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School Principal
Mr. Garrett Buckley
Deputy Principal

Ms. Stacey Guinan

Gallen Community School News Updates- March 9th 2012

ERP Junk Kouture Regional Finalists.
As explained in our weekly news last week we have eight entries who have been accepted into the regional finals of this competition, being held on 25th March in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone. You can check out their outfits in our gallery and please start voting on March 19th. Online Voting Starts 19th March.
Please support Gallen Community School by voting as often as possible at: www.erpjunkkouture.com
Flower Maze: Created By Chanelle Keegan & Caoimhe Kenny. Modelled by Chanelle Keegan.
The Little Mermaid: Created by Aoife Corbett & Therese Cosgrove. Modelled by Aoife Corbett.
Plasper Chic: Created By Tara Flynn & Catriona Dillon. Modelled by Chelsea Spollen.
Queen of All Traits: Created By Chloe Mullen, Chloe Ryan & Laura Cassidy. Modelled by Chloe Ryan.
Colour Me Beautiful: Created By Rachel Seery, Orlaith Fitzmaurice & Eimear Flynn. Modelled by Eimear Flynn.
Gold Digger: Created By Ciara Spain & Kate Egan. Modelled by Ciara Spain.
Hula Media: Created BY Ciara Mc ELearney, Niamh Hynes & Chloe Flynn. Modelled by Ciara Mc Elearney.
Trash Rags: Created By Megan Gale and Carrie Egan. Modelled by Megan Gale.

Senior Football
Last Friday saw the senior football team win our second consecutive Leinster final against Carnew of Wicklow. The match was played in the Park Ratheniska GAA grounds outside Portlaoise . In a sporting match Gallen took the lead and was never seriously threatened, the final score being Gallen C.S.1 -16 ,Carnew 1-4. They will meet the Connaught champions in two weeks time playing either Davitt College Castlebar orColaiste Na Coiribe Galway in the All Ireland semi final on March 24.Well done to all the team and thanks to all the supporters who travelled to Ratheniska for this Leinster Final. Onwards and Upwards Lads!!!!

Our successful run in girls’ basketball continued this week as our first and second year teams had victories over Mullingar Community College. 1st years: Gallen CS 30 Mercy Kilbeggan 2. Gallen CS 32 Mullingar CC 14. 2nd years: Gallen CS 26 Mercy Kilbeggan 14. Gallen CS 24 Mullingar CC 19. The first years have won six games out of seven. The 2nd years who won all their games , top their group and play Colaiste Iosagain Portarlington in the Midland semi this Thursday. Well done to Ms Mc Keogh for all her work with both teams.
Gallen CS first year girls panel is as follows: Emma Maher , Sarah
Kenny ,Laura Devery ,Roisin Cockram, Anna Grehan , Kaitlin Rigney ,
Stevie Ann Buckley , Laura Bracken , Molly Stevenson , Kiera Anderson,
Alannah Corcoran, Shelly Dunican, Aine Coughlan and Avril Spain.
Gallen C.S. second year panel is as follows: Roisin Egan Caroline Egan ,Aoife Corbett Ellie Mc Evoy, Chelsea Spollen, Eimear Flynn , Emer
Nally, Ciara Flynn Clodagh Hogan , Rachel Seery Caoimhe Kenny,
Amy Tighe. Emma Maher and Sarah Kenny.

Ladies u14 Football
Well done to our u 14 school team who have qualified for the
Leinster Quarter Final by beating St Finians Mullingar and to Rachel
Seery , Aoife Corbett , Ellie mc Evoy , Roisin Egan and Emer Nally who
are representing Offaly at county level.