School News October 8th 2015

Congratulations.

We applaud Mohill GFC for winning the Senior Football Championship.  The majority of the team have passed through Mohill’s second level schools.  A number of the team came to the school on Monday with the cup, where they met with senior students.
Leaving Cert DAT.
Leaving Certs have all sat the Differential Aptitude Test – a series of eight tests to assess their aptitude in different areas.
Transition Years.
The TY group are well into their work experience at this stage and we thank their employers for facilitating them.  They had a visiting speaker – Mr. Dolan on Enterprise. A representative from the Road Safety Authority, made a presentation to  TY and Leaving Cert students about the consequences of driving too fast, driving with drink/ drugs and the hazards of winter driving. They showed a number of very graphic film clips of accident scenes that shocked the viewers.
U-14 Boys Football.
Mohill played Manorhamilton at home last week and lost by six points, having played excellently in the first half.  Manorhamilton dominated the second half and scored two goals near the end. Mr. D. Duffy is in charge of this team.
Shane Mallon, Aaron Moran, Cormac White, Niall Keegan, Francis Shanley, Sean O’Riordain, Conor Mulligan, Tom Reel, Oisin Niblock, Shane McGourty, Kieran Reen, Adrian Peralta, Andrew Kelly, Niall McNabola, Finn Cassells, Darragh McCrann, Adrian Shortt, Conor Quinn, Donal Duignan, Liam Ellis, James Murphy, Joseph Bohan, James Doyle, Joe O’Carroll, Mahon Meldrum, Adam Galligan, James Cunningham.
European Union Science Olympiad.
Ryan Shanley, Fifth Year student has been invited to attend the National Olympiad where six students will be  chosen to attend the European Olympiad.  These competitions are for gifted students and those who have excelled in Junior Cert Examinations.  Well Done Ryan.
Leaving Cert Engineering 2015.
We congratulate Alan Tuthill on his third place award from the Engineering Technology Teachers Association for his Leaving Cert Engineering project.  Mr. Gannon was his teacher.
Baby Girl.
We congratulate Ms. McGovern and her husband on the birth of their baby girl recently.
Bereavement.
We sympathise with Natasha Doyle and family on the death of her grandfather – Michael Doyle.
We sympathise also with the family of Tony O’Connell, retired teacher and former Vice Principal of Marian College, who died at home in Galway.
May they rest in peace.