Congratulations to the first year basketball team who are now North East Regional Champions and successfully secured a place in the All Ireland basketball championships.
The Minor C league began with four games against schools from the North East region. Loreto won their first game against St Louis Carrickmacross with a score of 58-11, this display […]

Congratulations to the U-16 camogie team who claimed the Junior Ulster Medallion Shield in a “nail biting” match on a scoreline of Loreto Cavan 3-1, OLSPCK Belfast 2-3.  The match took place last Wednesday 9th Novemeber in Granemore, Co. Armagh.  Well done to all students involved and their teachers Ms Fay and Ms Walsh on […]

Congratulations to the Junior Certificate class of 2016 who received their results on Wednesday.  There was great excitement around the school as students celebrated their fantastic results.  Well done everybody!

 
 

The girls from Loreto Cavan made the trip to Armagh for this Lagan Shield Ulster Final having negotiated a number of tricky fixtures during the group stages, before eventually overcoming a resilient effort by St Catherine’s Killybegs in the semi-final. The final itself started off as a tentative affair with both defences coming to the […]

Pictured below is the U14A Gaelic football team who won the Post Primary Schools U14 Ulster Final at Lisnaskea GAA Club, Fermanagh recently.  The team beat Loreto Omagh in a competitive, sporting game of football and is a first for Loreto College Cavan at U14A .  The team look very professional kited out in their new […]

Well done to Tamzin Cahill, St. Nevan 1st Yr, who won the school poster 13+ category of the Trend Micro “What’s your story competition”.  This is the third year in a row that Loreto College have been successful in this competition.  Below is a photograph of Tamzin displaying her winning poster titled “Knowledge in the […]

Congratulations to Aisling Carolan and Aideen O’Reilly  who recently attended the Maynooth University presentation ceremony for “Excellence in Junior Certificate”. Both Aisling and Aideen achieved an A grade in higher level business studies in the 2015 Junior Certificate Examinations.  Well done ladies.

We are delighted to have another All Star in the school again this year.  Amy Wharton from Cornafean was selected for an Ulster Schools All Star after three Ulster trials.  Amy secured her place as a goal keeper on the Ulster All Star team who played in the Interprovincial tournament on the weekend of January […]

There have been great celebrations at Loreto recently with the Senior Football team making history by winning the U20 Ulster Colleges A Final on a 3-8 to 2-8 scoreline.  The team beat a very strong St Ronan’s College from Lurgan, Armagh in Emyvale, Co. Monaghan on the 22nd of January.  Goals from Caoimhe Mc Dermott […]

The girls from Loreto College Cavan made the short trip to the home of championship football in Ulster, St Tiernach’s park Clones on Wednesday to contest the Ulster U-14 “B” final against a much fancied Our Lady’s Castleblaney team. When the sides met earlier in the group stages of the competition only a single point […]

Well done to Leona Maguire, from the class of 2014, on becoming  the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women’s Golf Individual Champion in the US last weekend. Leona is currently the number one ranked women’s collegiate golfer in the US.  Leona and Lisa were offered golfing scholarships in Duke University, North Carolina, after receiving top marks in their […]

Congratulations to Michaela Gaffney, 6th Yr,  who received her All Star Award on the 12th of December 2014 at the presentation of the Ulster 2015 Post Primary All Star Awards.  Players representing schools from seven counties received their awards along with playing gear and hoodies.  The 25 selected took part in the All Ireland Inter […]

Clodagh O’ Reilly, 5th Yr, represented Ireland in the Spar European Cross Country Championships which were in Samokov, Bulgaria on the 14th of December.  As a result of Clodagh’s success at the Irish Schools Cross Country Championships Clodagh was selected to be a part of the Irish Women’s Junior Team.  Clodagh flew out with Double […]

Three Transition Year students recently participated in the BT Young Scientist 2015 exhibition.
“Can you beat us” is a project on game theory by Ciara Finan and Emma O’ Reilly. The girls pursued a mathematical study of how to use game theory to develop a winning strategy for a game called Pick-Up, reducing this down to […]

Sporting Success!

December 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

We in Loreto College, Cavan are very proud of the sporting achievements of our students and it is true to say that our school is fast becoming a sproting academy with students excelling in Ladies football, athletics, rugby, soccer, basketball, badminton, swimming, camogie and even archery.  Pictured below from left: Morna O’Hanlon, rugby, Michaella Leddy, […]

Loreto Swim Gala

December 11, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Students from Loreto Cavan recently took part in the annual Loreto Schools Gala in the National Aquatic Centre in Blanchardstown. It was a highly successful day resulting in many wins for our excellent swim team. Deborah Coyle won the U-16 back crawl 50m race. Eimear Brady won the 50m breast stroke in the over-16s team […]

Christmas is getting near and Loreto is getting into the festive cheer. There were many entries in our annual Christmas card competition ranging from traditional cards to festive cards and the judges had a hard time deciding on a winner. Eventually the winners were announced, Nicole Dolan, Arooj Moghal and Eleanor O’Flynn . The prizes […]

The Student Council’s Rap ‘n’ Maths competition took place from the 21th – 24th of October. All of the maths classes were preparing weeks before the competition and great creativity was shown by all. On Tuesday 1st Years and 2nd Years took the spotlight giving us very entertaining versions of many of the latest songs. […]

Congratulations to Shannen Lane and Morna O’Hanlon,  sixth year students, who are  making an impact on the Irish Rugby scene.  Shannen currently has 6 international caps for her country and has recently represented Ireland  on the U19 rugby sevens team, in the 2014 Sainsbury’s School Games and in the European Championships.   Morna is a member of […]

Today Ms. Amond’s sixth year biology students were treated to a party and a last “lecture” & slide show in the demonstration room.  Pictured here is her sixth year biology class, and if you look carefully, herself!!  Best wishes to Ms. Amond in the future…..see you at the graduation night for the class of 2015. And thanks […]

Go Lauren!

September 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Lauren Gaynor, St. Imelda was awarded athlete of the year by Archery Ireland and the National Sport’s Council of Ireland at a ceremony in Dublin on September 17th.  The award was made in recognition of her success throughout 2014 as well her dedication and commitment  to her sport. Lauren represented Ireland at the World Cup […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2014 who host their families in the gym tonight for the Graduation Mass and Prizegiving Ceremony.

Pictured here are the outgoing Head Prefects Eimear and Aishling handing over their Chains of Office to next year’s Head Prefects Lisa and Louise.

Bernadette Harkin (St Kevin) is pictured here with her prizewinning Internet Safety poster, which won the €3000 overall school prize in the 2014 Trend Micro “What’s Your Story” competition (details here).
Bernadette’s poster depicts The Little Mermaid, Ariel, who makes good use of the Internet to stay connected to the world. Bernadette and her St Kevin […]

Our victorious U-16 Ulster Champions arrived back after school to a great welcome in the Staffroom to show off their silverware – well done on a great achievement girls!

Here are the celebration pictures, of some of the team with their two coaches Ms Smith and Mrs Shannon, taken by Adrian Donohoe…

In a very close final, broadcast on RTE last night, Clodagh O’Reilly (TY Rubens) and her family won the tough competition to find “Ireland’s Fittest Family”. Congratulations, and well done on keeping it all secret until the final show.

Congratulations to 5th Year student Lauren Gaynor is now ranked #8 in the World Archery tables. Here she is competing recently to gain that place.

Winner                       Sponsor

1st         Ciara Deering     Mac Manus Hamper
2nd        Emma Colwell    Cara Hamper
3rd         Mrs. Buckley      Sam McCauley’s Hamper
4th         Catherine Clarke    Smith’s Shoes Voucher
5th        Jennifer Galligan   McDaid’s Hamper
6th        Claire Brady     Cara Voucher
7th        Ms Farrelly    Cara Voucher
8th        Orla Conde    Veale’s Voucher
9th        Caoimhe Tracey    Synergy Voucher
10th      Seadnagh Lynagh   Boyd’s Pharmacy Voucher
11th      Roisin Campbell    Eason
12th      Ms Kelly (English)   Chapter 1
13th      Megan […]

Last Sunday was a very special day for our school. Students, staff and Loreto Sisters from present and past were joined by friends of Loreto, our local community and many supporters from the world of education to celebrate the launch of a book telling the history of the school to date. The celebrations started with […]

There was wild excitement in the school gym today when Ms Doonan introduced Roisín, Eirinn, Rachael and Joanne, four Loreto players from the victorious All Ireland Ladies Footbal Team. They visited along with manager Finian and Mentor Lily, and showed off the Mary Quinn Memorial Cup. Finian Farrell spoke of the amazing dedication and committment […]

Megan Brady (Student Editor) writes:
On Sunday 22nd of September, three of our students: Eimear Connolly (6th Year), Abike Aiyegbusi and Abbey Rae (both in 3rd Year) represented Loreto College Cavan at the Windows Poetry Awards 2013. This is a National Poetry Competition which is now in its 21st year, and attracts thousands of entries each year […]

Well done to our past pupils – Roisin O’Keefe, Rosie Crowe, Sinead Greene, Caitriona Smith, Erin Galligan, Joanne Moore, Grainne Smith, Aoibheann Kiernan and Racheal Jordan – and all their team mates, including Irish teacher Ms Doonan, who became All Ireland Champions in Croke Park yesterday. It was a ‘nail biting’ match against a great […]

Pictured here in the Irish Independent newspaper today are Shannon, Michaela and Shannon celebrating their Junior Certificate results.

Every year TrendMicro, a Cork based technology firm, sponsors an Internet Safety competition for students called “What’s your Story?”. This year the students were challenged to make a 2-minute video showing the good side of the Internet, using their original ideas. Our TY students took up the challenge, and today it was announced that we […]

This year one class of 2nd Years, St Jane, took part in an pilot course called “SM4E” (Social Media for Education). They studied two Modules which covered aspects of online safety and social media. The students took externally audited automated online tests at the end of each Module. They are picture here with their teacher […]

Well done to Alanna Donohoe (1st Yr), pictured here in the Anglo Celt newspaper, who last weekend won the final of Cavan’s Got Junior Talent last weekend.
 

Clodagh O’Reilly (3rd Yr) won Gold for Loreto at the All Ireland School Cross Country last weekend, having led for the entire 3500m race. The report in today’s Anglo Celt says “O’Reilly strode effortlessly towards the finish en route to victory in a time of 14:29“. Clodagh next travels to Wales with the Irish team […]

Match report from Ms. Doonan:
The Loreto U16 Gaelic Football team competed in the Ulster Ladies Gaelic Football Final on the 25th of February at the Mid Ulster Sports Arena, Cookstown.  They were competing against Our Lady’s and St. Patrick’s College, Belfast.  The final was a very fast game and the determination of both teams was […]

Great news arrived today! Ms Amond (Editor) and Megan Brady (Student Editor) write:
Our school blog has been shortlisted for a Tera Spider Award in the “Best Project” category of the Eircom Junior Spider Awards. The awards, which were established in 2009, recognise and reward students for the successful and innovative ways in which they use […]

Ms Amond (Head of 5th Year) writes:
This week is a very significant week in the school year, for two reasons. Firstly it is Mary Ward week. It is also the week when the appointment of Senior Prefects, including the Head Prefect and Deputy Head Prefects, are announced.
Mary Ward is the foundress of the Loreto Order, […]

Our U19 Camogie team, pictured celebrating above with the Roisín McManus shield, won their replay of the Ulster Final this Sunday evening. They beat St Clare’s College, Ballyjamesduff 4-4 to 0-2, and out now through to the All Ireland Semi-final on Saturday 16th February 2013.

The Sports section of the Anglo Celt has plenty of reports on Loreto students’ sports successes this week.
It leads with an long article about the cross country champion Clodagh O’Reilly (3rd Yr). The article is here.On p.26 there is a report on the recent wins by boxer Michaela Gaffney (3rd Yr). And a great […]

Laura O’Conor and Emma Brady (Head Prefects) announce:
The winners of the 2012 Christmas Card Competition were announced today. Thank you to Easons Cavan (P&M Lynch) for their generous sponsorship of the prizes. All entries are displayed on the Student Council noticeboard.
The winning students for 2012 are:
School Card Winner: Rebecca Tully (1st Year)
Religious Category:
Winner: Weronika Kocurkiewicz […]

Amanda Collins, Emma Clarke and Shannen Lane (Athena) write:
We recently won the local Enabling Access poster competition and were invited to an award ceremony in Dublin. We arrived this afternoon at City Hall with our Class Tutor Ms McVeigh and were welcomed by the Lord Mayor of Dublin. We listened to five guest speakers at […]

Mrs Cassidy writes:
Five of our students – Mable Kurian, Ruth Maloney-Derham, Aileen McCabe, Dearbhla McGovern and Orla Murphy – have been selected to participate in Mathematics Enrichment lasses. These classes lead to Olympiad training classes in preparation for the International Mathematics Olympiad which will take place in May 2013.
The purpose of this initiative is two-fold. […]

Paige Conroy (Apollo) writes:
I first became interested in golf when I participated in golf lessons with the school when I was a first year student. Now I have a handicap of 19 which qualified me to play in an all-Ireland competition for under 18’s.This competition was on a links course in Sea Point, Co. Louth. […]

Naughton scholarships were established in 2008 to promote the study of engineering, science and technology at third level in Ireland. Each year a number of exceptional students are awarded scholarships to study at undergraduate level at any publicly funded university or third-level institution in Ireland. One of this year’s recipients is Clare Gorby (class of […]

Two students from the Junior Certificate class of 2012 have been called to take place in the 2012 Science Olympiad at Dublin City University on October 25th, where they will work towards a place in the EU Olympiad next year. Orla Murphy and Mable Kurian were chosen to join other students from round the country […]

Congratulations to the Cavan U-16 Ladies Football team who won the All Ireland final last Saturday. Well done to all the Loreto members of the squad – Rachel Talbot, Hannah Duggan, Shauna Murphy, Niamh O’Shea, Ashling Smith, Roisin Leddy, Rebecca Smith, Caoimhe McDermott, Frida Dolan, Eimear Gallen, Bronach McGovern, Ciara Shalvey, Aidenn Coyle, Paige Conroy, […]

The Student Council hosted a luncheon in the Community Room today in honour of Mrs Claire Thomas’s recent retirement after a long and sucessful career in our Maths Department. Head Prefects and Student Council members are pictured here with Mrs Thmoas (centre), our Principal Ms Angela McGarvey and Mrs Anne Cassidy our Student Council Liaison.

At the recent People of the Year awards, hosted by the Anglo Celt, 1st Yr student Lorna Tierney received the Award of Young Person of the Year. Lorna’s award profile can be accessed here

Today was the Annual Charity Bake Sale organised by the Student Council. Thanks to all the students who baked for the event, and those who queued at lunchtime to support the event. You donated over 1000 Euro to the Student Council Charity fund, an amazing achievement.

Well done to athlete Clodagh O’Reilly (2nd Yr) who is our new All Ireland Champion. To quote the report in Athletics Ireland, she “cruised to victory”, beating a field of 80 runners from all over Ireland last weekend at St Mary’s College, Galway in the Aviva All Ireland Schools’ Cross Country Championships. Clodagh is pictured […]

Get Up and Go

March 9, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Ms Dolan writes:
Congratulations to the TY Minicompanies who competed at the Athlone Regional Finals of the TY Get Up and Go competition.
Three companies, “Sholopy”, “Cattle Savers” and “Ní Tír gan Teanga”, now go forward to the National Finals in Naas on April 26th.
We also received 7 awards:
Innovation Award – 1st Prize to “Ní Tír […]

Ms Dolan writes:
Congratulations to all our 100 Young Entrepreneurs who competed in the Co Cavan Enterprise Board Awards yesterday, where 76 companies competed. We won 11 out of a total of 15 rewards! All of our students showed great confidence, initiative and creativity in their products, presentations and displays. The category winners go forward to […]

Congratulations to “Pé Scéal É” – Niamh Goeghegan, Rachael Birt, Lauren Sexton, Danielle Brady, Áine McDermott, Bronagh Sweeney, Emma Brady and EimearConnolly – who made it through to the next round of Siamsa Gael Linn, one of 32 groups from all over Ireland to get through. The next stage of the competition takes place on […]

Sr Pat in Top Ten!

January 18, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Congratulations to Sr Patricia Murray, who used to teach in our school. Sr Pat was recently included in the Top Ten people for 2011 by the monthly Catholic news magazine “Inside the Vatican“. Sr Pat was praised for her work on behalf of the Loreto Order on the “Solidarity with South Sudan” campaign. South Sudan […]

Congratulations to our school’s representatives in the 2012 BT Young Scientist competition – Ciara, Eimear and Laura – on the Highly Commended Award they achieved today for the project “Your Central Wealth is Your Mental Health”. The three girls are pictured here at their stand during the exhibition. The project will be on display in […]

Pictured here with their teacher Ms McGlade are all students who were recently awarded their Speech and Drama medals and certificates. The exams took place on December 1st when 47 students were examined by Mr David Meredith, Chairman of the Irish Board of Speech and Drama. All students achieved a very high standard, and 12 […]

Ms Doonan (PE Dept) writes:
We want to say a big congratulations to the U16 Camogie team who won the Junior D Ulster Camogie final yesterday. The game was played at Sherry Fields in Armagh against St Benedict’s from Randelstown in Belfast and the full time score was Loreto 4-3 and St Benedict 0-2.
From the […]

Ms McGarvey writes:
Congratulations to Rachel Birt (St Gearóid) and Ciara Deering (TY Europa) who have been identified as high achievers in Maths and Science in the 2011 Junior Certificate examination. They have been invited by the Irish EU Science Olympiad (Ir EUSO) to participate in the National Olympiad to select six students to represent Ireland […]

Síomha Surlis writes:
Last Friday the 11th of November, 26 students went with Ms Doonan and Mrs Mary McKeever of Breifne Swim Club to the National Aquatic Centre for the annual Loreto Swim Gala. We started our warm up at 10.30 and the competition started at 11.00. We swam freestyle, backcrawl, breaststroke, butterfly and relays. Our […]

Building on our successful sporting achievements from last year we have had a very good start this September. Our first year Camogie team entered the Cavan Schools Blitz day on Friday the 23rd of September. This was the team’s first outing and they did very well on the day losing one game and winning three. […]

Ms Donagh’s very last task on her last day as Principal was to hand over the keys of the school to our new Principal, Ms Angela McGarvey. Ms McGarvey is native of Cavan, a past pupil of the school, and the former Principal in Loreto, Mullingar. In a recent interview in the Anglo Celt newspaper, […]

Gráinne Power and AnnMarie Connolly (TY Schuman) write:
Six students from Transition Year in Loreto reached the National finals
in the AIB Build a Bank Challenge. The team included Grainne Power, AnnMarie Connolly, Vanessa Dolan, Yvette Schutten, Aoife Quinn and Lucy Smith. The finals were held in the R.D.S today. The team left Loreto at 7:30 am […]

Anne Marie Connolly and Gemma Cullen (TY Monnet) write:

Transition year art students with the help of their teacher Ms. Molloy got the opportunity to compete in the Milk It! Awards. The Milk It! Awards is an awareness programme involving the creativity and might of students to communicate with fellow teens. Students are given important health […]

Rachel Lawlor, Éadaoin O’Reilly & Niamh Fitzsimons write:
Loreto College Cavan competed in the Cavan School’s Sports Day today, 12th April 2011. Every school in Cavan participated in all track and field events. Loreto College Cavan won the over-all girl’s school for the second year running. There was a high standard of athletic ability in all […]

Eadaoin O’Reilly, Sports Prefect writes…
Loreto Cavan came third (out of 15 Loreto schools!) at the National Loreto Sports Day at the Morton Stadium Santry yesterday. 35 representatives (pictured here) travelled with Mc McDonnell and Ms Doonan. We competed in every event and everybody did brilliantly. Our congratulations to Loreto Kilkenny who came first overall and […]

Eadaoin O’Reilly, Sports Prefect writes:
Our First Year Basketball team is pictured in action today in a very closely contested game against Coláiste Oiriall, Monaghan. The final score was Loreto College 34, Colaiste Oiriall 21. Niamh O’Shea was captain. Charlie-Anne Mulligan-Lynch excelled in defence. ‘Player of the Match’ and top scorer was Éadaoin Kellegher.

Posted by Vanessa Dolan and Niamh Shields (TY Monnet):
Nine Mini-Companies from TY took part in the Cavan County Enterprise Awards on March 2nd. It was a very successful day for all participants, which was rewarding after all their hard work throughout the year. Two Companies came out on top with Go Green achieving 2nd place […]

Sisters Mobeena (2nd yr) and Nafeesa (1st yr) Naz have progressed to the National Finals of the Doodle4Google competition. Their entries are pictured below. Winners are chosen by online voting, which may be accessed at http://www.google.ie/doodle4google/index.html.

Best wishes to our students who have progressed to the Regional Finals of the Doodle for Google competition – Louise Dunne and Eliza Johnson (5th yr), Mobeena Naz (2nd Yr) and Nafeesa Naz (1st yr).