Camogie Blitz!

Well done to all the girls and Ms. Kelleher who took part in the Camogie blitz in Nemo last week. All the girls played so well, it’s brilliant to see such a passion and love of the sport from the... read more

Come to Togher Girls’ School!

Ms. Carmody’s 3rd class have been extremely busy writing these beautiful advertisements for our school. You can tell they worked so hard on these ads, they are so carefully written and designed. Well done... read more

Maths Week 2022

The whole school had an amazing Maths Week 2022 from the 17th to the 21st of October! From going on Maths Trails, to Maths buddies and Maths Quizzes to Maths Art, we had an extremely busy... read more

Blitz at the Barrs October 2022

Well done to all involved and for all the support during our Barrs Blitz last Friday, 9th of October. All the girls did the school so proud and no doubt they had a great time. Thanks to everyone for making the day so great for them especially Ms. Kelleher and Ms.... read more

Our School Choir

4th class are very excited to partake in choir sessions this year along with their teachers Ms. Daly, Ms. Olsthoorn, Mr. Fulham and Ms. Crowley. They can’t wait for you to watch them... read more

Junior/Senior Infants working so hard!

Ms. Driscoll’s Junior and Senior infants have been working so hard since they have started school. They have been working on their cutting skills, painting, Maths sorting and learning lots of rhymes. Well done... read more

Lord Mayor Visit 2022

We were delighted to have the Lord Mayor Deirdre Forde visit our school on Monday the 12th of September 2022. The girls sang beautiful songs to her and we gave her some gifts of poetry and artwork reflecting the diverse talents within our school... read more

Pet Day 2022 – news2day

We had a brilliant Pet Day this year. We had Pet Day on Friday the 17th of June and it was a great success. Pamela Murphy, past pupil and now vet, came to chat to us about her job and gave us great tips on looking after our pets. We were thrilled that our pet day this... read more

5th Class Visit Togher Community Garden

Ms. Crowley’s 5th class had a lovely morning on Thursday the 19th of May visiting the community garden. Many thanks to Sandra and Ray for meeting with them. We planted sunflower seeds and Cosmos. We look forward to transplanting them in a few... read more

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2022

We were extremely busy last week for Seachtain na Gaeilge. Bhí a lán imeachtaí iontach againn! From the céilí to Sos as Gaeilge and the Tráth na gCeist to the Glaoch Guthán, we all thoroughly enjoyed the week. We had a big assembly on the last day where we watched... read more

Senior infants go planting!

Ms Kelly and Ms O’Shea’s senior infant class went planting with Emily Belle McCarthy’s dad last week. They planted strawberries, peas, bluebells and potatoes. Super... read more

School’s Soccer Development Programme with the FAI

Ex-professional soccer player Alan Bennet visited fourth class. Alan is currently coaching on the School’s Development Programme with the FAI. Many of the girls in fourth have dreams of being professional soccer players. Adam explained the three different routes... read more

Green Schools

Our Green Schools Committee have been very busy this year getting ready to apply for our 6th flag. We are working on the theme of: Global Citizenship, Litter and Waste. We are learning about  The 17 UN Global GoalsFairtradeHow to reduce our waste and recycle... read more

Projects on Our Countries

6th Class students did an amazing job of researching the countries that they are from. They made beautiful posters to display their work also. These girls did a challenging job of hosting a Zoom where they gave great speeches on their countries to all the classes in... read more

Christmas Raffle 2021

We are delighted to share some photos of the AMAZING prizes up for grabs this year for our Christmas raffle! Thank you so much to all those who have donated prizes, they are all wonderful. The prizes include, a tv, a bicycle, flight lessons and much more!!!! Thank you... read more

Cork City Community Newsletter 24/11/21

Please find attached the latest issue of our Community Response Newsletter. Please also see attached Layer Up Partner Pack booklet. Layer Up is a cross-Government campaign which encourages us to layer up on the behaviours to protect from Covid-19 by... read more

Tree Planting 12/11/21

The school was kindly gifted two beautiful trees last Friday the 12th of November from Karen O’ Sullivan (Bean Ui Shuilleabhain) and Celine O’Donoghue, wife of the late Tim O’Donoghue who was Chairperson of the Board of Management. Celine and... read more

Past Pupil at COP26

We are incredibly proud of our past pupil Theresa Rose Sebastian. From being an active member of our Green Schools Committee many years ago to attending COP26 in Glasgow, she is certainly an inspiration to all of us. She is campaigning against climate change and is... read more

Lifetime Lab Workshop

Fourth and fifth classes took part in a science workshop with Una from the Lifetime Lab, called House of Circuits. They had great fun building electrical circuits and they investigated if a variety of materials were conductors or insulators.  Afterwards, they made a... read more

6th Class go Orienteering in Clashduv Park

Ms. Wade and Ms. Travers’ 6th class girls went orienteering the last day before Midterm Break. Once the girls got to the park, a man went through the process of orienteering. After about 10 minutes each pair got a map and ran off into the park trying to find... read more

Halloween Fun

On Halloween, we all dressed up in spooky costumes. We did so many fun things also. We took some pictures as we were so happy with all of our fun costumes. Some people were police, thieves, dead fairies and others wore very nice clothes. I hope you all enjoyed reading... read more

6th Class Enrolment Ceremony

On Tuesday the 19th of October 6th class went to Togher Church to do their enrolment ceremony for their confirmation . They left at 20 to 11 when they got there they started immediately . Miss Wade and Miss Travers sat them down and they began. They started with a... read more

4th Class Biographies

4th Class have been very busy writing biographies at the moment. One girl, Ellie-May Telfer-Farrell went the extra mile and did her own project on a subject she is very passionate about. Fantastic job, Ellie-May!... read more

Community Response Newsletter

For health advice and the most reliable up-to-date information, see the HSE coronavirus page: National Helpline Number 1850 24 1850... read more

Bike Week 2021

Some of our students had a great time learning all about safety when cycling for Bike Week... read more

Junior Infants working very hard!

Here in Junior Infants we have been busy settling in to school and getting to know each other. The girls completed these before school started and we have been talking about the things we like and our families. We are all different but we all fit together in class!... read more

6th Class Learn about 9/11

Saturday, the 11th of September marked the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. 6th class students learned about the timeline of events on this day and focused in particular on the heroes and first responders who risked their lives to save as many people as possible in New... read more

6th class graduation season

Our wonderful 6th class group of 2021 recently celebrated finishing primary school. This amazing group of girls attended a graduation mass with Fr. Ben on June 11th. On the 18th of June the girls had a super 6th class fun day. They partook in novelty races in the... read more

New Website for 6th Class and Parents

stepup The website ‘Step Up’ is now available for 6th class students and their parents. The website was developed last June, as part of the Planet Youth project, largely because COVID19 had curtailed a lot of the school... read more

5th Class STEAM

The girls in fifth class have been enjoying taking part in the STEAM (Science in a Box) programme – exploring Human Biology and also engineering tasks. So far, we have learned about the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, skeletal and muscular... read more

Discover Cork: Schools’ Heritage Project 2021

Winner of The Community and Heritage Award Ameera Mohammed Ahmed (4th Class) Title: The Burning of Cork 1920 Winner of the Charity and History Award Siobhán Lyons (4th Class) Title: Dogs for the Disabled,Cork Discover Cork ran a Heritage Project competition for... read more


WELL DONE TO ALL THIS JANUARY! More student work in Student Zone tab. creative artsgeographyscienceGreat projects Great poetry about teacher! TOGHER GNS TOGETHER GOOD NEWS – MONDAY IS 1st FEBRUARY –MONDAY IS ALSO THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING –MONDAY IS... read more

Junior Infant Artwork

Junior Infant’s Artwork The Junior Infants have been very busy coming up to Christmas! Their amazing artwork is on display by the school... read more


4th Class Stars 4th class worked very hard on these superb pieces of art. They are on display in one of our corridors for the whole school to... read more

Christmas Raffle

Christmas Raffle!! It’s that time of year again where we have our wonderful Christmas Raffle! Take a look at our lovely hampers and prizes up for grabs this year. Tickets will be €2 for a strip and €5 for 3 strips on sale next week. The draw will take place next... read more

1st and 2nd Class Artwork The first and second classes have been very busy and creative setting up winter art displays in the corridors and... read more

Ms. Long’s Visit.

Ms Long, our new principal visited our school. She met some of the Junior Infants. She is looking forward to joining us in our school on the 6th of... read more

3rd – 5th Class Celebrate Advent

Advent is time of preparation and waiting for the birth of Jesus. The candles on the Advent wreath symbolize hope, love, joy and peace. A candle is lit every Sunday for the month of Advent until Christmas... read more

Christmas Hat Day Fundraiser

The Cork City Hospitals Children’s Club are having a fundraiser on the 11th of December. Please see image all the details if you would like to take... read more

Updated Email Address

Going forward, we will be using the email address: Please use this if you wish to make contact with the school via email. Thank you! read more

No Uniform Days

Wishing all of our students and their families a happy and safe midterm break. Remembering some spooky celebrations from the past and present. Coming to our school hall on 11th and 12th December 2019 Sometimes we dress up for other occasions too. Have a look at some... read more

A Letter of Gratitude to All

Dear students, staff and parents/guardians, It is with lots of amazing and happy memories that I say the fondest of farewells to each and every one of you as Principal of Scoil an Athar Matiiú, Togher GNS.  Words could not express how much I have enjoyed being... read more

L’Arche Gifts

Thanks to the L’Arche Community for giving us these gifts for our school. They will really brighten our days. Looking forward to lots more fairies joining us! Gift from... read more