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Extra Curricular

The following extra- curricular also take place after school

  • GAA Football Training: GAA Teams are coached by Mr.Gleeson Mr. Crowe, Mr. Crawford and Mr. Leen. We have two gaelic football teams, senior and junior. Our school participates in the Fingal Leage and Cumann na mBunscoil League.. Thank you to our local football Club, St Patricks GAA, for all their support.
  • Chess Club, run by Joslin Ryan (1st – 6th class) on Mondays
  • Speech & Drama, Ms. Corr on (Tues, Weds, Thurs), we are lucky to have a highly qualified Speech & Drama teacher on our staff. Ms Corr holds a B.Ed honours LLSMD affiliated with the Leinster school of Music & Drama.
  • Art classes are run by Mr. Lalor on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Homework club is run by Mr. Gleeson and Mr. Hegarty throughout school term.


Tennis News

Donabate Portrane Tennis Club (DPTC) are delighted to be participating in a 6-week programme of tennis lessons within St Patrick’s Boys’ National School.  Each week the children from Snr Infants and 1st Class will have coaching with Stephen Murtagh.  DPTC are providing sponsorship of the lessons in partnership with Tennis Ireland (Fingal) and St. Pat’s.

DPTC has 4 all-weather tennis courts set in the stunning grounds of Donabate Golf Club and offers a wide range of activities: Social Tennis, Coaching for Adults and Juniors, Camps, Club competitions, League tennis and more.  For more information please email the club at or visit our website or Facebook page.

We hope that all the children taking part have fun learning new skills!