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Don chéad uair ariamh tá Coláiste Oiriall ag glacadh páirt sa chomórtas díospóireachta Concern agus beidh siad in eadán scoileanna as Cluain Eois, Coill an Chollaigh, Achadh an Iúir agus an Scoil Choláisteach ó bhaile Mhuineacháin.

Tar éis sraith toghchán sna bliainghrúpaí éagsúla tá Comhairle Daltaí nua ag feidhmiú faoi stiúir an mhúinteora, Olivia. Toghtar beirt ó gach bliain ar an Chomhairle diomaite den chéad bhlaiin. Seo a leanas na hiarrthóirí ar éirigh leo áit a bhaint amach:

The following twelve Coláiste Oiriall students received their bronze Gaisce awards in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Tuesday night: Ciara Ní Mhathúna, Aoife Ní Láithimh, Deirdre Nic Canna, Turlough Ó Cleirchín, Claragh Ní Pheatáin, Sól Ó Cearúlláin, Ferdia Ó hAoláin agus Cillian Mac Cába.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that the investment in a new VEC campus in Monaghan is ‘a statement for the next fifty years’. Mr. Kenny was speaking at the site of the multi-user campus on 25 October which is currently in the early stages of construction. The campus includes Coláiste Oiriall.

Teasing, back-combing, gel sculpting and waves were all evident in Coláiste Oiriall on Friday for the Lá Gruaige Mire or “Mad Hair Day” for Make-A-Wish Ireland. Students and staff turned up with beehives, spikes, curls and frizz to raise valuable funds for Make-A-Wish Ireland by wearing their Mad Hair Style and donating €2.00 per person to the charity.  Make-A-Wish’s “Mad Hair Day” was sponsored by Peter Mark nationwide, who sponsored computer prizes for Secondary Schools for the most creative hair style.

 Make-A-Wish grant wishes to children between the ages of 3 and 18

Coláiste Oiriall have provided five of the nine contestants who won through the regional heat of the local Poetry Aloud competition to take part in the all-Ireland semi-finals in the National Library in Dublin on Friday, 25th November. A further seven students received “Highly Commended”. Aoife Ní Láithimh was successful in the senior section.

First and second year students in Coláiste Oiriall have collected a staggering €1,094 for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland through the annual Read-a-thon. Students in rang Lorna, Lorcan, Muiris, Maitiú and Muireann read 241 between them within a few weeks. The annual MS Read-a-thon aims to highlight the effects of Multiple Sclerosis while raising much needed funds.

Tomás agus Donncha sa stadium

Bhí 30 dalta o Cholaiste Oiriall thall i Sasana ag cluiche Príomhroinne in Old Trafford ag deireadh na seachtaine. Bhí comhscór ann 1-1,sa chluiche conspóideach idir United agus Newcastle. Bhain na daltaí an-sult as. Bhí na Múinteoirí Annette, Seán agus Dermot Jack ina gcuideachta ar an turas.

D’éirigh go han-mhaith le luthchleasaithe Choláiste Oiriall sa chomórtas contae trastíre a bhí ar siúl sa Bhoth inné. D’éirgh go speisialta maith leis na cailíní sa rannóg 3ú agus 4ú bliana a sciob an chéad áit leo.

Coláiste Oiriall girls were first in the third and fourth year division at the Athletics Association Ireland Cross Country Championship, hosted by the Monaghan branch in Killmore yesterday.  First place in this 1,500 metre race went to Dervla Fowler, second place went to Sarah Ní Fhailigh,

Margaret Curran, a Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist from Dromconrath, Co. Meath addressed the parent body of Coláiste Oiriall in the school on Tuesday night. The talk, which was organised by the Parents’ Association, was entitled “Parenting and triggers that can escalate challenges with children/teenagers and cause undue friction”.

Aoife Ní Láithimh, a fifth year student in Coláiste Oiriall, will represent the school in the All-Ireland final of the Poetry Aloud competition tomorrow in the National Library. She has already won through the regional heat and the all-Ireland semi-final to secure her place in tomorrow’s event. The prescribed poems will be “The Violet Maker” by Medbh Mc Guckian, “His I’s are empty” by Rita Ann Higgins and “A Constable Calls” by Seamus Heaney.

Guíonn Coláiste Oiriall gach ádh ar an dá fhoireann cispheile a bheas san iomaíocht i gCraobhacha an Oirthuaiscirt a bheas ar siúl sa Phoenix Centre i gCarraig Mhachaire Rois ar an Luan.  Beidh an fhoireann buachaillí faoi 19 ag imirt in eadán Scoil U’I Mhuirí, Lann Léire agus beidh an fhoireann cailíní faoi 16 ag imirt in eadán Choláiste Ard Feá.

Coláiste Oiriall’s Under 19 Boys basketball team have booked their place in the finals of the Northeast League on Monday next

Congratulations to the Coláiste Oiriall under 16 Girls’ Basketball team who won the Basketball Ireland North East Regional Final which was played in the Phoenix Centre, Carrickmacross today with the narrowest of margins. The final score was Coláiste Oiriall 40 points and Beech Hill College 39 points.