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Victory for first year girls!!

Congratulations to our first year girls basketball team who defeated St.Joseph's School, Hospital by 36 points to 28 points in the Limerick league on Wednesday 8th February!

Well done also to our second year girls team who put in a good performance against  St. Joseph's who eventually got the better of our team. Well done to all players and their coach Mr. Cathal Fitzgerald!

Victory for Andrea Egana

Congratulations to Andrea Egana who came first while representing us in a Dressage Competition in Kennedy's Equestrian Centre. Congratulations must also be given to her dressage stallion Gavi33. Andrea is a Spanish native who lives in Clonshire and is studying Horsemanship in Coláiste Chiaráin. Her parents sent her Andalusian stallion Gavi33 over from Spain so she could compete. Well done Andrea!!

Spanish Exchange

Monday 13th February: The students had a fantastic time at the waterpark! Their next visit will take them to Mount Teide, an active volcano which is 3718m high!! Good luck!!!

Saturday 11th February: Today the pupils visited the natural park in Puerto de la Cruz. They saw a variety of exotic animals such as white tigers, monkeys and jaguars. Tomorrow they will be spending the day with their families and heading to a waterpark!!

Friday 10th February: Today the pupils met the Mayor of Icod de Los Vinos! They also visited Drago Milenario, a giant tree in the middle of the village! Tonight they are going to a welcoming party...on the beach!

Thursday 9th February:Today the students visited the IES Nicolas Extevez Borges in Icod de Los Vinos in Tenerife. Everybody is having a fantatsic time and learning lots of Spanish!!

Wednesday 8th February: Everybody has arrived safely in Tenerife! The weather is beautiful and all are in good spirits! They are spending their first day with their host families. Tomorrow they will be attending school and learning through Spanish. They are looking forward to sampling some of the Canarian food in Icod de Los Vinos. It is 22 degrees at the moment!! Lucky them!

We wish Ms. Sara Martinez, Mr. Christian Moretti and Coláiste Chiaráin pupils a safe trip to Spain as they embark on our annual Spanish Exchange. It has been a great success the past few years!! The trip gives students an opportunity to soak up Spanish culture while improving their Spanish speaking skills!!! Wath this space for updates!!!

The Lineking

Be sure to check out the fantastic ad for our Mini Company project, The Lineking!! Very impressive! Well done to Mr. Flannery and his team!!


Environmental Awareness Week

It's competition time!! Please bring in OLD mobile phones and place them in the phone chute in the red carpet area during small break where one of the greenschool members will assist you!! You will get a raffle ticket and be entered into a draw for an iPod shuffle!!!



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