School News November 29th 2012

Transition Year.
The TY’s have had their second residential in the Key Programme, this time in Roscor Beleek, Co. Fermanagh,where they stayed three days The focus is on careers and CV preparation, interspersed with outdoor activities. Mr Conor Beirne accompanied the students.
They are also engaged in an “Intergenerational Programme” with daycare patients in Arus Carolan. The purpose of the programme is to raise their awareness of the elderly in their community – part of their interaction involves helping the people draw cottages on slate.

Daire McKiernan.
We congratulate Daire, who has been invited to an Award Ceremony in NUI, Galway, based on his performance in Business Studies in Junior Cert – Daire is now in Fifth Year.

First Year Boys Football.
The team played Manorhamilton in this Connacht C competition in Eslin and won on a scoreline – Mohill CC 6 – 3. Manorhamilton 2 – 7.
Mr. Nolan wishes to thank Enda Stenson, who refereed and Eslin GAA for the use of their facilities.

Evan Harkin, Sean Harkin, Eoin Kenny, Jamie McCaffrey, Colm McGovern, James McNabola, Ronan Moran, Oisin Reynolds, Liam Rowley, Johnny Boyle, Dylan Gaffey, Fiachra McGuinness, Jordan McGuinness, Owen McLoughlin, Shane Cox, Jamie Dolan, David Faughnan, Michael Luby, Cian McKeon, Cian Mulvey, Peter O’Neill, Johnathan Reynolds, Christy Sullivan, Kevin Bohan, Nathan Hughes, Cian Mallon, Tadhg Mulligan, James Quinn.

Juvenile Football.
Mohill played Ballinamore PPS away during the week and eventually lost a well contested game. Mr. Gaffey manages this team.

Jamie Stenson, Kevin Flynn, Keith Beirne, Jamie Cosgrove, Ronan Gordon, Cal Rawlinson, Sean McGuiness, Jack Heslin, James Doherty, Alan Tuthill, Sean Muldowney, Darren Keegan, Jack McGarry, David Campbell, Brian Duffy, Ronan McKeon, Ronan Mulligan, Ethan Harkin, Michael Reynolds, Eoin Keegan, Dylan Ward, Sean McLoughlin, Liam Jones.

Bereavements.
We sympathise with Marc and Rebecca Creamer on the death of a relative recently.

School News November 29th 2012

Transition Year.
The TY’s have had their second residential in the Key Programme, this time in Roscor Beleek, Co. Fermanagh,where they stayed three days The focus is on careers and CV preparation, interspersed with outdoor activities. Mr Conor Beirne accompanied the students.
They are also engaged in an “Intergenerational Programme” with daycare patients in Arus Carolan. The purpose of the programme is to raise their awareness of the elderly in their community – part of their interaction involves helping the people draw cottages on slate.

Daire McKiernan.
We congratulate Daire, who has been invited to an Award Ceremony in NUI, Galway, based on his performance in Business Studies in Junior Cert – Daire is now in Fifth Year.

First Year Boys Football.
The team played Manorhamilton in this Connacht C competition in Eslin and won on a scoreline – Mohill CC 6 – 3. Manorhamilton 2 – 7.
Mr. Nolan wishes to thank Enda Stenson, who refereed and Eslin GAA for the use of their facilities.

Evan Harkin, Sean Harkin, Eoin Kenny, Jamie McCaffrey, Colm McGovern, James McNabola, Ronan Moran, Oisin Reynolds, Liam Rowley, Johnny Boyle, Dylan Gaffey, Fiachra McGuinness, Jordan McGuinness, Owen McLoughlin, Shane Cox, Jamie Dolan, David Faughnan, Michael Luby, Cian McKeon, Cian Mulvey, Peter O’Neill, Johnathan Reynolds, Christy Sullivan, Kevin Bohan, Nathan Hughes, Cian Mallon, Tadhg Mulligan, James Quinn.

Juvenile Football.
Mohill played Ballinamore PPS away during the week and eventually lost a well contested game. Mr. Gaffey manages this team.

Jamie Stenson, Kevin Flynn, Keith Beirne, Jamie Cosgrove, Ronan Gordon, Cal Rawlinson, Sean McGuiness, Jack Heslin, James Doherty, Alan Tuthill, Sean Muldowney, Darren Keegan, Jack McGarry, David Campbell, Brian Duffy, Ronan McKeon, Ronan Mulligan, Ethan Harkin, Michael Reynolds, Eoin Keegan, Dylan Ward, Sean McLoughlin, Liam Jones.

Bereavements.
We sympathise with Marc and Rebecca Creamer on the death of a relative recently.

School News November 22nd 2012

The Helix
The Higher Level Fifth Year English class travelled to the Helix in Dublin for a stage production of Macbeth. They were impressed with the performance and stagecraft. They were accompanied by their teachers, Ms. Yorke and Ms. Dolan.
New Arrival
Congratulations to Ms. McGovern and her husband on the birth of their daughter, Ella.
Girls Active
This programme is running after school for First and Second Years one evening a week. The activities include Hip Hop and Boxercise. The programme is organised by Ms. Purcell and Ms. McCarville.
Girls Basketball.
The U/16 and U/19 teams played Scoil Mhuire, Longford away – the U/19’s won on a scoreline of Mohill CC 51 – Scoil Mhuire 28.
The U/16’s were beaten by a small margin.
U/19.
Aileen Flynn, Orlaith Heslin, Laura Mulligan, Caoimhe McGuinness, Alice Tuthill, Michelle Beirne, Geraldine Keegan, Patricia Forde, Jasmine Reynolds, Caoimhe Canning, Ordharnait McGuinness, Eimear Higgins, Claire Beirne.
U/16
Caoimhe Canning, Ellie Gordon, Lauren McCann, Cait McHugh, Celine Mulligan, Alice Egan, Katie Mulligan, Ciara McGrath, Lisa Moran, Aifric Madden, Dearbhaile Beirne, Ordharnaith McGuinness.
Parents Association Election.
A number of positions have already been filled – Ann Maguire and John Boyle represent First Years. Currently elections are taking place for two parents for Transition Year and a mother to represent Third Year. The complete list will be published in the school website later.

School Notes November 15th 2012

Mental Health Workshop
A group of senior cycle students travelled to Sligo to participate in this eventful and informative day. A variety of speakers addressed the group – Maureen Griffin, a Forensic Psychologist, spoke on Cyber Bullying, Clair Swinburne author of “So what do you think” a guide for the teenage mind gave a presentation on the benefits of positive thinking. Ann Marie from Today FM and Wally the Rapper gave an enlightening account of Wally’s recovery from depression. Spun out – a mental health organisation and Lough Allen Students, who have won the Mental Health National Public Speaking, both delivered presentations on Minding Our Mental Health. Ms. Kellegher and Ms. Hanly accompanied the students.

Peace and Reconciliation Programme (Green Hat)
Fifth Years and Transition Years are engaging in this twenty hour programme that involves visits from guest speakers who had first hand experience of living through this traumatic period. Workshops will raise awareness about the extent of the troubles in Northern Ireland and the continuation of peace initiatives throughout the six counties.

Where have you Bin.
This is a project jointly promoted by Leitrim County Council and i radio to heighten awareness of litter. i radio claim they have personnel visiting towns and villages undercover and anyone spotted putting litter in a bin is set to win €100.

Boys Basketball.
The U/16 and U/19 basketballers played St. Muredach’s College, Ballina at home. The U/19’s lost by a a narrow margin while the U/16’s had a handsome win. Ms. Hargaden Ward says the U/16’s have a good chance of reaching the Regional Finals.

Congratulations.
Dearbhaile Beirne has represented Connacht in an Inter provincial Soccer Tournament in Athlone. Dearbhaile will now attend further trials in the coming months with a view to representing Ireland in the sport. .

Mohill CC Equestrian Team.
The Equestrian team have been nominated for Juvenile Team of the Year in Leitrim Sports Star Awards. They are worthy nominees for the award

School News November 8th 2012

Academic Matters
Caroline Moran and Karen Roche have qualified for a UCD Entrance Scholars Award on foot of their Leaving Certificate performance. Caroline had previously been granted the M.J. McManus Award and Karen a Naughton Scholarship. Congratulations to them both.

Senior Boys Football.
Mohill played Manorhamilton in a home game and had a good win on a scoreline Mohill CC 2-11 – Manorhamilton 0-7

Jason Farry, Darragh Higgins, Alan McGarry, James Mitchell, Ryan Bohan, Evan Ward, Oisin Madden, Cathal Keegan, Caillin Canning, Shane McGowan, Darragh Gordon, Joe Stenson, Paul Foy, Niall Beirne, Keith Beirne, Shane Sullivan, Kenton McCormack, Liam Mulligan, David Mulvey, Michael Bohan, Darren Keegan.

Girls Basketball.
The U-19 and Cadet girls played their counterparts from St. Louis Dundalk in home games and won both.
The U-19’s won by five points on a 78 to 73 scoreline
Jasmine Reynolds, Caoimhe Canning, Caoimhe McGuinness, Alice Tuthill, Odharnait McGuinness, Aileen Flynn, Orlaith Heslin, Eimear Higgins, Michelle Beirne, Patricia Forde, Claire Beirne.
The cadets won 42 to 27.
Alice Egan, Aifric Madden, Odharnait McGuinness, Lisa Moran, Ellie Gordon, Ciara McGrath, Lauren McCann, Dearbhaile Beirne, Cait McHugh, Caoimhe Canning. Ms. Dolan mentors these teams.

Project Maths for Parents.
The school is facilitating six night classes for parents of First and Second Year students. Ms. Muldowney is delivering the classes.

Bereavements
We sympathise with Bladhnaid Duignan, on the death of two of her granduncles – Fergus and David Redmond. May they rest in peace.