Presentation College, Athenry held it’s annual Achievements Day today Wednesday May 17th. As always it was a great day whereby the students success in all areas of school life is acknowledged and celebrated. Awards were presented for Academic achievements, 100% attendance, sport, arts, music and culture. The Credit Union Awards for highest results in Junior and Leaving Certs were presented to 6 students. The Spirit of Presentation College Awards and the perpetual Ceist trophy were awarded to very worthy recipients and the day culminated with the presentation of the Student of the Year Award to Sean Garman.
To view a full pictoral record of this event, click here.
On behalf of everyone at PCA I wish to thank all who participated in our annual Golf Classic and Raffle in 2017. The monies raised goes towards the provision of extra curricular activities in the school. A special word of thanks to our main sponsor Neylon Maintenance Services. Thanks also to our many green and tee sponsors and all who entered teams. Your support was acknowledged on both days on the golf course and on our website. Thanks also to Gerry Doherty and Luke Glynn for their help in organising and running the event. We look forward to seeing you all at our golf classic next year.
Cathal Moore - Principal
1st - Tom Callanan, Liam Higgins, John Maye and Gerry Cannon
2nd - Ray Kenny, Austin Clarke, Gerry Raftery and Robbie Lyons
3rd - Michael Duane, Conrad Byrnes, Mixie Donoghue and Gerry Doherty
4th - Nicola Burke, Julie Carr, Kay Duggan and Noreen Doherty.
5th - Philip Somers, Seamie Crowe, James Martin and Patsy Lynch
6th - Padraic Lyons, Norman Farrell, Michael Higgins and Linda Lyons
7th - John Quinn, Ray Glynn, Luke Glynn and Gerry Doherty
8th - Sarita Glynn, Martina Casserly, Una Molloy and Angela Clancy
9th - Andrew Davey, Paddy Farrell, Owen O’Flaherty and James Lyons
10th - Shane Concannon, Kevin Kavanagh, Gary Moroney and Jason Greene.
1st - Áine Fahy - Flaherty Pharmacy Hamper
2nd - Michael Rourke - Joyces Supermarket Hamper
3rd - Anne Barrett - Galmac Printer
4th - Sean Whelan - Just Kidz Athenry Voucher
5th - Niamh McDermott - Galberts Foods Athenry Hamper
6th - Helen Byrne - Kreation Kitchens Plate warmer
7th - Jimmy Reilly - Kreation Kitchens Wine
8th - Áine Fahy - Kreation Kitchens Roses
A big thanks to all the exhibitors who attended the Pres College Careers Information Fair on April 7th 2017. Local exhibitors included Coffey Construction, The Raheen Woods Hotel, Holian Accountants, O'Hara Solicitors, An Garda Síochána and the Allied Irish Bank. Also present were representatives from Boston Scientific, SAP, HP, Tusla. ESB, the GMIT Mechanical Engineering Department, GTI and the Shannon College of Hotel Management.
Our Golf Classic takes place this coming Friday and Saturday at Athenry Golf Course.
To register your team, call / text 0871774650.
We thank our sponsors for their generous support.
The Presentation College Novice Team came 4th in the National League Final held in Mullingar Equestrian Centre on 8th April 2017. They all had a fabulous first round with all four having a clear round. They battled very well in the final to take the 4th place. It was a glorious day in Mullingar with excellent facilities and beautiful weather made it a very enjoyable day for all. Ava Donoghue also placed 5th in the Individual 90cm.
On St. Patrick's day last, the Novice Team of Ava & Alicia Donoghue, Ava Finn and Jack Niland won the Novice team event with Ava Finn winning the Individual 80cm.
Pictured above: L-R: Ava Donoghue, Phelim McCann, Ava Finn & Alicia Donoghue
Congratulations to out 150 Transition Year students who recently completed their Gaisce Programme. The challenging programme involves elements of community, personal and physical development over the course of a year.
Students were presented with their Gaisce Bronze medals and certificates on Thursday, 4th May by 2FM Radio Presenter Keith Walsh who encouraged the students to dream big and look to others who inspire their future plans.
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1st year students who participated in the West of Ireland post primary schools Badminton competition in Galway Lawn Tennis Club recently.
Pictured are, back row, Clodagh Lally, Kirsten Judge, Rebecca Connaire & Isobel Kennedy. Front row, Hugh Mc Cann, Darragh Forde, Gabriel Mc Cann & Enda Mc Cormack.
Alan Ahearne, Professor of Economics and Director of the Whitaker Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway, visited Mr. Cotter's Economics class today and spoke to students about the potential effects of 'Brexit' on the Irish economy.
Following the presentation, Fourth Year students; Jessica Gormally and Darragh Coleman presented Prof. Aherne with a hand-crafted frame as a token of their appreciation.
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