Category Archives: TY

Mentoring Talk by Pat Murphy

On Tuesday the 13th of September TY’s got a very informative talk by Pat Murphy on how to mentor their 1st year buddies. He showed them many videos and gave many useful handouts to the girls for their portfolios. He got all the TYs to write guidelines for incoming first years to guide them. All […]

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TY Doolin Walk

On Monday the nineteenth of September the TY’s, along with Mr.Quinn and Miss Ní Chléírigh arrived in school for 9 and headed out on the bus to Doolin to drop of their bags in Doolin hostel where they would be spending the night.The bus then dropped the girls out towards Fanore where the TYs would […]

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Build A Bank Regionals

> A special congratulations to the ‘ Build A Bank’ Transition Year team who attended the Regional Final on Monday the twenty ninth of February. The team of nine travelled to the Regional Final accompanied by the AIB student officer Mary Glesson. The team have been working very hard prior to the Regional Final and […]

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Garda Awareness Day

> On the 23rd of February, all of the North Clare Transition Year students attended an annual Garda Awareness Day in the community centre. The day ran from 10-2 and featured many different speakers promoting the work of the Guards and informing people of the work with which they’re involved. > Each school performed a […]

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WorldWise Global Schools

World Wise Global Schools is a National Programme for development education at post-primary level, set out by the Irish Aid programme. Development Education provides a powerful vehicle through which our students can better understand the world we live in, and take action to change it as informed global citizens. This is the first year that […]

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Young Scientist

Our Young Scientist Project was ‘Formulating a seaweed based skin cream using the North Clare seaweeds Fucus serratus and Fucus vesiculosus for potential use in the cosmeceutical industry” came from a previous project idea in our school, which found that seaweeds had anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties. After spending five days in school during the Christmas […]

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Cycle Against Suicide,RDS

Two Transition Year students from our school got the opportunity to attend the Student Leaders Congress, Cycle Against Suicide which took place in the RDS on the fourteenth of January. The two students were myself and Megan Leyden. It was arranged for us to travel to the RDS with the Local Guards one of which […]

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Pope John Paul II Awards

Congratulations to last year’s TY students, Elaine Shannon, Orlaith Cotter, Róisín Long and Róisín Foynes, who received their Pope John Paul II Award on Wednesday 25th November at University College Galway. The award encourages young people to take an active part in the life of their Church, in the life of their community and society. […]

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