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JES SUCCESSES AT IRISH SCHOOLS ROWING REGATTA

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Jes Successes at Irish Schools Rowing Regatta The Irish Schools rowing regatta was held on the River Shannon at O’Briens Bridge, Co. Clare on April 24th and it proved to be a highly successful regatta for Coláiste Iognáid Rowing Club.  The school came away with four wins and four second place finishes.  All the victories came in girls events; under 16 ... Read More »

SKIBBEREEN REGATTA

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A convincing win for the girls J16 8+ on the 9th April.  Aside from winning their category, they also beat many other older crews.  Some other excellent performances also from other girls crews after a very long day in Cork. Read More »

JES WIN CONNACHT SENIOR SCHOOLS CUP…

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The Jes have defied the odds to claim this year’s Top Oil Connacht Senior Schools Cup, overcoming cup holders Garbally 16-15 in a hard fought match at the Sportsground . Captain and Outhalf,  Morgan Codyre, wrapped up an outstanding season by kicking 11 points to help the Jes claim its 13th Connacht senior cup. Many thanks to the fantastic crowd ... Read More »

JES TO TAKE ON GARBALLY IN THE TOP OIL CONNACHT SENIOR CUP FINAL

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Best of luck to the Jes Senior Rugby Squad who will play Garbally in the Top Oil Senior Cup Finals in the Sportsground on Wednesday 6th at 2pm.  Student tickets will be €5 on the gate. Read more about it at: http://community.connachtrugby.ie/18841-2/ http://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/schools-rugby/codyre-holds-nerve-in-war-of-attrition-to-kick-colaiste-iognaid-into-decider-34527197.html         Read More »

DEBATERS DO NOT REGRET THIS YEAR’S CELEBRATION OF THE 1916 RISING!

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As part of Coláiste Iognáid’s activities surrounding this year’s centenary of the 1916 rising, Sinn Fein Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh took on the Coláiste Iognáid Debating Society to oppose the motion that ‘This House Regrets the Celebrations of the 1916 Rising’.Senator Ó Clochartaigh worked with student debaters Eoin O’Cianna, Amy O’Gorman and Jack Counihan in opposition to Conor O’Sullivan, Harry ... Read More »

JES STUDENTS TO DEBATE AT OXFORD UNION

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Conor O’Sullivan and Harry Redfern to represent Ireland in the International Competition for Young Debaters 2016 Once again, Coláiste Iognáid demonstrates the ability to compete on the international stage. Junior debaters Conor O’Sullivan and Harry Redfern beat schools from around Ireland to ‘top the tab’ at the Irish qualifiers for the International Competition for Young Debaters 2016. Over the last ... Read More »