Category Archives: News


Welcome Back


St Anthony’s would like to extend a warm welcome back to all the boys and their families. Thanks to the boys and their teachers for diligently following hygiene and social distancing protocols. We are delighted to see the school busy again with work, friendship and laughter.   .

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Farewell Video from Staff at St. Anthony’s BNS


As it comes near to the end of this school year and the start of the summer holidays, all of us in St. Anthony’s BNS are very disappointed that we won’t get to say a goodbye in person to each and every boy. However, over the last couple of weeks, we have all worked together […]

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NPC Competition


Competition Time! The National Parents Council Big Book Review 2020. Here is a great opportunity for your child to win some fabulous prizes kindly donated by Dunnes Stores while reading a book they love or a book they’ve never read before. This competition is open to all primary school children and early years children. Full […]

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Irish Audiobooks


Here is a wonderful collection of Irish audiobooks suitable for all age groups from fans of An Gruffalo all the way up! Bain taitneamh as! https://weareirish.ie/gaeilge/closleabhair-free-irish-audiobooks-language/?fbclid=IwAR1qI8DXtog4egUX2A7NgOC_M0dCVbIVXs3wJjcm-pFjBX8CJ16EVc4i-cI .

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The Feast of St. Anthony


Today the 13th of June is the Feast of St. Anthony. Here is the statue of St. Anthony in the main corridor with Lillie’s from the garden. Today we remember and pray for all of our pupils, families & staff. .

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Cosmic Kids Yoga


Today as part of Active Home Week why not take a look at Cosmic Kids Yoga on YouTube. There are lots of different videos that will suit everyone!! https://youtu.be/0ImHIWzP49M .

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Active Home Week


We would love to see some photos/videos of the kids completing their 60minutes a day being active. Feel free to post them to your class Seesaw! .

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Non-Screen Activities


A little bit late today but with the Bank Holiday weekend here are some non-screen activities that can be enjoyed inside & or out in the fantastic weather we are having!! Have a great long weekend!! .

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JK Rowling: The Ickabog


Harry Potter fans? Another brilliant free book -JK Rowling has released a new story called “The Ickabog” to entertain children during coronavirus lockdown. The first two chapters are available to read for FREE now & a new chapter will be released each week for the next seven weeks. https://www.theickabog.com/home/?fbclid=IwAR3-pj6t7sURnReJeaLApWnkrpL034IX3X7mxHh7aPsKjSgTBRs6Xd6g4-c .

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Donncha’s Two Talented


We know we definitely have very talented students in St. Anthony’s!! Why not give it a go!!! CALL OUT! Donncha’s Two Talented are putting a call out for IRELAND’S MOST TALENTED YOUNGSTERS, AGED 5-11years! All talents are welcome, whether it be singing, dancing or playing an instrument. APPLY NOW AT: www.twotalented.ie Closing date for applications […]

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