On the last day of school the 5th year Economics class heard that they had achieved Silver and Bronze medals in the YEOTY competition!
The following message comes directly from Dr Muireann Ní Chronín Paediatric Consultant in Cork University Maternity Hospital.
Our Senior football team are preparing for their All Ireland Semi Final! Please come along to cheer them on against Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Galway
Today N. Íde helped to run a Fairtrade day at break time. As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, the aim of today's event, was to highlight the availability of Fairtrade goods in local supermarkets & shops. There was plenty to choose from with the generous help of Dunnes Stores, Lidl, SuperValu, Marks and Spencer's, Tesco & Martin's Fruit and Veg. Student's had a selection of fruit, chocloate, biscuits, tea & coffee to taste.
As part of Fairtrade fortnight we are running a poster competition. The theme of the poster is on Cocoa. The chocolate that we consume in Ireland is produced in countries by farmers who never receive the income their efforts deserve. This has a negetive effect on farmers long term development. Women in particular suffer from the unfair growing of cocoa & production of chocolate.
Proud of our Munster Champions. Three in a row now! Well done to all the team and the coaches.
We are so proud of our students' entry into Solar Schools-Friends of the Earth competition. They have worked hard on both their application and progressing the project to raise awareness and promote biodiversity.
Our Senior football team take on St. Mary's, Middleton this Wednesday at 11am in Mallow GAA, Co. Cork.
On Tuesday 28th of January our current TY's and 5th Years who completed their Junior Cycle last year, received their Profiles of Achievement from Ms McGrath.
This week we celebrate Mary Ward week. As the foundress of the IBVM we mark her values which are still ever present within our Loreto community today.
5th Year Economics students tested this theory today in class, using branded and own branded products and sensory testing!
The TY EPAS class along with Ms Grant & Ms Culliton have been advising all the eligible Leaving Cert’s over the last week about the forms needed to get registered in time to vote in the upcoming General Election.
We are one of Loreto's digitial champion programme teams. Our name is 'Clothes The Books'
Well done to all the students to took part in the 1st Loreto Christmas Show!
The annual school Market Day will take place next Tuesday the 3rd of December in the GYM.
Congratulations to all the students who travelled to this year’s Cross-Country Championships held on Tuesday at Thurles Crokes Complex. Loreto Clonmel placed in the scoring team events collecting bronze medals in the Intermediate and Senior category Also, two members of the group brought home individual bronze medals in Junior and Intermediate category!
Following the youth assembly last friday in Dáil Éireann, 10 recommendations were presented by the student's who attended to our elected TD's. Loreto's Heather Doyle was among the student's to help develop some of these ideas and put them forward as a starting point for future progress in combating climate change in Ireland.
A huge congratulations and well done to the 20 students from TY and 5th year who packed their bags last weekend and set off for Cork city where the spent 3 days in UCC debating and discussing world issues. The girls participated well and learned a lot about diplomacy and just how difficult it can be to get anything decided in a large group of nations with different agendas. Well done delegates you represented Loreto with your usual excellence knowledge and dignity, you make us proud. As this was the largest NATMUN to date we were extremely proud of all our Loreto delegates and would like to pay a special mention to the three delegates who came away with "Best Delegate" and "Honourable Mention" awards.
We marked the Stand Up day today by making a human rainbow flag. All our student's are saying clearly that we are against homophobic, bi-phobic & transphobic bullying.
Here you can see our Reporter - Sinéad Bond's Video recapping the 5th years trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg https://youtu.be/h1A9tUZpEBc
Sunday 27th started with a walking tour of Starsbourg with Saber Hassan (http://www.saberhassan.com) which took us to the old town & ended at the beautiful cathedral, giving us loads of history and interesting facts along the way.