hill. We hope you all have a lovely midterm break. Our students made a brilliant effort with their costumes today. Well done to all!
  • Tuam Education Centre Quiz - 25/10/2023: Well done to our two quiz teams who took part in a general knowledge quiz organised by the Tuam Education Centre today. It took place in the Ard Rí hotel. Darragh, Keelan, Ollie and Tiernan made up our under 11 team while Dylan, Jennifer, Keela and Liam were on our under 13 team. Congratulations to our under 13 team for finishing in 3rd place overall. It is a brilliant achievement.
  • Breast Cancer Fundraiser - 25/10/2023: We were delighted to wear pink today, October 25th to show our support for Breast Cancer Awareness. Many thanks to all who donated towards the National Breast Cancer Research Institute. We will inform you of the total amount raised in the next day or two. A big thank you to Mai Loughlin for organising the fundraiser.
  • Scholastic Book Fair - 16/10/2023: We are hosting a Scholastic Book Fair in our school hall this week, October 16th - October 20th.
  • Baboró Outing - 16/10/2023: The boys and girls in both 1st and 2nd classes enjoyed the Baboró show ‘Polar Bear & Penguin’ in the Town Hall Theatre today, October 16th.
  • Cross Country Running - 11/10/2023: Big congratulations to James and Kieva on their performances in the Connacht Cross Country finals today in Tuam. It was a fantastic achievement by both of them to reach this stage and to run as well as they did today. We’re very proud of them!
  • St. Jarlath's Football Blitz - 11/10/2023: Well done to our footballers who took part in the St. Jarlath's College Tuam football blitz today, October 11th. They didn’t progress past the group stages but played some great football and showed an excellent attitude throughout. Well done boys and thanks to St.Jarlath’s for a great day out.
  • Mini 7s Hurling - 09/10/2023: Well done to our hurlers who took part in the group stages of the mini 7s competition today, October 9th in Carnmore. They won their first group match but lost their second game by a goal. As a result they failed to qualify for the final but they played really well on the day. We also had an enjoyable challenge game against Corrundulla NS to cap off an enjoyable day in the autumn sunshine
  • Cross Country Running - 03/10/2023: Congratulations to James (4th Class) and Kieva (5th Class) on their superb showing in today’s Galway Cross Country Finals. James finished in 4th place in the 3rd/4th class boys’ race and Kieva finished in 5th place in the 5th/6th class girls’ race so they have both qualified for the Connacht Finals. What an excellent achievement!
  • World School Milk Day - 27/09/2023: The pupils in 2nd class enjoyed a live zoom session today, September 27th for World School Milk Day. The virtual event was streamed live from Henry and Enda Walsh’s dairy farm in Oranmore thanks to Agri Aware and The National Dairy Council. The Walsh’s showed pupils what a typical day looks like for dairy farmers and answered questions in a live Q and A session.
  • Staff Training - 27/09/2023: The school will close at 12.30 p.m. on Friday, September 29th to facilitate staff training in the area of Physical Education. The school will also close at 12.30 p.m. on Friday, October 27th to facilitate staff training in the Primary Language Curriculum.
  • Parent-Teacher Meetings - 27/09/2023: Parent-Teacher meetings will take place at the school from Monday, November 13th until Wednesday, November 15th. You will be able to book a time slot to meet your child’s teacher via Aladdin in the coming weeks. We will inform you when this is available.
  • Cross Country Running - 26/09/2023: Very well done to all our cross country runners who took part in the semi-finals of the Galway Championships on September 26th in Renmore. Big congratulations to James in 4th class and Kieva in 5th class who have qualified for the County Finals next Tuesday, October 3rd which will again take place in Renmore. We’re very proud of you all!
  • Mikey Vaughan Cup/Kate Moran Shield - 25/09/2023: Our 4th, 5th and 6th class girls took part in the inaugural Mikey Vaughan Cup/Kate Moran Shield Gaelic Football competition on September 25th in Monivea. They played brilliantly to make it all the way to the Cup Final, where they were defeated by Newtown NS. Congratulations to them on their win. We’re so proud of the way that the girls played today and they should be very proud of themselves. Many thanks to Monivea Abbey GAA Club for organising and running the competition.
  • Bike Shelter - 25/09/2023: Works on constructing a bike shelter commenced on Monday, September 25th. This will be a welcome addition to our school grounds and we hope it encourages our students to ride their bikes to school, when deemed safe to do so.
  • Communion and Confirmation Dates - 05/09/2023: The children in 6th class will make their Confirmation on Tuesday, April 23rd at 2.30 p.m. in Corofin church. The 2nd class children will make their First Holy Communion on Saturday, May 4 th at 11.30 a.m. in Brooklodge church.
  • Back to School - 29/08/2023: We’re looking forward to welcoming our students back to school tomorrow, August 30th. We hope you all had a lovely summer and we’re sure the 2023/2024 school year will be another great one.
  • Summer Holidays - 23/06/2023: Wishing you all a safe and enjoyable summer break. Thanks so much for your support this year. We look forward to seeing our students return on Wednesday, August 30th and wish our 6th class pupils the very best of luck in their new secondary schools.
  • Graduation - 20/06/2023: Congratulations to Aaron, Ayla, Cathal, Conor B, Conor O’B, Diarmuid, James, Joshua, Kieanna, Losalia, MJ, Nathan, Norah and Saorlaith on graduating from the school today, June 20th. They have been wonderful students and we’ll miss them greatly. We wish them the very best of luck in the next chapter as they move to their new secondary schools. Thanks to those who joined us today to celebrate their time with us.
  • Golf Classic: Our rescheduled Golf Classic will take place on Saturday, July 1st in Cregmore Park Golf Club. To enter a team of four will cost €120 and it’s €50 to sponsor a tee box. We’d greatly appreciate your support. Please contact John on 0876862668 or Martin on 0872928202 to enter a team or sponsor a tee box. You may enter the competition on Thursday, June 29th or Friday, June 30th if you are unable to play on the Saturday.
  • Treacy Cup - 16/06/2023: Many congratulations to our girls who won the Treacy Cup today, June 16th. They gave it their all and we’re so proud of them for their super effort! A big thank you to St. Colman's N.S for doing such a great job organising and hosting the competition. Well done girls!
  • Cumann na mBunscol Hurling Final - 15/06/2023: Congratulations to our hurlers who won the Cumann na mBunscol Roinn J 9-a-side Final today, June 15th in Lárionad, Loughgeorge. They played some brilliant hurling throughout the match and should be so proud of themselves. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the boys today.
  • Nicholson and Patricia Kelly Cups - 09/06/2023: Well done to our boys and girls on reaching the Nicholson Cup and Patricia Kelly Cup Finals today, June 9th. After the group stages, both our teams were tied top of their groups which saw them both qualify for the Cup Finals. The results didn’t go our way in either final but both teams of boys and girls should be very proud of their performances. They have given us plenty to cheer about this year and this will be their last football outing of this school year. Thanks to those who came along to support our students today and thanks to Monivea Abbey GAA Football Club for organising and running the competitions.
  • Junior Entrepreneur Programme - 08/06/2023: A huge thank you to all who supported Scrub n’Grub - a mini business idea by the 5th and 6th class students as part of The Junior Entrepreneur Programme. It was a massive success and the children should be commended for their hard work in the lead up to and on the day. They earned an overwhelming €1,187.50 for themselves. They hope to put the profits toward a tour for themselves before the end of the school year. Thank you all so much again for supporting their business idea.
  • Cumann na mBunscol Hurling - 26/05/2023: Very well done to our hurlers who won their three group matches in the 9 a side Cumann na mBunscol competition today, May 26th in Gardenfield. They have now qualified for the County Final which will take place in the Galway GAA grounds, Loughgeorge on June 15th. Further details will follow once we receive them.
  • Raftery Cup - 25/05/2023: Massive congratulations to our boys and girls on winning the Raftery Cup this evening in Corofin. They played their hearts out and won what was a very sporting contest against Ballinderry N.S.. Commiserations to them but they should be very proud of themselves too. We are incredibly proud of all our boys and girls for their efforts and commitment this year. They are a fantastic group! Thanks to parents, relations and the wider school community for their wonderful support this evening and for coming back to the school to make it such a special occasion for our students. It means an awful lot! A big thank you to our Parent Association for their help organising treats for the children and refreshments for the adults who came to the school afterwards. We greatly appreciate it.
  • Cumann na mBunscol Football - 22/05/2023: Our girls played brilliantly today, May 22nd in the group stages of the Cumann na mBunscol football competition in Coolarne. They won two of their three matches and played some great football throughout. Well done girls!
  • Green Flag Ceremony - 11/05/2023: Proud to receive our Green Flag today, May 11th at a ceremony in the Galway Bay Hotel. It is our seventh renewal award. Thanks to Mrs. Hughes and Mr. McConnell for leading the initiative. They were accompanied by committee members Saorlaith and Jennifer at the award ceremony today. Well done to the other members of the Green Schools Committee - Lara, James, Viviana and Darragh, and to all the students who helped achieve this award.
  • Cumann na mBunscol Football - 05/05/2023: Well done to our 4th, 5th and 6th class boys who took part in the 11 a side Cumann na mBunscol competition today in Athenry. Some great football was played in very tough conditions.
  • Fr. Lyons Hurling Tournament - 02/05/2023: Hard luck to our hurlers who were defeated by Lackagh NS in the Fr. Lyons Cup Final in the Turloughmore Centre this evening. Well done to Lackagh on their win. We’re very proud of the children for reaching the final and for the way they fought to the very end. Thanks to all who came out to support the team and thanks to Turloughmore Hurling Club for organising a great competition.
  • First Holy Communion - 29/04/2023: Congratulations to our 2nd class pupils on making their First Holy Communion today in Brooklodge church. A big thank you to Fr. Blake for celebrating the ceremony with the children, Mr. McConnell for preparing them and to the boys and girls for their beautiful singing in the choir, led by Mrs. Martin and Madeleine Dolan. We hope that the children and their families have a lovely day.
  • Considine Cup and Roche Shield - 28/04/2023: Congratulations to our soccer team on winning the Roche Shield today, April 28th in O’Donoghue Park, Abbeyknockmoy. The final against Brierfield NS was a sporting match, finishing 0-0 so it had to be decided on a penalty shootout. Many thanks to all at St Bernards United FC for organising and running the competition. It was a very enjoyable day with some great skill on show.
  • New Jerseys: A huge thank you to Matt and Jennifer Heneghan, owners of DPD Galway, who supplied the school with new jerseys and shorts. We are incredibly grateful for the support and we are looking forward to wearing our new kit in our upcoming matches, both this year and for many years ahead.
  • Fr. Lyons Hurling Tournament - 25/04/2023: A big congratulations to our hurlers who, following today’s matches in Knockdoemore, have qualified for the Fr. Lyons Cup Final organised by Turloughmore Hurling Club. We will play Lackagh NS next Tuesday, May 2nd at 5.30 pm in the Turloughmore Centre. Please come along to support this great group next week.
  • Clarin College Hurling Tournament - 19/04/2023: Many thanks to all at Clarin College Athenry for hosting a very enjoyable and well run hurling tournament today in Kenny Park, Athenry. Well done to our hurlers for their efforts. We didn’t make it to the knockout stages but played very well overall.
  • Easter Holidays - 31/03/2023: Happy Easter from all at Annagh Hill. The juniors to 2nd enjoyed an Easter egg hunt this morning and all classes gathered in the hall for our Easter egg raffle in aid of Pieta House. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all the parents for supporting the cause.
  • Junior Entrepreneur Programme - 23/03/2023: A sincere thank you to Gearóid Spellman, founder of Promotional Products Ireland and Vitalrate Merchandise, who visited our school today to speak to the children in 5th and 6th class about life as an entrepreneur. He also kindly gave the boys and girls wristbands, which is just one of the many products he has in stock. The children were delighted to receive them. The 5th and 6th class pupils are currently doing The Junior Entrepreneur Programme and are in the process of coming up with their own business idea.
  • First Confession - 21/03/2023: Congratulations to our 2nd class students who made their First Confession today, March 21st in our school hall. Thank you to Fr. Blake for celebrating the sacrament with the children, thanks to Mr. McConnell for preparing them for the sacrament and thanks to the parents who joined us for the occasion.
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 16/03/2023: Well done to our under 13 girls who took part in the mini Olympic handball County Finals today in Knocknacarra. They won two of their group games and narrowly lost one, which meant they were very unfortunate to miss out on a place in final. Great effort girls!
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 15/03/2023: Our under 11 girls did brilliantly today in the mini Olympic handball County Finals in Knocknacarra. They made it all the way to the final and were only defeated following a penalty shootout. It is a very disappointing way to lose but they can all be so proud of themselves. Well done girls!
  • Open Day: All are welcome to join us for our Open Day on Tuesday, March 14th from 10 am until 12 noon.
  • FAI 5s (Boys) - 08/03/2023: Our 5th and 6th class boys were in soccer action today, taking part in the FAI 5s in Newbridge. They played brilliantly throughout and made it all the way to the final where they were unfortunately defeated on penalties. It was a very disappointing way to lose but they can be incredibly proud of themselves, especially given that 32 schools were involved in the competition. Hard luck lads but very well done!
  • FAI 5s (Girls) - 07/03/2023: Our 5th and 6th class girls took part in the FAI 5s soccer competition today, March 7th in Newbridge. They won two of their four group games, performing very well in each of their matches. They finished 3rd in their group overall so missed out on qualifying for the knockout stages. We’re very proud of their efforts!
  • Confirmation - 01/03/2023: Congratulations to our 6th class pupils who received the Sacrament of Confirmation today, March 1st in Corofin church. We hope that they and their families have a great day celebrating the occasion. Thanks to all who made the mass such a special celebration for our students. We’re very proud of them all.
  • Biodiversity Workshops - 28/02/2023: Thanks to Mark Nolan from Biodiversity in Schools who came to our school today, February 28th, to carry out workshops with our students from 1st to 6th.
  • Enrolment for the 2023/2024 School Year: We are currently accepting applications to enrol for the 2023-2024 school year. Enrolment forms are available in the downloads section of our school website at http://annagh-hillns.ie/joomla33/index.php/downloads. Alternatively, they may be requested by contacting the office on 09341590 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will have an Open Day for prospective students on Tuesday, March 14th. More details to follow shortly.
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 08/02/2023: Congratulations to our girls who have qualified for the under 11 mini Olympic handball County finals after today’s competition in Tuam. The finals will be held in Knocknacarra on March 16th. Very well done girls.
  • Cumann na mBunscol Handball - 28/01/2023: Congratulations to Saorlaith on coming 3rd in the under 13 Cumann na mBunscol Challenger 2 Handball competition yesterday, January 28th.
  • STEM Workshop - 27/01/2023: A big thank you to Tommy Hayden and his colleagues from Medtronic, Rebecca and Conor, for visiting our school today and hosting STEM workshops with all the children. They all really enjoyed it.
  • Credit Union Quiz - 27/01/2023We wish our under 11 team (Keela, Frankie, Patrick and Dylan) and our under 13 team (Norah, MJ, Jennifer and Conor B.) the very best of luck in this evening’s St. Jarlath’s Credit Union Quiz.
  • Christmas Holidays - 22/12/2022: Wishing you all a lovely Christmas and the very best for 2023. We hope you enjoyed the Christmas Carol Service yesterday evening. Well done to the boys and girls for their performance. The school will re-open on Thursday, January 5th. Thank you so much for your continued support.
  • Congratulations Jennifer - 14/12/2022: Congratulations to Jennifer in 5th class who did brilliantly to come 3rd in the Tom Murphy Writing Competition held by Archbishop McHale College Tuam. There were many entries so to come 3rd was a great achievement. Very well done Jennifer!
  • Visit from Cian Dolan - 13/12/2022: We were pleased to welcome Cian Dolan of Monivea Abbey GAA Football Club who visited the school with the Tom Markham Cup. Cian was a member of the 2022 All Ireland winning Galway minor team. He was joined today by Gearoid Nicholson and Podge Kirk. We thank them for taking the time to visit our school today.
  • Sale of Work - 04/12/2022: A massive thank you to the entire school community for your wonderful support at our Sale of Work today, December 4th. It was brilliant to be able to host the event in person for the first time in 3 years. Congratulations to all our prize winners. We will inform you of the total amount raised in the coming days. Thanks again to everyone who played a part in making today’s event so successful. We appreciate it so much.
  • Enrolments for the 2023-2024 School Year: We will begin accepting enrolments for the 2023-2024 school year from Wednesday, November 30th. Our Admission Policy, Admissions Notice and Application Enrolment form can be downloaded from the downloads section of our school website at http://annagh-hillns.ie/joomla33/index.php/downloads. If you require a hard copy of any of the documents or have any queries, contact the school office by phone on 09341590 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 23/11/2022: Very well done to our 5th and 6th class girls who won their three mini Olympic handball matches today, November 23rd in Tuam. They now progress to the County Finals. Congratulations girls!
  • Sale of Work: https://www.idonate.ie/.../AnnaghHillNSSaleofWorkChristma...Our annual Sale of Work fundraiser will take place on Sunday, December 4th at 12 p.m. in our school hall. It promises to be a very enjoyable day and all are welcome to join us. We greatly appreciate all the support from parents and the wider community in the preparation for and running of this event. Thank you to those who have sponsored raffle prizes, bought raffle tickets and donated spot prizes for the Wheel of Fortune. Click on the link above to purchase raffle tickets where brilliant prizes can be won. The draw will take place at the Sale of Work. Alternatively, raffle cards can be obtained from the school. Santa will visit our school on the day and he will be there for all the boys and girls who wish to meet him. We are all really looking forward to the day as we haven’t been able to host the event in person since December 2019.
  • New Playground - 15/11/2022: The children were delighted to get an opportunity to play with our new activity trail today, November 15th. Many thanks to KOMPANPlaygrounds for installing the equipment and safe surface. Also, a big thank to all who helped to raise funds that went towards the playground.
  • Visit to Connacht Dome - 18/10/2022: 3rd and 4th classes enjoyed taking part in a blitz today, October 18th in the Connacht Air Dome. Many thanks to Jack Hynes for organising. Jack had been visiting the school to coach the children for the previous 5 weeks.
  • Mini 7s Football - 14/10/2022: Well done to our boys who played in the mini 7s football competition in Belclare today, October 14th. They won two of their three group games but didn’t progress any further. They can be very proud of their efforts. Well done boys!
  • Mini 7s Football - 12/10/2022: Very proud of our girls today, October 12th, as they made it to the final of the Corofin section of the mini 7s competition in Beclare. They showed great skill, determination and teamwork to top their group and progressed to the final where they were beaten by a very strong Belclare team. Very well done girls!
  • Cycle Right Training - 03/10/2022: The boys and girls in 5th and 6th class had the first session of their Cycle Right training course today, October 3rd. They participated very well and will hopefully put their learning into practice when cycling on their bikes.
  • Amber Flag Yoga - 29/09/2022: The infant classes enjoyed Yoga with Charlotte today as part of our Amber Flag initiative.
  • Cross Country Running - 27/09/2022: Very well done to James, Kieva, Saorlaith and Conor B. who all ran brilliantly today, September 27th in the Galway Cross Country finals in Renmore. A big congratulations to Kieva who finished in 6th place overall and will now progress to the Connacht finals, which is a super achievement. We’re very proud of all our students who participated in cross country running this year.
  • Cross Country Running - 20/09/2022: Well done to all our students who participated in the Galway Cross Country Championships today, September 20th in Renmore. Congratulations to Kieva, James, Saorlaith and Conor B. who have all progressed to the finals next week. Detailed results should be in within the next day or two.
  • Welcome back - 31/08/2022: We’re looking forward to welcoming our students back to school on August 31st. We hope that our new junior infants will enjoy their first day as they start their time with us.
  • Summer Holidays - 24/06/2022: Wishing you all a lovely summer. Thanks so much for the support during the year.
  • Margaret O'Malley Cup - 23/06/2022: Well done to our 5th and 6th class boys who rounded off the sporting year by winning the Margaret O’Malley Shield in Corofin today, June 23rd. Many thanks to Corofin United FC for hosting a very enjoyable and well run competition.
  • Sports Day - 22/06/2022: We had a lovely day at school today, June 22nd. We began with a walk to Finn’s Cross. We returned to the school and were treated to an ice-cream cone. Sports Day activities were carried out for the rest of the day with both students and staff getting involved. Well done to everyone for their excellent participation throughout the day. It was great fun.
  • Graduation Mass - 16/06/2022: Congratulations to Amy, Catherine, Cian A., Cian F., Emma, Freya, Jude, Lauren C., Lauren R. and Tom on their graduation from the school today, June 16th. Thank you to Fr. Blake for celebrating the occasion with us with a lovely mass in our school hall with all the children. Thanks also to those who helped in the preparation for the day and those who came along to the mass. Well done to the boys and girls for their participation. The ten sixth class students have been brilliant during their 8 years with us and we wish them the very best of luck as they move to secondary school in September.
  • Tuam Education Centre Quiz - 15/06/2022: Well done to our senior quiz team of Cian F., Freya, MJ and Norah and junior quiz team of Keela, Darragh, Jennifer and Dylan who represented the school in the Ard Rí Hotel in Tuam today, June 15th. The quiz was held by the Tuam Education Centre.
  • Amber Flag - 10/06/2022: We were thrilled to receive the Pieta House Amber Flag today, June 10th. Galway footballer Shane Walsh did the honours of presenting the flag to Mrs. Grealish and committee members - Sam, Saoirse, Ella, Keelan, Dylan, Keela, Conor and Freya. Well done to everyone for their fantastic work achieving the flag. It is a brilliant initiative. A big thank you to Aisling Costello for bringing the three cups (county, Connacht and All-Ireland) she won with Kilkerrin Clonberne LGFA this year to the school and many thanks to her brother, Shane for bringing the recently won Connacht title to show the children. We really appreciate the time they gave the boys and girls - answering questions, taking photos and signing autographs.
  • Summer Raffle - 10/06/2022: Congratulations to Emer Johnson who won the lawnmower today, June 10th following the draw that was made at our school assembly. Thanks so much to everyone for their amazing support. We appreciate it so much. A total of €2,310 was raised which will go towards our playground fund.
  • School Tours - 03/06/2022: A great day was had by all on our school tours. The junior infants - 2nd class had great fun at the Let’s Go! multi activity tour at the Kingfisher Club in NUI Galway. The 3rd - 6th class really enjoyed their day at Tayto Park. Well done to the boys and girls for their excellent participation and behaviour throughout the day.
  • Nicholson and Patricia Kelly Cups - 02/06/2022: Huge congratulations to our girls who won the Patricia Kelly Cup and to our boys who won the Cooke Shield today, June 2nd in Monivea. They performed excellently and fully deserved their wins. Thanks to all who came to support our teams. Well done girls and boys. We’re very proud of you.
  • Treacy Cup - 26/05/2022: Very well done to our 5th and 6th class girls who played so well in today’s Treacy Cup basketball competition. They made it to the final but were beaten by Ballinderry NS. Congratulations to them on their win. Many thanks to Castlehackett NS for doing a great job of hosting the tournament. The girls should be very proud of themselves.
  • Raftery Cup Final - 25/05/2022: Our footballers deserve huge credit for their efforts this year in the Raftery Cup. It wasn’t to be for them this evening in the final but it doesn’t in any way lessen the pride we have in them. They’re a brilliant group. Congratulations to Ballinderry NS on winning what was a great game of football. Thanks so much to all who came out to support the team and came to the school afterwards. The boys and girls will have plenty of great days ahead on the field of play!
  • Moving on Up Programme - 24/05/2022: Many thanks to Evan Costigan who delivered the Moving on Up:Transferring to Secondary School workshop to our 6th class students today, May 24th. The information, tips and advice received will be of great benefit to the pupils as they prepare to make the transition to their new secondary schools.
  • Raftery Cup - 18/05/2022: Congratulations to our boys and girls who won their final two group games in the Raftery Cup today, May 18th in Belclare. We have now reached the Raftery Cup final which will take place on Wednesday evening, May 25th in Corofin pitch. The time is yet to be confirmed. We’re incredibly proud of our students and they deserve huge credit for their efforts.
  • Bake Me Proud Competition - 13/05/2022: Very well done to Freya in 6th class who was one of the ten finalists in the annual Archbishop McHale College Bake Me Proud competition today, May 13th. It was a great achievement to make the final.
  • Soccer Blitz - 12/05/2022: The 5th and 6th class boys and girls had a very enjoyable day as they took part in a soccer blitz hosted by Cahergal NS. Castlehackett NS and Brierfield NS also participated on the day in what was a great day out for all with some great skill on show.
  • Raftery Cup - 04/05/2022: Well done to our boys and girls who won their three games in the Raftery Cup today.
  • First Holy Communion - 30/04/2022: Congratulations to the boys and girls who made their First Holy Communion today, April 30th in Corofin church. Thanks to Mrs. Grealish for preparing the children for the sacrament and to Ms. Fahy and Laurie Moran for performing the music on the day. Thank you to Fr. Blake for celebrating the sacrament with the children. All the boys and girls were excellent on the day and we wish them and their families a lovely day.
  • Amber Flag Mental Health Awareness Day - 07/04/2022: Today we held our Amber Flag Mental health awareness day which raised funds for Pieta House. Galway footballer Shane Walsh visited the school and spoke to all classes about looking after their mental health before having an Easter egg raffle. He then had a football training session with 1st-6th classes while the younger classes had an Easter egg hunt. Thanks to Shane for taking the time to visit our school and to all the parents and children who supported the raffle by buying tickets and donating Easter eggs. The final sum made will be included in our Easter newsletter tomorrow. Thank you to Mrs Grealish and the Amber Flag committee made up of Sam, Saoirse, Ella, Keelan, Dylan, Keela, Conor and Freya for leading this excellent initiative and organising today’s events.
  • Visit from Keith Fahy - 06/04/2022: A huge thank you to Teagasc’s Keith Fahy who brought a ewe and her three lambs as well as a calf to the school today, April 6th for the children to see. He then gave the children from 1st - 6th a presentation on all things farming including types of farms, farming and the environment and farm safety, in our school hall.
  • Donation to MADRA - 04/04/2022: The school was delighted to donate €300 to the MADRA - Mutts Anonymous Dog Rescue and Adoption charity from our Sale of Work raffle. This charity was chosen by our 6th class students.
  • Confirmation - 29/03/2022: Congratulations to our 6th class students who made their Confirmation today, March 29th in Corofin church. Thanks to Fr. Blake for celebrating the ceremony with the children. Also, a big thank you to Ms. Amy Fahy and Éamonn Kitt for performing the music on the day. We hope the children and their families have a lovely day and enjoy the celebrations in this lovely weather.
  • Congratulations Freya - 26/03/2022: Congratulations to Freya who finished 3rd in the Connacht Cumann na mBunscol handball finals on Saturday, March 26th. What an excellent achievement!
  • Hurling Tournament - 25/03/2022: Very well done to our hurlers who took part in the Clarin College Super 8s tournament today, March 25th. We won two and lost two of our four group games and only narrowly missed out on a place in the quarter finals. A big thank you to Clarin College Athenry for hosting us and welcoming us to their school afterwards. It was also great to see some of our past pupils on the day.
  • Cumann na mBunscol Handball - 13/03/2022: Very well done to Saorlaith, Losalia and Freya who represented the school yesterday, March 12th in the Cumann na mBunscol Challenger 2 handball competition in Salthill. Huge congratulations to Freya who won the U13 singles competition and will now represent Galway in the Connacht finals on March 26th. A super achievement!
  • Gaeilgeoir na Míosa - 09/03/2022: Comhghairdeas lenár Gaeilgeoirí na Míosa - Saoirse, Ollie, Patrick agus Catherine. Maith sibh go léir!
  • First Confession - 08/03/2022: Congratulations to the boys and girls in 2nd class who made their First Confession today, March 8th. Thanks to Mrs. Grealish for preparing them for the sacrament and to Fr. Blake for celebrating it with them.
  • Buddy Reading - 03/03/2022: The children really enjoyed reading their favourite books in a buddy reading session today, March 3rd, to celebrate World Book Day. The children in 1st and 2nd class with a zoom call with Irish author and illustrator Caitríona Sweeney.
  • St. Brigid's Day Crosses - 01/02/2022: The 1st and 2nd class children enjoyed a St. Brigid’s Day story telling and cross making webinar with Wexford Education Centre this morning, February 1st.
  • Congratulation Aisling - 29/01/2022: Congratulations to Aisling and Kilkerrin Clonberne LGFA on becoming All Ireland Champions today from us all at Annagh Hill. It’s a fantastic achievement.
  • Sale of Work Christmas Raffle: https://www.idonate.ie/raffle/AnnaghHill Despite being unable to host our annual Sale of Work fundraiser this year, we hope to raise funds for our school by running a raffle with some fantastic prizes. Distribution of raffle cards has begun and more are available from the school if required. A seller's prize of a €50 Smyth's Toys Voucher will be won by seller of raffle card which wins the top prize (€250 worth of tyres sponsored by Kieran Farrell Tyres). We owe a huge debt of gratitude to those who have very generously sponsored prizes. Please click on the link at the beginning of this post to purchase tickets/make donations online.
  • Enrolment 2022/2023: We are currently accepting applications for enrolment for the 2022/2023 school year. Our Admission Notice and forms can be viewed/downloaded from the downloads section of the website. Forms are also available on request from the school. Contact us by phone on 093 41590 or by email at info@annagh-hilllns.ie if you wish to receive an enrolment pack by email or post.
  • Mid-term Break - 22/10/2021: We wish you all a safe and enjoyable mid-term break. The school will re-open on Monday, November 1st at 9.30 a.m.
  • Hurling and Football Blitzes - 21/10/2021: The boys and girls in 5th and 6th class really enjoyed taking part in hurling and football blitzes in Knockdoemore with some other local schools.
  • Cross Country Running - 12/10/2021: Well done to all the boys and girls who took part in the Galway Cross Country Championships in Renmore. Congratulations to Kieva, Dylan, Saorlaith and our 5th and 6th class boys' team of Conor B., Jude, Cian F., Aaron, Nathan and Tom who qualified for the finals.
  • Baboró - 07/10/2021: The children in 1st and 2nd class really enjoyed their visit to the Mick Lally Theatre to watch the 'Rothar' as part of the Baboró Arts Festival. They featured on the RTÉ News.
  • Confirmation - 03/10/2021: We wish our 6th class students of 2020/2021 the very best on their Confirmation Day tomorrow, October 4th at 10 a.m. in Corofin church. 
  • First Holy Communion - 18/09/2021: Congratulations to our 3rd class students who made their First Holy Communion today, September 18th in Corofin church. Many thanks to Fr. Blake for celebrating the sacrament with the children and to Mrs. Grealish for preparing the children so well. We hope the children and their families have a wonderful day.
  • School Re-Opening - 30/08/2021: We’re very much looking forward to welcoming all our students back to school tomorrow, August 31st at 9.30 a.m. We hope last year’s sixth class are settling well into their new schools and can’t wait to welcome our new students who will be starting their journey with us.
  • Summer Holiday - 25/06/2021: All of us at Annagh Hill wish you a safe and enjoyable summer. Thank you all for your marvellous support for the school. We will re-open again on Tuesday, August 31st.
  • Two Steps For Katie Fundraiser - 22/06/2021: Many thanks to all who supported our Sponsored Walk today, June 22nd. All proceeds will be donated to the Two Steps For Katie fund which we are delighted to support. €1,202 was raised in total. A sincere thank you to all who supported.
  • 6th Class Graduation - 18/06/2021: Congratulations to our 6th class boys and girls who graduated today, June 18th. They have been wonderful students during their time with us and we couldn’t be more proud of them. Well done Carla, Cathal, Daire, Daniyal, Emily, Emma, Felix, Joshua, Killian, Nicole M, Nicole O’R, Rían, Sarah, Simona and Sophie.
  • Heritage in Schools - 19/05/2021: The children from junior and senior infants had a wonderful time today studying dandelions with Marina Levitina from Heritage for schools. Marina is a herbalist from Co. Clare who was very engaging with the children and gave us all some great knowledge about our local wild flowers.
  • Enrolment for the 2021/2022 School Year: We are currently accepting enrolments for the 2021/2022 academic year. Enrolment forms are available to download in the downloads section of this website. Enrolment packs are available on request by contacting the office on 09341590 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please return completed forms to the school by post or email by April 30th.
  • Full Re-Opening - 15/03/2021: It was announced on March 8th that the children in third to sixth class will return to school on Monday, March 15th. The children in the junior classes have been settling back to life in the classroom very well since Monday, March 1st and we are very much looking forward to having the rest of the children back next Monday. 
  • Return to School - 01/03/2021: We are looking forward to welcoming our junior classes (junior infants to 2nd class) back to school on Monday, March 1st. It has been a challenging time for everyone since the Christmas holidays so to have our students back in our classrooms is a real boost. We hope to be authorised to welcome the rest of our students back in person on Monday, March 15th.
  • Christmas Performance and Holidays - 22/12/2020: All of us at Annagh Hill NS would like to wish you a very happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas. Keep an eye on Seesaw for an upload of two lovely videos of the children in our school performing “A Million Dreams” and a Christmas themed video of our students. We hope you enjoy them. Thanks for all the support this term and we look forward to welcoming the children back to school on Wednesday, January 6th.
  • Christmas Raffle - 21/12/2020: Thank you all so much for supporting our Christmas Raffle. We are indebted to our Parent Committee for the work they put into organising and running the event. They did a marvellous job. As always, our parent body and community has strongly supported us and we are so grateful for this. The total sum raised will be communicated via email once we have a final figure. We are overwhelmed by the support. The winners of the prizes can be found on our Facebook page. Congratulations to all prize winners. Thanks again to everyone for your fantastic support.
  • Fundraising Raffle - 30/11/2020: https://www.idonate.ie/raffle/12397_annagh-hill-ns-christmas-raffle.html Despite being unable to host our annual Sale of Work fundraiser this year, we hope to raise funds for our school by running a raffle with some fantastic prizes. Distribution of raffle cards has begun and more are available from the school if required. A seller's prize of a €50 Smyth's Toys Voucher will be won by seller of raffle card which wins the top prize (€250 worth of tyres sponsored by Kieran Farrell Tyres). We owe a huge debt of gratitude to those who have very generously sponsored prizes. Please click on the link at the beginning of this post to purchase tickets/make donations online.
  • Annual Admissions Notice and Admissions Policy - 22/11/2020: Our Annual Admissions Notice has been published on our school website at http://annagh-hillns.ie/joomla33/index.php/downloads, along with our Admissions Policy. The school will begin to accept applications for places for the 2021/2022 school year from Monday, November 30th. The school's enrolment application form is also available to download from our school's website at the above link. Alternatively contact the school on 093-41590/0838480264 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • New Bike Racks - 19/11/2020: Many thanks to Keith Donnellan and
    Riteway Engineering Ltd
    for our new bike racks. It’s great to see the children still cycling to school each day, even through the winter months.
  • Cycle Right Training - 10/11/2020: The 5th and 6th class completed their Cycle Right course today, November 10th with traffic simulation and some practice on the road. They deserve great credit for the way they engaged with the course and have earned their certificates, which will be presented to them later this week.
  • Cycle Right Training - 09/11/2020: The pupils in 5th and 6th class took part in the first of a two day cycle safety training course run by Cycle Safe Ireland called ‘Cycle Right’ today, November 9th. The children will build on their learning tomorrow as they continue to engage with the course. We hope that the boys and girls put the lessons they have learned into practice, whenever and wherever they are cycling.
  • Happy Halloween - 23/10/2020: We hope you all have a lovely midterm break. It was great to see the amazing effort the boys and girls made with their Halloween costumes today. Looking forward to welcoming the children back on Monday, November 2nd.
  • 6th Class Hoodies - 20/10/2020: The boys and girls in 6th were delighted with the arrival of their class hoodies from the National Schoolwear Centre today, October 20th.
  • Good luck Turloughmore - 01/10/2020: We wish Turloughmore Hurling Club the very best of luck in the County Final on Sunday, October 4th when the face St. Thomas' in Athenry. A special mention for two of our past pupils, Mark Murphy and Bríon Connolly, who are both part of the Turloughmore squad. 
  • First Holy Communion - 26/09/2020: We wish the children in 3rd class, along with their families, a wonderful day tomorrow, September 27th as they make their First Holy Communion in Corofin church. Many thanks to Fr. Blake, who will celebrate the sacrament with the children, and to Ms Brenda Martin for preparing them.
  • First Confession - 17/09/2020: Best wishes to the boys and girls in 3rd class who will make their First Confession tomorrow, September 18th at 11.30 a.m.
  • New E-mail Address - 03/09/2020: The school's new email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • School Re-Opening: The school will re-open on Tuesday, September 1st at 9.30 a.m. We are looking forward to welcoming our pupils back to school after the extended closure and we also look forward to greet our new Junior Infants who will be starting their journey with us. See the documents section for our Re-Opening Plan, Covid Policy Statement and Risk Assessment.
  • Communion 2020: A date is yet to be confirmed for the children's First Holy Communion. It is likely to be at the end of September/early October. We will inform you of the date, time and venue once we are notified.
  • Confirmation 2020 - 17/08/2020: Congratulations to our 6th class pupils who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Monday, August 17th in Corofin church. We hope that they and their families had a lovely day. Many thanks to Fr. Ciarán Blake for celebrating the Sacrament with the chiildren.
  • Confirmation 2020: The Sacrament of confirmation will now take place on Monday, August 17th at 2.30 p.m. in Corofin Church.
  • School Closure - 10/04/2020: As was announced on April 10th, schools will remain closed until further notice. We will continue with distance learning during the period that the school remains closed. Stay in touch via email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Seesaw and you may also contact us on our school mobile on 0838480264. Take care, stay safe and we look forward to seeing all of you again as soon as possible.
  • Postponement of Communion - 03/04/2020: The First Holy Communion scheduled for April 25th in Brooklodge church has been postponed due to the restrictions associated with Covid-19. Previously, the Sacrament of Reconciliation which was due to take place on March 24th was also postponed. We will inform you immediately once we are in a position to set new dates for these two special celebrations. 
  • Email - 03/04/2020: Please check your email for correspondence from the school. Also check your junk mail/spam folder as, for some reason, emails from the school's email address are making their way into these. Apologies for any inconvenience. 
  • Extended School Closure - 24/03/2020: It has been announced that schools will remain closed until April 19th. 
  • School Closure - 12/03/2020: The school will be closed until March 29th due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It is regrettable that the Sacrament of Confirmation that was due to take place on Friday, March 13th will be postponed until further notice. A scheme of work that your child may follow is available in the downloads section. We will inform you of any developments regarding the school or school events as they unfold.
  • Open Day 2020: Just a reminder that our Open Day will take place next week on Thursday, March 5th from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Little Hands Montessori and Afterschool Care will be available for viewing also. All are very welcome to come along on the day.
  • Children in Hospital Ireland - 26/02/2020: Many thanks to Elizabeth and Maura who came to visit our school today, February 26th to speak to the students from 3rd-6th class about the work of Children in Hospital Ireland. The boys and girls helped them out by putting together colouring packs for children that are in hospitals around the country. Well done to our pupils for this. Thanks to Mrs. Flaherty organising the visit.
  • Cumann na mBunscol Handball - 16/02/2020: Congratulations to Freya and Caleb who represented the school in the Cumann na mBunscol Handball competition yesterday, February 15th in Salthill. They both finished a very commendable 2nd place in their respective age categories and can be very proud of themselves. Well done to you both!
  • Cumann na mBunscol Handball - 14/02/2020: Good luck to Caleb and Freya who will represent the school on Saturday, February 15th in the Cumann na mBunscol Challenger 2 Handball competition in Salthill.
  • Credit Union Quiz - 31/01/2020: Best of luck to both our quiz teams that will take part in the Credit Union Quiz in the Mercy Secondary School hall in Tuam this evening, January 31st at 7pm.
  • Corofin GAA Visit - 31/01/2020: We welcomed Michael Ryder, Dylan McHugh, Darragh Silke and Colin Kelly to our school today, January 31st along with the Andy Merrigan Cup. Colin is a past pupil of the school and we were delighted to welcome him back. A huge thank you to the lads for taking the time to meet the children, answer their questions and take some photos. We wish this remarkable team continued success in the future.
  • Indoor Soccer Tournament - 28/01/2020: Congratulations to our boys and girls who won an indoor soccer tournament hosted by Coláiste Mhuire Secondary School in Ballygar today, January 28th. It took a penalty shootout to win both the semi final and final. Great determination was shown to win on the day. Very well done boys and girls! We thank Coláiste Mhuire for their invitation to play and for their hospitality.
  • Open Day: An Open Day for prospective pupils will take place on Thursday, March 5th from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in our school. Little Hands Montessori and Afterschool Care will also be open on the day for viewing. Enrolment forms are available in the downloads section or on request from the office.
  • Whole School Evaluation Report 24/01/2020: The report of the Whole School Evaluation that took place in our school is now published on the Department of Education's website. It can be found at https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/Inspection-Reports-Publications/Whole-School-Evaluation-Reports-List/
  • Congratulations - 19/01/2020: Massive congratulations to the Corofin squad and all their backroom team on winning the All Ireland title today, January 19th in Croke Park from all of us at Annagh Hill. A wonderful achievement by a magnificent group of players!
  • Christmas Holidays - 20/12/2019: We wish you all a safe and enjoyable Christmas break. We look forward to seeing you all again on Monday, January 6th. Thanks you all for your continued support for our school.
  • Christmas Newsletter - 19/12/2019: Our Christmas newsletter is available to download from the downloads section. Please note that there will be a school closure on Friday, January 10th as the teachers will be undergoing training in the Primary Language Curriculum in the Galway Education Centre.
  • Visit to Brooklodge Nursing Home - 17/12/2019: The boys and girls in 5th and 6th entertained the residents at Brooklodge Nursing Home today, December 17th. They performed Christmas carols while some did some set/Irish dancing and a couple performed tunes on their guitars. We thank all at Brooklodge Nursing Home for their warm hospitality and for treating the children afterwards. We look forward to our visit again next year!
  • Writing Competition - 16/12/2019: Huge congratulations to Alanna in 6th class who came 1st in a writing competition that was organised by Archbishop McHale College, Tuam. There were over 350 entrants from 5th and 6th class students who are in the catchment of Archbishop McHale College so to win the competition is a brilliant achievement. Many thanks to the principal of the school, John David Kearney, for coming to our school to present Alanna with her prize,a very generous €100 voucher. Very well done Alanna!
  • Carol Service - 12/12/2019: Well done to the boys and girls who took part in a carol service in our school hall on Thursday, December 12th at 7 p.m. We hope you all enjoyed the lovely singing.
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 07/12/2019: Our girls did excellently to reach the semi final of the u13 mini Olympic handball shield competition in Knocknacarra yesterday, December 6th. They lost out by a single goal but deserve great credit for their performances. Well done girls!
  • Sale of Work 2019 - 01/12/2019: A massive thank you to all who supported our Sale of Work today, December 1st. We are incredibly grateful for all your help in raising funds for our school. We count ourselves very lucky to have such a supportive parent body and local community. We will inform you of the amount raised in the coming days but it is apparent that it has been, yet again, a huge success. Congratulations and well done to all our prize winners. We hope you all had an enjoyable day. Again, thank you so much.
  • Mini Olympic Handball - 28/11/2019: Well done to our girls who travelled to Knocknacarra today, November 28th to compete in the u13 mini Olympic handball competition. They won one game and lost the other resulting in a 2nd place finish in their group which wasn’t enough to progress further. They can be very proud of their efforts.
  • K'Nex Workshop - 21/11/2019: All the boys and girls enjoyed a K'Nex workshop on Thursday, November 21st. Thanks to Máire Kelly for facilitating.
  • Sale of Work - 13/11/2019: Our annual Sale of Work fundraiser will take place on Sunday, Decemebr 1st from 12.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. at our school. There will be fantastic prizes to be won on our Wheel of Fortune and in our main raffle. A variety of food will be available to buy on the day and we look forward to welcoming Santa to Annagh Hill once again. It promises to be a very enjoyable day for all the family. We greatly appreciate the wonderful support we receive from our parents and local community as we attempt to raise funds for our school.
  • Team Hope Shoebox Appeal - 12/11/2019: Very well done to the boys and girls who donated shoeboxes to the Team Hope Shoebox Appeal. Your generosity and kindness will be very much appreciated by less fortunate children in different parts of the world.
  • Halloween Dress Up - 25/10/2019: Well done to the boys and girls who made a big effort with their costumes on Friday, October 25th at school. Some pictures are in the photos section. Thanks to all who donated towards the Turloughmore GAA Oskars fund. A total of €125.10 was raised. We wish you all a safe and enjoyable midterm break. The school will reopen on Monday, November 4th. 
  • Mini 7s County Finals - 21/10/2019: Our boys performed excellently today, October 21st in Loughgeorge at the mini 7s football County Finals. They won one of their group games and drew the other two which meant they finished in 2nd place. This meant that they narrowly missed out on a place in the semi-finals. We are, as always, very proud of them all. A big thank you to all those who came to support the boys today.
  • Mini 7s Football (Boys) - 08/10/2019: A massive congratulations to our boys who won the Corofin section of the mini 7s football competition in Belclare today, October 8th. There were times when conditions were dreadful but the lads showed a never say die attitude and huge determination. After winning our three group games we qualified to play Cummer in the final. It was a brilliant match that took two periods of extra time and a golden score to separate the teams. Neither team deserved to lose and it was a very sporting match. We now go on to play in the County Finals in Loughgeorge in October 21st. Well done boys!
  • Beginning of Year Mass - 03/10/2019: We had our beginning of year school mass today, October 3rd in our school hall. Thank you to Fr. Ciarán Blake for celebrating the mass with us. Also, thank you to all who came to join us on the day. Well done to all the students for their participation in the mass and a big thank you to all who contributed to the celebration in any way.
  • Mini 7s Football (Girls) - 02/10/2019: Well done to our girls who played in the mini 7s football competition in Belclare today, October 2nd. They played four matches and will take a lot from the experience.
  • Mini 7s Hurling - 30/09/2019: Well done to our hurlers who played in the mini 7s competition in Carnmore today, September 30th. They gave a great account of themselves, winning their first match and only losing their second match by a goal. In what were very difficult conditions, they were unfortunate not to progress further. 
  • Cross Country Running - 26/09/2019: Congratulations to the boys from 5th and 6th who finished an excellent 2nd place in the team event at the Galway Cross Country Championships on Tuesday, September 24th in Renmore. They will now compete in the County Finals on Tuesday, October 1st in Renmore. Full list of results are available on the Galway Athletics Facebook page.
  • Blas na Mara - 12/09/2019: The boys and girls in 5th and 6th class had a great day today, September 12th at the ‘Blas na Mara’ exhibition in Clarinbridge. The exhibition was part of the Oyster Festival celebrations. Some of things we learned about included seabed mapping, water pollution, water safety, kayaking and oyster harvesting. We also had an opportunity to sample some oysters, mussels, mackerel and other seafood. Thanks to Orela Ryan-Fox for inviting us.