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20th October: Awards Day in Banagher College at 1pm. 

Congrats to our students who received LOETB academic awards in the Tullamore Court Hotel, supported by AIB.

To mark, Space Week, our First & Second Years, made many models in Junior Cert Science Class.

Over 30 of our L Certs went to Athlone IT Open Day, on transport provided by Athlone IT. Míle Buíochas.

19th October: First video report from this year’s Banagher College TY MoJo team, reporting from the annual County Sports via

Over 50 of our Leaving Certs headed off to Limerick to attend the Limerick Colleges Open Day. A day to decide many students destiny.

11th October: Our TY Students and their four teachers headed off to Killary Adventure Centre on this wet morning, for three days. Click here to see photos.

Kieran Clancy 1A played on our Junior Golf Team in the Leinster Schools in The Heath today.

10 October: Best wishes to all our Second Year Pupils and the six teachers who set off tonight on their wonderful trip to Barcelona.

Senior Ladies Football Result: St Brigids College Callan 3-8 Banagher College 2-6. Hard luck girls.

09 October: Senior Hurling Challenge full time score -Banagher College: 6-22(40) St Raphaels Loughrea: 2-19(25) Referee:Simon Whelehan (Birr).

06 October: County Sports Competition in Tullamore.

02-06 October: Road Safety Week in Banagher College. They devised a message for each day:

Monday’s Message: “Going too fast, you won’t last”.

Tuesday’s Message: Under the influence, Under Arrest (Drink or Drugs)

Wednesday’s message: “Dont drink and drive, stay alive”

Thursday’s Message: “Stop the texts, stop the wrecks”.

Friday’s Message: “Loose objects in the car should be in the boot”.

05 October: Our “Beginning Of Year” School Mass takes place today Thursday in St Rynagh’s Church at 12pm.

03 October: TY’s completed a First Aid course in school today.

3C Class went on their CSPE tour to the Air Corps Base Baldonnel today.

02 October: LC2 LCVP trip to Butlers Chocolates in Dublin today.

August/ September 2017


26 September: LCA 1 and LCA 2 had a lovely morning on their Art Trip to Clonmacnoise.

Hard luck to our hurlers in the Leinster Junior Hurling B Championship against Mullingar CBS. Final score: Banagher College 3-12  Mullingar CBS 2-17.

25 September: LC1 and LC2 Art trip to the Hunt Museum & the Jack B Yeats & Paul Henry Art Exhibition. A very interesting trip for History of Art Exams.

This is the start of kindness week.

Thought for Monday: “One kind word can change someone’s entire day”

Thought for Tuesday: “Be kind because you never know how much the person beside you is suffering.”

Thought for Wednesday: “No act of kindness however small is ever wasted.”

Thought for Thursday: “A little more kindness, a little less judgement.”

Thought for Friday: “Leave a little kindness wherever you go.”

25 September: Well done to LC2 students Tara Kennedy,Corie Killeen, Sasha Connolly & Luke Hein who have just returned from a week in Lourdes as Assistants with Oblate Pilgrimage.

22 September: Hard luck to our Junior Hurlers who played against Naas CBS today.

20 September: JCT- Whole School CPD Day

19 September: National Ploughing Championships

15 September: Hard luck to our Junior Hurling team who were beaten 5-12 to 5-06 by Colaiste Choilm in Tullamore.

14 September: LC Agricultural Science students visited Tim Mannions farm. There they saw Lely Robots in action milking the cows. The students also did some ecology practicals at Ms. Hassetts farm.

Welcome to our German Teachers and Students from Bavaria joining us for a week as part of an exchange programme. They will take part in classes and go on some trips. The Cliffs of Moher and Galway City will be visited tomorrow.

13 September: Congratulations to Ms. Gleeson and her Cycle against Suicide team on achieving Cycle Against Suicide Ambassador School Status for 2017. Well done to Becky and Daniel for representing the group at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham and congratulations to Muireann on being selected as a leader.  Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee was in attendance.

Well done to all students who received their Junior Certificate Results today.

8 September: TY Students had a great bonding day in Bay Sports, Athlone.

Well done to our 1st Year Boys who played the Marist, Athlone in a very good hurling challenge.

28 August: Well done to our 1st year tutors and our Cairde teachers who organised a most enjoyable table quiz for our new 1st year students.