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ROWING SUCCESS AT IRISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS AS JES IS RANKED THIRD OVERALL IN IRELAND

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Great racing from The Irish Schools Championships as Jes record wins in the following events: WJ16 Eight:  Laoise Griffin, Eimear Sheridan, Molly Curtis, Sarah Curtis, Grace Egan, Rachel Trench, Imogen Silke, Meabh Newman (3rd + 4th years) WJ16 Four:  Grace Egan, Hannah Power, Laoise Griffin, Meabh Newman (3rd + 4th years) WJ15 Eight:  Caoileann McDonagh, Carley Mannion, Ruth Griffin, Hannah ... Read More »

DUTCH HOCKEY EXPERIENCE FOR COLÁISTE IOGNÁID

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Coláiste Iognáid recently enjoyed a 4 day (3 nights) Dutch Hockey Experience which included four training sessions (two of which were with an International coach), two games against the club teams and a day trip/walking tour into Amsterdam. We were delighted that a group of 20 girls from second to fifth year joined in this trip to celebrate 30 years ... Read More »

JES LADIES WIN WARD CUP

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On Thursday, 26th November, 2014, Coláiste Iognáid secured victory in the Connacht Senior B Hockey League, defeating Athlone Community College on a scoreline of 3 goals to 2. Despite ACC’s initial dominance, the Jes ladies began to pressure and responded to conceding a goal with skill and determination. However in the second half the Jes powered their way back scoring ... Read More »

Under-16 Boys Basketball in All-Ireland Semi-Final

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The Under-16 Boys Basketball Team won the Basketball Ireland Under-16 B Schools Cup Quarter-Final against Pobailscoil Inbhear Sceine on a scoreline of 55-29. This sees the team qualify for the semi-final of the All-Ireland Cup competition in early January. The team, along with the Under-19 Boys and Under-19 Girls are still in league action with all teams still in good ... Read More »

FOUR JES ROWERS SELECTED FOR IRISH TEAM

Selected for the Irish squad (l to r) Alex Coyne, Darragh McCarthy, Donal Coen, Luke Rigney

The Irish Junior (under 18) rowing team for the Home Internationals has now been been announced and four Jes rowers have been selected for the sweep rowing team. There are ten on this team so to have four from one club is certainly a tremendous achievement. The four from the Jes that have been picked for the Irish team are ... Read More »

CUAIRT RANG 3G AR AN TAIBHDHEARC

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Ar an 19ú Bealtaine thug an rang gaeilge 3G cuairt ar an Taibhdhearc , lá iontach a bhí ann agus mar a fheictear sna grianghrafanna bhain an rang go léir taitneamh as an turas a fuair siad ó iar scoláire do chuid an Jes Donncha Mac Donnchadha.fuair na daltaí seans dul ar an stáiste agus síos sa seomra glas .Níl aon dabht ach go ... Read More »

JES SUCCESS AT JUNIOR MATHS COMPETITION

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Congratulations to our first year finalists who took part in the Irish Junior Maths Competition on Saturday May 10th.  A particular well done to Anna Young (1C) who took third place in the competition. Read More »

JES FIRST YEARS WIN LEAGUE AND CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE

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The Jes first years have had a fantastic successfully year. Last Monday in Ballyhaunis in the league final blitz, the boys won all their three games. The panel are unbeaten in either league or championship all season, and have annexed both league and championship titles. The students have been a credit to the school and their clubs. All 28 players on ... Read More »

Jes Rowing Success at International Ghent Regatta

The winning Jes mens junior 18 four (l to r) Donal Coen, Eoghan Walls-Tuite, David Young (cox), Kai McGlacken and Luke Rigney

The boys and girls of Colaiste Iognaid enjoyed tremendous success at the 95th Ghent International Regatta that was held on May 10th, 11th.  The event attracted almost 2000 rowers from 16 countries and included crews from as far away as South Africa.  Despite the difficult weather conditions that were more associated with the west of Ireland, the Jes rowers performed ... Read More »