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Student Awards 2018

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir’s 5th student achievement awards were held on Monday 21st May 2018. This was an opportunity to recognise the outstanding contributions made by our students both academically and in extra curricular activities. It was also an opportunity to acknowledge and thank our teaching staff for all their work with our students outside the…

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Recent Appointment

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Eoghan O’Ceallaigh as Deputy Principal. Eoghan joins the management team of Deputy Principals Ms Emma Ryan & Ms Claire Kilroy and Principal Mr Alan Mongey as the school enters its 6th year of existence.   Originally for Ennis, Co. Clare, Eoghan has worked at…

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Incoming First Year Parents’ Information Evening

Please find below links to the presentation used during the parents information evening for incoming first years, held Thursday 10th May 2018. Presentation to parents Wriggle Parent Pack Information from St Jarlath’s Credit Union regarding financing options Note if paying by Credit Union do not select insurance when ordering the device. You can add insurance after…

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All Ireland Double for our Senior and Junior Girls

Congratulations to our Ladies Senior C and Junior B on achieving All Ireland success two weekends in a row. Our Junior ladies overcame St Brigids Killarney on Saturday 21st April in Rathkeale on a final scoreline of 6-11 to 1-16. Our Senior Ladies overcame Scoil Mhuire, Trim Co Meath on Saturday the 14th of April…

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German Ambassador Visit on the 14.03.2018 – Besuch der deutschen Botschafterin

Besuch der deutschen Botschafterin am 14.03.2018   Am Mittwoch, den 14. Marz 2018 hatten wir die Ehre, die deutsche Botschafterin I.E. Frau Deike Potzel in unserer Schule zu empfangen. Unsere Schulerinnen und Schuler hatten extra fur diesen Tag ein kleines Programm fur den hohen Besuch vorbereitet. Im Anschluss hielt Frau Potzel eine kleine Rede vor…

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PISA 2018 – Programme for International Student Assessment

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir has been selected to participate in PISA 2018 on Wednesday 21st March. 44 students in our school have been randomly sampled to take part. All students are assessed on reading literacy. Students will also get questions on mathematics and science. Parents, School Principals and Teachers of Junior Cycle English are also asked…

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Options Night Rescheduled for Wed 7th March

Due to the bad weather we are cancelling the Options night tonight for 3rd and TY Parents and rescheduling it for March 7th at 6pm. Apologies for the short notice: VSWare text message system is experiencing some delays today so some texts did not send.

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Support Shane’s Chernobyl Fundraising

Shane Lawless is returning to Chernobyl on June 3rd, this time he is bringing two more 5th year students with him to help out, Valerie Coleman and Abbie Fox Carr. This morning Shane spoke to our 1st year assembly outlining his experiences and his plans for the future. Hopefully he will inspire other students to…

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Full Year Scholarship to the Aran Islands – Scoláireacht

Would your son or daughter like to spend a full year on the Aran Islands? This is a great opportunity to develop their Irish language skills. This scholarship is worth €6,000.  If interested apply here : http://tiny.cc/Arainn2018   Funding is through the Dept of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht The scholarships are open to all year groups, it…

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Shane Lawless – Finalist for Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards

Galway’s Shane Lawless announced as finalist for 2018 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards   Shane Lawless from Galway has been recognised for the exemplary volunteer work carried out in his local community as Pramerica announced its 20 finalists for the 2018 Spirit of Community Awards, the only all-Ireland youth initiative of its kind.   A…

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