Run Around Ireland Challenge Week 2

18th to 22nd April: This week we reached Clara Bog, Co. Offaly and the Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Well done to everyone! Both children and staff are making a huge effort with the daily running – it’s really impressive. … Continue reading

Run Around Ireland Challenge 2021

As part of the renewal process for our Active Flag, we are currently taking part in the Run around Ireland Challenge. We have a map of Ireland with different landmarks shown on it and the distance from our school to … Continue reading

Run around Ireland Challenge Week 1

22nd – 26th March: This week we reached The Spire, Dublin; Powerscourt Waterfall, Co. Wicklow; Newgrange, Co. Meath and Kilkenny Castle!! What a brilliant start.  


5th and 6th Class completed a Flashmob #ShamrockChallenge  on yard for 3rd and 4th Class just as they all lined up after break.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Children celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge this week. Children completed scavenger hunts and quizzes throughout the week.  5th and 6th Class did the Shamrock Challenge as a flashmob for 3rd and 4th Class.  All children wore green for Lá Glas.  

Admission Open

Enrolment for the new school year 2021/2022 is now open. You can find the School Enrolment Form and Admission Policy on our Admissions page. Any queries please email us on

Posting some Christmas Cheer

Children from 5th and 6th Class posted all the classes postcards to the Nursing Homes.

Christmas Recitals

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the Children and Staff of Lacken National School. Please click on the links below: Christmas Recital Infants Stoca Nollag Christmas Recital Infants Five Little Reindeer Christmas Recital 1st & 2nd An … Continue reading

Meet Our First Ever Student Council

There was great excitement in school on Election Day. All the children got to vote for their favourite candidate. The following children were elected to represent the views of all pupils and to improve school life for all.     … Continue reading


A selection of artwork from all the classes. 12►