3B and 3C CSPE Action Project

Classes 3B and 3C  along with their Teacher Ms. Mc Cabe presented a cheque for €312.26 to Guest Speaker Des and his two guide dogs Mitch and Nova. The two class groups fundraised as part of their CSPE Project and were delighted to present their cheque to the Irish Guide Dogs. Well done on all…

UCAPE World War I school trip

My school, St. Mary’s College, was honoured with the chance to take part in the UCAPE (Union to promote culture and professional advancement in Europe) meeting in Compiègne, France, which commenced from 9th to 12th November. Commemorating the 100th year since World War I ended, this meeting of schools from all over Europe allowed many…

Science week

This year in St. Mary’s College we had an action packed celebration for Science Week. One of the events in the college saw our first year students taking part in a rocket building workshop. They designed, built and successfully launched their individual rockets. The fuel for the rockets was compressed air with some rockets reaching…

Gaeilge 24

The 13th of November saw the students, teachers and staff of St. Mary’s College, Dundalk take part in the Gaeilge 24 challenge for the fifth time. The aim of this challenge is to inspire young people to speak Irish for 24 hours: at home, at school, in shops, around their hometown, in sports clubs, at…

TEAM HOPE: Christmas Shoebox Appeal

TEAM HOPE is an Irish Christian development aid charity, working with children and through them into their families and communities, mainly across eastern Europe, former Soviet Union and Africa. It is best known for its annual shoebox Christmas appeal, which brings happiness to many children in the remotest and poorest parts of the world. Some…

Comórtas Ghaelfhísean na bliana 2018

Students worked very hard this week along with their Teachers in creating an entry for  Comótas Ghaelfhíseán na bliana. Students recorded their version of Viva la Vida by Coldpaly as Gaeilge (Oisín i ndiadh na Féinne). Thank you to all that took part and the many rehearsals that they participated in. Special mention to their…

English week

Monday saw the launch of the school’s lunchtime Reading Room, a place for students to relax and enjoy their favourite book in the quiet surrounds of the school library. A whole-school edition of popular television show ‘Catchphrase’ was positioned around the school daily, so students could partake during and after school to ‘say what they…