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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 »

GAELIC 2015/2016

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Senior Girls Gaelic Football The Girls Senior team have qualified for the knockout stages of the Connacht championship where they will play Swinford of Mayo. The team have won all their away games which included victories over Corr na Mona, Ros Muc and Endas. They were very unlucky not to beat Carraroe and lost to Inverin in exceptionally harsh weather ... Read More »

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 »