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JES MOUNTAINEERING TRIP TO SLIABH EILBHE

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The Jes Mountaineering Club climbed Sliabh Eilbhe in The Burren on Sunday 1st October. The group of 9 students was led by Ms. Donoghue and Mr. Molloy. It started out a rainy day but luckily cleared up and stayed dry for most of our walk. The route followed the green roads around the hills of Sliabh Eilbhe with views along the way of the ... Read More »

ERASMUS+ EXCHANGE

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The return leg of our Erasmus+ exchange with Collége Victor Hugo took place from Saturday 23rd September to Sunday 01st October. Under the watchful eye of Steve Parkinson, Sinéad Anthony, Julie O’Sullivan, and Matthew Harrison, forty-two 2nd and 3rd Year students travelled to Narbonne. Four 3rd Year students, Isold Moran, Macdara O’Griofa, Michael Hayes, and Alice McMahon awaited our arrival ... Read More »

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 »