Kilmacrennan NS won the recent County Primary School’s (Garda Quiz) title on the 8th March 2018.  Congratulations to John-James, Jack, Éilis and Dan on a great achievement.

This is the third title won in 2017-18, along with the GAA Cumann na mBunscol County Title ( John-James, Jack, Éilis and Dan) and the LK Credit Union U-13 title. The victory  in the Cumann na mBunscol quiz event completed a five-in-a-row for the school in that competition.

Letterkenny Credit Union hosted their annual quiz in the Mt Errigal Hotel in late January 2018.  A number of teams from the school participated in the event.

Following an engaging contest, our U-13 team- Jack, Jack, Dan and Éilis – emerged victorious on the night and will participate in the Donegal, Derry and Tyrone Chapter Finals in March.

One of our U-11 teams- Grace, Lennie, Aisling and Hannah- finished in 3rd place, a mere two points behind the winners.

Comhghairdeas le gach duine.



Congratulations to our U-13 quiz team of Ronan, Eoghain, Thomas and Eilis who won the All Ireland Credit Union Quiz Final in the RDS in Dublin on Sunday, April 2nd.  The team battled their way through stiff competition in the Chapter Final in the Mt Errigal to claim a place in the final.

Over 5,500 teams initially entered this 32 county quiz, with over 20,000 children competing in the event.  Kilmacrennan School represented Letterkenny Credit Union in the National Finals and this event was hosted by Aiden Power.

The questions were challenging.  However our team rose to the challenge and were well positioned after the initial five rounds, scoring an impressive twenty-nine points out of a possible total of thirty.  Yet this left them in second place, with one team having made a barnstorming start of thirty out of thirty.

The team of Ronan, Thomas, Eilish and Eoghain kept diligently to the task at hand and were one point behind three other teams in  joint first as they entered the final round. However a great last round saw Kilmac effect a two question swing in this round, placing them one point clear, and outright winners on the day.  There were huge celebrations as the result was announced.  The winning school receives 1250, while the pupils receive a WII u and a silver platter

There was a rapturous welcome home in the School Hall for the winning team  that night.

Comhghairdeas le gach duine.




Well done to sixth class pupils, Thomas, Eoghain, Rory and Ronan on winning the 2017 County Final of the Garda Quiz recently.  Fifteen teams from across the county converged on the Mt Errigal Hotel for the event and it proved to be a most enjoyable event




2015-’16 Cumann na mBunscol Quiz

The Cumann na mBunscol 2015-’16 County Quiz was held in the Mt Errigal hotel in November 2015.  Kilmacrennan school were winners on the night and qualify for the Ulster Finals due to be held in March 2016.

Comhghairdeas le Ciarán, Ella, Eoghain agus Thomas.


2016 Credit Union Quiz

Congratulations to our quiz teams on finishing 2nd and 3rd in their respective categories in the local Credit Union quiz.  A great all-round performance.


2015 All Ireland Credit Union Quiz Final

For the second year running, both our U-11 and U-13 Quiz teams emerged from a tough competition in the Letterkenny District quiz to qualify for the Chapter finals. After a tough contest with teams from Donegal, Derry and north Tyrone, both teams qualified for the All Ireland Quiz Finals at the RDS in Dublin.

Brian Dowling was quizmaster on the day. After a tough challenge that tested the best brains in the country, our U-11 team finished in fourth place while our U-13 team finished joint tenth.  This is a magnificent achievement considering that 5,500 teams entered the event.

Comhghairdeas le gach duine.


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The U-11 team; Eoghan, Dan, Thomas & Ronan

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The U-13 team; Manus, Meabh, Ciara & Eamonn.


Congratulations to our successful Credit Union Quiz teams this year. Having won both the 2014 Letterkenny Credit Union Quiz (78 teams participated), the U-11 and U-13 teams then won the Chapter Final (teams from Donegal, Derry and Tyrone participated). They thus qualified for the All Ireland final, held in the RDS in April 2014.

All roads led to the RDS on Sunday 6th of April for the All Ireland Credit Union Quiz Finals. Both teams enjoyed a great day, finishing a mere four questions behind the winners. Both teams were also the best performers from Ulster at the event.

Well done to Manus, Eamonn, Ella and Thomas(u-11)


Having won the Co. Donegal Cumann na mBunscol Allianz Quiz final recently, the team then represented the county in the Ulster Finals in Irvinestown in March 2014. Well done to Ciara, Manus, Meabh and Conor on a great performance on the day. They finished three points clear of the 35 other teams who had qualified, thus capturing the Ulster title.


On the same day as the Ulster Quiz final, a team from the school participated in the divisional finals of the Garda Quiz. Daniel, Harrison, Grainne and Conor represented the school in this event and, in a similar vein to the other school team participating that day, they too won, finishing in first place. They will now compete in the Garda Quiz County Final in April 2014.

‘2012-’13 School Quizzes.

The Garda Quiz

Well done to the 5th class team, Adam, Darragh, Caolán and Conor who competed in the N.W Garda Quiz for Primary Schools in An Craoibhín on Friday 24th of February. After a keenly contested quiz, our school team won and have qualified for the County Final to be held in the Loreto College in Letterkenny on March 23rd. Good luck to all

2012 Credit Union Quiz.
Congratulations to the children at both U-11 and U-13 level who took part in the Donegal Credit Union quiz held in the Mt. Errigal
The two U-13 level teams put in great performances in finishing 1st and 2nd respectively in that section. The U-11 teams also excelled in their section with both teams finishing in 3rd and 4th positions. This was a great achievement considering that 92 teams in total took part. The U-13 team who were victorious will advance to the Ulster chapter of the quiz in the forthcoming weeks.


The school won the NW and Donegal Cumann na mBunscol Quiz Finals and represented the county in the Ulster Final in Armagh on Thursday, 24th March.  They defeated representatives from the nine counties of Ulster to claim the coveted provincial title.  Well done to Marie, Shane, Anthony and Eoin.


previous quiz winners

we hope to place information regarding previous quiz teams from the school in this section over the coming weeks









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