Welcome to St Ita's!

St Ita's National School is a Catholic school located in the town of Loughrea, Co. Galway.  

Our well resourced school allows the children to engage in meaningful educational experiences and participate in a variety of activities such as; active school projects, art, athletics, band, choir, drama, gaelic games, green schools projects, homework club, tennis, volleyball, Information Technology, Irish dancing, quizzes, and swimming to mention but a few! All of the above activities take place in a spirit of friendship, co-operation and community.

Important Messages from Monsignor Geraghty

28th May: Please see the two twitter posts below from Monsignor Geraghty. He has a special message for the girls in 6th Class! Click the play button  below to have a listen them! 

Please find the links attached to the webcam in the Cathedral

https://www.loughreacathedral.ie/ or https://www.churchservices.tv/loughrea

Message for Confirmation Classes and Families

25th May: Bishop Duignan will celebrate a mass in the Cathedral on Sunday (31st May 2020) at 12 noon for those waiting to be confirmed. Our 6th Class girls, their families and their teachers are invited to join the mass.  Please find the links to the webcam in the Cathedral here at: https://www.loughreacathedral.ie/ or https://www.churchservices.tv/loughrea

Please see the tweet from Clonfert Diocese below. 

Important Message from Monsignor Geraghty

Monsignor Geraghty has a special message for the girls in our second classes! Click the play button  below to have a listen!

Please find the links attached to the webcam in the Cathedral

https://www.loughreacathedral.ie/ or https://www.churchservices.tv/loughrea

Distant Learning Survey

May 14: Hi all. We are trying to work on improving our quality of teaching and learning in St Itas during this difficult time and would appreciate your feedback. Please take 2 mins to  fill in this short survey! Thank you đŸ˜€

unlimited free internet

14th May: Please click on the button below to get a step-by-step guide on how families, who are relying on their phone for connectivity, can move to unlimited internet without having to pay. This is for families/individuals who need internet for school/college work.

School Closure Extended Until Further Notice: Covid-19

13th April: As per Department  and HSE guidelines, St Ita's will remain closed until further notice, with teaching and learning continuing online. We will monitor the national situation and provide updates, as they arise. Please continue to follow all recommended safety measures and practices  from our Government and health officials and stay safe.  

24th March: Today, the Taoiseach, extended the school closure period for the entire country to the 19th April 2020. Please note: this is only a guideline. We await further advice from our Government and our health officials. Please continue to adhere to the recommended safety measures and remain safe. 

12th March: As the Taoiseach announced today, all schools and colleges have to close (effective from 6pm this evening) in order to help stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This closure will remain in effect from 13th - 29th March 2020, as per Department and HSE guidelines.

Packs of work have been sent home with the children. 

Please continue to practice good hand washing hygiene, avoid mass gatherings and stay safe!

Letter to Parents/ Guardians and Contact

5th May: Please see Letter to parents below regarding important information. 

13th April:

  • A quick reminder to those who have yet to contact their teacher(s) and provide an email address, should do so as soon as possible. Please click on the button below to find your teacher(s) contact information. Thank you to everyone who has done so already. 
  • Anyone with no access to emails, can contact the school. Arrangements can be made.  

30th March: Please click the buttons below to get important information regarding the next steps and contact with your child's teacher. 

Homework Assignments:

25th May: The homework assignments for this week will be emailed to the email address you provided or posted out to you. 

13th April:

  • Homework for the week beginning 20th April will be available shortly (Please Click on the class link below)
  • If your child attends support, this will be available on the class page.
  • Work made available before Easter will be in the next section below (under the class links) on this page. They will be available for the coming weeks

30th March: Hi all. Please find below homework from your child's teacher and support teacher, if applicable. Click on the teacher's name/ Class group to get more information.

Homework Assignments:

Please click on your class below to find out more about your work for this week. The most current work available will be at the top of the page. 





Homework Assignments: 30/03 - 04/04

This is the work that was made available before Easter. For more up to date work please click on the classes above! Thank you. 

Junior Infants











Senior Infants







First Class





Second Class





Third Class



Fourth Class



Fifth Class





Sixth Class






Some Resources to Help You!

Please click on the "Kids Zone" button below to get access to class specific resources and alsosome helpful tips and tricks to help your child learn.


30th March: We have added a few new resources to the list above. Please continue to check the website for updated resources. (Updated from 23rd March)

14th March: Our teachers have worked together (remotely!) to gather some of the best resources available to help your child learn while he/ she is at home. We understand that homework was given by teachers but this is to supplement your child's learning. This is the best time and opportunity to be proactive in your child's education! 

Tips and tricks for home learning!

Click the link below for some handy tips and tricks on how you can help the children learn at home! 


Food Dudes: Home Activities:

Keep eating that fruit and veg!

21st April: Hi all, Food Dudes have a "Fun at Home" section on their website and some great ideas for meal times! Have a look at them at: https://www.fooddudes.ie/food-dudes-fun-at-home/

Easter Colouring

24th March: Barna Recycling have some Easter colouring pages. Click on the buttons below to access  them.

There is a competition attached, if you wish to partake. You can either post your entries to Barna Recycling or you can take a photograph/ scan entries and email them to: competition@barnarecycling.com 

We Are Now Enrolling For 2020/2021!

Interested in enrolling in St Ita's National School for the coming school year (2020/2021)?

Come along to our school between 3rd February - 7th February 2020 and see what we do!

If you're not available, give us a call on (091) 841 605. We will set you up with an appointment and we'll be only glad to show you around!

Please find more information about our enrolment and enrolment pack by clicking on the button below!

Latest News and Activities!

Keep up to date with the latest news and events!


Current Parents & Enrolment Information

Click on the button below to find out some important parental information.

This section will be updated on a regular basis to keep you informed! 

Our Students

Check out what our students have been getting up to in the classrooms! What super work they are doing! 

Active School

We are working really hard to get the Active School Flag! Click on the button to find out more about what we are doing! 

Green School

We have just got our second Green School Flag! Find out more information about our flag and what the Green School committee have been working on! Click on the "Green" button below! 

Contact Us!

Please feel free to contact us! We will be glad to help you! 

Tel: +353 (91) 841 605

E-mail: italoughrea@hotmail.com