Dangan National School - News

Community Games Sports Day

May 31st, 2014

Congratulations to the boys who did so well in the Community Games Sports Day earlier this month.  Conor McCarthy came first in the U 8  60m flat and the 80m flat, Danny Murphy came third in the U 14  100m flat and also 3rd in the U14 shotput and Eoin McCarthy came 3rd in the U12 600m final.  Well done

A Fantastic Athlete

to these great athletes.

The Art Of Pointillism

May 23rd, 2014

Our Colourful Display Of Flowers

The First and Second Class children recently enjoyed creating images of flowers using the art of Pointillism.  Their use of a variety of colours helped to give a very colourful display reflecting the beauty of God’s world in Summertime.

Art Exhibition

May 7th, 2014

An Attentive Audience

Opening The Exibition

Cllr. Pat Hayes opened the Art Exhibition on Tuesday last and praised the children for the outstanding standard of their Art.  He spoke to them about the importance of  developing their artistic talents  and particularly about their good fortune in attending a small school where the artistic talents of children can be constantly nourished. Afterwards they used their tin whistles, recorders, concertinas and percussion instruments to entertain both their parents and Cllr. Hayes.



Medals For Speech And Drama

April 12th, 2014

Success At the Féile

The Speech And Drama Project has been a great success this year with the children making great strides in this area of their curriculum.  A number of  children participated in the Féile and are pictured here displaying their medals with great pride. Well done to all concerned !

Concentric Circles

April 6th, 2014

Works Of Art

Engaging with a wide variety of colours and using chalk pastels the children in the Junior Room thoroughly enjoyed creating  concentric circles – thus combining their artistic and mathematical skills to create works of art.

March 17th, 2014

Congratulations to Liam Flynn and his Abbey Lakers Basketball team who were silver medalists in the U12 Clare County Final which took place in St. Flannon’s College on March 9th .

St.Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2014

The children in the senior room really enjoyed making their handprint leprechauns to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day. If they are lucky they might spot one on March 17th!

Beannachtaí Na Féile Ort

March 14th, 2014

Dóhas Linn Naomh Pádraig

The children in the Junior Room enjoyed the story of St.Patrick – our Patron Saint.  They used their artistic talents to make mitres and crozier like banners, recreating images associated with the Great Saint.  We listened to the song Dóchas Linn Naomh Pádraig on You Tube, enjoying the lyrics and accompanying orchestra.

Tag Rugby

March 11th, 2014

Congratulations to Eoin McCarthy and his Tag Rugby team for winning gold at the Community Games County Final which took place in St.Flannon’s College. Best of luck as you progress to Munster level.

County Finalists

March 11th, 2014

The Red Panda

Congratulations to Liam Flynn and Eoin McCarthy for receiving Third place in the County Final of the Community Games Project Competition for their project on The Red Panda! Great success boys !