Congratulations to our own Brenda Flannery who launched her book ‘Roots Go Deep’ at the school during the week. Roots Go Deep is a book of messages of inspiration and insight, from over 250 people from the hockey, sports and wellbeing communities. It includes words of wisdom on why is it good to play sports in school, […]
Congratulations to Tara O’Neill (2X) who broke to the Grand Final of the Matheson National Junior Debating Championship during the finals day on Saturday 21st April. The competition is the biggest and most prestigious in Ireland and Tara was placed 7th in the country. She is is the youngest Jes debater to have ever achieved this accolade
Best of luck to the 2nd year hockey squad who are through to the Connacht A Final next week. They are up against Salerno!
Best of luck to the 1st year hockey teams who are through to the Blackmore Shield and Cahill Shield Connacht Finals! GO JES!
Best of luck to our senior squad who face Garbally in the Top Oil Schools Cup Senior Rugby final on Tuesday 20th March. Kick off is 4 pm at the Sportsground. Tickets are €5 student and €10 adult and are available on the gate. Please come along to support! GO JES!
Congratulations to Elise Carney- Frazier who won a bronze medal in the Womens’ Junior 16 500m sprint at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships (IIRC) held at the UL Sports Arena, on Saturday the 20th of January. Jes rowers featured right across the spectrum of times posted in these all-Ireland races and achieved 14 top-10 finishes.
The Senior Boys’ Basketball Team competed in the top level of schools basketball in Pool D of the Under-19 A All-Ireland Playoffs in Neptune Stadium on Sunday 21st January. With only one team to qualify for the All-Ireland Quarter-Finals it was always going to be a difficult task. The first game was against the host
Congratulations to Jes first year students Aoibhe Briscoe, Ellie Concannon and Katie Owens who took first place in the Junior Group category for Biological & Ecological Sciences at this year’s BT Young Scientists Exhibition. The girls also received a Special Award from the Environmental Protection Agency. Their project was titled Think Before You Drink: Microplastics. For their project
he Jes Mountaineering Club climbed Sliabh Eilbhe in The Burren on Sunday 1st October. The group of 9 students was led by Ms. Donoghue and Mr. Molloy. It started out a rainy day but luckily cleared up and stayed dry for most of our walk. The route followed the green roads around the hills of Sliabh Eilbhe with views