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LOOKING BACK AT PROCLAMATION DAY IN THE JES

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The 15th of March was Proclamation Day across Ireland – a day for schools to commemorate 1916, celebrate the present and imagine the future.  Our school, under the able guidance of teacher Eileen Nic Dhonnacha, engaged with the 1916 commemorations in a fantastic range of events and activities.  We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to share our Proclamation Day celebrations ... Read More »

JES SUCCESSES AT IRISH SCHOOLS ROWING REGATTA

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Jes Successes at Irish Schools Rowing Regatta The Irish Schools rowing regatta was held on the River Shannon at O’Briens Bridge, Co. Clare on April 24th and it proved to be a highly successful regatta for Coláiste Iognáid Rowing Club.  The school came away with four wins and four second place finishes.  All the victories came in girls events; under 16 ... Read More »

JES TY WINS NATIONAL PRESS PASS AWARD FOR PHOTOJOURNALISM

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Congratulations to Transition Year student, Daragh Murphy, who has won third place at the National Press Pass Awards for his wonderful photo of a chaffinch (featured above) taken at Kylemore Abbey, Connemara.  Daragh beat over 200  entries from across the country to win the award. The Press Pass awards ceremony took place on March 14th 2016 at the Convention Centre in Dublin. ... Read More »

JES WIN CONNACHT SENIOR SCHOOLS CUP…

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The Jes have defied the odds to claim this year’s Top Oil Connacht Senior Schools Cup, overcoming cup holders Garbally 16-15 in a hard fought match at the Sportsground . Captain and Outhalf,  Morgan Codyre, wrapped up an outstanding season by kicking 11 points to help the Jes claim its 13th Connacht senior cup. Many thanks to the fantastic crowd ... Read More »

JES TO TAKE ON GARBALLY IN THE TOP OIL CONNACHT SENIOR CUP FINAL

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Best of luck to the Jes Senior Rugby Squad who will play Garbally in the Top Oil Senior Cup Finals in the Sportsground on Wednesday 6th at 2pm.  Student tickets will be €5 on the gate. Read more about it at: http://community.connachtrugby.ie/18841-2/ http://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/schools-rugby/codyre-holds-nerve-in-war-of-attrition-to-kick-colaiste-iognaid-into-decider-34527197.html         Read More »

JES STUDENTS TO DEBATE AT OXFORD UNION

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Conor O’Sullivan and Harry Redfern to represent Ireland in the International Competition for Young Debaters 2016 Once again, Coláiste Iognáid demonstrates the ability to compete on the international stage. Junior debaters Conor O’Sullivan and Harry Redfern beat schools from around Ireland to ‘top the tab’ at the Irish qualifiers for the International Competition for Young Debaters 2016. Over the last ... Read More »