Coláiste Muire, Ennis Recent News and Achievements

Transition Year Drama Festival – All Ireland Finals

Congratulations to the Transition Year class in Coláiste Muire, Ennis who won two awards at the All Ireland Finals of the TY Drama Festival in the Briery Gap Macroom on Saturday 27th February with their play, "An Triail".

The students won the "Best Irish Language Award" and a "Best Set Award" for the laundry set.

Fair Trade Fortnight

The Rowan Tree restaurant held a coffee morning on Tuesday 2nd March to promote Fair Trade tea, coffee and chocolate.

Proceeds from this event are going towards the Haiti Relief Fund. Students from Coláiste Muire Fair Trade committee participated.

On Friday 5th March the school celebrated Fair Trade fortnight by hosting a “Fair Trade Day”. Fair Trade products were on sale and also available to purchase. Junior Cert students attended a presentation on Fair Trade.












Young Social Innovators Speak Out Forum

Over 800 young people participated in the final Speak Out in this year’s series of 12 regional events, in the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway on 23rd March.

Coláiste Muire was represented by Jessie Anderson, Stephanie Barrett, Emily Cahill and Aine Shannon.

Young Social Innovators Showcase

Coláiste Muire’s SAD (Stop Adolescent Depression) project is one of 60 social projects (from 217) now short listed for the Showcase in Croke Park on May 5th.

An Cumann Scoildramaiochta










Pictured above Coláiste Muire with “An Triail” which qualified for the All Ireland final in Mullingar.

Bord Gáis Energy Capture the Power Schools’Photography Competition 2010

Well done to Leanne Casey, TY student who came 2nd in the 16 – 19 year old category and is to attend the photography exhibition and awards ceremony in Dublin Zoo on Tuesday 27th April.

Japan – Europe High School Student Exchange Programme 2010.

As one of the efforts to promote youth exchanges and enhance mutual understanding between Japan and Europe, the Government of Japan offers a Japan – Europe High School Exchange Programme.

Well done to Deborah O’Reilly, 4th year student who has been selected to participate in the “short programme” which will take place from 20th June to 25th July.

As a participant she will attend Japanese high school classes, tour in Japanese provinces and stay in Japanese ordinary households.