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JES SUCCESS AT IRISH INDOOR ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Jes rowers had significant successes at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships that were held at the University of Limerick last weekend.  The most notable achievement came from Caoileann NicDhonncha who was in placed first in the highly competitive girls U16 2000m race.  There was also a podium finish for Mark Ryder who came an impressive third in the boys U16 ... Read More »

SIANSA GAEL LINN 2016

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Our Siansa group  Cois Cuain has made it through to the regional finals of the Gael Linn competition. The Regional Final will take place in February with a concert performance followed by “ceardlanna” with well known traditional musicians and adjudicators.                           Comhghairdeas libh!! Read More »

JES RUGBY SEASON 2015/2016

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The 2015/16 rugby season is proving to be both busy and successful for the Jes.  With three squads and over 90 boys involved, the school will participate in up to 40 rugby fixtures this year.  Teachers Steve Parkinson and Sinéad Armstrong-Anthony manage and coach the three squads with invaluable additional coaching support being provided by a number of parents. We ... Read More »

FIRST YEAR GAELIC FOOTBALL 2015/2016

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Our current 1st years are on a fantastic run at the moment with 3 wins in 3 games and are top of the league. In the first match we faced the tough test of Colaiste Einde. It was an exhilarating game of football and really tested the metal of all our players. Entering the last quarter and losing by two ... Read More »

FIFTH YEARS SING ON GALWAY BAY FM

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Well done to the fifth year chamber choir who were broadcast on Clare FM 22nd December singing a French Christmas carol – Noel Nouvelet. Violinist was Fionnuala Groenell and mezzo soprano was Chloe Conboy. The choir comprises members of Ms.Keville’s fifth year French and Music classes. Click the button below to listen to the broadcast: Read More »

CHRISTMAS SURVIVES FOR ANOTHER YEAR! THE CHRISTMAS DEBATE SAW THE MOTION TO GET RID OF CHRISTMAS DEFEATED BY 146 VOTES TO 12.

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The Annual Christmas Debate 2015 saw the opposition team of Jack Counihan, Conor O’Sullivan, Grace O’Fegan, Ross Gorey and Amy O’Gorman defeat the motion ‘THW Not Say Merry Christmas to Anyone’ by 146 votes to 12! The proposing team of Tim Keogh, Grace Kiernan, Mr. Sherry, Harry Redfern and Kate Duggan did not look too upset…The competition was adjudicated by ... Read More »