TY Beauty Workshop

October 14, 2016 | Leave a Comment

T.Y. students took part in a beauty workshop presented by Mary O’Flynn from Exquisite Hair from the 5th – 7th of October.  The workshop covered hair, beauty and nails and students learned how to do different hairstyles such as plaits and twists. There was a short tutorial on nails using dotters, sponges and different colours […]

Ten TY Students and one 5th Year Student made their way to Galway on Friday the 21st of November.  Ending our road trip and reaching Galway, we headed to ‘Sleepzone Hostel’. We all bunked up together in a room with 5 Bunk beds!! On the first day, there was lots of team-building! We all split […]

Science Week 2014

November 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

On behalf of Science Foundation Ireland, Cavan Coderdojo hosted a Science Week Roadshow in Cavan Institute on Monday last, November 10th. A number of our senior cycle students attended the show called XTRA-ordinary Science by James Soper where he used physics and chemistry demonstrations to examine the process and practices of science in an interactive, […]

This weekend our students are attending the Connaught-Ulster conference of the European Parliament (EYP) in Galway.
The students attending are (5th Yrs) Danielle Brady, Lorraine Connolly, Aoife Finan, Ruth Maloney Derham, Orla Murphy and (TYs) Aisling Creegan, Emma Clerkin, Laura Emmo, Elaine Hayden, Ciara Shiels, Cait Smith, Clodagh O’Reilly and Sarah Young.

Cavan County Council invited Joanne O’Riordan (@nolimbsnolimits) to address the Active Minds Conference as part of the Ireland-Australian Rules celebrations at Breifne Park at the weekend. Some of our students, pictured above with Joanne in the Anglo Celt newspaper, were delighted to meet and chat with her at the conference.
Dearbhlá Dolan writes about meeting Joanne…
It […]

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 […]

Sr Marie Céline Clegg IBVM joined the incoming Senior Prefects at Pastoral Care time today to deliver a workshop titled ‘Reflection on Leadership’. She is pictured here receiving a Thank You presentation from our new Head Prefect Eimear Connolly and Deputy Head Prefect Aishling Brady (picture by Megan Brady 5th Yr).

Head Prefect for 2013/2014, […]

As part of a Module in ‘Computational Thinking’, our Transition Year students are introduced to basic computer programming. Now they are transferring those skills learned to children in the community. Niamh Boyle, Aiveen Connolly and Amy Hough ( TY Apollo) have recently volunteered as Assistant Mentors at Cavan Coderdojo. Coderdojo is a movement which aims […]

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 […]

A team of physicists from W5 in Belfast came today to present a workshop with 2nd Years for Science Week. The themes was Forces. Here is Ms Murphy staying steady on a Segway, and David from W5 demonstrating forces with the help of a brave 2nd Yr volunteer…

Shannen Lane (Athena) writes:
From the 5th of November 2012 I attended the TYPE Programme in Trinity College Dublin. It was for 5 days, and I got to not only learn a lot about the many areas of physics but experience college life as well. The five days were mostly made up of one hour long […]

Tare Kearns and Orla Murphy (Athena) write:
On the 22nd of October 28 Loreto students hosted 32 Dutch exchange students in their homes. There were many activities organised for this visit.
On Monday we had three activities throughout the day – these included an Irish soda bread baking and pumpkin carving workshops, tai chi and a forensic […]

Aoife Finan (Apollo) and Lisa Smith (Athena), both pictured below, write:
My name is Aoife Finan and I attended the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Seminar on the 9th and 10th of October this year. I went to the seminar with my fellow student, Lisa Smith, to represent our school. The seminar was held […]

Megan Brady (5th Year) writes:
As this week was “Mental Health and Well Being Week” the Transition Years and 5th years had a speaker called Emer in from “Aware” who gave a talk on positive mental health. We learnt about using a coping triangle and what are the symptoms of depression. It was a very […]

Forensic Workshop

September 26, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Danielle Brady and Keyleigh McCaffrey write:
On the 26th of September Senior Cycle science students attended a Forensics Workshop ‘A Case of Conspiracy’ carried out by Education Interactive. This workshop us entailed solving a real life crime. We solved the crime by studying the various pieces of evidence that we were presented with such as fingerprints […]

Shannen Lane and Niamh Donohoe (TY Athena) write:
On Monday the 3rd of September 2012 Natasha Tighe from ‘Strategic Intervention‘ visited our school to work with Transition Year students for two hours.
She explained how there are two wolves in all of us, a good wolf and a bad one. She told us how the wolves […]

Garda Gary Brennan, Community Garda for the Cavan-Monaghan Division, spend today in our school. In the morning he did a workshop with the Transition Year classes, discussing every aspect of Road Safety with us. In the afternoon Garda Gary addressed all 3rd Year students on the subject of Alcohol and Safety. He told us about […]

Dr Eileen O’Conor, Director of Drumcondra Education Centre and expert on Women in Leadership, gave a very informative and enjoyable talk to our 5th Year student assembly today. Dr O’Conor gave lots of good advice to the students who will all help lead the school as Prefects in the 2012-2013 school year. She is pictured […]

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 […]

Richella Tiernan (TY) writes:
Yesterday the two TY classes Europa and Hibernia took part in a Music workshop with musical director Sue Donohoe and her six students from Cavan Institute. We took part in many activities and voice techniques with the students and each game had a different music skill. For example we had to list […]

Alice Breslin and Amy Delaney (TY) write:
Today eleven TY students took part in an Oral Health workshop. In this course we were taught all the essentail details of Oral Hygiene. We were also given notes and tips on how to present our learnings. We learned useful tips on how to clean your teeth and we […]

Mrs Conaty’s Home Economics students had a workshop with local craftswoman Anke Morgenroth of Bear Essentials last week. There was great interest and excitement all day as Anke showed the students the basic skills and procedures she uses, and then each student set about mading a bear of her own design.
Pictured here are some 2nd […]

Megan Brady (TY) writes:
On Friday the 18th of November nine TY students and four 5th years headed off at 3 o clocks to Monoghan for a weekend to the European Youth Parliament Connaught-Ulster session. When they got off the bus they went into MacCartans College to register and then were brought into the bizarre world […]

Whodunnit?

November 15, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Ciara Dinneny (TY Europa) writes:
This week our science class are taking part in solving a fictional murder at Delahasey House. All the students are forensic scientist and using a number of tests we have to find out who killed James Murphy. It could be his gardener Jim Peel, Mrs Doyle, his son Sean Murphy, his […]

Yvonne Brady writes:
On Tuesday the 4th of October our TY class got to complete a PAL- Public Access to Law – course. It lasted for the whole day. For the first 3 classes we were introduced to Mary. She is a barrister, and we spoke with her about the world of law work and how […]

TY (Europa & Hibernia) students write:
As part of our TY Digital Multimedia course, both classes came together to have a workshop on “Introduction to Computer Programming with Scratch”. Ms Amond invited a guest teacher, Stephen Howell from Tallaght IT. We learned about the history of computer programming, how important it is, and then we were […]

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 […]