Great success for our girls basketball team!

We had a very historic day last Wednesday 14th with our first ever basketball match with the first year girls. We have entered the regional development league in order to develop the game within the school. The girls have been training hard since September and made great progress.

 

We were drawn against  Scoil Ui Mhuirí, Dunleer  in our first game had a strong start to the league winning the game 34:18 . Our top scorer on the day was Princess Okonkwo who scored 12 points followed by  Pelumi Adesanya scoring 10. Scores also from Caoimhe Campas, Grace Mulligan, Sorcha Ó' Reilly and the final score from Somie Mefor.  We had strong offensive and defensive play and were delighted with our win.

Our second game was Tuesday 20th January against Coláiste na hInse , Laytown. Both teams were equally matched and the game was very close indeed. Our first score came from Princess Okonkwo who scored 6 points, followed by scores from Grace Muilligan and Mia Harrison, the final quarter was a nail biting finish with only one basket between the two teams. We managed to retain our tight defense and narrowly took the game, final score was 9/7.

Well done to all the girls and training continues every Wednesday after school .

Trick or Treat for Temple Street

BOO!! The students and teachers of Coláiste Chú Chulainn donned their finest fancy dress costumes today before the school broke for the Halloween break. Each fancy-dresser brought in a small donation and raised over €200 for the Temple street Childrens Hospital!

DSC 1278 Small

DSC 1275 Small

DSC 1274 Small

DSC 1280 Small

 

Dundalk F.C. Silverware Visit!

Dundalk F.C., who were crowned SSE Airtricity League champions in October brought their newly acquired silverware for a visit to Coláiste Chú Chulainn this week for a photoshoot with the Lilywhites most dedicated supporters in the town!

DSC 0287 Small

DSC 0300 Small

DSC 0304 Small

DSC 0271 Small

DSC 0330 Small

Christmas Hamper Appeal for the Dundalk Lions Club

The students of Coláiste Chú Chulainn were busy throughout the month of December collecting food and drinks for the Lions Club Christmas Hamper Appeal. This year the Lions club were able to deliver 250 food hampers to families in Dundalk in the run up to Christmas. Declan Dempsey, the President of the Dundalk Lions club, and Catherine Doherty, the manager of the Christmas Hamper Appeal collected the food items from the school and expressed their sincerest thanks to the staff and students who helped with what we hope will become our Annual food drive for the Lions Club!

DSC 0034 Small

 

DSC 0019 Small

A selection of the goods collected by the Coláiste Chú Chulainn students!

DSC 0038 Small

First Year students who organised the food drive organising the collected items into boxes to be taken away and distributed to local families.

DSC 0044 Small

 

Our very first group of students of the Month!

Scolaire na Miosa

We are very proud to present our students of the month for September 2014:

Caoimhe Kampes

Adrian Irwin

Leon Browne

Ciaran Johnston

Grace Mulligan

DSC 1177 Small