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The results of this year’s Peann agus Pár Literary Competition held in Coláiste Oiriall before Christmas were announced during Tionól Scoile (School Assembly) on Thursday. The adjudicator complimented the entrants in all sections, saying that the standard was very high. Four sections of the competition were dedicated to English medium entries and a further four sections were devoted to Irish medium entries.

Bronnadh Gradam Sárimreora Uladh Scoileanna (All Star) ar Ellen Ní Bhriain ag feasta a reáchtáil Cumann Peil Gael na mBan Uladh i Garvaghy an Aoine seo chuaigh thart – seo an chéad gradam dá mhacasamhail a bronnadh ar dhalta as Coláiste Oiriall ariamh. Bhí a muintir agus ceathrar múinteoir i láthair agus iad uilig an-sásta dí.

The Coláiste Oiriall annual Law Workshop for Transition Year students was held on Friday and delivered by James Fahey, barrister on the Galway circuit. Reáchtáil Coláiste Oiriall Ceardlann Dlí do lucht na hIdirbhliana an Aoine seo chuaigh thart agus b’é an t-abhcóide, James Fahey, a bhí ina bhun. Bhain na daltaí an-sult as.

Aoibhín Ní Fhionnagáin, a third year student in Coláiste Oiriall, received the award for BT Best Overall Project in Irish at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS last Friday evening with her project entitled “Lámhscríbhneoireacht dochtúirí i gcomparáid le scríobh daoine eile”. Aoibhín’s project was also received Highly Commended in the Social and Behavioural Intermediate Individual category.

Thug Meon Eile cuairt ar Choláiste Oiriall ar an Aoine le píosa scannánaíochta a dhéanamh leis na grúpaí ceoil chomhaimseartha, Dysania agus Co Cru a bheas ag tabhairt aghaidh ar Bhaile Átha Cliath an Satharn seo chugainn chun páirt a ghlacadh i gCraobh na hÉireann de chomórtas Scléip.

 

Foireann cispheil cailíní chéad bhliana Oiriall.

Coláiste Oiriall 1st Year Girls’ basketball team defeated St. Louis Secondary School, Carrickmacross by 26-15 at home on Friday. Lara Ó Máirtín and Eadaoin Ní Chearáin were Oiriall’s best players while Amy Ní Dhaighre and Amy Ní Dhufaigh were.

The two Green School Committees in Coláiste Oiriall have been very busy in the last number of weeks preparing their recycling campaign in anticipation of receipt of a Green Flag.

 

Coláiste Oiriall under 19 Girls’ basketball team travel to Tralee next Friday where they will take part in an all-Ireland quarter final play-off. They will play Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee and Glanmire Community College, the former which has 1,300 students.

Dysania and Co Crú swept the boards in the senior groups’ contemporary music section in the national finals of the Gael-Linn Scléip talent competition which was held in the Clasach Theatre, Dublin on Saturday.

Coláiste Oiriall Parents’ Association hand over the keys of the 34 seater Merecedes bus which the school has just purchased. Ó chlé: Susan McKenna (PA treasurer), Brendan Ó Dufaigh, Príomhoide, Jennie McCleary (secretary), Mary Buckley (chairperson 2013-14) and Claire Burns (chairperson).

Luke Mac Giolla Comhaill and Danny Ó Treasaigh, 1st and 3rd Year students respectively in Coláiste Oiriall appeared on national primetime television last Friday night. They spoke poems on RTE 1’s premier arts show, ‘The Works’, presented by John Kelly.

Bhuaigh foireann cailíní peile faoi 20 Choláiste Oiriall leathchraobh Uladh ag rannóg C in Ard Mhacha ag tús na seachtaine. Sa deireadh bhí bua furasta go leor acu in eadán Choláiste San Doiminic, Beál Feirste 8-9 go dtí 2-7. 

Sorcha Ní Neill, Coláiste Oiriall, proudly wears her bronze medal after coming third in the Junior Girls District D School Cross Country in Mallusk recently. Sorcha will now run in the Ulster championships again in Mallusk on Tuesday, 24 February. D’éirigh le Sorcha an bonn cré-umha a bhaint amach ag rásaíocht trastíre na District in Mallusk le gairid agus rithfidh sí i gCraobhacha Trastíre Uladh ar an 24 Feabhra.

Bhí sé iontach feiliúnach go raibh an Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, inár dteannta i Muineachán chun oscailt oifigiúil a dhéanamh ar Champas Oideachais Mhuineacháin – tógra ollmhór a chosain €45 milliún. 

Tá Coláiste Oiriall brodúil go bhfuil ceathrar dalta dár gcuid roghnaithe ar fhoireann peil ban Mhuineacháin faoi 14. Imríonn Caoimhe, Aisling, Eadaoin agus Aimee le ceithre fhochumann difriúil agus tá beirt acu sa chéad bhliain agus beirt acu sa dara bliain.

Congratulations to the Young Social Innovators of Coláiste Oiriall on their recent Cake Sale fundraising event which raised over €400 for the Donal Walsh #LiveLife Foundation.

Bhuaigh foireann cailíní peile faoi 16 Oiriall ar St. Pius College, Machaire Fíolta an Chéadaoin seo chuaigh thart ag Páirc ghaofar Uí Néill, Dún Geanainn leis an scór 5-5 go dtí 2-5 le fáil isteach go Craobh Uladh C faoi 14.

Eagraíodh turas go Co. an Chláir do fhoireann peile cailíní faoi 20 Choláiste Oiriall atá ag imirt i gCraobh Uladh an tseachtain seo. Tá an t-úafas oibre agus traenála déanta ag an fhoireann seo le chéile le roinnt blianta agus seo iarracht ag bainisteoir na foirne, an Múinteoir Orla Ní Riada, an fhoireann a nascadh le chéile tuilleadh. Rinne triúr múinteoirí na daltaí a thionlacan go dtí an Clár, beirt mhúinteoir as Co. an Chláir san áireamh.

Tá ceathrar cailín a fhreastalaíonn ar Choláiste Oiriall ainmnithe ar fhoireann an chontae faoi 16 agus déanann an scoil comhghairdeas leo. Seo a leanas an ceathrar agus na fochumainn a n-imríonn siad leo: Blaithín Ní Dhulain (an Bhoth), Morgan Nic Cionna (an Triúcha), Claire Ní Dhufaigh (Cláirsigh Mhuineacháin) agus Chloe Nic Giolla Bhríde (Éire Óg)

Coláiste Oiriall 1st and 2nd Year basketball teams, under the tutelage of Múinteoir Deirdre have enjoyed ongoing success in this year’s Basketball Ireland North East League. They appear to be heading for the regional semi-finals after victories over Largy College, Clones, Collegiate School, Monaghan, St. Clare’s, Ballyjamesduff and Bush Post Primary School, Dundalk. There is one remaining game for the second year team against Dundalk Grammar School.