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Careers’ Morning

The College hosted its Annual Careers Morning in the Recreation Hall today. Past pupils shared their insights into their careers with our senior students during their one to one meetings. This information will help the Leaving Cert students in their course selection when completing their CAO forms next month. A […]

Díospóireachta an Phiarsaigh

On Thursday night our Senior Irish Debating Team progressed to the 3rd round of the All-Ireland Competition. Our motion was ‘Sárbhliain a bhí againn in Éirinn anuraidh’ – we had an excellent year in Ireland last year. Luckily we were in favour of the motion and Jacob Faughnan began with […]

Physics Revision Course

The Leaving Cert Physics class attended a revision course this afternoon in the University of Limerick with their teacher Mr. Grealish. The practical section of the course accounts for 30% of the exam. Students get a hands on experience in the University’s laboratories and complete all 24 experiments. This is […]

Top Junior Certificate Student Receives Gold Medal

On Sunday the President of the Past Pupils Union Mr. Fergal Keane presented the PPU Gold Medal to James Dunne. The medal is presented each year to the student who received the highest results in his Junior Cert. Congratulations to James and to his family who joined him for the […]

Presentation to St. Vincent de Paul

At last Sunday’s Carol service a bucket collection was held outside of the Monastery church in aid of St. Vincent de Paul. Today Conty Cunningham, President of St. Cronan’s Conference, and John Lupton, Regional President of St Vincent de Paul, visited the College and  were presented with a cheque of […]

Gael Linn Díospóireachtaí an Phiarsaigh 2019

Our Senior Irish Debating Team sailed through to Round 2 after a well fought debate in the Ursuline on December 6th. They fought off competition from Scoil Chríot Rí Portlaoise and Heywood Community School. The boys were one of two teams to progress to the next round of the competition, […]

School Tour to Vienna, Salzburg and Munich

On Thursday 6th December forty-seven students, five teachers and two gap students boarded a 2 a.m. bus for Dublin airport for a five day tour to Austria and Germany. The group flew to the Slovakian capital, Bratislava, which is just an hour away from Vienna and we checked into our […]

December First Friday Mass

Members of TY class participated at this mass with Tom Mckeon and Harry Duffy from 1st Year stepping into their new role as altar servers.   Fr. Liam celebrated the mass. Thanks to the Cistercian community and Br. Malachy for all their assistance with our celebration. Back row:  Oscar Gilligan, Sam […]

German Debating

On Thursday the German Debating Team won the second round of the GDI national debating competition. The motion for the debate was that mobile phones are necessary in class. The CCR team was proposing the motion and the Ursuline Convent Thurles was opposing the motion. Lorcan McDonnell was team captain […]