TG4 documentary on a rebranding mission to give Peig the mother of all make overs

“Seanabhean is ea mise anois go bhfuil cos léi insan uaigh is an chos eile ar a bruach” a quote that fills many with fear. Peig Sayers – widely considered to be the most hated woman in Irish history has tormented young students across Ireland for decades with her memoir ‘Peig’. Described as boring, unrelenting, […]

Network of cycling and walking groups launch ‘Get To School On Your Own Fuel’ campaign!

Cycling campaign groups from all over Ireland – members of, the Irish Cycling Advocacy Network — today issued a call to parents, teachers, schools, sports clubs, local authorities and other groups and individuals to support a National Cycle / Walk / Scoot to School promotion to help families familiarise themselves with their school routes. […]

School is around the corner, don’t let emergency hospital visits be too for the 6,509 children with asthma in Tipperary – Asthma Society on Call to Help

September spike in numbers (based on 2014): 196% increase in admissions compared to previous month, in age group 5-9 years 59% increase in admissions compared with monthly average, in age group 10-14 years 13% increase in average length of stay in hospital in September   For the 1 in 5 children with asthma in Ireland […]

Ombudsman Reminds Leaving Certificate Students Of Their Right To Complain

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall congratulated students on their results in the Leaving Certificate examinations and reminded them that his Office can independently examine complaints against all public third-level education bodies.   The Ombudsman’s Office can examine complaints about a range of education bodies including the State Examinations Commission, Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI), Universities and Institutes […]

Thurles school scoops top accolade the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards

Presentation Secondary School from Thurles in Tipperary has been revealed as a winner at the 2016 Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. The winners were announced at a special awards ceremony at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on Thursday, May 5 hosted by RTE Two Tube presenters Bláthnaid Treacy and Stephen Byrne. The Tipperary school […]

St. Josephs College Borrisoleigh Christmas Concert 15th December

Rehearsals are now underway for our annual Christmas Concert that will take place on Tuesday the 15th of December. Essentially a variety show, it will feature sketches, dance acts, traditional music groups and pop acts. It’s sure to be a most entertaining show.  

St. Josephs College Borrisoleigh through to Munster Intermediate Camogie Final

Our senior camogie players battled it out against Buttevant on Tuesday the 24th of November and secured a win. They will now play the winners of Killaloe and Kilenaule in the Munster Intermediate Final. The final score was 3-10 to 2-5  

St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh student achieves 6 A1’s

This years Leaving Certificate results continued to uphold the rich traditions of excellent academic achievement in the school. Top of this years class was Darragh Kennedy from Holycross who achieved 6A1s, 1A2s and 1B1 (615 points). Darragh was closely followed by Borrisoleighs Georgia Brown with an excellent 605 points and Toomevara’s Jack Delaney with 570 […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh news

Change in faculty   From Monday the 9th of February, Mr Kevin McCarthy has undertaken the role of Acting Principal. Mr McCarthy is also Games Master in the school and we know he will bring much enthusiasm to the job. He is committed to the promotion of the school and looks forward to another successful […]

St Josephs College Borrisoleigh notes

Munster U18 1/2 Hurling St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh , claimed their maiden victory  in this year’s Dr.Harty “C” competition following a very comprehensive victory over local rivals Nenagh Vocational School, in very warm Dolla, on Wednesday last. Although the scoreline of 8-18 to 6 points rather flatters the victors they did not have it all their […]

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