Cardiac First Responder Course By Nenagh Red Cross

Happy faces with Irish Red Cross Nenagh and their participants in the recent Cardiac  First Responder course last Sunday in Nenagh Pastoral Centre, with CFR instructor Denise Kennedy , Mary Prout  & Owen Shanahan (unit members) and unit officer  Caroline Prout. Course was enjoyed by all.!

The T.Y. Garden Project at St. Josephs College Borrisoleigh

The T.Y. garden project is making good progress. Local tree surgeon Keith Ryan, owner of Tipp Top Tree Surgery, is kindly donating mulch bark to the TY Garden to aid in their efforts. Keith is a former student of St Joseph’s Borrisoleigh and we are delighted with his support and wish him continued success in […]

Student Council Elections at St. Josephs College Borrisoleigh

Our Student Council elections were held on Monday 26th of September. The council members are: Sarah Dunne and Jack Cullen (6th year), Gillian O’Meara and Aaron Rabbitte (5th Year), Leah Harkin and Chris Sztandera (Transition year), Alice Buckley and Evan Kearns (3rd year) and Kar Mun Wan and Joseph O’Donoghue (2nd year). Election of first […]

Students from St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh attend Bach Concert

The Leaving Cert Music students attended a presentation and performance of one of their prescribed works, J.S. Bach’s “Jesu der du meine Seele” in Limerick’s beautiful medieval cathedral, St. Mary’s on Wednesday evening 19th October. This Leaving Certificate guide was presented by Peter Barley who dissected and analysed the cantata’s seven movements with musical illustrations […]

€3.25 million Questum Centre Officially opened in Clonmel

Partnership between LIT and Tipperary County Council is focused on growing innovative firms and creating employment   LIT’s new €3.25m Questum enterprise centre was officially opened on Monday (October 17th) at Ballingarrane Science and Technology Park by Minister of State for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen T.D   The centre, which will focus on […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh notes 17th October

Zeminar in the R.D.S. On Wednesday the 12th October the TY, 5th and 6th year students had the wonderful opportunity of attending Zeminar in the R.D.S. While the career aspect was covered, it represented just 1 of 8 designated zones, setting Zeminar apart from the traditional careers fair. According to research conducted by, anxiety, […]

New Master of Science in Mechatronics launched at University of Limerick

A new Masters programme in intelligent automation at University of Limerick will address “an acute scarcity of knowledge and skills” in the sector, according to the course director. The French Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault attended the launch of the new Master of Science in Mechatronics at University of Limerick recently. The Masters is a one […]

Entrepreneurs Call on Primary Schools to Sign Up to Junior Entrepreneur Programme

Many of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs are calling on primary schools nationwide to participate in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme.  The free nationwide programme gives children between the ages of 10 and 12 years a real insight to the business world, by enabling them to convert their commercial ideas into real business opportunities, complete with management […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh UCC Science Trip – Salters’ Festivals of Chemistry

By Rachel O’Gorman On Wednesday the 20th of April our science teacher brought Joseph O’Donoghue, Oisín Stapleton, David Delaney and I to UCC for the Salters’ Festivals of Chemistry. When we first arrived at UCC we were greeted and then we were brought to have our picture taken. Next we were brought to a lab […]

University of Limerick launches High Value Sports Scholarships

The University of Limerick has launched a new suite of Sports Scholarships designed to support elite athletes in pursuing and excelling in their sport while also undertaking study at the University of Limerick.  There are three levels of award, Gold, Silver and Bronze with a value of up to €10,000 at the Gold level.  Scholarship holders […]

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