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MCCAMBRIDGES FOOD & WINE FAIR TICKETS ON SALE FROM SCHOOL

McCambridges

All proceeds from tickets sold by the school go directly towards funding the new school bus! So come along and enjoy a fantastic evening.  There will be loads of Christmas goodies to sample and lots of wines to taste.  There will be a  cooking demo area on the night with  plans for cocktail making, Christmas desserts with a twist, gourmet wild game ... Read More »

JACKPOT DRAW WINNER – OCTOBER 17th

fundraising for a new school bus

The winner of the second draw jackpot of €316 is Eanna O’Cosgora, TY. Congratulations Eanna! Tickets (€2 each) will be on sale every Wednesday and Friday during lunchtime in the school The next draw will take place on Friday, November 14th. Read More »

JES ROWING CLUB 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

clubhouse

Coláiste Iognáid Rowing Club will hold a series of events in October to celebrate 80 years of rowing at the Jes. Coláiste Iognáid Rowing Club was founded in October 1934 and has enjoyed success at home and abroad in the last eight decades, winning 18 national championships. The club’s most recent international success was at the Ghent regatta in May ... Read More »

FUNDRAISING DRAW FOR NEW SCHOOL BUS

fundraising for a new school bus

The wheels on our school bus won’t be going round and round for much longer as they’re on their last legs! Thankfully, a number of parents (and one past parent) have very kindly come together to help raise €30K for a new bus through a “50/50” fortnightly draw.  50% of the money raised through ticket sales will go towards the ... Read More »

THE JES 150 YEARS OF THE JESUITS IN GALWAY 1862-2012

150 Jes Book Cover Final 2014

The Jes 150 Years of the Jesuits in Galway 1862 – 2012, edited by Tom Kenny, is a beautifully produced full colour hardcover book.   It features forty-five essays by former students, teachers, and local historians and  is richly illustrated by photographs of the school and students.  The book is on sale in the school and in good bookshops at €30. Clink ... Read More »

FOUR JES ROWERS SELECTED FOR IRISH TEAM

Selected for the Irish squad (l to r) Alex Coyne, Darragh McCarthy, Donal Coen, Luke Rigney

The Irish Junior (under 18) rowing team for the Home Internationals has now been been announced and four Jes rowers have been selected for the sweep rowing team. There are ten on this team so to have four from one club is certainly a tremendous achievement. The four from the Jes that have been picked for the Irish team are ... Read More »