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I WISH 2018

By | January 28th, 2018|Categories: News|

A million Thank Yous to the organisers of I WISH 2018. St Aloysius students had an engaging and enlightening learning experience at this annual event which aims to get more women into Science and Technology. They listened to inspirational leaders in industry and young women who have chosen STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) areas in [...]

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VEX Robotics Event at St Als

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: News|

The VEX robotics competition is the world’s largest and fastest-growing educational robotics competition. The first gathering of robots from around Cork for 2017/18 occurred at St Aloysius on November 24th. Nine schools attended and a great variety of robots which had been designed, built and programmed by students, competed against each other in a practice run [...]

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European Sci Challenge Award for St Aloysius

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|

Congratulations to 2nd year students Lydia and Sarah and their teacher Ms K.O'Donovan! They are one of the winners of the Pan European Sci Challenge Competition and will be traveling to Vienna for 3 days in July for the Awards Ceremony and other special treats! This is a huge achievement as there were a total of [...]

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Teaching Positions from September 2017.

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: News|

Teaching Positions from September 2017. Please note all available teaching positions have been advertised on www.educationposts.ie. Application form available here.

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Raffle for new Home Economics room

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

A raffle was held just before the Easter holidays to raise funds for the new Home Economics room. Some fantastic prizes were donated by local food companies. Many thanks to all the teachers, students and sponsors involved.

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UCC TY Mini Company

By | April 7th, 2017|Categories: News|

Congratulations to all our TY students who took part in the UCC Mini Company project, in association with Local Enterprise Cork. There was lots of creativity and innovation demonstrated by our young entrepreneurs!

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School Trip to Barcelona

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Transition Years took Barcelona by storm this year, visiting museums, monuments and sights in and around the beautiful city at the end of March. They had great weather and thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Thank you to Ms Coen, Ms A. O'Callaghan and Ms Lynch who traveled with the students. Check out the picture on @stalscork.

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Scifest 2017

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

We are very proud to have no less than 7 qualifying projects in Scifest this year, with a very high standard all round. It is also great to see a diverse mixture of topics, from Life Sciences to Physical Sciences. Well done to all involved!  

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Derval O’Rourke opens new Home Ec Room

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

Irish Olympic Athlete Derval O'Rourke officially opened the new Home Ec Room at St Aloysius. Our students have been practicing some recipes from her cookbook The Fit Foodie. Thanks Derval!

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Bishop Buckley blesses new Home Economics room.

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: News|

His Reverend Bishop John Buckley visited the school on Ash Wednesday. Bishop Buckley and Fr John Lyng O.S.A. distributed ashes to the students and teachers of St Aloysius. Following the ceremony Bishop Buckley blessed the newly refurbished Home Economics Room. The students and teachers are grateful for his presence and blessings in the coming academic months.

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