Music & Drama

Music plays a great role in the life of the school. Choirs, jazz bands and traditional Irish music can often be heard around the corridors of the school. All First Years study Music and have the option of continuing to study it for their Junior Cycle and in turn, for the Leaving Certificate. All students can also participate in the wide variety of extra curricular music on offer in the school.

In recent years, our Junior, Senior and Chamber Choirs have had much success representing the school in various competitions in the highest grades. Our Jazz Band performs at major local events, particularly at Christmas and at the end of the school year. The Traditional Irish Music Band has also grown in popularity in recent years and their performances have entertained both the school and local communities in recent years. We have also been blessed with some fine individual musicians through the years, all presented with the opportunities to allow their talents to flourish as they grow.

The Drama Society is our most recent group to be formed in the School. This group brings Transition Year students together to act and perform a school musical. In recent times, the school has produced and prepared for famous musicals such as “High School Musical” and “Grease”. We have also enjoyed much success over the years in Poetry Aloud competitions, debating and public speaking competitions. Indeed, many such competitions have been hosted by the school. We are also proud to have hosted many Writers in Residence, giving students the opportunity to meet and work with creative writers and poets in order to develop their creative writing skills.

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Key Dates

March
Monday 1st
School reopens for Leaving Cert Students
Friday 5th
St Kieran’s Day Mass
Wednesday 17th
School Closed (St Patrick’s Day)
Friday 26th (1.00 pm)
Easter Holidays begin
April
Monday 12th (8.50 am)
School Reopens after Easter Holidays
Thursday 22nd (7.00 pm)
3rd Year Parents Information Evening for TY
May
Monday 3rd
School Closed (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 4th
School Closed (Free Day)
Friday 28th
Last day of school for all students
June
Wednesday 9th
Leaving Cert Examinations Begin

Please note: It may be necessary to reschedule some of the above times and dates. Please check the school website throughout the year for confirmation of the most up to date information.

Latest News

End of Year Awards 2021

Well done to all students who were presented with End of Year Awards. At this time every year, we recognise the exceptional hard work, talents and efforts of our students. Subject Awards, Awards of Merit and Sports Awards were presented. The highest accolade for each of the Year Groups is presented to our Students of […]

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St Kieran’s Day

As always, we will celebrate our feast day on March 5th. This year will be an unusual celebration in that, because of the pandemic, we will be unable to gather together as a community to celebrate mass and enjoy activities. Instead, we will stream mass on St Kieran’s Day which will be made available to […]

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Subject Choice Meeting for Parents of Transition Year Students

There will be a Subject Choice meeting for the parents of all Transition Year students online at on Thursday evening 25th February at 7:30pm. This is an important meeting to assist Transition Year students and their parents before submitting subject choices forms in the coming weeks.

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