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Awards & Achievements

Scoilnet Star Site Award 2014Star Site Badge 2014

In December 2014 we were awarded the much-coveted Scoilnet Star Site Award. This award recognises schools that are embracing the web as a communication tool.

Muintir na Tí­re School Garden CompetitionCork County Council

Winner of ‘Best New Garden’ category 2014

Winner of ‘Edible Garden’ category 2015

Winner of ‘Innovation & Creativity’ category 2016

Winner of ‘Most Improved Garden’ category 2017

Joint Winner of ‘Best Biodiversity Garden’ category 2018

Winner of the Gold Medal Award 2019

Green SchoolAn Taisce Green Flags

    • 1. Litter & Waste Management 2009
      • 2. Energy Management 2011
  • 3. Water Management 2013
    • 4. Travel 2016
    • 5. Biodiversity 2018

Health Promoting School

The Health Promoting Schools programme supports schools to focus on health and wellbeing and involves all members of the school community. Under the guidance of the HSE and through the diligent efforts of our students, teachers, parents and guardians, our school was actively involved in improving the health of everyone at Scoil Mhuire NS. Our efforts were acknowlegded and rewarded in June 2019 when we were officially designated a HSE Health Promoting School.


We regularly participate in fundraising ventures in aid of those less fortunate than ourselves. Some of our recent initiatives for 3rd World Projects and others include…

  • Goal Jersey Day; Annually
  • Team Hope Christmas Shoe Box Appeal; AnnuallyTeam Hope
  • Bóthar Project; 2003, 2008, 2009
  • Tsunami/Earthquake; 2005, 2013
  • India / Calcutta; 2011, 2012
  • Simon Community 2016
  • Down Syndrome HB Ice Cream Funday; Annually

Active Schools Initiative

The Active School Flag (ASF) is a Department of Education and Skills initiative supported by Healthy Ireland. The award recognises schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community. As always, we were extremely active during the 2018/19 school year and in June our efforts were rewarded when we were officially designated as an Active School. Check out our Active School tab or the following link for regular updates on our activities http://schullns.com/active-schools/

 Junior Entrepreneur Programme

During the 2018/19 academic year, our 6th class students successsfully took part in the Junior Entrepreneur programme and were awarded the Junior Entrepreneur Flag in June 2019. Our 4th and 5th class students took part in the programme the previous year and were also awarded the Junior Entrepreneur Flag. This is a national programme which promotes entrepreneurship at primary school level.

INTO Cumann na mBunscol Mini 7'sMini Sevens Gaelic Football

    • County Champions; Girls: 2008, 2012, 2013

Munster Champions; Girls 2008

Sciath na Scol

We have a fantastic tradition and record here at Scoil Mhuire NS in Sciath na Scol Football, regularly competing in finals, winning many of them.

Sciath na Scol Role of Honour (Girls)

  • Champions 1994
  • Champions 1995
  • Finalists 1999
  • Finalists 2000
  • Champions 2001
  • Champions 2003
  • Finalists 2004
  • Champions 2005
  • Champions 2006
  • Champions 2007
  • Finalists 2008
  • Finalists 2010
  • Finalists 2011
  • Finalists 2013
  • Finalists 2014
  • Finalists 2017
  • Finalists 2018

Sciath na Scol Role of Honour (Boys)

  • Finalists 2001
  • Finalists 2002
  • Champions 2005
  • Finalists 2006
  • Finalists 2013
  • Finalists 2018

Sciath na Scol Chorcai