St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh visit Cloughjordan Cookery School

Our Transition Year students are taking part in “The Future is Food: Engaging Young Food Entrepreneurs programme” developed by the Taste Council in collaboration with Bord Bia. The Future is Food helps students to gain a better understanding of the Irish artisan food sector, as well as the wider food industry. To support this programme […]

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 Headstrong.ie, anxiety, […]

St Josephs College Borrisoleigh at SciFest in LIT Thurles

Our students took part in SciFest on Wednesday last 4th May, held in LIT Thurles Campus. Students from 2nd year, 3rd year and TY attended the competition to exhibit their projects and we were delighted to come away with some impressive awards. Catriona Ryan won a tablet for best question, Catriona and Michael Ryan won […]

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 […]

Borrisoleigh Schoolboys Attend Transition Year Physics Exerience in Trinity College Dublin

Nicky Cooney of St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh, wrote about his experience in Trinity College, Dublin. “John Ryan and myself, Nicky Cooney of St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh had the privilege of attending the Transition Year Physics Experience (TYPE) in Trinity college Dublin. To start our wonderful experience we listened to an introduction from Prof. C McGuinness […]

St. Josephs College Borrisoleigh Music Tour to Cork City Hall

On Thursday the 5th of November, the music students of 1st, 2nd, 3rd & T.Y headed to Cork  for the day to attend a concert  at Cork City Hall by Cork Pops Orchestra. The theme of the concert was a celebration of song and dance. Dance music, all the way from Handel’s Zadok the Priest […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh notes

Coder Dojo comes to St. Joseph’s A new Coder Dojo club starts in St. Joseph’s secondary school in Borrisoleigh this week.  The St. Joseph’s Coder Dojo is run by volunteers within the school and pupils have the opportunity to learn how to code, develop websites, mobile applications, programs, games, electronics and more. “With the ever […]

Open night at St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh a great success

A very successful open night was held at St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh on Thursday 15th October.  A large group of 5th and 6th class pupils, along with their parents attended presentations in the specialist class rooms and met the teachers. This was followed by the principal’s address and former student, Tipperary hurler James Woodlock fondly […]