Yesterday we marked the anniversary of our foundress, Nano Nagle at our annual Presentation Day Mass. The Mass was celebrated by School Chaplain, Fr. Benny McHale and attended by Sr. Carmel Raftery, Sr. Catherine O'Connor, Sr. Teresa McDonagh along with our staff and students.
Born in Co. Cork in 1718, Nano Nagle came from a landed family who sent her and her sister Anne to France for an education, which was forbidden in Ireland under the Penal Laws. Returning home, she clandestinely set up a number of hedge schools to educate the needy. In 1775 Nano entered a noviciate and became a nun. Nano went on to found a convent and the order of the Presentation Sisters in 1777.
Nano is widely credited with establishing girls education in Ireland through her work with the Presentation Sisters. Nano died in 1784 and her legacy lives on today in Presentation Schools across the world.
BIZQUIZ held in NUIG in association with BSTAI 13th November 2017
Winners of the competition were Liam Wilkinson, Thomas Brogan, Juliet Treacy and Loren Greally.
Also participating on the night and qualifying from the school competition were
Aoife Melley, Shauna Freaney, Nicola Harte and Jessica Boyle.
Well done to all involved.
Congratulations to Ms. Page and her Camogie team on winning the All Ireland Camogie Junior 7s today.
Presentation College Athenry will be closed on Tuesday due to storm Ophelia as per instructions from the DES.
Due to the code red weather warning, Presentation College Athenry will be closed on Monday 16th October.
Applications For Admission - First Year 2018/2019 are now being accepted.
To make an application, click here.
Please note: Closing date for applications - 1pm on 25th October 2017.
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Presentation College Athenry will be holding an information evening for 6th Class students on Thursday 19th October 2017 at 5pm in the school. Parents and sixth class students are welcome to attend.
Cathal Moore, Principal.
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