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

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]

Literacy Week

Winners of the 1st Year Literacy Table Quiz -Keelan Clancy, Sean Doyle,Eoin Halpin & Seamus Hanley. This week is Literacy Week in the school and the idea is to promote Literacy around the school and this promotion takes place through Literacy events like Quizzes, Drop Everything and Read and special Library visits by classes. There… [Read More]

By Pass challenge

The Annual By Pass challenge 5K run was held today and it was a great success with a large number of students taking part. Thanks to Mr Garvey, Mr Quinn and all the other teachers who helped out with the organisation of the event and thanks also to the TY class members who donned the… [Read More]

DCU TY Open Day

TY’s have a guided tour of the DCU Glasnevin campus on the 2nd of May

1st Year Footballers in Leinster Final

Well done to the 1st Year football team who had a great win against St Kierans Kilkenny today in the Offaly Centre of Excellence on a score line of 8-11 to 3-09 and they now qualify for the Leinster Final. Well done to their coaches Ciaran Garvey and Michael Quinn who have worked very hard… [Read More]

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]