Calasanctius College News – January 2019

Calasanctius College Student Win’s BTYS Analogue Devices Best Technology Project

A huge congrats to Alice Shaughnessy, 5th year student in Calasanctius College, who won the Analogue Devices Best Technology Project in the BT Young Scientist competition.  Alice won an all expenses pain trip to USA & €2,500 for her school’s science Department.

Well done Alice. We are all so proud of you.

Catholic Schools Week

This year, for our Catholic Schools Week Display, every student designed a paper heart, writing the things and people they love in the centre of it. The hearts were then used to create this lovely window display.


Camogie Connacht Champions!

Calasanctius Senior Camogie team won the Connacht Schools C Final defeating Ard Scoil Mhuire Ballinasloe 2:12-1:4 on Tuesday 29/1/19. The venue was changed from kilnadeema to oranmore pitch last minute due to poor conditions.

Captained by Amy Connolly the Calasanctius women secured a goal, compliments of Connolly, in the opening 6 seconds of the game. They quickly added to this with 4 unanswered points. They fought hard, in bitterly cold conditions, to secure their place as connacht champions.

They now face the Ulster Champions in the All-Ireland Semi Final, scheduled for Feb 9th. It’ll be a home venue for Calasanctius. The team are managed and coached by Ann Hardiman, Caitriona Hennessy and Angela Moran.

Back row L to R: saoirse Conneely, Sarah hanniffy, Tara Lawrence, Megan Shaughnessy, Tara Holland, Shannon keady, Laura ahearne, Amy Connolly, Katie killilea, Caoimhe Keane, Elizabeth Heskin, siofra Boland, Cecelia Furey, Emily Rooney, Caoimhe Joyce, Ailbhe Conneely

Front Row L to R: Maebh Carr, Clodagh Mahon, Laura Stephens, Katie Scully, Sarah Duffy, Josie Fallon, Tara Scully, Freya Leenane, Sarah Blake, Aisling Black, Amy Corcoran.