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 »



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 »


maths winners

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 »


u14s gaelic team

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 »

International Debate Success for Coláiste Iognáid

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To conclude an extraordinarily successful year for the Coláiste Iognáid debate team, top speakers Philip Buckley and Kate Duggan represented Ireland in the ‘International Competition for Young Debaters 2014′ this weekend. Nearly 1000 pupils competed in national qualifiers in February and finally 108 young national finalists from more than ten countries assembled at the world famous ‘Oxford Union’ to debate ... Read More »

Jes TY’s compete at National Mock Trial Competition

mock trials all students

Preparation for the National Mock Trial competition began in February. Dozens of applicants vied to emulate the unprecedented achievements of last year’s team who tasted national and international success at the National Mock Trials in Dublin and the Empire World Mock Trials in New York. The sight of last year’s trophies for best team and best individual (Alex Burke) no ... Read More »

Jes Senior Debating Success at West of Ireland Debating Competition

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Senior Debaters Alastair Richardson, Frank O’Neill and Eoghan Frank achieve ‘The Double’ for only the second time in the thirty year history of the West of Ireland Debating Competition by winning both sections of the Grand Final in NUIG last month. Alastair won the best Individual Speaker in his opposition to the motion ‘This House Would Not Tell the Public ... Read More »

Junior Rugby Tour to Narbonne Easter 2014

Coláiste Iognáid Junior Rugby Team and College Victor Hugo Junior Rugby Team in Narbonne – Easter 2014

In the early hours of the last Friday of term a squad of 29 players accompanied by two teachers, nine parents and one sister left from Sea road for their end of season tour to Narbonne in the South of France. Excitement was high as we pulled off to start our four day adventure in the Mediterranean coastal city. Having ... Read More »