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JES TYs COMPETE AT NATIONAL MOCK TRIAL FINALS

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This year’s mock trial competition was no doubt, a great success for the competing transition year students of the Jes and their co-ordinators. After several weeks of practice in the lead up to the competition itself there was no doubt an element of determination within those competing in this tournament. Such determination, evidently, paid off when, in the first round ... Read More »

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 TY STUDENT WINS ‘SONG FOR ’16′ NATIONAL SONG WRITING CONTEST

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Huge congratulations to Eimear O Tuathail who has just won 1st place in the national song writing competition  Song for ’16. The competition was held in the the National Concert Hall in front of an audience of  over a 1,000 . Song for ’16 is an all-island schools song competition presented by the National Concert Hall, Disney Music Group and the ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

TRANSITION YEAR STUDENT SCOOPS PRIZE AT NATIONAL PRESS PASS AWARDS

Clea Karney, Chloe Redmond, Matt Cooper, Éanna Ó Cosgora , Ray Silke, Ciara Cloherty and Orlaith Devlin

Congratulations to Eanna O’Cosgora (TY) who took first prize in the Features section of the National Newspapers of Ireland Press Pass Awards. The 2014 NNI Press Pass awards took place on March 24th 2015 at the Convention Centre with Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan TD presenting the winning Transition Year students with their trophies. Eanna travelled to Dublin with Journalism ... Read More »