Crumlin National School

Ballyglunin, Tuam

Archive for May, 2016

WOW Fever!

Well done again to C.N.S. students and parents who continue to keep up the momentum for WOW Day. This week we had 92 pupils walking and 4 students cycling. Fantastic results!

Here are some of our enthusiastic Junior Infant boys catching the WOW fever! 😉


Corpus Christi Mass

Corpus Christi Mass will be held this Sunday (29th of May) in the Old Cemetery in Abbeyknockmoy at 11am (weather permitting) or in Abbey Church if it is raining. Holy Communion children are asked to dress in their Communion attire again for this special occasion.

Inter National Schools Tournament

Big congratulations to our boy’s team who won this year’s Inter National Schools Tournament. They showed huge heart to win an extremely tough and competitive tournament which saw great hurling skills from all schools involved. Many thanks to Abbeyknockmoy hurling club for organising a successful tournament. Beir bua.

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Spelling Bee

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Congratulations to Niall in 6th class who represented our school at the Eason’s Spelling Bee county final. Niall beat off stiff competition from his own class to win our in school competition! The Spelling Bee was an intense and extremely competitive event but Niall did us proud.

Congratulations Second Class!

Huge congrats and well done to all the boys and girls in Second Class who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday in Brooklodge Monastery. We had a beautiful mass and thankfully the sun shone for your special day. You all did an amazing job and we are so proud of you. Hope you and your families had a fabulous day.

Thanks to Fr Enda Howley for celebrating the mass, the Eucharistic Ministers, Anna Maher (the organist) and to all the children who participated in the choir. Thanks also to Cian, Michael and Shane for serving the mass.

Many thanks to our  photographer John Williams. If anyone would a full-sized e-mail version of the class photo, please contact John –

Here are some photos from our mass on Saturday.

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Open Afternoon


Open Day for new Junior Infants is being held on Wednesday, 1st June from 1pm -2pm.

All new children and parents are welcome to attend 🙂

First Holy Communion

We would like to wish Second Class the very best of luck on their First Holy Communion Day which is taking place this Saturday in Brooklodge Monastery at 12pm. The children are all extremely excited and have been preparing very hard for their big day. Hope you and your families have a magnificent day and fingers crossed the sun shines for you all.

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National WOW Day

Crumlin N.S. students and parents are going from strength to strength each week with record breaking numbers of people walking this Wednesday for National WOW Day. A total of 100 students walked/part-walked to school this week donning some very fetching costumes, hats and posters. Massive thanks to all who made the effort and well done to all our little artists. Hopefully we have helped Green-Schools Ireland break their record of 20,000 children, all over Ireland walking to school. Congrats to 5th Class who won The Golden Boot this week!

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Abbeyknockmoy Community Playground Art Competition

Congratulations to Chloe Rabbitte and Tiana Kilmartin who recently won prizes in the Abbeyknockmoy Community Playground Art Competition. Well done to you both!


Golden Boot Winners!

Many thanks to all our WOW Day Walkers this week. We had a total of 95 students out of 123 stepping it out. Fantastic effort from students and parents alike. Even family pets made an appearance!!

Huge congrats to 1st, 4th and 5th Class who came joint First Place and won ‘The Golden Boot’. Their three classes had a total of zero students coming to school by car. This is a fantastic achievement and well done to all involved!

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