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School Principal
Mr. Garrett Buckley
Deputy Principal

Ms. Stacey Guinan

Gallen C.S News Updates January 21st 2013


Well done to the Scor Group for a magnificence performance in the Leinster Scor finals last weekend in Dublin. They retain their title and now go forward to the All-Ireland final in the Ebrington Hall Derry at the end of February where they will perform “The Broad majestic Shannon” and “Edward on Lough Erin’s Shore”.
[From left to right] Ms Deborah Reynolds, Sarah Kenny, Avril Spain, Revina Devery, Zoe Rooney, Valene Greer and Mr Ciaran Reynolds.

CAREER TALKS– Thanks to Barry O Loughlin of AIT   Business Department
and  Aileen from Moate Business College who gave very informative career
presentations to our Leaving Certificate students last week and it continued to be a busy week for Mrs Finnegan and the sixth years who were completing CAO online applications all week.

 PHYSICS- CHEMISTRY SUBJECT  DEMONSTRATIONS– Thanks to Ms Dempsey and Ms Hopkins who   accompanied Leaving Cert Physics and Chemistry students to practical  demonstrations of their respective subjects in NUI Maynooth on Tuesday and Friday of last week. These demonstrations will prove invaluable to our students for their Leaving Certificate exams.

 SENIOR RUGBY – Congrats to our Senior Team who beat St Gerald’s Castlebar 14-7 in their first pool game in the Connacht Senior Development Cup. Daragh Keenaghan’s try decided matters. Gallen  next travel to play  Clifden CS   where a win  would guarantee top spot in the pool and a place in the knockout stages. Team – Michael Butler , Joseph Egan , Brian Gilligan [captain], Darragh Keenaghan , Sean Buckley, Louis Hofmeyr, Dean Hogan, Conor Kenny ,
Richie English, John  Mannion , Ryan Smith , Edward Keena , Niall
Higgins, James Lowry and Sean Milner. SUBS – Marcus Dunne , Dylan
Buckley and Kevin Nugent.

 JUNIOR RUGBY–  our Junior  Team play Rice College Westport , Gort CS and Athenry  in their upcoming pool games in the Connacht Junior Development  Cup. Best of luck to them.

 BASKETBALL – the success of our u 16  team in reaching the All-Ireland semi-final filtered down to our first and second years that had big wins , 38-8 and 26-6 respectively, over Mullingar  CC last Friday in our sports hall .


Friday January 25th –  North Leinster Juvenile semi-final – Gallen CS v Ardee CS  in Dunganny [ Meath Centre of Excellence outside Trim] at 12  noon.

 Saturday March 23- Gallen  C.S . Junior  Team will play the winners of the Munster final , Clonakilty CC or Coachford CC in the All Ireland semi-final .

Saturday Feb 23 Gallen  CS Senior Team begin the defence of their Leinster  Title when they  play Ashbourne CS  in Ferbane on.