Varied Extra-Curricular Activities



Thanks to the commitment and dedication of an exceptional staff, the formal curriculum is complemented by many extracurricular activities in a wide range of areas including Information Technology, Sports Coaching, Music and Drama Productions, Community Action Projects, National Quiz Competitions, numerous Science Competitions, Business Entrepreneurship as well as Work Experience.


some highlights:



SMGS is a school with a very strong sporting tradition. There are a huge variety of sports and sporting activities available to students, including: Hurling, Gaelic Football, Rugby, Basketball, Ladies Football, Camogie, Equestrian, Soccer, Athletics, Golf




Cultural activities

Art, Music and languages are available as option subjects to students in SMGS from First Year to Sixth Year. Outside of the classroom curriculum, our school promotes an appreciation of many cultural aspects of a variety of subjects.




Educational Travel

Education is as valid outside the classroom as within and at Scoil Mhuire gan Smál we offer our students opportunities to travel both at home and abroad to enhance their whole education. As a compliment to their linguistic and cultural studies our students have travelled to London, Paris, Munich, Rome and Prague in recent years. 



Others include:


Debating English/Irish

Drama including a school show every 2 years

Book Club


Young Scientist

School trips (one coming up next Oct to Italy ! )

Charity and Fundraising

Green schools

Amber flag

Student council


SMGS Media club

Coiste Gaeilge


Film club