Partnership

We have sports partnerships with Liffey gaels GAA club , St Patrick’s Athletic F.C. and the FAI .

Our soccer coach Dave Rake(FAI) has worked in our school for 14 years and takes classes for coaching sessions every week . He also does a football literacy session with classes after school . This gives children an extra reading session with a teacher from our school followed by a football session . Dave also does morning sessions where children play football for 20 minutes before school starts.

Dean from Liffey Gaels is our school GPO who takes classes for  Gaelic Football coaching sessions throughout the year . He also helps to organise blitzes within our school. and encourages pupils to take part in Liffey Gaels . Both Good Counsel GAA and Liffey Gaels has assisted our school Gaelic teams to play against other local schools.

David From St Patrick’s Athletic is the club community officer and has worked with fourth class this year . They completed a football based maths programme  which also included football coaching . David has also assisted our local schools soccer league  in which our boys and girls teams have been part of for  10 years  and have won several times .

Our classes from 2nd to 5th go swimming in Clondalkin swimming pool for 6 week courses . Sixth class attend rowing in Islandbridge .

Dimitri our Zumba teacher has worked with all classes this year and does  both weekly parent and Staff sessions .

Carmel teaches after school Irish dancing classes every week .

A lot of our children take part in active events in Core youth project and the Bosco centre.