Jes Senior Debating Success at West of Ireland Debating Competition

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Jes Senior Debating Success at West of Ireland Debating Competition

enior Debaters Alastair Richardson, Frank O’Neill and Eoghan Frank achieve ‘The Double’ for only the second time in the thirty year history of the West of Ireland Debating Competition by winning both sections of the Grand Final in NUIG last month. Alastair won the best Individual Speaker in his opposition to the motion ‘This House …

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Official Launch of the JES 150 Years of the Jesuits in Galway

ou are cordially invited to the official launch of the JES 150 Years of the Jesuits in Galway Edited by Tom Kenny on Tuesday May 6th at 5.00 for 5.30pm at Colaiste Iognáid, Sea Road, Galway.  Guest Speaker: Sean O’Rourke, RTÉ [button color=”red” size=”small” link=”http://colaisteiognaid.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Jes-invite-A4.pdf” target=”blank” ]Read More…[/button]

Jes Students Win All-Ireland Gold and Silver with Moycullen

Three Jes Basketball Players were playing with Moycullen when they finished second in the top division of the Under-14 All-Ireland Club Championship. Ciaran Anthony, Mark Convery and James Duggan played for Moycullen in their dramatic wins, including a very impressive semi-final win against much-fancied Templeogue  in double-overtime. Catherine Connaire was on the Moycullen Under-16 Girls’ …

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Tony McDonagh Runner-Up in All-Ireland

Tony McDonagh (2L) competed in an All-Ireland Boxing Final in the National Arena on Saturday during the 11.00am session. Tony had defeated Kasper Bora and Leon Gallagher (6 All-Ireland Titles and 1 European Title between them) on route to the Final. Tony faced Anthony Johnston (3-time All-Ireland Champion) in the Final and despite fighting very well, …

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President returns for a big day at his kids’ old school

he President of Ireland highlighted his family’s special connection with Coláiste Iognáid when he was guest of  honour at the official opening of three new buildings at the school on Friday. President Michael D. Higgins pointed out that all four of his children were past pupils of the school, affectionately known as the Jes, which …

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Jes Debating Success at Oxford Union…

ongratulations to Frank O’Neill and Eoghan Finn on their successful trip to the UK for the International Competition for Senior Debaters at Oxford. They finished in the top third of all teams. Congratulations to Kate Duggan and Philip Buckley who qualified for the International Competition for Young Debaters and will represent Ireland in Cambridge on 5th May.

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