News

Gurteen Ag College

On Thursday the 1st of October students from 5th year and our LCA class attended an open day at Gurteen Agricultural College in Tipparary. It was a very informative day and the students really enjoyed the experience.

 

TY Kilkenny trip

TY students recently visited Kilkenny castle as part of a Transition Year forum. Exhibitors were on display from all over Ireland. As always they were a credit to our school.

2015 Maurice Godet Award

Sinéad O’Halloran a past pupil of Scariff Community College was awarded the 2015 Maurice Godet Award at the 42nd Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology last week for her paper titled "Modelling of fretting in the pressure armour layer of flexible marine risers". The award is for the best paper by a young scientist.

Leeds-Lyon Symposium website

Rás 2015 comes to Scariff

The 2015 Rás cycle tour came to East Clare on friday September the 14th. They were cheered on by students from Scariff Community College who gave great encouragement to the cyclists.

Welcome To Scariff CC

All our new 1st years and new students in 5th and 2nd year are settling into life at Scariff Community College. It is great to see so many students coming to school with their hurleys. We look forward to working with you all during your time in Scariff Community College.

Law Education for Schools

Oran Tracey recieved 1st prize for best costume and 3rd prize for best Actor at the Law Education For Schools competition in Tullamore Court House yesterday the 21st of May.

The transition year students put in a great performance in the Alex Smart case and won their case but narrowly lost out on getting into the semi finals.

Barristers on the day were Conor Moloney and James Moloney

Registrar Rory Kelly, Solicitor Ciaran Hickey, witnesses Sinead O Callaghan, Fiona Hayes and Oran Tracey.

Sketch artist Allison Madden, Reporters Emer Kavanagh and Emma Slattery. 

1st Year Camogie champions

Scariff Community College first year girls won the County Camogie B title on Monday the 25th May against Colaiste Muire.

It is a sign of great things to come, looking forward to watching this panel compete for the College over the next few years.

Well done to all involved.

Croagh Patrick 2015

20 Transition year students and teachers from Scariff Community College climbed Croagh Patrick yesterday the 17th May in aid of breast cancer research.

The event was organised locally in Clare and attracted up to 300 people raising €15,000 in the process.

Aviva National Fitness Challenge

Aviva Health's Schools fitness challenge 2015 is a national fitness initiative and is designed to assess fitness levels among irish students.

Scariff Community College recieved the prize for the most improved school in ireland. 

This was from an entry of over 200 schools nationally.

On Wednesday the 15th of April 30 students from Scariff CC  travelled with their teachers to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to collect a  €1000 cash prise to put towards sports equipment. It is a fantastic achievement and great credit needs to go to our PE teachers.

Talent show 2015

Scariff Community College Talent show 2015 was held on Thursday the 14th of May. 16 amazing acts performed on the day to the delight of the audience.

Celebrity Judges Fr Donnagh O Meara, Gearoid Devanney and Sarah Mc Tiernan had a very difficult job to decide the winners. Sarah Mc Tiernan a past pupil who recently finished 3rd in The Voice of Ireland treated us to a performance of her own.

TY Achill trip

The Transition year students spent 3 days in Achill as part of their Gaisce Award. Activities included snorkelling, surfing, hiking, dancing and having fun.

 

Junior County Camogie Champions

An excellent campaign resulted in the Junior Camogie team at Scariff Community College retaining their county title.

Munster Orienteering

 

Schools' Orienteering

A group of students participated in the Munster Orienteering Championships in Doneraile, Co. Cork in March. There were wins in a number of categories;

In the 3rd year boys' category, Joseph Moloney placed 1st, Oisin Kilkenny placed 2nd and the 3rd year boys' team  won 1st place overall.

The 2nd/3rd year girls' team and the 1st year boys' team both placed 3rd in their respective categories.

Under 15 Munster hurling Champions

Scariff Community College awere crowned under 15 Munster hurling champions on the 27th of March after a pulsating Fianl against Ennistymon CBS. CBS scored a goal with the last puck of the game to send the game into extra time, but Scariff uped the tempo in extra time to win by 2 points.

We had great performance all around the field on the day and during the tournament. Well done to all involved.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Transition year students organised a seriers of events for our first year students as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge. It was a very well organised afternoon and great fun for all involved. Three centres were set up with Bingo in Ms O Sheas room, Damhsa in the college hall and Tracth na gCeist (quiz) in Ms Sheridans room. Well done to all envolved. Go raibh maith agaibh.

Gaisce Awards

Congratulations to the students who were presented with their Gaisce Bronze award on Thursday the 12th of February by Stephen Peers the Regional officer for Gaisce.

Well done to Rachel Allen, Rachel Minogue, Caitriona Keehan, Sophia Levie, Kieran Jones, Sadbh Minogue and Sean Mc Cormack.

 

Munster Athletics

Our Junior Girls team qualified to represent Clare in the Munster cross country event held in Cork yesterday the 12th of February.

The girls came in a very respectible 8th plcae in Munster. Well done and keep up the good work.

County Champions

Our first year boys recently won the 1st year schools soccer championship. It was an enjojable tournament and they went on to represent us in Munster. Thank you to Mr Deegan for training the team.

Sarah Mc Tiernan

We are very proud of Sarah Mc Tiernan a past pupil of Scariff Community College who recently qualified for the live rounds of the Voice of Ireland.

Sarah performed for the students in the college and gave a motivational speech to her audience. Please support Sarah by voting for her in the competition.

She is an inspiration for the young students in our college and a great role model to have.

Best of luck in the Live rounds.

 

County Handball Champions

On January 24th in Clarecastle the County Schools finals in Handball were held. We are very proud of all the students from Scariff Community College that represented the college.

A large number of our students are now County Champions and will go on to represent us in the Munster Finals.

Representing Scariff CC in the Munster Finals will be Conor Downes first year singles. Seanie Doyle/Mark Rogers first year doubles. Cathal Doyle/Cian Minogue Junior Doubles. Shauna Doyle/Ann Marie Gillespie first year girls doubles.

We wish them all the best in the next round.

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