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

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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

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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 »

SUBSTANCE MISUSE AWARENESS/INFORMATION EVENING FOR PARENTS

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The Western Regional Drugs Task Force (WRDTF) in conjunction with the Gardaí, HSE and Western Region Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) Support Service will be holding a talk in the Griffin Hall at Coláiste Iognáid on Wednesday 8th February, from 7.30 – 9pm. During the evening, the Gardaí will present the current situation with drugs in the region, the ... Read More »

JES CHRISTMAS DEBATE

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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

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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 »

HAPPY NEW YEAR…

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We would like to wish all our parents, students and staff a peaceful and prosperous 2017. Read More »