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Farewell to Mr Killeen & Ms Costello edition of Coláiste Mhuire NEWSLETTER Summer 2017

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Check out the latest edition of the Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Newsletter by clicking on the Image above or Link below.

In this edition we bid farewell to both Mr Michael Killeen (Principal) and Ms Patricia Costello (Assistant Principal & TY co-ordinator) who have announced their retirements after distinguished careers at Coláiste Mhuire.  On behalf of the whole school community we wish them well in their retirements and extend an open invitation to call into to us in the coming school year.

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Newsletter Summer 2017

Past issues of our Newsletter can also be viewed by clicking on the link below.  Why not take a trip down “Memory Lane”?!  We hope you enjoy it.

www.colaistemhuirekk.ie/news-events/newsletter/

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Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown NEWSLETTER Easter 2017

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Colaiste Mhuire Johnstown Newsletter (Spring 2017)

Check out the latest edition of the Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Newsletter by clicking on the Image above or Link below.

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Spring 2017

Past issues of our Newsletter can also be viewed by clicking on the link below.  Why not take a trip down “Memory Lane”?!  We hope you enjoy it.

www.colaistemhuirekk.ie/news-events/newsletter/

Users will require a recent version of Adobe Reader to open the .PDF file, which can be downloaded for Free from www.adobe.com

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown NEWSLETTER Christmas 2016

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

 

Check out the latest edition of the Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Newsletter by clicking on the link below.

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown NEWSLETTER Christmas 2016

Past issues of our Newsletter can also be viewed by clicking on the link below.  Why not take a trip down “Memory Lane”?!  We hope you enjoy it.

www.colaistemhuirekk.ie/news-events/newsletter/

Users will require a recent version of Adobe Reader to open the .PDF file, which can be downloaded for Free from www.adobe.com

Welcome to our Open Night!

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Welcome to our Open Night tonight from 7.30pm – 9.00pm!

We hope you enjoy our new promotional video and the subsequent tour of our fantastic facilities from our excellent staff.

Should you not be able to make tonight’s event please watch our video by clicking on the link above or here.  If you would like anyone to speak to you feel free to call our School Office on 056-8831135 or email info@colaistemhuirekk.ie

Jersey Day at Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown ahead of All-Ireland Hurling Final

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

In keeping with tradition, Ms Sheehan’s annual Jersey Day will take place today, (Friday 2nd September 2016) before Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final.  This annual school event has in the past raised much needed funds & awareness for Ireland’s sporting charity, GOAL.  In fact, over €700 was raised last year so a big THANK YOU to everyone who has participated and donated to this very worthy cause over the years.

However, in a temporary departure, the benefactors of today’s event is the school’s Sports Fund which will go towards the running cost of our many successful teams including Hurling, Camogie, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Badminton, Handball, Athletics and Archery.

With both Kilkenny & Tipperary contesting this year’s All-Ireland Hurling final there was no shortage of colour on show from both Students & Staff!  As illustrated from the photo of our 1st years below, everyone got behind their county or other sporting teams they are connected with.  Any students who did not have a jersey as such wore suitable colours in keeping with the theme.

1st Year Students enjoying Jersey Day 2016 @ Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown ahead of the All-Ireland Hurling Final

1st Year Students enjoying Jersey Day 2016 @ Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown ahead of the All-Ireland Hurling Final

 

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown NEWSLETTER Summer 2016

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Check out the latest edition of the Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Newsletter by clicking on the link below.

Coláiste Mhuire Summer 2016 Newsletter (PDF)

Past issues of our Newsletter can also be viewed by clicking on the link below.  Why not take a trip down “Memory Lane”?!  We hope you enjoy it.

www.colaistemhuirekk.ie/news-events/newsletter/

Users will require a recent version of Adobe Reader to open the .PDF file, which can be downloaded for Free from www.adobe.com

Annual 5km FUN RUN / WALK Fundraiser on Sun, May 8th 2016

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Fun Run 2016

Our Annual 5km Fun Run / Walk will take place Sunday, 8th of May.  This is the Sunday after the May Bank Holiday week-end.  The event this year is being run by both our hard-working Parents’ Association with the aim of raising much needed funds for the extension & refurbishment of our school sports facilities.  The event will start at 11am sharp with Registration from 10.30am in the School Gym.

The management, staff, students and parents/guardians at Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown are calling on the whole school community and the hinterland to support this event in any way yo can.  Please sponsor our students and / or participate yourself on the day, Sunday 8th May 2016.  All proceeds will go towards the School Sports Renovation Fund.

The course will be 5km starting and finishing at our school in Johnstown, Co Kilkenny with a trek up the Old Dublin Road (N8) towards Cullahill, Co Laois.  Check out our official poster above, follow us on Twitter @ColaisteMhuireK for updates & reminders or contact the School Office on 056-8831135 for further information.

Last years winner was David Cuddy (Laois) in an impressive time of 17 minutes 34 seconds which is our current Course Record.  Will this time be beaten this year?  Have you got what it takes?!  Come along and find out!

Two years was our inaugural event with two past pupils securing the 1st Male & Female spots, namely Peter Bergin (Lisdowney) and Mary Corcoran (Galmoy).  Peter’s solid time of 19 minutes 20 seconds.

Coláiste Mhuire Win Leinster Senior Hurling Title!

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Congratulations to the players and management involved in today’s historic victory over St Mary’s C.B.S. Enniscorthy (Wexford).  The prize was the Leinster Post-Primary Schools Senior Hurling “B” Rest of Leinster shield and the game was played in MW Hire Park, Dunmore with referee Anthony Stapleton (Laois).

The C.B.S. started the brighter and led 0.03:0.02 after 10 minutes but the Johnstown lads settled mid-way through the half and were deserving of their 0.05:0.03 half time lead.

The St Mary’s boys again started the second half brighter and levelled matters at 0.05 a piece after 5 minutes.  However, they were to be held scoreless for the remainder of the game while Coláiste Mhuire kept the score board ticking over at regular intervals.  The result of which saw Coláiste Mhuire finish worthy winners on a 0.09:0.05 scoreline.

Afterwards, former Kilkenny hurler and Johnstown native Pat Henderson presented captain David Doheny (Harps GAA, Laois) with the Leinster Post-Primary Schools Senior Hurling “B” Rest of Leinster shield.

The management and players would like to thank everyone from the school community and neighbouring clubs who have supported them to date. They now go on to contest the All-Leinster final versus Ard Scoil Rís (Dublin 8) on Monday, 7th March at a venue to be decided.   Continued and increased support of our team would be greatly appreciated.

Team (see image of programme below) and Scorers to follow.

Pat Henderson presenting the Leinster PP Schools Senior Hurling Rest of Leinster Shield to Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown captain David Doheny (The Harps, Laois)

Pat Henderson presenting the Leinster PP Schools Senior Hurling Rest of Leinster shield to Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown captain David Doheny (The Harps, Laois)

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Leinster PP Schools Senior Hurling Rest of Leinster Champions 2016

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown Leinster PP Schools Senior Hurling Rest of Leinster Champions 2016

Colaiste Mhuire Johnstown team for Leinster PP Schools Senior Hurling Rest of Leinster Final 2016

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown team for Leinster PP Schools Senior Hurling Rest of Leinster Final 2016

Sports Review for January-February (mid-term): Hurling, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Handball & Badminton

Friday, February 12th, 2016

January to the February mid-term was a busy period for Sport in Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown.  We enjoyed success in various disciplines, including Hurling, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Badminton & Handball!

Results and photos are regularly posted to our official Twitter page, which has a feed on our home page.  To Follow Us on Twitter, visit @ColaisteMhuireK or click the Follow button on our home page.

Boys Senior Hurlers who defeated Gorey CS in the Leinster Colleges semi final & now await Enniscorthy CBS in the Final

Boys Senior Hurlers who defeated Gorey CS in the Leinster Colleges semi final & now await Enniscorthy CBS in the Final

 

Boys U16 Football defeat Ramsgrange CS (Wexford) to qualify for South Leinster Final

Boys U17 Soccer who won the KK-Carlow Schools Final 2-1 v Colaiste Eoin Hacketstown 2016

 

Boys U17 Soccer management with Captain & MOTM following KK-Carlow Schools Final 2-1 v Colaiste Eoin Hacketstown 2016

 

1st Year Girls Basketball Team who defeated Presentation Clonmel in their first League Game of 2016

Boys U16 Football defeat St Fergal's Rathdowney to qualify for South Leinster Semi-Final

 

1st Year Girls Handball Leinster Colleges Champions 2016

 

Boys U17 Soccer qualify for KK-Carlow Schools semi-final after draw with Callan CBS

 

Boys U16 Football defeat St Fergal's Rathdowney to qualify for South Leinster Semi-Final

 

Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown - U19 Badminton County Champions 2016

Boys U19 Badminton Leinster Champions 2016

 

Fundraising through Recycling at Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Please support our Fundraising through Recycling at Coláiste Mhuire Johnstown.  Check out our poster for further information or contact the School Office on 056-8831135.

The Deadline to drop off to the school is Thursday, 25th February 2016.

 Only suitable items, such as Clothes, Sheets, Towels etc and a small number of Electrical Items such as Mobile Phones & Laptops are acceptable.

All proceeds will go towards the upgrading of facilities and equipment in our Physical Education & Sports Department.  All Support Would Be Greatly Appreciated!

Recycling Fundraiser at Colaiste Mhuire Johnstown (Feb 2016)

 

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