Garda Band Visit

Thank you to the Garda Band who visited Scoil Maelruain Senior to celebrate Dublin’s success in the Men’s and Ladies All Ireland Football final.

Garda Band photos

Garda Band videos

Highlights of school tours summer 2019


Down to Earth Community Art

We welcomed the Down to Earth Community Art group to our school today.

3rd and 4th classes enjoyed a performance of “The Not Too Late Show”. The children enjoyed the show immensely and it was a great success.


Visiting Theatre Group

Our school enjoyed a live theatre experience retelling Irish Legends this May.

Check out the photos here.

Past Pupil Katie Sheldon

We were delighted to welcome World Darts Champion Katie Sheldon back to our school this week. Katie travelled to Japan to take part in the tournament, what an amazing adventure to have!

Active Week!

25th – 29th April was a very busy week as it was Active Week in Scoil Maelruain Senior. During the week we had lots of special visitors from various sports organisations including Basketball Ireland, Cricket Lenister and Tallaght Martial Arts. All children got the opportunity to take part in a variety of new activities and also listen to a talk on healthy eating. There were different morning activities every day before school so everyone had an active start to their day! A big thank you to all the teachers, students and parents who helped make Active Week a huge success this year!

Active School Visitors!

During the  week of May 12th there were a number of special visitors to Scoil Maelruain to introduce us to new ways of staying active! Martin from Tallaght Martial Arts Club brought all the children through basic drills and martial arts positions. Dominick from Irish Flying Disc Association did workshops with 5th class children introducing them to the sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Mark from Croquet Association of Ireland showed 3rd class children croquet skills and all the children got the opportunity to take part in a game. Members of the Active Flag committee also got the chance to check out some new sports when they visited Surfdock Water Sports to try out some water sports!A big thank you to all our active visitors, we all enjoyed taking part in some new sports!

Sam Maguire Comes to Scoil Maelruain

We were delighted to have the Sam Maguire in the school on Thursday November 7th. Children were decked out in the Dublin colours and some teachers also! Michael Darragh MacAuley kindly presented the trophy to the school and answered lots of questions. The excitement of having the trophy in the school was topped off with a night off homework.

Thomas Davis ladies take junior club football title

We were delighted to welcome some of the winning Thomas Davis Ladies football team to our school on Monday 3rd of December. They have had an amazing year winning 4 titles in all. Congratulations to everyone on the team especially all our past pupils. A fabulous achievement.

When the zoo came to visit

Classes in 3rd and 4th were very lucky to get a speaker from the Dublin Zoo Outreach Programme. Pupils got to hear all about the daily routine of animals in Dublin Zoo. Children also got to touch skins and shells from lots of different animals. Check out the photos here.