News and Events

  • Dear parents Please see attached the CBA schedule for second years. This was previously sent home earlier in the school year but seeing as most CBAs are only beginning now it is a gentle reminder to students to keep on track. Classroom Based Assessments are an important part of the Junior Cycle course and therefore attendance during these periods is very important. In order to remain focused, all second year students received a hard copy of the schedule yesterday.  If there are any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch. Many thanks Ellen Gill
  • Dear Students/ Parents/ Guardians, I hope you are keeping well. Just a gentle reminder that if you are interested in applying for I.T.s and/or Universities/ Colleges you must set up your CAO account by 1st February at 5pm. Also, any restricted course ( interview, portfolio, assessment, performance etc.) must be on your CAO account by 1st February to allow them to arrange dates to schedule them. If a course is restricted it will say it beside the course in the CAO handbook- 'restricted'. You may set up your CAO account  and add/ delete/ change course preferences until 1 July at […]
  • A big thank you to local artist Etaoin O'Reilly for delivering an amazing Ceramics workshop to our 2nd Year Art students last Friday.
  • On Friday the 20th of January our 6th Year Art students visited Newgrange and the Proleek Dolmen
  • Our TY GAA future leaders made healthy smoothies on Thursday as part of their Nutrition module. The students selected their recipe of choice and used natural ingredients to make healthy smoothies. The students saw the benefits of knowing what ingredients goes into our food. They also enjoyed tasting the finished product. Thanks to the Home Ec. Dept. for the use of the Kitchen.
  • TY Art students attended a workshop yesterday at Creative Spark in Dundalk.  They learned techniques of printing and customised their own t-shirts.  Many thanks to their tutor Michael Stafford for organising this as it was a very enjoyable experience for our TY students.  Thanks also to Mr. Campbell for accompanying the pupils.
  • Transition Year students visited Dublin City University last Friday.  They were given a tour of the campus by the student ambassadors and they attended a presentation and quiz organised by the Languages Department.  Some final year and postgraduate students spoke about their experiences of learning a foreign language and spending a year abroad.  Many thanks to the Languages Department at DCU for inviting us to the campus.  We also met past pupil Cormac Ryan, Leaving Cert class of 2020, who is in Third Year studying Physics and Astronomy, who gave the TYs really important advice about choosing Third Level courses.  […]
  • The 6th year LCA group have attended Night classes at O'Fiaich College during the past term in order to learn a new skill.  This is part of their Practical Achievement Task for their LCA course.  The evening classes were chosen by the students and their choices included Small Engine Maintenance, Tai Chi, Floor and Wall Tiling, Flower Arranging and Introduction to Make Up.  6L students are pictured with their certificates of attendance.  Well done!
  • Dear Students/ Parents/ Guardians, I hope you are well and settling into the pre exams. The PLC college applications are open for next year's students. To apply for a PLC go to the college website and click the ' Apply Now' button on the homepage, follow the instructions and use a active email. The two main PLC colleges Coláiste Rís students apply for are O' Fiaich in Dundalk and DIFE in Drogheda. Links their website are below: The DIFE Open Day is this week- see their website for details. Reasons to do a PLC: http://colaisteris.ie/5-reasons-to-consider-a-plc-course/ DIFE PLC College https://www.dife.ie/ O' […]