Archive for September, 2011

Cork Ladies Football Team Captain visits

September 30, 2011

We were delighted to welcome the captain of the ladies football team, Amy O’Shea who were victorious against Monaghan in the All-Ireland final last week. Amy came to the school with the cup and spoke to the whole school over the pa system as well as meeting with all of the 1st year students and […]

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Danielle Boyle gets Gold Gaisce Award

September 30, 2011

A huge congratulations to past pupil, Danielle Boyle who received her Gold Gaisce Award from President Mary Mc Aleese on Thurs 29th September in Dublin Castle. She got involved in Gaisce in 2006 and since then has received a Bronze, Silver and now the Gold Award. For the Gold Award she had to do an […]

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Lord Mayor’s Visit

September 25, 2011

On Thursday 22nd September 2011, we were privileged to welcome Lord Mayor, Councillor Terry Shannon and his wife, Lady Mayoress, Ms Ursula Shannon to our school. Both the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress have strong connections with our school. Their daughter Katie is currently a third year pupil with us and Urusla has been training […]

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Maths Week Ireland 2011

September 20, 2011

The sixth annual Maths Week Ireland will take place from October 15th 2011. Maths Week seeks to promote awareness, understanding and appreciation of maths for all ages. Last year, 100,000 participated! This year, events will take place all around Ireland to celebrate mathematics. Events and activities will support the principles of Project Maths, showing how […]

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1st Year Ceili Sept 2011

September 16, 2011

This morning all of our 1st year students particpated in a ceili in the gym hall as part of friendship week where PE teachers Ms McGinley, Ms Kelleher, Ms Hayes and Ms Foley taught the girls some traditional ceili dancing! The girls had a fantastic time! See photos below!

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Open Night Thurs 22nd Sept 2011

September 15, 2011

We are holding our Open Evening for prospective parents and students on Thursday 22nd September 2011 from 6:30pm. We encourage you all to attend as there will be lots to see and experience on the night. We look forward to meeting you there.

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Friendship Week for 1st Years

September 15, 2011

This week is Friendship week for all of our 1st year students. The theme of the week is making new friends and looking out for each other. During the week each class created hands of friendship which we look forward to putting up on the social area this Friday after break. These hands will add […]

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Congratulations to our Junior Cert Students of 2011

September 14, 2011

A huge congratulations to all of our students who received their Junior Certificate results today. We were thrilled with how well all of the girls did and acknowledge their hard work and committment over the last three years. There was euphoria today at 11am when the girls opened their envelopes and viewed their excellent results. […]

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Everyone can learn Mathematics!

September 5, 2011

 TOSU is a new education initiative based in Cork city centre, based on motivating secondary students to learn mathematics and science. TOSU is hosting a series of free lectures aimed at secondary school students and their teachers and parents. The first speaker is Professor Des MacHale,  with a lecture entitled “Everyone Can  Learn Mathematics (and […]

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