Lotto Results May 14th

Lotto Winners 14/05/2014

Ellen Flynn
Catherine Power
David Power
John Shanahan
Michelle Foley

Who cares for the Comeraghs?



Pictured with Mr Ger Walsh and Principal Ailbhe Ní Neachtain are students who successfully competed in the "Who cares for the Comeraghs?" competition. Well done to you all.l-r Kelly Fitzgerald,Anna Flynn, Molly Curran,Aine Flynn, Ella Fay, Michael Lenihan, Aidan Leonard and Marie Fitzgerald.



Evidently the pupils of St. Augustine's College do! The school swept the boards at a recent prize giving ceremony held in the Civic Offices, Dungarvan. Students were invited to submit paintings, essays, poems and audio/visual presentations highlighting the beauty of the Comeragh mountain range. The competition was organised by the Irish Uplands Forum in conjunction with a major conference due to take place in the Park Hotel, Dungarvan on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th of May. The Friary won first prize in the Secondary Schools category and also took overall honours in the Senior and Junior sections. Anna Flynn and Molly Curran both transition year students shared the senior prize while Sarah Fitzgerald 3rd year and Ella Fay 2nd year did likewise in the Junior category. The prizes were presented by Frank Nugent, Honorary Chairman of the I.U.F. and eminent ecologist Dr. Mary Tubridy. Also present were local representatives Teresa Wright and Damien Geoghegan. Congratulations to the prizewinners and a big thank you to staff members who encouraged their participation. Further details about the Uplands Community Partnership Conference can be found on our website.









International Chemistry Olympiad

International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO)

Ger Crowley (6th year) will travel to Hanoi, Vietnam on July 20th as a member of the Irish team taking part in the International Chemistry Olympiad. Ger was selected on a preliminary panel of fifteen at a qualifying competition in February, and participated in team training in DCU over the Easter break. Success in subsequent exams at DCU earned Ger a place on the Irish team. Returning on July 29th the team consists of two students from the Republic, (Ger being one) and two from Northern Ireland. This is indeed a great honour for St Augustine's and we wish you Ger and all the team a safe journey and every success in Hanoi.


Fundraiser for Pieta House

Coffee Morning

5th year LCVP students hosted a coffee morning for the staff on Friday, May 2nd to raise funds for the forthcoming Pieta House "Light to Darkness" walk/run hosted this year by St Augustine's College. The event took place on May 10th. Wafers and ice-cream were sold to the students at €1 each. Many thanks 5th years and your LCVP teacher Mrs Rosaleen Curran.



Capetown trip

Following is a very insightful account of Sarah Wyley's (TY) trip to Capetown.

South African Trip

On March 22nd last my Dad and I flew to South Africa with 'Mellon Educate'. We spent a week in Capetown with over three hundred other volunteers, refurbishing a school in the township of Imizamo Yethu. We also built new classrooms and a large playground for the one thousand, three hundred pupils who attend Oranjekloof Primary School.

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"Darkness into Light" fundraiser launched at St Augustine's

Darkness into Light, Pieta House fundraiser, a huge success.

The Pieta House "Darkness into Light" fundraiser was launched at the college over the weekend. It was a hugely successful event, the organising committee at St Augustine's consisting of both staff and students did trojan work in preparing for the launch both on the night and for weeks before. Well done to all of you for your hard work and commitment to this very worthy cause.

Pictured is Principal Ailbhe Ní Neachtain with staff and students who organised the "Darkness into Light" Dungarvan event.

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Lotto Results

Lotto Winners 7th May 2014

(Bonus Number 42)

Éinne O'Cathasaigh
Aimée Kiely
Sabrina O'Riordan
Myra O'Donovan
Evan Hickey

1st Year Information Night

Information Evening for incoming 1st Year students

A large group of incoming 1st Year students and their families attended our Information evening on Tuesday, April 30th.
Following a guided tour of the college and its facilities the group assembled in the study hall where they were welcomed by Principal Ailbhe Ní Neachtain who provided the group with a wonderful insight into life in The Friary.

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Darkness into Light

TY Pieta


Jamie Moore, Comhairle na nÓg, Niamh Connolly,(Local organising committee) Sophie Ryan TY, Caoimhe Coleman TY and Kieran O'Brien, Pieta House

Pieta House – Darkness to Light 2014 fundraiser launched at St Augustine's

Pieta House, self-harm/suicide crisis centre launched its annual fundraiser at St Augustine's College on Monday, April 7th 2014. The "Darkness into Light" Waterford 5k walk/run takes place at 4.15am on May 10th 2014, the starting point being St Augustine's College. Supported by Electric Ireland the "Darkness into Light" is now in its sixth year and is the highlight of the Pieta House calendar. We at The Friary are delighted to be associated with this event, continued success to Pieta House from all of us at St Augustine's.


Ailbhe Pieta


Pictured at launch of "Darkness into Light" fundraiser

Back row, Jacinta Mulcahy, (LOC)Lorna Ferncombe,(LOC) Elaine Moore (Career Guidance), Edel Spillane and Orla Power (LOC) Seated is Niamh Connolly (Local organising committee), Principal Ailbhe Ní Neachtain, Kieran O'Brien (Pieta House) and Nollaig Sheehan (TY Co-Ordinator)


Ruairi Pieta 


Transition Year students Liam Reilly, David Looby and Ruairí Conway pictured with Ms Niamh Connolly (Local organising committee)

Patrician Presentation College TY students visit Friary

Patrician Presentation Secondary School, Fethard Visit.

Former staff member Mr Michael O'Sullivan who is now Principal at the Patrician Presentation secondary school, Fethard paid us a visit during the week. Mr O'Sullivan was accompanied his Transition Year class group. The purpose of the visit was to establish links between the two schools. Both groups of students enjoyed the day.

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St. Augustine's College is located in Abbeyside, Dungarvan Co. Waterford, just 2.5km (5 mins by car) from Dungarvan Town Centre.

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