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First Year German Egg-Painting Competition

On Thursday all first years took part in an egg-painting competition. The tradition is very popular in German-speaking countries. The winner by popular vote was Mark Tynan, in second place was Raef Donnelly and Harry Madden was third. Well done to all for their creative designs.

Afternoon Hike at the Devil’s Bit

On Tuesday afternoon twenty-five students climbed the Devil’s Bit along with Ms O’Rourke and Ms Hackethal. The looped walk took approximately two hours, at the end of which the boys enjoyed a welcome picnic of French and German foods. The activity was organised to link wellbeing to their French and […]

Sunday Afternoon Adventures

On Sunday afternoon last the junior house boys did an on-campus activity. The activity was an adventure and task driven taking place in one of the woods on the Monastery grounds with permission from the monks. The boys were split into three teams, each team being tasked with building a […]

German Debating Success

The German Debating Team has qualified for the All-Ireland Final of the GDI All Ireland German Debating Competition. This is a German language debating competition open to TY, 5th and 6th Year students and this is the 23rd year of the competition. It is organised by the Goethe-Institut Ireland and […]

Transition Year Students Cycle the Waterford Greenway

On Monday morning the TY students left the College early heading to Waterford to cycle on the Waterford Greenway as part of their Gáisce Bronze Award. Their bicycles were waiting on Grattan Quay in Waterford city from where the headed on to the Greenway to complete the 46km to Dungarvan. […]

Stations of the Cross

On Friday March29th the First Year students completed the stations of the cross today on the grounds of the Monastery. It was the first time that a cross campus ceremony like this took place, it was a great event with students, parents, college staff, the Cistercian Community and sisters from […]

Young Social Innovators

On Friday March 29th Transition Year Students took part in the YSI Speakout at the Lyrath Conference Centre in Kilkenny. The students spoke about the social issue of anxiety and depression.  They performed very well and will receive a certificate in the coming weeks for their participation in this event. […]

Public Access to Law Programme

On Tuesday evening last three legal professionals came to the College to prepare the TY students for this year’s Mock Trials Competition which will take place at the Criminal Courts of Justice on April 13th. The students had a really enjoyable evening where the enacted two prescribed cases where they […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2019

Inniu bhí Tráth na gCeist ar siúl againn sa halla. Ghlac na daltaí ón 1ú, 2ú agus 5ú Bliain páirt ann. Bhí rang na hIdirbhliana ag comhaireamh na torthaí agus bhí an-chraic ag gach duine. Bhí na foirne meascaithe agus ghlac na daltaí idirnáisúnta páirt ann freisin! Bhain gach duine […]