Videos from The Winter Show 2016

Well done to all classes who performed in the Ardboyne Hotel for this year’s Winter Show. You can click on the links below to see videos of each choir’s performance. To see Junior and Senior Infants click below: To see first and Second Class click below: To see Third, Fourth and Fifth Classes perform click below: Huge thanks to the parents who recorded the shows and to Avril Byrne for editing and uploading to...

The Three Tenors at Solstice Arts

Our Senior School Choir accompanied The Three Tenors Ireland at our local Solstice Arts Centre on Friday 10th of February 2017. The school choir, on only it’s third public performance, looked completely at ease as they performed confidently on the big stage with Derek, Dominic and Shane who perform up to 100 concerts annually in such prestigious venues as the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Cork Opera House, Killarney INEC and Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin and have been interviewed live on air by both BBC and RTE Radio One and most recently on TV3 Ireland. The choir accompanied the tenors for the chorus of ‘Home From the Sea’ as well as giving their own rousing renditions of ‘When I Grow Up’ from Matilda- The Musical and ‘Firework’ by Katy Perry. Our choir co-ordinator Ms Eimear Donnelly deserves special mention for preparing the children for the big event. We hope this was a night the children will never forget. The choir will perform next at The National Basketball Arena in Tallaght for Corfhéile na Scoileanna on Tuesday 07.03.2017. We are looking forward to seeing them on the big stage...

Winter Show 2016

On Monday December 19th, our girls and boys from all classes entertained us with their series of festive songs Videos of each class set performances will be uploaded to our YouTube channel ArdRí TV Here is the link for the Senior Classes (3rd, 4th 7...

Ard Rí Food Drive

Thank you to everyone who supported the Ard Rí Community NS annual charity food drive. This year our hampers will go to Navan Meals on Wheels. The boys and girls each purchased an item from a shopping list of non-perishable items and brought the items to school. Then parent volunteers packed and wrapped the food into hampers. We will deliver the hampers to Meals on Wheels and from there they will be delivered to the elderly in...

Make and Do at the Solstice

Boys and Girls from Ard Rí were delighted to be invited to the Solstice Arts Centre to make decorations for their café and Christmas tree. ‘I can’t wait to surprise my mum when I bring her in and show her what we’ve made here’ said one very excited little girl.                                                            We have established a strong partnership with the Solstice over the years. This year alone we attended three shows and two art exhibitions. They do exceptional work in supporting the arts in Navan and we are proud to support their kids...

Gael Force

Ard Rí Community NS were delighted to welcome Colm Keys, Chairman of Simonstown Gaels GFC and players Mickey Brennan, Shane O’Rourke and Conor Nash to celebrate with them on their Meath Senior Championship win. They brought with them the much coveted Keegan Cup. The players explained to the children the importance of playing sport and leading a healthy lifestyle. They made the point that this was the first senior win in the 51 years since the club’s foundation, how important determination is, not only in sport but in everyday life. The club donated a set of jerseys to the school to commemorate their great victory and to celebrate the start of a partnership between Ard Rí and Simonstown. We hope this will be the start of Gaelic Games for Ard Rí. We wish Conor the best of luck as he embarks on his professional footballing career in Australian Football League and Simonstown Gaels as they progress in the Leinster Club Championship. ​...

New Additions

Excitement is really building now as the work on our three new classrooms rumbles on. We are well ahead of schedule and hope to be in the rooms in the next few weeks. 2 of our rooms will be combined to make a large General Purpose room. This will be used for PE, Drama, Assembly and Community Events. We will invite everyone in for a nosey and a cup of tea once everything is finished. Watch this...

Bedtime Stories

At Ard Rí Community NS we want our children to become life-long readers. We run Bed Time Stories every year. Children return to school before bedtime in their pyjamas and we celebrate great children’s literature. We hope the event will remind parents to read to their children every night. “Children become readers on the knees of their parent’s” Oh and there is hot chocolate...

Senior Library

Here are some of the new books we bought for the new Senior Library with funds raised from our Parents Association Book Fair earlier this year...

Leinster Festival of Rugby

The boys and girls of Ard Rí entered the Leinster Festival of Rugby this September. Our hard work paid off with Ard Rí winning 3 games!!! We also had a lot of...