It is definitely beginning to look (and smell) a lot like Christmas around the Home Economics corridor. First Year students have been busy combining their culinary and artistic skills to produce festive ginger bread biscuits and fudge as shown below.  Bon Appetite!


It’s that time of year again, where many students get the opportunity to enter a design into Loreto’s annual Christmas card competition. There are three categories; Traditional Christmas Card, Religious Card and a card for the school. This year there was a total of 94 creative and talented entries. There are three winners who each […]

Staff really got into the Christmas spirit on Friday 12th December when they braced the cold winter morning all wrapped up in their festive jumpers.  Well done to Ms. Blessington who won the prize for “Best Christmas Jumper 2014”.  Who will win in 2015….? Well done to all involved.

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 […]

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 […]

Carol Service 2013

December 16, 2013 | Leave a Comment

On Friday 13th we had our Carol Service morning, the Senior School in the Concert Hall and the Junior School in the gym. In the Concert Hall we had carols and readings introduced by Mrs Fitzpatrick, followed by a witty Nativity Play from the Mr Reilly’s TY students, and even a Special Guest visitor compliments […]

October 21st, the Student Council launched their annual Christmas Card Competition. Each student was invited to submit an entry, either religious or traditional, in a bid for their design to be printed and sold for charity. With over 150 entries, the Student Council and art teachers had a tough task trying to choose winners for […]

The school closes for the holidays today. We open again for everyone on Monday January 7th 2013. Pictured here is Rebecca Tully’s winning entry to this year’s Student Council Christmas Card competition.

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 […]

Laura O’Connor and Emma Brady (Head Prefect and Deputy Head Prefects), on behalf of the Student Council, write:
On the 5th December Holly Brennan, Áine Phair and Emma Brady (three of the 6th year reps) and Lisa Smith (TY rep) decorated the Student Council noticeboard and the ‘Congratulations’ noticeboard for the Christmas Season. The Student Council […]

Christmas Holidays

December 22, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The school closes this evening for the Christmas Holidays. All students return to school on Monday January 9th 2012.

Pictured here are some of First Year class St Joshua with tutor Ms Brady enjoying their first Annual Christmas Quiz.

On Dec 16th the school will have the Christmas Carol Service organised by the RE Dept, and the Annual Quiz organized by Ms McGlade and her team from Transition Year. Pictured here is our indoor crib waiting for the arrival of the Baby Jesus.

Here you can listen to Mrs Hughes and our Chamber Choir’s recording […]

Louisa Briody, Megan Conaty, Natalia Kozlowska, Anne Connolly, 5th year LCVP students write:
As part of our Link Modules Programme, our 5th Year LCVP class will be taking charge of the annual Christmas Hamper collection in our school on behalf of the Cavan Lions Club. For our course we must undertake an activity to write […]

Ms McGlade writes:
The Advent Wreath Services took place on Thursday December 8th in honour of the feast of the Immaculate Conception. The services were organised and led by teachers from our Religious Education Department. The theme of the services was the concept of ‘waiting’ and ‘preparation’. Students were introduced to Advent from the First Sunday […]

Past Pupil Brenda Drumm (class of ’86, St Cathal) has spearheaded the recent fundraiser called TwitterChristmasSingle, starting it all with a single tweet two weeks ago. All proceeds will be for the Neonatal Unit in Holles St hospital in Dublin. A version of Wintersong, it is the world’s first ever crowdsourced single, which will hopefully […]

The Baby Jesus and his family pictured here in the Christmas Crib in the school courtyard.

Christmas Holidays

December 23, 2010 | Leave a Comment

School closes for the Christmas Holidays today.
Class resumes on Monday,  January 10th 2011.

Our students donated gifts of food for hampers which we donated to the Lions Club Christmas Appeal. The hampers were organised and overseen by the 5th Year LCVP class and their teacher Ms Dolan. They are pictured here as they handed over the hampers to John from the Lions Club. Thank you to all students […]

Our Student Council has created a selection of Christmas Cards using student art work, and the proceeds of their sale goes to charity. This collage shows some of the card images.

Congratulations to Ciara Maguire (St Iarla) whose card design, pictured here, was chosen as winner of the Christmas Card competition of the Society of Missionary Children, and printed as their card for for 2010.

A quiet courtyard

December 9, 2010 | 1 Comment

The recent bad weather left our courtyard very quiet and looking like a Christmas card!