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 […]

The senior Film Club is currently watching Gone With The Wind. We will add out reviews soon…

Mid-term Break

February 8, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Our school is closed for Mid-Term break until Monday February 18th. One of the most popular poems studied by our students is Seamus Heaney’s sad beautiful poem of the same name…
Mid-Term Break by Seamus Heaney
I sat all morning in the college sick bay
Counting bells knelling classes to a close.
At two o’clock our neighbors drove me […]

Lunchtime Film Club begins this week in Ms Kelly’s room. The first film on the program is Dead Poets Society (1989) starring Robin Williams and Ethan Hawke.

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 […]

Warm Winter Words

December 14, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Ms Kelly (English Dept) suggests a poem for this season, and student editor Megan Brady matches it with a photograph.
I do hope you all enjoy this poem. When I was living in London I used to always read it at this time of the year as I would be getting very excited about going home […]

Poetry and pictures

November 11, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Megan Brady (5th yr) has taken this picture to match the mood of Robert Frost’s poem Gathering Leaves

Spades take up leaves
No better than spoons,
And bags full of leaves
Are light as balloons.
I make a great noise
Of rustling all day
Like rabbit and deer
Running away.
But the mountains I raise
Elude my embrace,
Flowing over my arms
And into my face.
I may […]

Ms Blessington’s 1st Yr English class held their Book Club Coffee Morning today. Here they are picture enjoying breakfast while discussing the book they have read together this term, A Girl Called Blue by Marita Conlon McKenna.

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 […]

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 […]