Home » ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES

JES JUNIORS AND SENIORS QUALIFY FOR TOP OIL CONNACHT SCHOOLS CUP FINALS

IMG_7243[1]

For the first time since 2006 both the Jes Junior and Senior Squads will represent the school in the Top Oil Connacht Schools Cup Finals in the Sportsground on the 15th March.  The Seniors won a decisive victory 29-7 over Sligo Grammar in terrible conditions in Newcastle on the 2nd.  They will face Summerhill in the finals. The Juniors saw ... Read More »

JES SENIOR HOCKEY TEAM WIN THE CONNACHT PALMER CUP

IMG_7704[1]

Congratulations to the Jes Senior Hockey team who beat Salerno 2-0  in the Palmer Cup Final on March 3rd. Despite the terrible conditions in Dangan on the day, they held firm against a strong Salerno team.  They now go on to compete against the best schools in Ireland in the national school championships in Banbridge on the 23rd and 24th March. ... Read More »

JES CHRISTMAS DEBATE

how-the-grinch-stole-christmas-cartoon-man-repeller-holiday-movie-character-guide

Christmas lovers will be happy to learn that the Coláiste Iognáid debating society does not endorse the actions of ‘Festive Terrorist’: the Grinch. The motion was defeated by a sound 63 to 23 in the Annual Christmas Debate in aid of the Simon Community. Liam Carton won best rhyme. Read More »

U14 JES RUGBY BEAT SUMMERHILL COLLEGE 25 V 0

20161215_115210_resized

Jes 20: Summerhill 0 Foul weather: fair rugby.  Even in the team photo, the hair looks battered, the eyes squinting and the boys cruelly pummeled by the Atlantic ‘Yellow Warning’ weather.  Upwind, a squad of very adult-looking boys from Summerhill loitered with wind; gradient and size on their side. But the Jes U14s play rugby well. Where they lacked in stature, they ... Read More »

SUCCESSFUL DEBUT BY JES RUGBY U14S AGAINST BISH

20161013_130448_resized

Coláiste Iognáid 15: 14 St. Josephs (‘The Bish’) Under an atypically deep-blue Galway sky and with a clear view to the Burren, the first victory for this fiercely determined U14 ‘Jes’ team, means that the future looks particularly bright for Jes Rugby. From the outset it boded well with captain Aidan McDonagh winning the toss. Patrick Nash’s clever kick-off allowed ... Read More »

JES DOMINATE CONNACHT DEBATING FINAL

connacht-debating-final

Coláiste Iognáid debaters swept the boards at the Connacht Junior Debating Final on Saturday 1st October beating 64 speakers from around Connacht. The Jes had three teams in the Final (Harry Redfern, Stephen Hynes, Liam Carton, Fionn Ryan, Amy O’Gorman and Ruby Lynch) with Harry Redfern deemed best speaker in Connacht as well as best speaker in the final. The ... Read More »