WIMPS Media Camp

September 26, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Megan Brady (Student editor) writes:
Near the end of my summer holidays I went to  Belfast for a week to attend the WIMPS Media Camp 2013. I had never been in Belfast before and was I was looking forward to see what it was like. I had an amazing time, met lots of new friends and I got […]

Megan Brady (student editor) writes:
Recently “French Theatre for Schools” came to our school to perform two different plays for the second and fifth years. The play was completely spoken in French and was a brilliant learning experience for all the students. With audience participation throughout the play including scripted parts for some lucky students everyone […]

“Breaking the Habit”, a musical performed by the Transition Year students, will hit the stage in Loreto on Tuesday 19th and Thursday 21st March at 8pm sharp, and you won’t want to miss it…
Directed by Ms Claire McGlade, with musical direction by Ms Carmel Fay and a cast comprising 48 TY students, “Breaking the Habit” […]

Boil in the Bag theatre company, directed by Cavan actor Eamon Owens, performed their production of Macbeth in the concert hall for 5th Year students who are studying the play for their Leaving Cert.

Jennifer Lyons (5th Yr English student) offers this review:
On Thursday January 17, the Boil In The Bag production company performed Shakespeare’s […]

Sinéad Greene writes:
Peter O’Hanlon and his drama students from the Cavan Institute came to give the two Transition Year classes a drama workshop. We played different games, like keeping the ball off the ground, zip zap bling and 86421 which needed communication and eye contact. We then got into groups and acted out snapshot scenes […]

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 […]

Ciara Deering (TY Europa) reviews Ger Carey’s show Psycho Spaghetti:
“I recently attended this show and to be honest it was the best stand-up comedy routine I have ever seen. I have watched adult stand-up comedy on TV but it is not all revenant to teenagers. However Psycho Spaghetti was just prefect for 15 to 18 […]

The two Transition Year classes, Monnet and Schuman, attended the brilliant “Psycho Spaghetti Two” in the Newgrange Hotel in Navan, with our two English teachers Ms Murtagh and Ms Buckley. Performed by Ger Carey, it is a brilliant comedy written specifically for young people around the ages of fifteen to eighteen. The hilarious […]

As part of our Friendship Week programme, Joe and Thomas from Blue Rose theatre company spent the Monday with us, presenting “Stand and Speak”, a drama and discussion on the theme of bullying to First, Second (pictured here) and Fifth years students.

Drama with Diarmuid

December 20, 2010 | Leave a Comment

TY students studying English enjoyed a morning at a very active drama workshop in the Music Room with local stage and screen actor Diarmuid Murtagh.
We started with vocal exercises and body warm ups. We enjoyed different forms of drama, individual and group work. It was really fun and we thoroughly enjoyed and benefited from this […]