Latest News

U-11 Olympic Handballers are County Champions!!!

On 21st January Mr. Brendan Smith will speak to parents/guardians on internet saftey

Our Open Evening will take place on Tuesday 20th January

Christmas Show is on 16th December

Communion is set for 23rd May, 2015

Confirmation is set for 16th May, 2015

Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, visited St. Pat's!
Pupils soak teachers in Ice Bucket Challenge!

School will reopen on Thursday 28th August

More Success for St. Pat's in Gaelic Football!

St. Pat's are All-Ireland Soccer Champions!!

School Debating Team are champions for second year in succession

Roan Elwood leads out Ireland against New Zealand!


David Rudisha, 800m Olympic Champion and his trainer Brother Colm visit St. Pat's




Contact Details

Phone: (091) 568707


Principal Danny Whelan:

Parents Association: Martina Jordan c/o St. Pat's
School Video
Click the link above to view
a short video of some of the amazing things that go on in St Pat's.

Happy Christmas from All in St.Pat's!!
The 2nd Class boys are busy preparing for the nativity play!!

Important dates coming up to Christmas:
16th December - Christmas show (7.30pm)
17th December - 5th Class Carol Singers will perform in A.I.B, Lynch's Castle
18th December - Carol Singers and The Brass Band will perform on Shop Street in aid of Galway Hospice
19th December - Our Parents' Association are organising a Coffee and Tea Morning in the Hall from 10.30am. All are welcome to enjoy mince pies and hear The Brass Band!!

A cheque was presented from the parents association to the parents running the school library to supplement our fantastic school library!!

Important Dates in January:
5th January - School reopens
20th January - Open Evening for new pupils
21st January - Parents' Association have invited Mr. Brendan Smith to come to the school to talk about internet safety to all parents and guardians of boys in St. Pat's

St. Pat's, A School of Excellence
St. Pat’s
is a large City Centre Boys’ Primary School catering for boys from 2nd to 6th classes. The catchment of the school covers the whole of Galway City and neighbouring townlands and villages.

The School prides itself on poviding a safe and happy environment where students can learn, play and reach their full potential. The highly skilled staff present a balanced and relevant curriculum suitable to the child’s needs and do so by employing approaches and methodologies that tap into the child’s sense of wonder and natural curiosity. 

Pupils are constantly encouraged and affirmed and the dignity and uniqueness of each child is given a high priority.

St. Pat’s second level school is St. Joseph’s College (“The Bish”) in Nuns’ Island.  The majority of Pat’s boys transfer there when they have completed their primary schooling. 


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