News from Colaiste Mhuire Co-Ed., Thurles

October 17, 2018

Field Activities

Despite some inclement weather recently, students are turning up in huge numbers after the final school bell rings to commence training in Hurling, Gaelic Football, Soccer, Rugby, Athletics etc.. Many thanks to staff whose input in developing our squads is hugely appreciated. A special word of thanks also to non-staff member Mr. John Shaw who trains our Rugby teams. We wish all our teams (boys & girls) the very best as they participate in respective competitions throughout the academic year and build on our superb successes from last year. Rath as saothar!

Ambassadors Awards

Congratulations to all involved who made the trip recently to receive the Ambassador Status Award from Minister of State Helen McEntee in recognition of the Cycle Against Suicide initiative undertaken at Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed. A special thanks to staff members Ms. Carr & Ms. Byrne for their input and energy in highlighting this most important of initiatives that has raised awareness of mental problems in society today.

BOI Workshops

Our Business Department liaised with Bank of Ireland personnel that saw representatives visit our school recently and convey to students the importance of managing finances and opening a bank account. Students from Junior Cert and Leaving Cert cycles plus Post Leaving Cert attended this event that was deemed most educational & informative.

Students Council

Democracy in Action is the theme among our 1st, 2nd and 3rd year classes this week as election speeches and class elections take place to vote for this years student council representatives. Best of luck to all involved!

CMCO Cycle Against Suicide Event

Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee is pictured presenting The Ambassador Schools Status Award to 5th year students Cameron Ferncombe and Ben O’ Sullivan at The Kings Inns in Dublin.

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