St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Student Enterprise Programme Awards

  The students of 1st, 2nd and Transition Year from St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh held a hugely successful Market Day on Monday 21st January. Students were invited to present their business ideas to their fellow students and a judging panel from Tipperary Student Enterprise Programme. SEPT were very impressed with the standard of presentation and […]

Festive Tractor Run & Cycle Coming To Borrisoleigh

Starting at 12.00 a.m from Bishop Quinlan Park, Borrisoleigh, the tractor run and cycle will have something to interest everyone. Chairperson of the student council Brid Ryan speaking at the launch of the event said “we are delighted to be hosting a tractor run in Borrsioleigh, there is a strong farming base in the school […]

St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh News

Transition Year Our Transition Year students involved in the AIB Build a Bank challenge went to Athlone on the 7th of February with their bank called Bank – IT (named after the Stephen King novel and movie!!). The team members Antoinette Atik, Hazel Reynolds, Aoife Butler, Alice Buckley and Luke Cooney would like to thank […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Open Night 19th October

Open Night St Joseph’s College are having their Open Night this Thursday 19th October at 6:30pm. This will provide prospective parents and students with the opportunity to view our school and meet our teachers. We welcome all 6th class students to attend. Camogie Blitz St Josephs entered two teams in the Munster junior D 7 […]

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, 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 […]

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