1st & 2nd yr Basketball Update

Congratulations to the 1st and 2nd year teams who played their first League games on Wednesday,15th January,against Ballingarry.

The 1st year team won 43 pts to 31 pts and the 2nd years won 42pts to 26pts.

We look forward to the next games.

Jnr Football Team reach Munster ‘A’ Final

Loreto Clonmel 8-06

St. John the Baptist, Hospital 2-12

Well done to our Jnr Football team who reached the Munster ‘A’ Final after a hard fought win on Tuesday,14th January, in very testing conditions following recent storm weather. The girls worked well despite the soft underfoot conditions and excess water in patches on the field.  Loreto will be defending their title having won the corresponding decider last year.

Details of the final to follow.

All Ireland Basketball Playoffs.

U16 Basketball team through to All Ireland Playoffs!!

Congratulations to our U16 basketball team who reached the All Ireland playoffs on Saturday,11th January.

The girls put in two great performances to beat Colaiste Íde, Dingle & Colaiste Mhuire, Crosshaven. 

Well done to Ms Kennedy and the team and we look forward to the build up to the final.

More details to follow.

Climate Action Exhibition

On Monday December 16th,members of the Dev Ed and Green Schools Committees opened an exhibition on the topic of Climate Action in Clonmel library,and were joined on the day by students from Sisters of Charity School.

The exhibition ran from Monday 16th,until Thursday 19th Dec.

Huge well done to Mrs. Boyd,Ms Mullins,Dolores,Anthony and all the students involved for their hard work in putting it all together and we hope you all got the opportunity to see it!

Loreto Christmas Show 2019

Well done to all the students to took part in the inaugural Loreto Christmas Show this year!

An impressive list of groups, classes and individuals(with some staff making a video appearance!)took part & entertained the whole school community!

Running order for Christmas Show:

  • 1st Year – N Aine
  • Grace O Donovan
  • 3rd Year dance group
  • Sarah O’Keefee and Leah Cullinan
  • Aisling Kennedy
  • 1st Year – N Una
  • Juliette Harte and Orlaith Nugent
  • TY N. Colm
  • 6th Year Swimmers!
  • 5th Year Sketch
  • Emily O’ Connell
  • TY N Darragh
  • Ciara Geoghegan and Lucy Reilly
  • Trad Group
  • 1st Year – N Catriona
  • 6th Year Christmas song

(More photos from the Christmas Concert available on the Loreto app)

Loreto Christmas Concert – The Awards!! (& thank you’s)                                                       

  • Traditional Irish Award, Trad Group
  • Most Emotional Award, Orlaith and Juliet
  • Most original Award, 3rd Year Dance Group
  • Most unique Award, Lucy O’ Reilly & Ciara Geoghegan
  • Musicality Award, Sarah O’ Keefe, Leah Cullinhan
  • Queens of the show, Grace O’ Donovan, Emily O’ Connell, Ashling Kenndy
  • Best Teacher impersonation, Hollie Connors for Mrs Rice & Aoife Campion for Ms Grant
  • Novice Award, 1st years
  • Most Random, I’m a Celebrity… 5th Year Group
  • Sauciest Award, Synchronised Swimming teams
  • Naughtiest Award, Gemma Collins (Lena Slattery)
  • Medals, Back Stage Crew
  • Star of the Show Awards, Presenters

Thanks to Anthony for ALL his amazing work

Mr Kehir (assisted by Mr Quaney) for all the editing and video work

Pat from Premier sound for all his work

Finally, thanks to the teachers who volunteered their time to organise this event, Ms Kirby, Ms Grant, Ms Culliton, Ms Roche & Ms Ryan.

There will be a DVD of the Christmas Show available, please place your order with Ms Culliton €10 a copy.

U16 Basketball

On Saturday 7th Dec,the U 16 Basketball Team were guests of the Tipperary Knights National League Basketball Team.  The Knights played the Ulster Elks in Thurles. At half time Knights acknowledged the Girls winning the Regional final earlier in the week. They presented the Cup to the Captain and brought all the team on court.

It was a lovely evening and the girls got to meet the Knights after the match.

Post Primary Schools South East Basketball Champs!

Congrats to our U16 Basketball Team who beat Our Lady’s,Templemore,34 points to 22 points in the WIT South East Finals 2019 in the Ireland Post-Primary Schools competition.

Huge congratulations to Ms Kennedy,their coach, and all the team.

We are very proud of you all!

‘Help Others’ Basketball League

This November we ran  a “Help Others” Basketball League.

The players paid €1 to enter,and with the funds raised,we bought as much non perishable foods as we could to donate to the local Branch of St Vincent de Paul. The competition was a great success and there was great excitement for the Finals. All the food that was bought was on display during the finals so the girls could see how much can be done with a little effort. Well done to all who took part or contributed.

A Presentation was made to Leaving Cert student Niamh Martin who scored 116 points in the Post Primary Schools League in the last few weeks.

U 16 Basketball

Congratulations to the U 16 Basketball Team who have reached the South East Regional Final.

This is a great achievement for the girls and their final will be played in the Mercy Secondary School on Dec 3rd.

Greenschools ‘WOW’ day!

The Greenschools Committee would like to thank everyone who took part in the ‘WOW’ day (walk on Wednesday) which was held on the 20th of November. Students walked to school from the other side of the gas house bridge to promote sustainable living.  It was a great success.

Well done to all!

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