Schools

KandLe Confirmation Virtual Retreat 2021

Fr David Vard and his sister Charlotte visit their old primary school and then reflect with Hazel on their respective faith journeys

CPSMA 2021 Virtual AGM – Address by Archbishop Dermot Farrell

Full address by Archbishop Dermot Farrell at 2021 Virtual AGM of the Catholic Primary Schools Management Association

How to make a St Brigid’s Cross

A step by step demonstration of how to make a St Brigid's Cross. Recorded in Kildare Town at Feile Bride 2013.

CEIST Seeks Patronage of New Schools in Dunshaughlin and Gorey

Kate Liffey explains why CEIST is seeking to be the patron of new Post-Primary Schools in Dunshaughlin and Gorey and how parents can vote.

The Return of Post Primary Schools – Clare Ryan (CEIST)

Clare Ryan, CEO of CEIST, reflects on the return of Post Primary Schools and the importance and challenge of building community in these times

Celebrating Sacraments of Initiation during Covid

Maeve Mahon discusses how parishes are celebrating First Communion and Confirmation within the necessary Covid restrictions 

The Return to Primary Schools – Seamus Mulconry (CPSMA)

Seamus Mulconry, Sec. Gen of CPSMA, reflects on the return of Primary Schools and the great preparation undertaken by school communities. 

Come to the Table of the Lord (1/3)

In this three part series, Eleanor and Johanna along with Fr Chris help children prepare to celebrate Reconciliation and Holy Communion for the first time.

Come to the Table of the Lord – Lesson Two

In this second lesson for those preparing for Holy Communion, Eleanor and Johanna along with Fr Chris explain more about the different parts of  the Mass.

Come to the Table of the Lord – Lesson Three

In this final lesson, Eleanor and Johanna along with Fr Chris explain how to prepare and practice for receiving Holy Communion for the first time.

Come Holy Spirit (3/3) – Preparing for Confirmation

In this final episode, Eleanor and Johanna look at choosing Confirmation names and sponsors and the Confirmation ceremony itself

Come Holy Spirit (2/3) – Preparing for Confirmation

In this second episode, Eleanor and Johanna look at the seven gifts and the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit

Come Holy Spirit (1/3) – Preparing for Confirmation

In this first episode, Eleanor and Johanna focus on the Holy Spirit and the difference it makes in our lives.

Message for NS Boards of Management – Bishop Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty encourages Primary Schools Boards to find ways to meet digitally and to reach out to their school community in these difficult times.

Supporting over 2,800 Primary Schools – CPSMA

Seamus Mulconry explains how Boards of Management are supported by the Catholic Primary Schools Management Association.

Welcoming New Boards of Management – Bishop Denis Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty extends a warm welcome and thanks to the incoming Boards of the 163 Primary schools in Kildare & Leighlin Diocese

Inclusion of Students of Different Beliefs in Catholic Secondary Schools

Dr Aiveen Mullally (Marino Institute of Education) talks to Kate Liffey about the recently revised guidelines produced by the JMB

Preparing for Confirmation – Bishop Denis Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty talks to Maeve Mahon about the preparing for the celebration of the sacrament of Confirmation.

New Specification for Junior Cycle RE – Dr Amalee Meehan

Dr Amalee Meehan (DCU) talks to Kate Liffey about the implications for Catholic Schools of the new specification for Junior Cycle RE

Revitalizing the Catholic character of Irish schools

Hear about how K&L Diocese has partnered with the University of Notre Dame in undertaking a 'School Culture Initiative'.

Reform of Junior Cycle RE – Dr Audrey Doyle

Dr Doyle unpacks the rationale behind the recent reform of the Junior Cycle RE specification and the implications for Catholic Schools  

What is Religious Education? – Dr Gareth Byrne

Dr Byrne explains how all students can do Religious Education from their own perspective which includes students who are practising Catholics

Bishop Brendan Leahy welcomes REtv

Bishop Brendan Leahy welcomes REtv as a space for dialogue about religious education and the values and beliefs that define catholic schools.

Review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE)

Kate Liffey takes the guest chair on REtv to discuss the review of RSE being undertaken by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)

The Extraordinary Month of Mission explained

Julieann Moran from World Missions Ireland explains why this October is an Extraordinary Mission Month and what resources are available to schools and parishes.

Castlerea Community School – All Ireland Winners 2019

Castlerea Community School were the winners of the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

Killina Presentation School Tullamore – All Ireland Finals 2019

Killina were joint runners up in the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Knights of St Columbanus.

St Joseph’s College Garbally – All Ireland Finals 2019

Garbally were joint runners up in the 2019 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Knights of St Columbanus.

Where next for Catholic Schools? – Maria Steen

Irish Catholic columnist Maria Steen on why she believes it is time for the Church to consider a radical new approach to Catholic Schools.

Relationships and Sexuality Education Review

Kate Liffey explains her concerns about separating the ethos of Catholic schools from the delivery of RSE in Catholic Schools.

Children’s Day of Mission Prayer 2018

Watch the full prayer service that took place in St Ronan's Primary School, Newry on 12th October 2018.

Altar Servers Club – Naas Parish

In this video shown at WMOF2018, we get a glimpse into the social and spiritual sides of the Altar Servers Club in Naas Parish.

Designing a Vestment for Pope Francis – Jane Boland

Jane Boland (11), the winner of this Society of Missionary Children competition will greet Pope Francis at Dublin airport.

Fáilte Pope Francis

This publication from Columba Books arose from a competition for children to draw a picture and write a letter of welcome addressed to Pope Francis.

WMOF 2018 Confirmation Acts of Kindness – Prosperous

We see how Confirmation students in Prosperous Co. Kildare took in the Acts of Kindness project in this  WMOF TV report 

Ursuline Secondary School Thurles – All Ireland Winners 2018

A team from Ursuline Secondary School Thurles were the winners of the All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

WMOF2018 – Confirmation Acts of Kindness

Kate Liffey explains an initiative from WMOF2018 that invites Confirmation candidates across Ireland to register special acts of kindness.

Catholic Schools Week – WMOF 2018

David Kennedy outlines the resources that the Catholic Schools Week committee have prepared for the year leading up to WMOF 2018.

National Day of Prayer for Children 2017

Full recording of the service from Carlow Cathedral on 13th October 2017 including the balloon launch led by Bishop Nulty.

National Day of Prayer for Children 2017 – Livestream

On Friday Oct 13th at 12 noon, iCatholic will livestream the Children Helping Children prayer service from Carlow Cathedral.  All are invited to join us.

The Way of the Cross – Children

A guided reflection on the Stations of the Cross for children. Further resources are now available on www.liturgyritualprayer.com

St Louis Grammar School Kilkeel – All Ireland Winners 2017

St Louis Grammar School Kilkeel were the winners of the All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

Ursuline Secondary School Thurles – All Ireland Runners Up 2017

Ursuline Secondary School Thurles were the runners-up of the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

Convent of Mercy Roscommon – All Ireland Finalists 2017

Convent of Mercy Roscommon were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

St Mary’s Charleville – All Ireland Finalists 2017

St Mary's Charleville were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

St Ciaran’s College Ballygawley

St Ciaran's College Ballygawley were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

Roscommon Community College – All Ireland Finalists 2017

Roscommon Community College were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

St Joseph of Cluny Killiney – All Ireland Finalists 2017

St Joseph of Cluny Secondary School Killiney were finalists at the 2017 All Ireland Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus.

Ask the Bishop – Confirmation 2017

Bishop Denis Nulty marks the beginning of the 2017 Confirmation in K&L and answers questions from some of the candidates.

Faith Based Schools in a Pluralist Society – Archbishop D Martin

A reflection from Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the National Education Conference organised by The Irish Catholic

Future of faith-based schools – Francis Campbell

Keynote address by Francis Campbell at the 2016 National Education Conference organised by The Irish Catholic

Faith-based Schools – Baroness Nuala O’Loan

Address by Baroness Nuala O'Loan at a National Conference on the future of faith-based schools organised by The Irish Catholic.

The British experience of faith schools – Ruth Kelly

Address by Ruth Kelly, former UK Education Secretary at a National Conference on the future of faith-based schools organised by The Irish Catholic.

Catholic Education in a pluralist age – Dr Daire Keogh

Address by Dr Daire Keogh at a National Conference on the future of faith-based schools organised by The Irish Catholic.

Rosary Relay – First Glorious Mystery

The First Glorious Mystery of the Rosary - the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Rosary Relay - 23rd May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Second Glorious Mystery

The Second Glorious Mystery of the Rosary - the Ascension of Jesus to Heaven (Rosary Relay - 24th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Third Glorious Mystery

The third Glorious mystery of the Rosary – the Descent of the Holy Spirit (Rosary Relay – 25th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fourth Glorious Mystery

The Fourth Glorious Mystery of the Rosary – the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Rosary Relay – 26th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – First Sorrowful Mystery

The first Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Agony of Jesus in the Garden (Rosary Relay – 16th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Second Sorrowful Mystery

The second Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Scourging at the Pillar (Rosary Relay – 17th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Third Sorrowful Mystery

The third Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Crowning of Thorns (Rosary Relay – 18th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fourth Sorrowful Mystery

The fourth Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Carrying of the Cross (Rosary Relay – 19th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fifth Sorrowful Mystery

The fifth Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Crucifixion of Our Lord (Rosary Relay – 20th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin encourages children throughout the Archdiocese of Armagh to take part in the Rosary Relay in May.

Rosary Relay – First Luminous Mystery

The first Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Baptism in the Jordan. (Rosary Relay - 9th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Second Luminous Mystery

The second Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Wedding at Cana. (Rosary Relay - 10th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Third Luminous mystery

The third Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Proclamation of the Kingdom. (Rosary Relay - 11th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fourth Luminous mystery

The fourth Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Transfiguration. (Rosary Relay - 12th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fifth Luminous mystery

The fifth Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Institution of the Eucharist. (Rosary Relay - 13th May 2016)

St. Mary’s Charleville – 2016 All-Ireland Finalists

St Mary's Charleville at the All-Ireland Finals of the Schools Public Speaking Competition organised by the Order of the Knights of St Columbanus

Keeping Faith in Religious Education – Livestream (full)

A special live edition of 'A Question of Faith' on the NCCA proposal to introduce non-faith based approach to RE in all primary schools.

The right to opt into Religious Education

The debate re ERB ... Prof Eamonn Conway affirms that both Church and State support freedom from religion along with freedom of religion.

Keeping Faith in Religious Education

Promo for our live panel discussion on 14th March @8pm on ERB - the NCCA's proposal to introduce a non-faith based approach to teaching religion in all primary schools.

Ask the Bishop 2016 – Bishop Denis Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty answers questions from the 2016 Confirmation candidates from primary schools in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.

The contradiction in the ERB proposal for faith schools

Dr Tom Finnegan from the Iona Institute on the fundamental contradiction for Catholic Primary Schools in the proposed new Education about Religions and Beliefs curriculum.

Teaching religion and inclusion in Catholic Schools

Fr Michael Drumm and Clare Clifford discuss the NCCA consultation about RE in primary schools and admissions policies for Catholic schools.

Education about Religions and Beliefs in our Primary Schools

Maeve Mahon and Kate Liffey discuss their concerns about the proposed new Education about Religions and Beliefs (ERB) and Ethics curriculum for Primary schools.

Don Bosco is Alive Today – Part Nine

The staff and students of the St. John Bosco College, Kildysart, Co. Clare reflect on Don Bosco and how his life has influenced their lives today.

Don Bosco is Alive Today – Part Three

Students from the Mary Help of Christians Salesian School in Fernbank, Limerick share their experience of Salesian Spirit in their school and life.

Don Bosco is Alive Today – Part One

Students of Salesian Secondary College in Pallaskenry Limerick share what they have learned about John Bosco's life as a teenage and how those difficulties can be reflected nowadays.

The Ethos of a Catholic Primary School

Julieann Moran and Hazel O'Connor present this CPSMA training video for Boards of Management in regard to the ethos of a Catholic Primary school.

Connecting Classroom and Home- Maeve Mahon

As part of a series of resources on the new Primary RE curriculum, Maeve Mahon looks at the connection between the classrom and the home.

Introduction to Parents to Grow in Love series

A guide for parents to the new Grow in Love series for Junior and Senior Infants by one of the co-authors Dr Dan O'Connell.

Introduction for Teachers to Grow in Love series

Dr Dan O'Connell introduces teachers to the Grow in Love series for Junior and Senior Infants based on the new primary RE curriculum.

Introduction to the Grow in Love series – Elaine Mahon

Elaine Mahon, one of the co-authors, provides an overview of this new Primary RE series from Veritas based on the new RE curriculum.

Introduction to new RE Curriculum for Primary Schools

Anne Hession introduces the new Catholic Pre-School and Primary Religious Education Curriculum for Ireland.

What is Development Education?

Bríd Dunne and colleagues look at Development Education from an Ignatian perspective and how it fits in with the model of Jesuit Education.

Grow in Love – new Primary RE series from Veritas

An introductory video on the new series for Primary Schools based on the new RE curriculum that will replace the Alive-O series.

Catholic Primary Religious Education in a Pluralist Environment

Author Anne Hession discusses her guide for anyone with an interest in the role of religious education in Irish primary schools today.

Sharing Good Practice on the Inclusion of all Pupils

Fr Michael Drumm introduces this document from the Catholic Schools Partnership on the education of all pupils in Catholic primary schools.

How inclusive are Catholic Schools?

In this latest episode of 'A Question of Faith' a panel of guests discuss inclusion in light of a new CSP document for primary Schools and the new RE curriculum.

Trócaire Lent 2015 livestream to Primary Schools

Watch back the 30 min livestream by Trócaire for primary schools on the 2015 Lenten campaign and the issue of climate justice.

Climate Change explained – Trócaire Lent 2015

What is climate change and why is it happening? Join CJ the bee to find out in this schools video from Trócaire.

Trócaire Poster Competition winners

Lydia McCarthy interviews the Letterkenny winners of the 2014 Trocaire poster competition. Their poster is now in every Primary school in the country.

Trócaire workshop for Primary Schools on Climate Justice

Lydia McCarthy from Trócaire conducts a workshop on climate justice for the pupils of Illistrin National School in Letterkenny

Message for Confirmation candidates from Bishop Francis Duffy

Bishop Francis Duffy offers a reflection from St Mel's Cathedral to the 2015 Confirmation candidates in the Diocese of Ardagh & Clonmacnoise.

Ask the Bishop – Bishop Denis Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty answers questions from Confirmation candidates from primary schools in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.

New Veritas Primary RE programme – Grow in Love

Elaine Mahon from Veritas discusses their new Primary RE programme which is based on the new curriculum for Irish schools.

CSW 2015 Livestream for Primary Schools – recorded

Watch back our livestream for Primary Schools for catholic Schools Week 2015 which features a video from a school in Dublin and a feature on St Brigid.

CSW 2015 – St Ultan’s Primary School Dublin

To celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2015, St Ultan's Primary School, Cherry Orchard prepared a video that highlights the CSW 2015 - Called to Serve.

Solas Bhríde – tour for Primary Schools

Sr Mary Minehan guides students from local primary school around the new Solas Bhríde centre in Kildare dedicated to unfolding the story St Brigid.

CSW 2015 – Livestream for Primary Schools 27th Jan

All Primary Schools are invited to watch a livestream for Catholic Schools Week on 27th Jan starting at 11.55am. Watch via www.iCatholic.ie/live

CSW 2015 Limerick Launch – Bishop Brendan Leahy

Bishop Brendan Leahy underlines how our catholic schools are communities of faith and thanks all those involved in catholic schools.

Catholic Schools Week 2015 – Limerick Diocese

Some highlights from the Limerick Diocese launch of CSW 2015 that took place in Adare on 21 January. Click on link for  full text of talk by Bishop Brendan Leahy at the launch. Catholic Schools Week 2015 Catholic Schools Week 2015 runs from 25th to 31st January. This annual celebration of Catholic education gives us […]

What makes a Catholic School Catholic?

An expert panel discusses the question ‘what makes a catholic school catholic'? and looks in detail at a self-assessment process for Primary schools.

Nativity Play – Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc

Watch a wonderful bilingual Nativity Play performed by the pupils of Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc in Carlow recorded in the school on 17 December.

A Christmas Carol for Children by Monica Brown

If I Could Whisper In Your Ear Baby Jesus is a Christmas Carol for Children by Monica Brown

A Future Full of Hope – Elphin Education Pastoral Letter

Bishop Kevin Doran discusses his Pastoral Letter called “A Future Full of Hope” which focuses on the education of children including their education in faith.

Advent 2014 – Primary Schools

Our advent special shows the making of advent wreaths, the Christmas Cribs and Trocaire gifts that help the developing world.

Trócaire Gift of a School Kit

Your gift of a school kit will help Trócaire’s work to ensure children enjoy the basic human right of an education.

Catherine McAuley Founder of the Mercy Sisters

Primary School students from local Mercy School are given a tour of the Mercy International Centre in Baggot St where the Mercy sisters began.

Hello My God – Children’s Conversation with God

Watch a sample from a new video series of prayers and meditations for Primary Schools from Emmaus Productions.

New on-line Resources for Primary Schools – Emmaus Productions

Watch a sample from a new video series of prayers and meditations for Primary Schools from Emmaus Productions.

Returning to School – a family story

Fr Paddy Byrne chats to the O'Brien family about the return to school - both from view of a teacher/parent and as pupils in primary and post-primary.

Schools interview with Fr Kevin Doran, Bishop Elect of Elphin

In this interview, recorded in St Mary's NS, Donnybrook, Fr Kevin Doran answers questions about becoming the new Bishop of Elphin.

Mallow YSI Students S.T.O.P Trafficking Project

Young Social Innovator (YSI) students from St Mary's Secondary School in Mallow give a presentation on their S.T.O.P. trafficking campaign.

S.T.O.P. Trafficking – Mallow YSI students Speak Out

Young Social Innovator (YSI) students from St Mary's Secondary School perform their short drama piece highlighting their S.T.O.P. trafficking campaign.

Trócaire Lenten campaign 2014 – Primary Schools Livestream

Watch back this half hour programme for Primary Schools introducing the 2014 Lenten campaign.

Trócaire Poster Competition Winners 2013

The 2013 winners explain the meaning behind their poster which is on display now in all our schools during Lent 2014. Find out how to enter this year.

Catholic Schools FAQs – Ethos

Maeve Mahon gives an insight into what is different about a Catholic school in regard to the characteristic spirit or ethos of the school.

Trócaire Poetry Competition 2013 – Children Winners

Two of the winners in the children's category in the 2013 Trocaire / Poetry Ireland Poetry Competition

iCatholic live – Catholic Schools Week 2014

iCatholic hosted a live programme for Catholic Schools Week 2014. It was broadcast live at 11.50am on 28th Feb and featured guests Hazel O'Connor and Lydia McCarthy.

CSW 2014 – What Parents value in Catholic Schools

Parents Mary-Alice Phoenix and Fiona Steen discuss what they value in St Colman's Primary School for their children.

Catholic Schools Week 2014 – iCatholic promo

Our promo for Catholic Schools Week 2014 highlighting the main themes and our national livestream for Primary Schools on Tues 28th at 11.50am

The Good Samaritan – St Colman’s Primary School, Lambeg

Students from St Colman's Primary School act out the parable of The Good Samaritan in a modern adaptation set in their school yard.

Catholic Schools Week 2014 – Bishop Donal McKeown

Bishop Donal McKeown reflects on catholic schools as places of faith and learning which is theme of Catholic Schools Week 2014

CSW 2014 Launch – Shout for Joy

'Shout for Joy' from the opening liturgy at the launch of Catholic Schools Week 2014 which took place in St. Dominic's College Cabra on 20th January.

CSW 2014 Launch – Who will speak if we don’t

'Who will speak if we don't' from the opening liturgy at the launch of Catholic Schools Week 2014 which took place in St. Dominic's College Cabra on 20th January.

CSW 2014 Launch – Come to the Waters

'Come to the Waters' from the opening liturgy at the launch of Catholic Schools Week 2014 which took place in St. Dominic's College Cabra on 20th January.

CSW 2014 Launch – Presentation of Crests

Students from 14 different schools bring together a work of art highlighting the shared goals of all catholic schools based around their respective school crests.

Catholic Schools Week 2014 Launch – Bishop Denis Nulty

Over 200 students and staff of 14 local schools and representatives from across the country attended.

Catholic Schools Week 2014 – Ger Brennan

Dublin GAA star Ger Brennan shares about his own faith and encourages young people to follow their conscience.

Catholic Schools Week 2014 – Limerick Diocese

Bishop Brendan Leahy reflects on the importance of Catholic Schools week and invites people to attend a special event for teachers and boards of management.

Catholic Primary Schools – the challenge from Secularism

Dr Rik Van Nieuwenhove expresses his concern about recent proposals that he believes will undermine the ethos of catholic primary schools.

iCatholic live for Primary Schools – 23 Oct 2013

Our live programme on 23rd Oct 2013 featured Monica Brown and her companion Bubbles the Clown who shared wonderful stories, mime and dance with the children watching.

iCatholic live – K&L Primary Schools 11th Oct 2013

Watch the full live programme from 11th Oct 2013 with guest Bishop Denis Nulty and a special feature on the Children helping Children project from St Evin's NS Monasterevin.

Children Helping Children – St Evin’s NS Monasterevin

St. Evin’s School has a long tradition of fundraising for the Missions and is closely affiliated to The Irish Society of Missionary Children.

Children helping Children Prayer service

Watch a celebration of the Children helping Children Prayer Service in St Evin's National School, Monasterevin.

Pamoja – Trócaire’s Transition Year Human Rights Module

This programme has been designed by Trócaire to help students to undertake actions to raise awareness of human rights issues in the developing world.

Pamoja – exercise about global wages

A powerful learning exercise for students about global wages. Pamoja Kwa Haki meaning ‘Together for Rights’ in Swahili is Trócaire’s long term human rights programme in post primary schools.

Trócaire Poetry Competition 2013 – Get Married My Daughter

Watch a perfomance of the poem - Get Married My Daughter - from Zimbabwe at the 2013 Trócaire / Poetry Ireland Poetry Competition Awards.

Trócaire Lent 2013 – Senior Primary

Watch and learn about Ambika Paraja's daily routine and life in her community in Odisha, India where Trócaire works.

Trócaire Lent 2013 – Junior Primary

Watch and learn about Ambika Paraja's daily routine and life in her community in Odisha, India (Trócaire)

Catholic Primary Schools – Looking to the Future

Fr Michael Drumm discusses school patronage and inclusivity.

K&L Primary Schools Altar Cloth

Hear the story behind the creation of the Altar Cloth from separate squares from almost every primary school in the diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.