Extra-Curricular Activities


Coláiste Pobail Osraí encourages extra-curricular activities and provides a comprehensive programme for students. Here are some examples of activities over the past number of years:

Hurling, Camogie, Basketball, Gaelic Football, Soccer, Table Tennis, Swimming, Athletics, Outdoor Pursuits, Tag Rugby, Horse Riding, Art Club, Homework club.

National and Local Competitions

  • BT Young Scientist exhibition
  • AIB build a bank challenge
  • Young entrepreneur
  • Young Reporters’ competition
  • Irish Maths Olympiad
  • Poetry competitions
  • Savour Kilkenny
  • SciFest
  • Irish Junior Maths competition
  • IMTA Maths competition
  • Young Cook of the Year
  • Junior Achievements Ireland Awards

Cultural and Social

  • Annual school concert in the Watergate theatre
  • Choirs
  • School Trips (Gaeltacht and abroad)
  • Traditional Band – Jazz – Rock
  • Clubs and Committees
  • Student Council
  • Mini company group
  • Photography club
  • Public speaking and Debating

After-school Study and Homework Club

We offer Supervised after-school study for all other classes from 4.10pm – 5.50pm for those that wish to avail of it. For first years we offer a homework club from 4pm to 5 pm to support them as they begin their studies.

Canteen and Breakfast Club

We offer a subsidised canteen facility with hot and cold food for both break and lunchtime each day. We also offer a free breakfast club for students each morning from 8.30am – 8.45am.

“This school has a great positive atmosphere and a supportive community of teachers and students.”
Second year student

“I came from an English-speaking school and Irish was difficult at the start, but I love that I can now speak it easily and fluently. I am very proud of the language.”
Sixth year student