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MOUNTAINEERING CLUB TRIP TO LOUGH FEEAGH

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The Jes Mountaineering Club trip to Lough Feeagh, Newport, Co. Mayo took place on 1st to 2nd September. The group of 17 students was lead by Mr. Molloy and Ms. Donoghue. The group stayed in the bothy in Letterkeen on Friday night and on Saturday walked around Lough Feeagh. A thoroughly enjoyable weekend was had by all. ​     Read More »

CASTLECONNELL REGATTA

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Coláiste Iognáid  Rowing Club had a very successful trip to Castleconnell County Limerick on Saturday 6th of May. The well attended regatta concentrated mainly on underage rowing with a record entry of 420 crews and the Jes brought its under fourteen and fifteen rowers only. The Jes recorded eight wins and many good performances for their crews coached by Luke ... Read More »

JES BASKETBALL UPDATE

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The Jes 1st Year Boys Basketball team competed in the A All-Irelands in UL last weekend. The team performed admirably competing against Pobailscoil Sliabh Luachra Rathmore, Coláiste Éanna Dublin, De La Salle Waterford and Summerhill Sligo. The team were a credit to the school and will undoubtedly be back for the years to come competing at the top level of ... Read More »

U17 GIRLS TO PLAY IN FIRST GIRLS FOOTBALL FINAL IN JES HISTORY

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This year the girls gaelic has been a great success. Although we got off to a rocky start losing by only three points to Calasanctius we were determined to come back even stronger. We bounced back from this defeat to beat Athenry. Our hopes of continuing our season were riding on this match and although it was a tough contest ... Read More »

JES TYs COMPETE AT NATIONAL MOCK TRIAL FINALS

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This year’s mock trial competition was no doubt, a great success for the competing transition year students of the Jes and their co-ordinators. After several weeks of practice in the lead up to the competition itself there was no doubt an element of determination within those competing in this tournament. Such determination, evidently, paid off when, in the first round ... Read More »

TY CLUEDO BANK 3RD PLACE IN NATIONAL BUILD A BANK COMPETITION

Pictured from left to right : Chairman of AIB, Richard Pym, Cian Gleeson, Dara Golden, Rian Spillane, Meadhbh Parsons, Anna Young, Conor O’Sullivan, Eoin Dunne, Dylan O’Halleran, Teacher Orla Biggins, AIB Student Officer Jenny Poniard, host Lottie Ryan

We set out at the beginning of this process with the intention to ‘take the mystery out of banking’. We strived to make banking easier and more accessible to our customers. When we started out on this journey we decided that after 15 years of competing in this process that we were going to be the best bank yet. This ... Read More »

JES STUDENTS ARE WORLD CLASS SPEAKERS

Game of Tones':  Ruby Lynch, Fionn Ryan, Amy O'Gorman and Liam Carton from Coláiste Iognáid at the 2017 ICYD competition in Cambridge

Treading in the footsteps of Winston Churchill, the Dalai Lama, Johnny Depp and Russell Brand, young Coláiste Iognáid debaters engaged in a mammoth debating competition at the Cambridge Union on  Saturday. The Galway pupils represented Ireland in the 2017 International Competition for Young Debaters in Cambridge at the world famous Union. Having qualified in the top 80 young speakers in ... Read More »

JES JUNIOR AND JUVENILE GAELIC FOOTBALLERS QUALIFY FOR CONNACHT FINAL

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The Jes Junior footballers have qualified for this year’s Connacht final by virtue of a hard fought and highly entertaining 2-7 to 1-7 victory over St.Endas at Pearse Stadium. The Jes led by 1-06 to 1-02 at half time with their first goal coming from a penalty by Niall Rooney. A strong Jes defence held out against multiple St Endas ... Read More »