We wish all our students and their families a very Happy New Year .
CLUNY CENTRE DRAW: A big Thank you to all our students, staff, families and friends for supporting our Christmas Raffle which was a great success and raised over €2500 for our Cluny Centre. The first of the 27 prizes went to Gemma Flynn. List of prize winners available in the Cluny Centre.
YOUNG SCIENTIST : Two of the student’s entries have been accepted to proceed to the young Scientist Exhibition in the RDS this week . Sophie Gilson and Lucy Egan are working on looking at the perceptions of teenagers who wear makeup . The Sunday Business Post interviewed the girls and a piece features on page 10 of their magazine section on Sunday 4th January. Clive Keena and Sean Flynn are working hard at their projects and their project is featured on the Agriland website from Sat 3rd January. We hope they and their teachers Mrs Killian and Mrs Hopkins enjoy the experience in the RDS.
LADIES FOOTBALL LEINSTER SENIOR QUARTER FINAL: GALLEN C.S. 5-7 ATHLONE C.C. 2-12
Gallen snatched victory from the jaws of defeat with three dramatic goals in injury time from Kate Kenny [penalty], Aoife Corbett and Roisin Egan to book their place in the semi-final v Cross and Passion Kilcullen on Thursday 8th January. Venue not notified to us yet.
Team and Scorers Lucy Egan, Ciara Flynn, Avril Spain, Amanda Keena , Anna Grehan , Roisin Egan 1-3, Eimear Flynn , Emer Nally , Andrea Arnold, Ffion Boland [0-1] Aoife Corbett [1-0]Rachel Seery, Kaithlin Rigney , Ellee Mc Evoy, Shauna Heffernan. Subs Used-Kate Kenny [1-0, pen] Emma Maher, Ava Flynn and Sinead Egan.
NORTH LEINSTER SENIOR B ROUND 1 – GALLEN CS 3-7 ST PETERS DUNBOYNE 1-9.Gallen minus a few key players, got the better of a tough Meath outfit in this hard fought encounter in Ferbane on Thursday December 11th. Gallen got a goal from Brian mc Evoy but Dunboyne who won the Meath Minor A Championship , were aided by a strong wind got 1-6 to lead 1-6 to 1-2 at half time . Gallen using the elements to their advantage got two goals from Cian Johnson and Luke Gavin Mangan to establish a four point lead before doggedly defended to emerge victorious. Gallen play Colaiste Choilm in the quarter final on January 14.
Team and Scorers- Barry Rohan , Ronan Hynes [0-1] Jack Quinn , Emmet Molloy, Luke Mangan [1-1] Tom Corcoran Jack Egan[ captain] , Michael Butler 0-4 , Liam Cooper , Kyle Higgins , , Cian Johnson [1-1] Kevin Nugent , Conor Owens , Brian mc Evoy [1-1], Jack Clancy . Subs used – John Corcoran, Ronan Mc Guire .
NORTH LEINSTER JUNIOR B CHAMPIONSHIP- GALLEN 4-15 COLAISTE CHOILM 2-13
Gallen , minus a few key players, qualified for the quarter final and a meeting with Boyne CS or Moyne CS by virtue of this victory over Colaiste Choilm in a match played in Ferbane on Monday December 15th. Gallen got off to a good start with a goal by Cian Johnson but Col Choilm got a goal to equalise and then led by 1-6 to 1-5 but the game turned when two quick goals by Nathan Poland gave the Ferbane lads a lead they wouldn’t relinquish. They led by 3-10 to 1-8 at half time and a goal by Kyle Molloy sealed the deal. Gallen could afford to bring on their subs and one of them , Kyle Cornally made an instant impact when he saved a penalty.
Team and Scorers- Jack Cullinane , Michael Wren, Adrian Hynes[ captain], Mark Duffy , Ronan mc Guire , David Nally , Killian Egan, Luke Mangan , Barry Rohan , Steven Buckley , Kyle Molloy[1-1] , Jamie Kelly, Cian Johnson[1-7] , Nathan Poland[2-6] and Sean Flynn[0-1f]. Subs used – Kyle Cornally ,Ethan Dunican , Griffin Dunican , Conor Kenny, Brendan Doyle , Clive Keena.