Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed Thurles Notes 11/12/2015

December 11, 2015


Community Garda Chris Verling paid a visit to our CSPE classes and engaged in a lively and most enjoyable question & answers session with our 3rd year students. Garda Verling delivered an insightful talk pertaining to the role of a Garda in a community as well as civil law, criminal law, how our justice system operates etc.. Feedback from our students was most positive and deemed to be hugely valuable for the concept of Law in CSPE.


Well done to team France on defeating team Portugal in our 1st year 5-a-side tournament held at The Dome last Wednesday. Competition was intense as eight teams from 1st year took part to claim title as champions. The final was a riveting affair with scores level approaching injury time. Seán Ryan however, ended the deadlock with a superb individual goal to win 1-0. Well done also, to organisers of this superb contest Mr. JP Butler and Mr. Colin Lynch.


Congratulations to our four TY teams that have progressed to round two of the Generation Euro Awards. This is an annual based competition for secondary schools organised by The Central Bank in conjunction with the ECB (European Central Bank). It challenges TY students to learn about monetary policy instruments to determine the most appropriate interest rate for the Euro Area.


Anne McBride from LIT Thurles Campus delivered a presentation to our 5th year students on the wide range of courses available at LIT. This was an enlightening talk as it also gave a valuable insight into life at 3rd level for students contemplating furthering their studies after Leaving Cert. at LIT Thurles.


Our senior football team’s venture to Clonmel GAA grounds wasn’t to be a fruitful one as we faced a formidable Coláiste Chluain Meala in the County championships. Whilst we led in the early stages, relentless pressure applied by Clonmel resulted in a brace of goals and despite finishing with superb performances from Phillip O’Sullivan, Curtis Ryan, Gavin Dunne, Aaron Delaney, and Dan Dwyer we ultimately succumbed to a better side on the day. Beidh lá eile!

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