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St Gerald's and St Colman’s set up all Mayo schools decider

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Wins by St Gerald’s College, Castlebar and St Colman’s College, Claremorris on Friday night in the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence has set up and all Mayo final in the Connacht PPS Senior A Football Championship.

Out and about around the county

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Spring Awakening in Castlebar

Mayo schools debating competition a huge success

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The Mayo Schools' Debating Competition, organised by Mayo Association Dublin, sponsored by MAYO.ie and in association with Bank of Ireland, held its Grand Final in Trinity College Dublin on Saturday last. The motion for debate was "That this house is against independence for Catalonia’, which produced a lively debate, with speeches of exceptional ability on both sides.

Two Mayo students awarded scholarships by The Naughton Foundation

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Since its establishment in 2008 Naughton Foundation Scholarships worth over €4million have been presented to 175 remarkable young people in the fields of science, engineering and technology in publicly funded third level institutions in Ireland, north and south.

Castlebar team are the talk of the town after debating win

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The junior debating team from St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, are the talk of the town following their win at the recent regional final of Comórtas an Phiarsaigh, the annual competition organized by Gael Linn for second-level schools nationwide. The event took place in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, last week.

Mayo students pick up DCU scholarships

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Five Mayo students have been presented with €1,000 academic scholarships to study at Dublin City University. The scholarships were awarded to the following students in recognition of them achieving 550 points or more in the Leaving Certificate.

Castlebar schools unite to put on Little Shop of Horrors

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The TY students in St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, in association with St Joseph’s Secondary School, will present the comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors in the TF Royal Theatre from Tuesday February 9 to Thursday February 11 at 8pm each evening.

Improving Mayo building case for All-Ireland glory

My first permanent teaching post was at St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, 20 years ago this September. And having taught in the county for eight years, I appreciate the ravenous and deep rooted desire that exists there for a senior All-Ireland success. The school principal at the time was big Brother Thomas Durnin from the De La Salle Order, and he asked me to bring the Sam Maguire Cup down in 1998. The reaction of the older members of staff was revealing. They would take the canister. Look at it, and then hand it over quickly, with a certain amount of disdain, muttering something like; “I don’t want it. Or want to touch it, unless we have won it ourselves.” 

 

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