Social Innovators

Tipp Students to speak at Young Social Innovators Speak Out series Students from Cashel Community School, Cashel and Ursuline Secondary School, Thurles, will be among 200 young people gathering in Cork City Hall on Wednesday 19th March 2014, to speak out on the social issues concerning them in their community and wider society and presenting the creative solutions they are taking to tackle them.

Obesity, body confidence and testicular cancer are among the issues that will be highlighted at the event.

The Young Social Innovators Speak Outs are part of the annual project-based social innovation programme for 15-18 year olds supported by the Vodafone Ireland Foundation. For more information:

Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed Thurles

Indoor Hurling Blitz

Last week our u14 hurlers took part in a hurling blitz that took place in The Dome Thurles. Eight teams togged out. Under the guidance of Mr. Stapleton, Mr. Brennan, and Mr. Heffernan, we fielded two teams and faced formidable opposition in Thurles C.B.S., Scoil Ruáin from Killenaule, and Ballingary who also fielded second teams. We enjoyed victories over the afore mentioned schools and were successful in five of our seven outings. The following panels represented our school:

Team 1; Aaron Maher,Aaron Delaney, Patrick Buckley,Dylan Molumby, Shane Stapleton,James Dee, and Colin Hartigan.

Team 2; Jack Riordan, Liam Ryan, Daniel Molumby, David Manning, Brian O’Halloran, Mikey Spillane, and Mark O’Dwyer.

Seachtain Na Gaeilge

Tá an-chuid á reachtáil faoi láthair sa Choláiste don seachtain speisialta seo chun an Ghaeilge a chur ar aghaidh le linn Seachtain na Gaeilge. Tá atmaisféar deimhnitheach á chothú, níos mó Gaeilge le cloisint timpeall na háite agus imeachtaí ar nós seisiún ceoil traidisiúnta, tráth na gceist, agus comórtaisí póstaera á chur faoi bhun.

Seachtain na Gaeilge is in full swing at the moment with a number of events taking place in different classrooms such as quizzes, poster competitions, and traditional irish music sessions all as Gaeilge. Students are to be heard in the corridors ag úsáid ‘an cúpla focal’ and all are positively rowing in behind this unique week to promote and embrace the Irish Language!

Subject Choice

A Programme choice meeting and Subject choice meeting was held last Thursday in our school library for 3rd year and 4th year students. The varying Programmes were outlined by Programme Co-ordinator Ms. Conroy, and Guidance teacher Mr. O’Brien. This well attended event by students and parents proved to be most informative and beneficial for all those aspiring towards senior cycle education in undertaking the options available such as established Leaving Cert., LCA, Transition Year, and LCVP. Parents with any further queries should contact Ms. Wallace, Mr. O’Brien, or Ms. Conroy.

Student Enterprise

Congratulations is extended to our students who did us proud in winning the Intermediate category of the North Tipperary Student Enterprise County Awards held recently in Nenagh. The project entitled ‘A & J Scrolls’ was compiled by Patrick Hackett, Jennien O’Gorman, and Aaron Wort. Runners’ up in this competition was ‘the Baker’s Cousin’ by David Morris and Nicholas O’Halloran. The winners will now advance to the county final stage where we wish them all the best.


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