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From Academics to Sports, and Music to Environmental Awareness Campaigns, FCJ Bunclody endeavours to

Today is Le Chéile day!🥳🕊 FCJ is one of 15 religious congregations that are part of this organisation🧑‍🏫🧑‍🎓To celebrate this day, Ms AM Doyle and the students have been busy making videos about what they love most about FCJ🎥 Here is the first video, we'll share the rest as the week goes on! What a great way to start our Easter holidays!❤😊Le Chéile Schools Trust #LeCheile #LeChéile FCJ Sisters Ireland #fcjsisters ... See MoreSee Less
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Over the past 2 weeks our TYs went to Baltinglass Outdoor Pursuits centre in their class groups⛑🧗 Activities included kayaking and archery🚣🎯 The students had a ball both in and out of the river!!🌊🏊 One of the students even asked the instructor if they could bring a kayak home with them because of the amount of rain we have been having lately!🌧😂 ... See MoreSee Less
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Ms Collins' 5th Year students are currently communicating with a school in Normandy in France via letters📨📬They decided it would be nice to show them what an Irish school is like🧑‍🎓 Students volunteered to speak about our school and what facilities and sports are on offer⛹️ It is a great way for students to be more culturally aware by comparing the similarities and differences between French and Irish schools while at the same time practising their oral French🗣 We are hoping to receive a video showing their school soon!🇫🇷Merci to Ms Collins for organising this great initiative and to our French assistant Tarek for helping to record some of the videos!🎥 ... See MoreSee Less
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International Pi day was recently celebrated around the world by people who love maths!🤔➕➖➗✖️🟰12 of our students in 3rd year competed in a regional maths quiz called the Pi Quiz. We had 3 teams of 4 students and it was held right here in FCJ🙋📝One of our teams qualified for the NATIONAL FINAL. This will be held on Saturday April 22nd in Portlaoise. The 12 students who completed were; Aaron Cunliffe, Evan Sweeney, Emily Slater, Liam Cooney, Cathal Byrne, Issac Kearney, Izabella Swaitek, John Murphy, Sinead Kehoe, Abram O’Neill, Eoin Kennedy and Lily Jones🧑‍🎓The winning team was Liam Cooney, Aaron Cunliffe, Sinead Kehoe and John Murphy!😁👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Big congratulations to Darragh Roberts (TY) on his success at the Carlow College of Music Festival recently🎼 He won the 18 and under category🏆 Darragh is a talented pianist and he regularly plays at school masses and events🎹 Just the other week he played at our joint school concert🎤 Despite his success he always remains so modest. Well done, Darragh!😁Also pictured here with Darragh is Joshua Ajith Kizhakkedathu (Aidan 1). Last weekend he played in Wesley College Interschool Music Festival in Dublin🎼 Joshua played in the Under 14 Piano category🎹 The piece he played was 'Chirping Birds'🐦 He did brilliantly on the day and really impressed the judges there. Well done, Joshua!👏 ... See MoreSee Less
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Ms Finn and a group of TY students were in UCD on Wednesday🧑‍🎓👩‍🏫 Here they presented their projects in the Leinster Finals of the 'Eco Unesco Young Environmentalist Awards'🧑‍🔬🔬🧬⚗️🌳🌍A huge congratulations to them for all their hard work and for getting this far!👏 Here's hoping they will make it to the All Ireland Finals!🤞😁University College Dublin University College Dublin, Ireland #UCD #ecounesco ... See MoreSee Less
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Two great camogie women here that we want to acknowledge. They are Shauna Mac Sweeney (TY) and Nicola Corrigan (5th Year), who hail from the parish of Kilrush🏃‍♀️⚾️ Shauna is involved in mentoring the U14 camogie here in the school, no easy feat with a panel of over 60! She has been named 'Player of the Year' for her club, while Nicola got the title of 'Most Dedicated Player' for 2022. Nicola is of course the vice captain for the Wexford minor team🟣🟡They are both great role models for our younger girls and boys, showing that hard work and dedication can lead to great things. The best of luck in your sporting endeavours this coming year ladies!💪@kilrushcamogieclub Kilrush Camogie Club Official Wexford Camogie Wexford Camogie ... See MoreSee Less
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WOW!!!🤩 In just under 30 minutes today our Young SVP Group raised €654 for the Irish Cancer Society as part of their Daffodil Day fundraiser!🌼💰Their bake sale was absolutely mobbed at lunch time🥧🧁🍰🎂🍪🍩 A few teachers even got caught trying to skip the queue!!👀It's such an important cause to support as it has impacted so many people's lives. A big thanks to the committee of TYs that organised it and also a big thanks to everybody that contributed!😇Young SVP St. Vincent de Paul Society #youngsvp #SVP #StVincentDePaul ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Careers Department is holding mock interviews for TY students on the 9th of May🗣 For these, students have researched a career that they have an interest in👮👷🧑‍⚕️🧑‍🌾🧑‍🍳🧑‍🎤🧑‍🏫🧑‍🏭🧑‍💻🧑‍💼🧑‍🔧👩‍🔬🧑‍🎨🧑‍🚒🧑‍✈️🧑‍🚀🧑‍⚖️ What we are looking for are VOLUNTEER INTERVIEWERS!🫵As interviewers you would be given a list of questions to ask them regarding their chosen careers. You DON'T NEED ANY SPECIFIC CAREER BACKGROUND to take on the role of interviewer🤔The students will be well prepared on the day and lunch is provided to you🥗🍝☕️ So, if you can spare a couple of hours on the 9th of May, and you'd like to help us out, then we'd be really grateful!😊 And who knows, if you get a taste for the interviewing then you could throw your hat into the ring for The Late Late Show job!😂If you're interested in helping then please email [email protected] 📲 ... See MoreSee Less
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Other Media

The HSE Visits FCJ Bunclody – Staying Safe in School

Christmas Prayer Service – December 2020

Enrolment/Open Day Video – October 2020

Graduation Speeches for the 6th Year Class of 2020

Our Lockdown Art Gallery

National Modern Foreign Language Award Winner 2020

“Par ma moustache!”

May Awards & Mass – 2019

‘Grease’ The Musical – 2019