Student Council Celebrates Presentation Day in Castleisland

Student Council Celebrates Presentation Day in Castleisland

This year’s student council at Presentation Castleisland was officially revealed at a combined event in the school’s sports hall on Friday. The event began with a prayer service lead by the student council to mark Presentation Day. Members of the school choir and musicians accompanied each prayer, lead by music teacher Deirdre O’Brien. Following the…

Celebrating Founder’s Tercentenary at Presentation Castleisland

Celebrating Founder’s Tercentenary at Presentation Castleisland

November 21st is always an important day in Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland. By: Katie O’Reilly On that day the entire community celebrates the mission of Nano Nagle, founder of the Presentation sisters. Activities Marked the Day As this is the tercentenary year of Nano Nagle’s birth, a number of activities took place to mark it…

All-Ireland Glory Yet Again for Presentation Girls

All-Ireland Glory Yet Again for Presentation Girls

The girls of Presentation Castleisland won the Subway Schools All –Ireland under 14 Cup in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght by one point in a thriller on Tuesday, February 20th. The semi-finals and final, if reached, were both to be played in the National Arena on the same day. A Close Encounter The first…

Sr. Lelia Boyle – An Appreciation

Sr. Lelia Boyle – An Appreciation

The late Sr Lelia Boyle of Presentation Convent, Castleisland, used to say that a person needed only five books in life – a dictionary, an atlas, a cooking book, a prayer book and the Good News Bible. She’d list them out on the fingers of one hand, then she’d laugh, with the greatest glee, if…