May 2016

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YSI Win

YSI Win

The following article is taken from the school yearbook
Young Social Innovation Winners 2016
Young Social Innovators offers students the opportunity to use their creativity to respond to social issues. Putting students in the ‘driving seat’ they can contribute to a fairer, more caring and equal society
Our class and YSI guide Ms. Browne began our YSI [...]

2016/17 Booklist  Available (Now Including TY)

2016/17 Booklist Available (Now Including TY)

Click on BOOKLIST tab on top left of website homepage

LCA Trip To Carlingford

LCA Trip To Carlingford

Pics from what looked like a real fun day out !

Great Buzz Amongst First Years at Spelling Bee

Great Buzz Amongst First Years at Spelling Bee

The inaugural First Year Spelling Bee took place this morning .Ms. Sugrue called out the words to be spelled while Mr. Booth called up the students and gave them their instructions .
The students listened attentively and respectfully to their classmates throughout the event and offered enthusiastic support vocally at the end [...]

Colaiste Iosagain ,Oakdale  5K Now in Fifth Year !

Colaiste Iosagain ,Oakdale 5K Now in Fifth Year !

Organisers Sinead Dempsey and Miriam Holland at start of 2015 Colaiste Iosagain , Oakdale 5k

Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington will once again host their annual 5K run on Friday May 20. This is the fifth event so some students will have participated every year of their time in the school .The run will start and [...]

Positive Mental Health Week

Positive Mental Health Week

A week of amazing fun activities and mental health talks :
Twelve hours of stationary cycling on four exercises in reception .Teachers ‘manned’ one bike .

First years got to blow bubbles after their talk

Some tied wish ribbons onto a tree

While older students wrote their ‘worries’ on pieces of paper and burned them

Orange balloon release [...]

Green Schools Roundup

Green Schools Roundup

It has been an eventful year for the Green Schools Team at Coláiste Íosagáin as they set out on year one of their two-year plan to achieve the green flag for Transport.
The team started their campaign with a visit from Transport Officer Mieke Scholte to the school. She met students, staff, parents and the Board [...]

Business Department News

Business Department News

Business Department News
It has been a busy year for students as in addition to their regular classwork, a number of students of Business, Economics and Accounting were also involved in extra activities.
1)Colaiste Iosagain Credit Union
Following on from an informative visit from the the local branch manager Michael McEvoy and Fiona [...]