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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 »

JES STUDENTS ARE WORLD CLASS SPEAKERS

Game of Tones':  Ruby Lynch, Fionn Ryan, Amy O'Gorman and Liam Carton from Coláiste Iognáid at the 2017 ICYD competition in Cambridge

Treading in the footsteps of Winston Churchill, the Dalai Lama, Johnny Depp and Russell Brand, young Coláiste Iognáid debaters engaged in a mammoth debating competition at the Cambridge Union on  Saturday. The Galway pupils represented Ireland in the 2017 International Competition for Young Debaters in Cambridge at the world famous Union. Having qualified in the top 80 young speakers in ... Read More »

JES JUNIOR AND JUVENILE GAELIC FOOTBALLERS QUALIFY FOR CONNACHT FINAL

Jes Juvenile Gaelic Squad

The Jes Junior footballers have qualified for this year’s Connacht final by virtue of a hard fought and highly entertaining 2-7 to 1-7 victory over St.Endas at Pearse Stadium. The Jes led by 1-06 to 1-02 at half time with their first goal coming from a penalty by Niall Rooney. A strong Jes defence held out against multiple St Endas ... Read More »

JES STUDENTS COMPETE IN NATIONAL JUNIOR DEBATING FINAL

Jes Finalists at Belvedere College

Congratulations to Third Year Coláiste Iognáid pupil, Harry Redfern, who qualified in the top eight of the National Junior Debating Final 2017. He spoke in the final opposing the motion ‘This House Would Not Allow Former Terrorists to Run for Public Office’ This schools’ competition is second only to the ‘BT Young Scientist’  in terms of size. Harry beat more ... Read More »

JES TAKE CONNACHT SENIOR CUP FOR SECOND YEAR IN ROW

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Coláiste Iognáid 13 Summerhill College 7 The Jes retained the Top Oil Connacht Senior Schools Cup with a dominant display over Summerhill College at the Sportsground on Wednesday 15th. Gary Keane scored the only try in the first half and a successful penalty and conversion  by  Jes captain Diarmuid Codyre meant the Jes led 10-0 at half-time. A late penalty by ... Read More »

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 »