Welcome to our school website. We hope you find our website both interesting and informative, as it gives an insight into life in our school.  Through our website we hope to keep you regularly updated with our latest news and upcoming events. 


St. Mogue’s National School (Scoil Náisiúnta Naomh Maodhóg) is a co-educational Roman Catholic school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Kilmore. There are three mainstream class teachers, and two special education teachers. We currently have 71 children on our roll.

Our Latest News.....

Soft Play Area

11/12/2016 20:11

Our soft play area is almost complete. The remaining work - fencing, gates, tar, etc. - is expected to be completed before the Christmas break. This all-weather playground will be a fantastic resource for our school.

National Science Week 2016

18/11/2016 17:57

Numerous activities took place in our school to mark National Science Week 2016. We built bridges, created a volcanic eruption, experimented with air pressure, learned all about solids, liquids and gases, and even made Rice Krispie buns! Keep an eye out for our blogs next week (in Classroom News) describing all our endeavours.


6th class were invited to participate in science activities in St. Mogue's Secondary School, Bawnboy, as part of National Science Week. A thoroughly enjoyable and interesting day was had by all. Some of the activities included: making whistles, keyrings and straw towers; experimenting with a sheep's heart and lamb's lungs; and working with water colours and pastels.

Hard luck boys!

18/11/2016 17:42

Hard luck to the boys football team who lost to Laragh N.S. in the Cumann na mBunscol semi-final which took place recently in Breffni Park. This years panel was: Louis Smyth, Senan Kellegher, Ryan McCarron, Danny Maguire, Cian Maguire, Paul Brady, Ruairí Mcgovern, Niall Donohoe, Conor Donohoe, Shane O’Reilly, Thomas Quinn, Oisin McGovern, Dylan Reilly, Conor Bannon, James Mahon and Anthony Brady. Better luck next time lads!

Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2016

09/11/2016 17:36

Well done to everyone who brought in boxes for this years Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Team Hope delivers Christmas boxes right into the hands of children in the most remote and poorest parts of the world and these Christmas boxes may be the only thing these children receive this Christmas. A total of 42 boxes were collected from our school this year for needy children in Africa, Eastern Europe, and former Soviet Union.

More photos in the Gallery




Halloween Costume Day for Childline

28/10/2016 21:03

Well done to all the children (and teachers!) for dressing up in their Halloween costumes to raise much needed funds for the Childline charity. Everyone made a fantastic effort and strutted their stuff down the catwalk! A total of €150 was raised for Childline. Check out the Gallery for all the photographs.

Good Luck Sean

28/10/2016 20:34

After 8 years as our GAA coach, Sean Doherty's last session with us was on Thursday 27th October. He is taking up a new coaching position in his native county, Fermanagh. Sean was extremely popular with the children and we are sorry to see him go. Mr. McGowan made a presentation to him on behalf of the staff and students of St. Mogue's N.S. We wish Sean all the best in his new position.

Greens Schools update

20/10/2016 21:45

On Thursday 20th October, Conor Craven, the environmental awareness officer with Cavan County Council paid us a visit. He met with our newly-formed Green Schools committee and also gave a presentation to everyone in the school to raise awareness about litter and waste. 


Under 12 Girl's Football

20/10/2016 14:58

Congratulations to the Templeport Under 12 Girl's Football team who won their final in the Breffni 3G pitch on Saturday 15th October.  They beat a very talented Shercock team.  Well done to Emma (Joint Captain) and all her team mates:  Saoirse, Mollie, Rachel, Tess, Uainíonn and Cáit. 

Nature walk on the Golden Way

13/10/2016 21:05

The senior classes went on a very interesting and enjoyable nature walk with Heather Botwell on October 7th. Heather took the children along the Golden Way. Find out more in our blog in "Classroom News" and we have posted photographs in the Gallery!

Green Schools committee

12/10/2016 15:58

We have recently formed our Green Schools committee which consists of staff members and representatives from each classroom in the school. For more information, go to the "Green Schools" tab



Science field trip

01/10/2016 19:39

1st, 2nd & 3rd classes participated in a very enjoyable science field trip on Wednesday 28th Oct., which included a minibeast hunt and a scavenger hunt. Loads more photos in the 'Gallery' tab above.

















All the children from 1st, 2nd & 3rd class with teachers Mr. Conefrey, Mrs. Mills & Mrs. Cross during our science field trip

Celt photographer

01/10/2016 19:32

Mr Sean McMahon from the Anglo Celt visited the school on Thursday 8th September and photographed the Junior Infants.  Keep a look out in the Anglo Celt for all the pretty faces.....

Best wishes Aaron

01/10/2016 19:30

All the children wish Aaron from 2nd class a speedy recovery.  We are sorry that he won't be able to join his classmates for a number of weeks.  Get well soon Aaron!!

Soft play area

01/10/2016 19:29

Work will begin shortly on a soft play area for the junior classes. This will be a welcome addition to our school facilities.  Thanks to Micheal Maguire for all his help with this project.

Welcome to our new junior infants

01/10/2016 19:27

A huge welcome to all our new junior infants joining us this year:  Thomas Crowe, Paudie Corrigan, Eliot Hegarty, Fergal McGovern, Luke McKiernan-Stojak, Danielle Maguire, Lucy Maguire, Mya McCauley, Eve Magee, Natalie McIntyre and Katelyn Reilly.  We hope they will have many happy years of learning here.  A special word of welcome to the new families joining our school community.  Indeed many of these parents are themselves past pupils of St. Mogue's N.S.!! Welcome to one and all....

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