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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 »

SUCCESSFUL DEBUT BY JES RUGBY U14S AGAINST BISH

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Coláiste Iognáid 15: 14 St. Josephs (‘The Bish’) Under an atypically deep-blue Galway sky and with a clear view to the Burren, the first victory for this fiercely determined U14 ‘Jes’ team, means that the future looks particularly bright for Jes Rugby. From the outset it boded well with captain Aidan McDonagh winning the toss. Patrick Nash’s clever kick-off allowed ... Read More »

JES DOMINATE CONNACHT DEBATING FINAL

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Coláiste Iognáid debaters swept the boards at the Connacht Junior Debating Final on Saturday 1st October beating 64 speakers from around Connacht. The Jes had three teams in the Final (Harry Redfern, Stephen Hynes, Liam Carton, Fionn Ryan, Amy O’Gorman and Ruby Lynch) with Harry Redfern deemed best speaker in Connacht as well as best speaker in the final. The ... Read More »

1st Year Gaelic Team

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Congratulations to the 1st Year Gaelic team who beat Merlin Woods in their first match of the season.   Read More »