Waterford Bee Keepers' visit St.Augustine's

Bee Keepers' Visit

Members of the Waterford Bee Keepers' Association visited the school recently and planted some bee friendly trees on the college grounds. Transition Year students lent a helping hand. Included in photograph (fourth from left) is our resident gardner Fr John O'Connor OSA

Bee Keepers


TY Fashion Show

Transition Year Fashion Show

Transition years, as part of their environmental studies classes designed and made costumes from waste materials to demonstrate the three key words learned as part of the course, "Reduce", "Reuse" and "Recycle". They really turned on the style when they displayed their creations in a full-scale fashion show with a catwalk, lights and music to accompany each outfit. The audience were enthralled and amazed by the creativity
and imaginative use of common materials such as plastics, paper and metal cans. Our compeer, Rachel Donnelly, gave an excellent running commentary as the models, both male and female, strutted their stuff in front of the judges . Many thanks to Ms. Ann O'Sullivan from the Environmental Department of Waterford Co. Council who presented the prizes and congratulated the students on a fabulous show. Many thanks to Art teacher, Mr Padraic MacCraith.


Cadhla McGrath looking great in blue plastic                                              



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TY group in their environmentally friendly costumes.                             










AIB Build a Bank

AIB Build a Bank

Pictured are Transition Year students who took part in
the AIB build a bank challenge which took place in Cork on Tuesday 25th

Front row: Keelin McGinn, Molly Curran, Fiona
Weiss, Kelly Fitzgerald. Back row: Richard Carroll and Yuri Kanash.

Also in attendance was Mr Gary Allen, AIB student
officer from the Dungarvan branch and Mrs Rosaleen Curran teacher.20140225 114127

Valentine's Day in the Science Lab

Valentine's Day in the Science Lab.Valentines Day

On Friday,February 14th February first year science students were treated to a heart
dissection class to mark St. Valentine's Day! The dissection was demonstrated
by four Transition Year students, Conor McCarthy, Oisin Fitzsimons, Alex
Pollock and Faye Whelan, who are currently on work experience as Laboratory
Technicians with Ms Olive Fitzsimons.

Ger Crowley bronze at Irish Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to Ger Crowley who won bronze medal at the Irish Chemistry Olympiad in DCU. This is yet another great science achievement for Ger.  Well done to Ger and all his teachers.

Visit to Dáil Éireann

Visit to The Dáil

Junior Cert. students whose CSPE project was based on the theme of democracy, pictured with their teacher Ms. Nollaig Sheehan outside Dáil Éireann recently.

Dail Trip

Innovation Award for TY students

Innovation Award for Transition Year Students

Congratulations to the TY students who won the Innovation Award at the Waterford County Enterprise Board Final which took place at the Sports Centre, Dungarvan on Friday, February 28th.  Catherine Hahesy, Caragh McCarthy,Aoife French and Helena Kiely pictured with Anika Tyrrell (CEO Waterford County Enterprise Board), Mrs Roasleen Curran,(teacher) and County Mayor, Cllr Damien Geoghegan.




Big Book Bonanza

Big Book Bonanza

Pictured with English teacher Ms Karen Clancy is James Bowen, Conor Coleman and Mark Dee.As part of the "Big Book Bonanza", these 1st year students are collecting books for a new 1st Year library.

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Staff Retirements

Retirees small group

Staff Retirement Function

Three members of the teaching staff of St Augustine’s College retired in 2013. A function was held in The Park Hotel to bid farewell to Mrs Jean Walsh, Mr Ger Roche and Mr Don Mulcahy. Principal Ailbhe Ní Neachtain thanked Jean, Ger and Don for their hard work and commitment to The Friary over the years and wished all three a long and happy retirement.

Pictured: Ms Ailbhe Ní Neachtain (principal),Mr Ger Roche, Fr Gerry Horan OSA, Mrs Jean Walsh and Mr Jim Power(deputy principal)

Waterford Soroptimists Girls’ Public Speaking

Competitors  Organisers

Pictured above at the Waterford Soroptimists Girls' Public Speaking
Competition held in Lawlor's Hotel, Dungarvan recently are; front from left: Mary Duggan,
(Vice President, Dungarvan Soroptimists), Clodagh Beresford Dunne, (Lead
Adjudicator,) Carmel Keith,(President, Dungarvan Soroptimists), Anne Higgins, (Local
Convenor,) Gemma Meehan and Angela Conway, (Dungarvan Soroptimists)

Friary girls include Aisling Moloney (centre, third from right) and Julie Sheehan (back row extreme right)



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