1st Years Footballers in Leinster GAA League

The 1st Years were involved in the Leinster blitz in Abbotstown this week and they had easy wins over Scoil Dara Kilcock and Dunboyne Community school but were unlucky to lose by 3 points to St Marys,Drogheda. The Drogheda goalkeeper had a spectacular game coming to their rescue on several occasions. Well done to Mr… [Read More]

TY Kayaking Programme

The TY students started a six week programme with Longford Sports Partnership and Waterways Ireland in Clondra Harbour. This is an excellent opportunity for our students and they thoroughly enjoyed it. the group were accompanied by TY Coordinator Miss Dempsey.

Exam Dates

Relevant exam dates coming up #LC2018 German oral exams Tues 10/4/18 French oral exams Wed 11/4/18 Music practical ,Wed 11/4/18 Irish orals , Monday 16/4/18 Russian oral, Monday 16/4/18

St Mel’s Past Pupil stars at Irish Open Swimming Championships

Past Pupil Darragh Greene won two National Senior titles at the National Aquatic centre in Dublin this week. He set a new Irish Senior Record in the 100m Breaststroke on Wednesday and then won the final of the Men’s 200m Breaststroke on Thursday in a time of 2:10.53 which was almost 4 seconds ahead of… [Read More]

Fishing Club on their Easter Fishing Trip

Mr Galvin headed off to Mohill on a fishing trip with the school fishing club over the Easter break. The rain fell but the spirits were high and the group were rewarded with a good haul of fish.

1968 Leaving Cert Class Re-Union

The Re-Union of the Leaving Cert class of 1968 is fixed for Saturday June 16th 2018 and full details will be available soon.

St Mel’s Students on Claire Byrne Live

Students from TY and 5th Year were members of the audience on the Claire Byrne Live programme on Monday night and they got the chance to experience current affairs in action. Thanks to Mr Clyne who accompanied the group to RTE and we hope they gained great experience from their trip.

St Mel’s County Enterprise Awards

Well done to our TY students who were representing the school in the Co Enterprise Awards in Longford Rugby Club. The students have been working at their enterprise ideas over the past number of months along with their Enterprise teacher Mr Clyne. This involved researching a topic, doing a feasibility study ,designing and producing the… [Read More]

Senior Rugby Team win Leinster Development Cup

Longford’s St Mel’s College crowned Leinster Senior Rugby Cup Champions Another piece of St Mel’s sporting history was made at Donnybrook Stadium on Thursday as the Longford College were crowned Leinster Senior Rugby Cup Champions St Mel’s College . . . 20 Patrician College, Newbridge . . . 12 St Mel’s, coached by Stephen Coy… [Read More]

Senior Rugby Team in Final

Best of Luck to the senior Rugby Team who play Patrican College, Newbridge in Donnybrook in the Leinster Development Cup on Thursday March 8th. The team are coached by Steve Coy Jnr and the majority of the team have vast experience having played with Longford Rugby club right up through their very successful under age… [Read More]

The Clean Up after Storm Emma

Glad to report that the school will reopen on Monday March 5th after storm Emma had caused it to close for two school days last week. Thanks to Caretaker James Gearty and former pupil Enda Hughes the avenue, footpaths and the classroom areas were cleared of snow and left safe for students and staff .Hopefully… [Read More]

Tadhg McNiven capped for Ireland

Longford’s Tadhg McNevin, a student at St Mel’s College, is among the 21 players selected on the Irish U-17 Basketball squad. Well done Tadhg.

St Mel’s Win in 1st Year Hurling Championship

First Year Hurling Quarter Final After comprehensively winning their group, our first year hurlers recorded a magnificent win in the Leinster quarter final against our famous old foe St Patrick’s College Navan. Although a different code this fierce rivalry was still alive and well, with an abundance of excitement as Mel’s gained supremacy in the… [Read More]

St Mel’s College goes Orange-Amber Flag

No better way to celebrate than by raising our Amber Flag for Schools Go Orange today! Well done to our committees of the last few years for their work and commitment to well-being!! #SchoolsGoOrange @CASuicide

1st Year Soccer Team into Semi Final

Well done to our 1st year soccer team who qualified for the West Leinster Semi Final today over The Marist College, Athlone. A hard fought 2-2 draw in difficult conditions gave the lads the point they needed to qualify and will play Colaiste Cholim, Tullamore after midterm. Goalscorers on the day were Gerrard Killane and… [Read More]

St Mel’s College among Longford’s 10 Most Memorable Sporting Moments

St Mel’s College All Ireland Colleges win of 1987 has been nominated as one of Longford’s 10 most memorable sporting moments and the Longford Leader are giving its readers the opportunity to vote it as the number one sporting memory. This nomination brings back great memories of that famous campaign which culminated in a one… [Read More]

The Feast of St Mel-Feb 6th/7th

Saint Mél or Moel was a 5th-century saint in Ireland who was a nephew of Saint Patrick. He was the son of Conis (or Chonis) and Saint Patrick’s sister, Darerca.[1] Saint Darerca was known as the “mother of saints” because most of her children (seventeen sons and two daughters) entered religious life, many were later… [Read More]

ALPHA programme ends for TYs

TYs had their last ALPHA session on Tuesday. The school would like to thank Stefan, Andrew, Fr Tony and Mary, our volunteers who guided us over the last few months. We are grateful for your faith sharing and the time you gave to us so freely. The TY students enjoyed their experience and also the… [Read More]

Basketball News

Well done to our 1st Year Basketball team who registered their 1st win in the league against Colaiste Iosagain, Portarlington. After a nervous start by both teams, St Mel’s got their defenc well organised and held the visitors scoreless during the entire 2nd quarter to lead by 10 points. They remained in control for the… [Read More]

Mock Exams Timetable 2018

3rd Year Mock Exams 2018 Location: Downstairs Study Hall Thursday 1st February : 9:05- 9:45 Class 9:55 – 12:25 History 1:25 – 1:55 Class 2:05 – 4:05 French/German Friday 2nd February : 9:05 – 10:25 Class 10:40- 1:20 Irish Paper 2 Monday 5th February: 9:05- 9:45 Class 9:55 – 12:25 Maths Paper 1(H&O&F) 1:25 –… [Read More]