January

Friday 29th January

Today saw the conclusion of a very successful first Mental Health Awareness week in Ardscoil Ris. All week students were able to involve themselves in meditation, yoga and in the “Cuppa Club”, where they came together to drink tea, talk and play board games. Thanks to Ms. Markey, Mr. Connor and Ms. Nugent for organising everything.

 

Tuesday January 26th –  U/16 Football Semi Final

Ardscoil really only played in the second half of today’s semi final and because of that they lost by six points to a fine Colaiste Eoin outfit in the U/16 Dublin Colleges football semi final today. Eoin now go on to play St. Aidans in the final. Thanks to the panel and their managers for their commitment during the season.

Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th January – U19 Basketball All Ireland League Qualifiers

Our Senior Basketballers continued to make history over the weekend with two wins, versus St. Josephs, Galway and Presentation, Athenry, in the All Ireland League Qualifier competition. The team has now made the quarter final proper of the All Ireland League. Congratulations to the team and to coach Ken Black on their continued success.

Team: Paddy Byrne, Gavin Neary, Matthew Eustace, Daniel Heaney, Gavin O’Dea, Gavin Doyle, Eimantas Davalis, Waleed Harati, Kevin Coogan, Roberto Diaz McCarthy.

Wednesday 20th January – Athletics – East Leinster Championships

Minor – Colin Sweeney won the race while he and team mates Jamie Hynes, Cian Grew and Colin Baldwin took second place in the team event.

Junior – Ian McAweeney finished in seventh place

Intermediate – Andrew Hyland finished in third place. He and team mates Conor Patterson, Ethan Collins and Paul Dobbs took second place in the team event.

Senior – Sean Owns finished in twelfth place in the Senior race with Paul Courtney in fifteenth.

All of the above have qualified for the Leinster Finals.

Monday 18th January – U16 B Badminton

The U/16 Division 2 Badminton team won their semi final today against Terenure College. The score in games was 3-3 but Ris won a points countback to take a spot in the final. Congratulations to the team and best wishes to them in the final.

Friday 8th January – Young Scientsts’ Exhibition

Adam Carthy’s (TY) project at the Young Scientist competition in the RDS was “Highly Commended” by judges.

Friday January 8th – U16 Football Quarter Final

ASR                 3-14

Lucan CBS     1-04

Ardscoil had an easy win in today’s U16 football quarter final in Alfie Byrne Park.

 

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