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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 »

CUAIRT RANG 3G AR AN TAIBHDHEARC

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Ar an 19ú Bealtaine thug an rang gaeilge 3G cuairt ar an Taibhdhearc , lá iontach a bhí ann agus mar a fheictear sna grianghrafanna bhain an rang go léir taitneamh as an turas a fuair siad ó iar scoláire do chuid an Jes Donncha Mac Donnchadha.fuair na daltaí seans dul ar an stáiste agus síos sa seomra glas .Níl aon dabht ach go ... Read More »

JES SUCCESS AT JUNIOR MATHS COMPETITION

maths winners

Congratulations to our first year finalists who took part in the Irish Junior Maths Competition on Saturday May 10th.  A particular well done to Anna Young (1C) who took third place in the competition. Read More »

JES FIRST YEARS WIN LEAGUE AND CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE

u14s gaelic team

The Jes first years have had a fantastic successfully year. Last Monday in Ballyhaunis in the league final blitz, the boys won all their three games. The panel are unbeaten in either league or championship all season, and have annexed both league and championship titles. The students have been a credit to the school and their clubs. All 28 players on ... Read More »