May 2017

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Sixth Year Awards Night .

Sixth Year Awards Night .

A selection of photos from this event of recipients and their teachers.

Ceist Awards .

Ceist Awards .

Some pics from recent CEIST Awards event .
Last years winner , Padraig Whelan passes on the award to this years winner .

Another Green Flag for Colaiste Iosagain !

Another Green Flag for Colaiste Iosagain !

Well done to the Green Team!
On Wednesday 24th May members of the Green Team were presented with a Green flag and certificate in the Hodson Bay Hotel , Athlone. In the photo is Minister Denis Naughton ,Minister for Communications , Climate Change and Environment with students , Alison Bryan, Claire Kelly and Megan Quinn Murphy [...]

Book List 2017/2018

This is now available From the BOOK LIST tab on top left of home page .

Leinster Athletics Championships .

Leinster Athletics Championships .

Even reaching a Leinster final is a terrific achievement .In the past most school athletes would not have progressed beyond South Leinster finals .So it is brilliant to return with two gold medals .
Triple jump gold :Jana Joha
100m gold :Emmanuel Illori
Steeple chase 2000m finalist :Christopher Whittle
This rounds off a very successful cross country and [...]

Wellness Week .

Wellness Week .

Wellness Week at Coláiste Íosagáin took place this week to encourage our students to become aware of making choices towards a positive and healthy lifestyle.
Events took place in each year that encouraged students to embrace wellness through physical, mental and social awareness.
Students were given an opportunity to get rid of worries and embrace positives at [...]

Bronze Gaisce Awards for LCAs .

Bronze Gaisce Awards for LCAs .

A year long series of tasks culminating in a long mountain hike sees the LCAs win coveted Gaisce awards

5k Race Report .

5k Race Report .

Colaiste Iosagain 5k Race 2017.
The long term weather forecast for Friday 19 May was dreadful with thunder and lightning storms predicted .However once more the sun shone down on what is believed to be the only school 5k road race in the country .The event has now taken place six times .
Fifth Year , Christopher [...]

Sports Awards Night.

Sports Awards Night.

Colaiste Iosagain , Sports Awards Night is now a well established celebration of the huge range of sport played by students at the school and successes throughout the year .This year’s guest of honour was Seamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett former Laois Hurling team manager .
The full list of winners is as follows :
Golf
Boys : [...]

Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington 5k Run In Sixth Year .

Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington 5k Run In Sixth Year .

Over six hundred students and staff are expected to participate in the sixth school 5k road race (believed to be the only one of its kind in the country )This means that if a student did Transition Year they will have potentially completed all of the races (and have the t-shirts to prove it !).
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