Connacht Senior Schools’ Swimming

On Sunday January 8th a team from St Jarlath’s attended the Connacht Senior Schools Championships.
The boy’s performed excellently, with Ciarán Burke becoming the Connacht Senior Schools’ Champion in the 100 m backstroke and 4th in the 100 m  Freestyle.  
Oisín O’Rourke came 2nd in Intermediate 100 backstroke and  2nd in the 100m Freestyle. Sean Brennan came 3rd in the Junior 100 m back and 3rd in the 100 m butterfly.
The Boys Senior relay team of Ciarán Burke , Oisín O’Rourke , Diarmuid O’Rourke and Sean Brennan were 3rd in the Medley Relay and the Boys Senior Relay team of Ciarán Burke , Oisín O’Rourke, Ronan Colleran, Dara Heneghan were 3rd in the Freestyle Relay.
Ciarán and Oisín will now go forward to represent St. Jarlath’s and Connacht in the Schools’ Interprovincial in National Aquatic Centre in April.
Congratulations to all the boys on their achievements and good luck in April!

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Gold Gaisce Award

 

Congratulations to past pupil Nathan Mannion, on receiving his Gold Gaisce Award from President Michael D. Higgins, on the 6th of December. Nathan is pictured here with St. Jarlath’s College,  Gaisce President’s Award Leaders, Mr. Andrew Marsden and Mr. Francis Stockwell, in Dublin Castle at the award ceremony.  
Nathan who already holds the Bronze and Silver Awards, is our first student to achieve this standard. We are extremely proud of Nathan who took part in a number of different activities in order to achieve this award. Nathan is currently studying at NUIG and we wish Nathan the very best of luck in the future.
We are very thankful to our staff leaders who worked with Nathan and all the other candidates, throughout their Gaisce journeys.

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Shoebox appeal

Pictured are students that contributed to this years shoebox appeal. It was a great success and the kindness of our students is very much appreciated by Team Hope and the young children who will receive a shoe box this Christmas.Shoe 2

 

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Tuam Cancer Care Survivors Celebration walk.

Art 05The  Transition  Year Art class has been busy working on an  posters to be displayed for the Tuam Cancer Care Survivors Celebration walk.
The walk is an awareness and fundraising event celebrating cancer survivors  and will take place at 2pm on sun 9th Oct in the Palace grounds
Teams of cancer care survivors with their friends and families  will complete laps of the Palace grounds which will be around 5K.
The aim of the event is to create a lively warm atmosphere celebrating cancer survivors  together with their friends/family. Transition Year students will be helping out on the day and will complete a survey of the event.

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Billy Elliot comes to SJC!

St. Jarlath’s Amateur Operatic Society in association with Scoil Bhríde, Mercy Secondary School, is delighted to announce that our musical this year will be the dancing extravaganza “Billy Elliot”. The show will run in St. Jarlath’s College Hall from Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th December. Auditions will take place in the coming weeks before full rehearsals begin. Best of luck to all involved.

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