Colaiste Iosagain ,Vision Statement .

Colaiste Iosagain ,Vision Statement .

Our vision is guided by the ethos of the Presentation Sisters and the Christian Brothers.  The characteristic spirit of the school  is based on a Christian education in a Catholic tradition.  In Colaiste Iosagain we endeavour to provide an education for the whole person where respect and care for all are central values, enabling each one to achieve [...]

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TY and LCA Stayawake-athon

TY and LCA Stayawake-athon

Last Friday night /Saturday morning from 10pm to 6am Transition Year , Fifth Year John Paul 2 and Leaving Certificate Applied students took part in a charity fund raising event in aid of the Simon homeless organization .Over €1400 has been raised for this most worthy cause and so far and the total [...]

Birr Castle Science Trip

Birr Castle Science Trip

Second Year Science students visited Birr Castle accompanied by Deputy Principal McGlynn , teachers Mairead Bergin , Eimear Cribbin , Caoimhe Farrell ,John Heraty and and SNA Lisa O’Gorman

Birr Castle staff member Sylvia and Miss Farrell with students during a session on ‘Senses’ .They were challenged to identify items by smell .

Students [...]

Legally Blonde Musical Coming Soon !

Legally Blonde Musical Coming Soon !

Rehearsals for Legally Blonde Musical in Full Swing at Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington
Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington is pleased to announce its next musical production .
Legally Blonde the musical is about a blonde haired girl Elle Woods (Sarah Dunne) who pursues a law career to follow her true love Warner( Karl Tallon). It [...]

School Debaters’ Success

School Debaters’ Success

Yesterday evening at the County Council Chambers in County Hall , Portlaoise ,a trio of school debaters including Grace McCormack , Rebecca Mullally and Aela Power put in an excellent performance in the European Soabox public speaking competition . They were accompanied by Ms. M Nolan .

Rebecca Mullally second place ( out of thirty !) [...]

Biodiversity Green Flag Events.

Biodiversity Green Flag Events.

As part of the school’s campaign to attain their fifth green flag a series of biodiversity events were held this week .The star of the week was definitely Climate Ambassador , Jack O’Neill who delivered several fascinating presentations on Tuesday to a majority of the students .

The previous themes to win flags [...]

Mental Health Day Debating Team Success!

Mental Health Day Debating Team Success!

Colaiste Iosagain students from the Cycle Against Suicide , Empower Your Voice debating group took part today in a competition for teams of two .This was organised as a Mental Health Ireland initiative for World Mental Health Day .Taking place in Mountmellick ,two of Colaiste Iosagain’s students ,Jack O’Neill and Damien Geoghegan took [...]