Unique Pres Castleisland Team and Coach Honoured in Virtual Celebration

Unique Pres Castleisland Team and Coach Honoured in Virtual Celebration

On Friday, Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland held a virtual celebration to acknowledge the achievement of the school’s U-15 girls basketball team. The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc with the team’s plans to compete at an international level. However, on this occasion team members: Orlaith O’Connor, Doireann O’Sullivan, Blathnaid Casey, Muireann Walsh, Rebecca Reidy, Ciara Cronin, Clodagh…

Pres Girls Going to the Dogs in Preparation for Croatia Trip

Pres Girls Going to the Dogs in Preparation for Croatia Trip

As the reigning All-Ireland U-14 Schools Basketball champions, Presentation Castleisland girls were granted an automatic invitation to represent Ireland at the inaugural International Schools Federation (ISF) World Schools U-15 Basketball Cup in Zadar, Croatia in March 2020. Preparations Underway Over the last few months preparations for the competition have been underway. Training sessions after school…

Pres Castleisland Girls Prevail Over Pres Killarney

Pres Castleisland Girls Prevail Over Pres Killarney

Presentation Castleisland girls pitted their Gaelic football skills against Presentation Killarney in the Presentation Schools’ Ladies Gaelic Football Shield Final. By: Karen O’Connor A new initiative aimed at first year students, the final was played on Monday in Dr. Crokes GAA grounds in Lewis Road, Killarney “Our students successfully secured the silverware on offer with…

Pres Awards Night – A Celebration of Achievement and Talent

Pres Awards Night – A Celebration of Achievement and Talent

On May 10th last Presentation Secondary School Castleisland held its yearly awards night. By: Katie O’Reilly With a fantastic variety of guest speakers lined up and many awards to to hand out, and a few songs from the school choir it promised to be an eventful, fun-filled entertaining night and it sure was! The school’s…

St. Mary’s Set the Pace in Women’s National Intermediate Cup

St. Mary’s Set the Pace in Women’s National Intermediate Cup

St. Mary’s Ladies Basketball team treated their supporters to an awesome display of control and skill when they defeated Ballincollig on a scoreline of 67-35 in the Hula Hoops Women’s National Intermediate Cup game at Castleisland Community Centre on Sunday afternoon from 3.45pm. St. Mary’s came out of the traps much quicker with a three…

Big Time Basketball Back on Sunday Afternoon

Big Time Basketball Back on Sunday Afternoon

Big time basketball returns to Castleisland this Sunday, November 13th with a tip-off time at 3.45pm at Castleisland Community Centre. Castleisland based St. Mary’s Basketball Club will take on Ballincollig Basketball Club in the Hula Hoops Women’s National Intermediate Cup and their opponent Free entry to the game with a Christmas Hamper and plenty of…

Presentation’s Healthy Ireland Achievements an Exemplar for Others – HSE

Presentation’s Healthy Ireland Achievements an Exemplar for Others – HSE

St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary School Castleisland became the latest in the country to be presented with the Healthy Ireland Health Promoting Schools’ Flag. The flag was presented on Wednesday morning to teachers and pupils at the school by Máire O’Leary the Health Promoting Officer with the Health Service Executive. While the presentation and flying of…