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Monthly archive for January 2016

CHRISTMAS EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION 2015

The entire school community gathered in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Bunclody, for our annual Christmas Eucharistic Celebration, on Monday, the 21st of December—the day of the Winter Solostice.   The theme of the Mass was “Darkness to Light”. Following Mass, the principal, Ms. Frances Threadgold,

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HISTORY PROJECT WINNER

Congratulations to Christian Grange (B.IV) of Ballon on winning 1st prize in the Senior cycle category of the 1916 History Project Competition, organised by the Education Centres in Ireland.   The competition was part of the Centres’ ‘Decade of Commemoration Initiative’ for Post Primary schools. Christian’s entry

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CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE CONGRESS

Stars of Irish broadcasting, sport, music, member of the Garda Siochana and PSNI came together with Minister Jimmy Deenihan to  support this unique student event themed ‘Together we can’.   Sixty one students of FCJ and accompanying teachers, were afforded a unique opportunity to attend this special daylong event

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OUR GRATITUDE GALAXY

As part of the Cycle Against Suicide campaign, Mr. Daithi Flynn and TY students made cardboard stars for The Gratitude Galaxy –  which hangs over the 6th year area in the St. Patrick Building.  The stars represent all our hopes and dreams for the future and inside

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FUNKY SHOE DAY

On Wednesday, 16th of December we asked all  students to step out and raise awareness and funds for mental health. We held a Funky Shoe-Day. This event is part of our   application to become a Cycle against   Suicide    ambassador school.   Every student who took part wore shoes 

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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE FIELD TRIP

Leech’s Farm On a really miserable day, Friday, 18th of December, our Ag.      Science students gamely set off  on their field trip to local farms, a project which is a requirement for their Leaving Certificate  examinations.   They were accompanied by their teacher, Ms. Stephanie O’Dwyer—everyone suitably attired

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TRAD MAD CD LAUNCHED

International rugby star, Sean O’Brien, launched a traditional  music CD, “Trad Mad” made and performed by FCJ students on the 18th of December.  The recording was arranged by two students Alexandra   Kennedy-Ryan & Ryan Neads for their TY Mini-Company. The CD was recorded by Ollie Hennessy a

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PILGRIMAGE TO OUR LADY’S ISLAND

Our Lady’s Island is an ancient place of pilgrimage in the Diocese of Ferns. The parish includes many other townlands – Carne, Carnsore, Churchtown, St. Margaret’s, St. Helen’s, Broadway & Tacumshane. Tradition has always held that Our Lady’s Island was founded by St Abban in the sixth

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ROAD SAFETY ROADSHOW

The Road Safety Authority Roadshow visited our school on the 3rd & 4th of November. Each class in 4th, 5th and 6th years got a chance to take part in the activities on the stand.   The Roadshow includes an interactive road safety Shuttle and roll over

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“BACK TO THE 80’s”

[Written by Anna Dillon] F.C.J. Bunclody has a legacy of producing musicals of an excellent standard dating back to the first ever show performed in public, “The Mikado” in 1968.  This year’s production of “Back to the 80’s” was no different.    Set in the USA, the show

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