Charleville 2023


Pyjama Party

The children and staff all came to school wearing their pyjamas for a very special day of stories, hot chocolate and special treats! Click on the image to see photos from the day!

Sensory Room Opening

We were delighted to welcome guests to see the official opening of our sensory room.  Everyone who was involved in the fundraising got an invitation to help us mark the wonderful community efforts which enabled St. Joseph’s to build a sensory room for all children within the school.  Alex, the most senior pupil in the school AND the chairperson of the Student Committee, cut the ribbon and declared the room…

Active School

Special Olympics St. Joseph’s is a very active place!!  We take part in lots of different active events.  At the moment, the senior children in Áthas are training for a new sport in Special Olympics – Floorball.  This sport is a cross between hockey and ice hockey.  It is a winter sport played indoors in a rink.  There are four people in a team and the object is to score…

Write a book competition

Miss Mc Evoy’s class entered the Write a Book competition in association with Laois Education Centre. All of the boys and girls worked really hard to write and illustrate beautiful books. All of the books were sent to Portlaoise where they were judged. One winner and five Highly Commended entries were chosen. The Highly Commended entrants were: Maja Hejnowska Tomi Kowalski Isabelle Mc Cumiskey Wayne Mc Donagh Charlie Cagehin The…

Book Week 2016

Coming soon! The book fair will be in St.Joseph’s Thursday 25th February – Thursday 3rd March.

Welcome to our new website

We have updated our website. Now we are fully responsive meaning you can find out about St. Josephs on any web device!! You can find more about our classes via these links: Junior Infants Senior Infants First Class Second Class Language Class Athas Or browse past years in our archive here And Parents don’t forget to subscribe to our site to stay in touch

Happy New Year

Many thanks to everyone for the wonderful support  in the weeks before Christmas. St Joseph’s was certainly an exciting place to be and the children enjoyed exploring their creative talents in an array of activities. Thanks to parents, grandparents and transition year students who helped out with gingerbread baking, carol singing, nature trails, nativity costumes and lots more. Check out the websitefor photos of the nativity plays and activities throughout…


Congratulations to Angel and Aiden who were the very lucky winners of our bikes sponsored by Bradbury’s.


There is a new menu for lunch this term with some new choices. All children are welcome to avail of our free school lunch which is paid for by the Department of Education and Skills. However, children may not bring their own full lunch from home if they take the school lunch. Menus are available from class teachers or Helen in the office.

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