Community College Students Shortlisted for National Physics Competition

Community College Students Shortlisted for National Physics Competition

Shauna O’Keeffe, a third year student from Castleisland Community College, is hoping to win her second national title in as many years in the National Sophia Physics Competition. Shauna was part of a group that won the Junior category last year and this year she undertook her own research and entered the competition again   She…

Home Win for St. Mary’s U-16 Girls

Home Win for St. Mary’s U-16 Girls

St. Mary’s U-16 girls registered a win over Kenmare Kestrels on home turf last week. The visitors won the tip-off but it was St. Mary’s Grainne Walsh who registered the first score of the game. By Liz Galwey PRO Sarah Taylor and Tania Salvada responded to see the visitors go ahead temporarily. Paris McCarthy who…

Red Oak and Time Capsule Complete 30th Year College Celebrations

Red Oak and Time Capsule Complete 30th Year College Celebrations

In the final act of its 30th year celebrations, teachers and students at Castleisland Community College also marked the winter solstice by planting a symbolic red oak tree in the grounds of the school. The end of the calendar year, in which the college celebrated the 30th anniversary of its relocation to its current base,…

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

The age old ritual of basketball teams returning to Castleisland in triumph opened a brand new chapter on Sunday evening. This time because the St. Mary’s U-14 Girls came home with the All Ireland ‘A’ Club Championship title. Then, following a well set pattern, cup bearing, medal wearing champions are paraded up and down Main…