Sport is given a high priority in St. Pat's and the school is very proud of its outstanding success in many areas of sport stretching back to 1827. The school is also very proud of the many past pupils who have excelled in sport in one form or another.
The school today offers children an opportunity to participate in the following sports: Gaelic Football, Hurling, Tag Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Handball, Basketball and Athletics. Children can compete at class, inter-class and inter-school level.
Our Patrician Brass Band was founded in the late 1960's and has won many awards at local, national and international level. At this stage our band is part of the heritage of Galway.
Other cultural and social activities open to pupils include - attendance at Book Readings and Exhibitions in Galway City library; visits to local theatres (Town Hall and Black Box); Competing in Quiz Competitions such as the Credit Union and National Parents' Council Quiz; participating in local and national Art and Writing Competitions; Historical Tours of Old Galway; Nature Walks to the Seashore and along the Canal Banks; taking part in our Annual School Concert; active engagement in our school's Fionn Science Project and Carol Singing in Shop Street at Christmas.