Student Leadership- Prefect System & Student Council

The election of the School Prefect System and the Student Council will be completed before the Halloween Break.

The new Sports Year begins in St Mel’s College

Gaelic Football,Soccer,Rugby and Basketball teams are out in competition this week.

Hospice Coffee Morning

Well done to the TY class who organised the Hospice Coffee morning which raised 600 Euros.

Naughton Scholarship Award for St Mel’s Student

The college was honoured last week to have Leaving Cert student Andrew Gallagher awarded the prestigious Naughton scholarship at the presentation ceremony in Trinity College.

Opening of the Year Mass

The school celebrated the opening of the year mass in St Mel’s Cathedral with our patron Bishop Francis Duffy the chief celebrant .The newly elected Prefects for 2018/19 were presented with their Prefect Badges by Bishop Francis as they begin their leadership role within the school.

St Mel’s visits Ploughing Championships

St Mel’s students travelled to the ploughing championships in Tullamore today with teachers Mrs Dolan,Mr Farrell and Miss Moran. The 5th & 6th Year Agricultural Science classes and the full TY class all enjoyed the day out leaving the school at 7am this morning. Thanks to the teachers for taking the students to this very… [Read More]

Junior Cert Results

Congrats to all our students who received their Junior Cert results today. Principal Mr Rowley addressed the Junior Cert class of 2018 in the Study Hall and congratulated all the students on their achievements. The Year Head for the group Mrs Laffan has worked with the group very closely over the past 3 years and… [Read More]

Evening Study

New term of evening study

TYs on Orienteering Trip to Derrycasson Woods

The 3 TY classes went off with Mr Quinn and Mr Rooney to Derrycasson Woods to bond and experience the excitement of Orienteering. The group were divided into teams and they had 16 stations to visit throughout the picturesque wooded area .All returned safe and sound by lunch time. The next outing for the group… [Read More]

TY Class on Horticulture Module

The TY group of 2018/19 have started their classes with Brendan Farrell this week. The group will continue to enhance the environment around the college planting flowers, and improving the hedgerows around the school.

1st Year Class 2018/19

Woodwork & Construction Projects 2017

Examples of projects which the students of 3rd Years & 6th Years under the guidance of Mr Galvin presented in 2017.

Leaving Cert class of 1968 Reunion

On Saturday June 16th the Leaving Cert class of 1968 returned to the college to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.

Transition Year Night 2018

TY class of 2018 had a fun filled, educational and active year. They had their awards ceremony last week.

Awards Day 2018

The 2018 Awards Day was held last week when the school acknowledged the students for their successes in many areas of school life.

1st years Win Leinster Title

Congrats to the 1st Year footballers and their coaches Michael Quinn and Ciaran Garvey who defeated St Mary’s College Drogheda in the Leinster final in the National Sports Centre in Abbotstown, Dublin.

Awards Day 2018

Matthew Flynn being presented with the 1st Year player of the Year by Coach Mr Michael Quinn. Student of the Year nominations for 2018 , Liam Harte, Andrew Gallagher and Dylan Smith with Principal Mr Declan Rowley. James Moran being presented with the Geraldine McManus Memorial Cup by Principal Mr Declan Rowley for achieving the… [Read More]

Summer Exams Timetable 2018

1st Year and 2nd Year Summer Exams 5th Year Summer Exams

2nd Year Trip to Manchester

The 2nd Year Trip took place last weekend to Manchester to Old Trafford to watch Manchester United play their final home game of the season against Watford. The group of 45 students were led by teachers Mr Enright, Mr Cannon and Mr Clyne. The group enjoyed their weekend in Manchester where they visited Waterworld, the… [Read More]

1st Year Hurlers join the Footballers in the Leinster Final

Well done to the 1st Year Hurlers who have qualified for the Leinster final with a great win over Salesian College ,Celbridge on a scoreline of 5-5 to 2-2. The group have trained consistently under the guidance of Mr Sheridan and Mr Garvey all year and they are now one step away from the trophy…. [Read More]