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UPDATES ON 1916 CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS IN COLÁISTE IOGNÁID

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On Tuesday March 15th  students and staff of Coláiste Iognáid will celebrate Proclamation Day when we will raise the Tricolour and unveil our Proclamation for a New Generation.  Preparations for the event are already underway in the school.  Students  are engaging in a number of special school projects  and events to prepare for these 2016 Centenary celebrations: Update on Centenary Events ... Read More »

REDINGTON SCHOLARSHIP FOR SCRANTON UNIVERSITY

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  The University of Scranton, Pennsylvania will be awarding one Redington Scholarship this year to male or female applicants. Suitable and interested leaving cert candidates should  apply. The application forms and criteria are available to download below.  Forms need to be filled out electronically.  The student is also requested by the University to fill out an on line application.  Please contact Carmel McCarthy ... Read More »

THE CHASE

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The Transition Year Economics Class have organised a fundraiser ‘The Chase’ for Wednesday 16th March in The Ardilaun Hotel. The event commences at 7.00pm and features four rounds based on the popular TV show. Round 1: Davey Knight vs 1st Year Team (Zoe Donoghue, Kate Hume, Robbie Monaghan and Charlie Power) Round 2: Mr. Hugh Lavelle vs Jes Parents (Liam ... Read More »

JES SUCCESS AT IRISH INDOOR ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Jes rowers had significant successes at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships that were held at the University of Limerick last weekend.  The most notable achievement came from Caoileann NicDhonncha who was in placed first in the highly competitive girls U16 2000m race.  There was also a podium finish for Mark Ryder who came an impressive third in the boys U16 ... Read More »

SIANSA GAEL LINN 2016

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Our Siansa group  Cois Cuain has made it through to the regional finals of the Gael Linn competition. The Regional Final will take place in February with a concert performance followed by “ceardlanna” with well known traditional musicians and adjudicators.                           Comhghairdeas libh!! Read More »

FIFTH YEARS SING ON GALWAY BAY FM

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Well done to the fifth year chamber choir who were broadcast on Clare FM 22nd December singing a French Christmas carol – Noel Nouvelet. Violinist was Fionnuala Groenell and mezzo soprano was Chloe Conboy. The choir comprises members of Ms.Keville’s fifth year French and Music classes. Click the button below to listen to the broadcast: Read More »

JES NEWSLETTER

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Happy New Year to all the staff, students, parents and past-pupils of Coláiste Iognáid. Click on the button below to enjoy the Jes 2015 Newsletter Read More »

JES STUDENT WINS TWO EUROPEAN SILVER MEDALS

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Congratulations to Jes Leaving Cert student, Jack Colbert, who has won two silver medals at the IPC European Para Powerlifting Championships in Hungary.  Jack only took up the sport earlier this year when he was contacted by Irish powerlifting coach, Ken Hurley. Ken had spotted Jack’s phenomenal success at the IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation) World Junior Championships ... Read More »

4G ‘MATHS MYTHS’ PROJECT

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Congratulations to 4 Gonzaga on the success of their evening presentation of their ‘Maths Myths’ project in the school (25th November) Read More »