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.

We are now Enrolling for 2024-2025

18th Jan: We are now enrolling for the school year 2024-2025. Our Enrolment week will take place from 29th January to 2nd February. Please click on the button below to download our enrolment pack. 

Download the enrolment pack below and fill in the required information in the spaces provided.  

To submit the enrolment pack, click “File”, “Save As” and save your document as “Enrolment 24-25 - with your child’s first name and surname”. Click “Save”. Attach the saved document to an email & send to st.itasecretary1930@gmail.com or alternatively; print, fill in and return to the school

Credit Union Quiz 2024

29th Jan: St Ita's entered six teams into the Credit Union quiz competition last Saturday evening,. All our teams had great fun and were very competitive. Congratulations to one of our senior teams, who placed 3rd in the senior category. Well done to everyone involved.

Snow at St. Ita's

18th Jan: We had some snow today on our yard and the girls made some brilliant constructions with it. Take a look at some of their creative works below! 



Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Dec 2023: There was a great response to the Christmas Shoebox Appeal this year with 137 shoeboxes filled, decorated and donated to this worthy cause. Well done everyone!

Christmas Lights

23rd Nov : The school band have been practicing hard, in their classroom and on the yard, for the turning on of the Christmas lights Ceremony in Loughrea this weekend. The girls are very excited and looking forward to playing on the town streets once again. Thank you to all involved.

Monster Cake Sale 2023

October 2023: Our annual cake sale will be held on Thursday 26th October. The children (and teachers) will dress up in their Halloween costumes. On the day, you can buy some treats and play some spooky Halloween games. There will even be a "Monster Walk" too, with a few surprises along the way! All are welcome, so come along and join in on the fun! 

Click on the button below to find out more information about the cake sale and the day.


Cross Country 2023

September 2023: The girl's athletics teams performed very well in the Cross Country semi-finals last week in Renmore. We are very proud of their achievements and how they ran on the day. Great job, girls! Well done!  Below are some photos from the day. Click on the button to find out more about Cross Country in St. Ita's. 



Internet Safety

29th September : It is important to keep your children safe while on the internet. Click on the button below to find out more about an Internet Safety talk for parents. It will be online via zoom (link below) on Tuesday, 3rd Oct at 7.30 PM.

Zoom Link: https://www.trendmicro.com/internet-safety/for-parents-and-teachers/events#ireland

Tips for Parents!

29th September: Click on the button below to find out more abouthow you can help your child as they start a new school year. 

Active School Week! 24th - 28th April 2023

Our annual "Active School Week" will be taking from the 24th - 28th April and we are looking forward to doing lots of exercises while also having lots of fun! Remember to bring in your runners and school tracksuit each day! Take a look below to see what we will be getting up to!

Annual Admission Notice

29th Sept: Please see below the Annual Admission Notice for St Ita's for the school year 2022/2023 

Virtual Sports Day

Here are the links to our virtual sports day pages. Try out as many activities as you like and remember to have loads of  fun! 

Junior Infants - 2nd Class: tiny.cc/sivirtualsportsday20 

3rd - 6th Class: https://sites.google.com/view/st-itas-sports-day/home 

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