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Gorey Community School
At the forefront of education in North Wexford since 1993
Gorey Community School
* Huge congratulations to Niall
Fitzgerald who came 1st in the
16/17 catagory and 6th overall in
the National Powerlifting
* Congratulations to Castletown
Minor Ladies Football Team who
had a comprehensive victory over
Kilmore in the premier division.
* Congratulations  to all gaining 4th
place in Wexford Equestrian today.
Emma Carton, Rosie Vince Jackson,
Emma O Hagan and Michelle
Hughes. Well done also to Sarah
Dunne who came first in the Open
* Congratulations to Vivien Ryan
who was awarded ‘Talbot Artist of
the Year 2015’ and Janne Strydom
runner up. Huge congratulations
also  to Sophie O'Callaghan,
Aoibhinn Kinsella,Charis Kenna,
Catherine McDonald and Sarah
Costello  7 of 8 finalists in the
senior Talbot Artist of the year
Award. Click HERE for further
* Congratulations to our equestrian
team who won 2nd Place in Kildare
International at Interschools
Showjumping....Lucia Merrigan,
Sarah Dunne, Rebecca Steacy,
Ryan Mc Donald.

* Well done to our Junior Golfers
who represented the school in the
Leinster Strokes competition last
week, Alex Simpson, Cian Browne
and Adam Meehan.
* Congratulations to our students
Jack Cushe, Aodhan Doyle and Gary
Molloy also to Mr. O’Brien who were
part of the victorious Naimh Eanna
team who won the intermediate
county final.
* Congratulations to April Haxby,
Michelle Hughes, Ava Pierce and
Emma Carton who came 4th in the
Novice Teams Interschools
Showjumping Competition in
Barnadown on Saturday 17th
October 15.
Also Congratulations to Lucia
Merrigan, Rebecca Steacy, Sarah
Dunne and Ryan McDonald in action
on their way to securing 2nd place
in the interschools showjumping
competition hosted by Colaiste
Bhride, Carnew on Saturday 17
October 15.  Click HERE for further
* To see latest news on the
German Exchange click HERE
* Huge congratulations to the
winners  of Supreme
Championships - Millstreet, Cork.
Sunday 16th August. Click HERE to
see photo.
Team members - Lucia Merrigan,
Glen Carton, Doireann Ryan and
Orla Allen.
* Congratulations to the following
students from G.C.S. won awards in
the Wexford County Council
Environmental Section Art
Competition 2015:
Year) 2nd Place: Joanne Fleming
(2nd Yr) 3rd Place: Doireann Cullen
H.C.  : Joely Gibney Elliot (2nd Yr)
All the winning entries have been on
exhibition throughout the county
over the summer. Presently on
display in Gorey Library, ending
Friday 18th September.
* Congratulations to TY students
Sophie O'Callaghan, Aisling
Redmond, Shania Keaveney, Colm
Ennis, Emma Shortt and Rebecca
Nolan who competed in the
provincial finals of the Mathletes
competition. These students were
selected from 60 TY students in
Gorey Community School, and
13,000 students nationally, who
took part in the online section of
the national Mathletes competition
from January to March this year,
qualifying as the top 5% of
students in the country. Sophie
O'Callaghan won the accolade of
being top TY student in the whole
country. The provincial finals took
place in Google headquarters on the
18th of April, with Sophie
O'Callaghan and Aisling Redmond
progressing to the national finals to
compete with the top 1% of
students nationally. These took
place in DCU on the 2nd of May,
where Aisling Redmond came 1st in
the LearnIT team event, winning a
LearnIT lego set. Well done to all
students involved.
* Gorey Community School has
been awarded our 6th green flag.
This theme was global
citizenship:litter and waste. This
award is achieved over two years,
there will be an award ceremony is
on the 21st of May in
kilkenny......more details and
photos to follow.
* Colaiste na Rinne 2015 Click
HERE for more information.
* Congratulations to the Junior Quiz
Team won the prestigious finals of
the Junior Cert History Quiz in
Dublin; the first time the same
school has managed this in two
consecutive years.  The school is
getting used to Double History as
last year both the Senior and Junior
teams won the HERE for
further information.
* Congratulations to Robert Kelly,
Patrick O’Connor, Sean Callaghan &
Mario Morell who came 1st  in this
years County Novices League & 3rd
in the overall tournament!
This is the first time Gorey
Community School has entered a
team in any chess tournament so
we are delighted to be bringing
home the trophies!!
Well done to Robert who also won a
medal for 2nd individual novices &
a special mention for Edmunds
Prudskojs & Oisin Dale who entered
as individuals. A great day of chess
& craic was had by all! Click HERE
for gallery of this event.

* Well done to the schools Athletics
Team who competed against 8
other wexford schools at New Ross
Athletics Track....Congratulations to
Molly Maher - 1st Junior Girls 100m
- Eimear O'Hagan - 1st Junior Girls
100m - Holly Whelan - 2nd
Intermediate Girls Shot Putt - Kelly
Brennan - 3rd Junior Girls 800m  -
Ciara Ryan 1st yr came 1st in the
200m intermediate semi-final -
Click HERE for a photo gallery of
this event.
* Congratulations to GCS student
Janne Srtydom 5thyr on winning
3rd place (overall Cat A) in this
years Texaco Art Competition With
her stunning painting of Wexford
Also congratulations to Aoibhinn
Kinsella 3rd yr, Bethany Braham TY
and Alannah Cheong   who won
Spcial Merit Awards.
A special congratulations to Orla
Nolan (Ms. O' Brien's daughter) who
won 2nd place in Group D
To find out more click HERE
* Congratilations to Grace Kenny
(TY) who came 3rd country-wide in
the National Press Pass Competition
for her captivating piece of photo-
* Congratulations to the Senior
Camogie Team on their ALL
IRELAND WIN beating Holy Rosary
College Mountbellew on a score of
2:6 to 1:3 Click HERE to see photos
and watch the match on video.
* Well done to all who took part in
the "GCS Great Bake Off" more
details to follow.
* Congratulations to the Senior Golf
Team who qualified for the Leinster
Semi Final in a victory over St
Ciarans Kilkenny.The team is John
Bolger,Cillian Hughes,Alex Reid and
Adam Spencer. Click Here to see
* Congratulations to Paul Boyle 6th
year who was selected for the Irish
U18 club rugby team that played
against Italy in Ashbourne on
Saturday last. Paul was selected at
number 8 for the team and while
the team lost Paul played
excellently. They have two more
games versus France and England
in the coming weeks.
* Gorey Community School’s Senior
Quiz Team came within a hair’s
breadth of
repeating last year’s outright
victory in the History Teachers’
Association’s Annual Senior Schools HERE for more

* RTE2 News2day in conjunction
with Bronagh Carran from Texaco
feature GCS Art Department to
promote this National Competition.
Click HERE to watch video.

* Congratulations to the Senior
Ladies Football Team who had a
fantastic win over Our Lady's
Templeogue. They now play Cross
and Passion in the Leinster final.
Well done to all.

* D'éirigh le foireann díospóireachta
na scoile dul ar aghaidh go dtí an
chéad babhta eile i gcomórtas
díospóireachta Gael Linn, Déardaoin
,8  Eanair,i gCeatharlach. Bhí siad
ag caint i gcoinne an rúin, go raibh
feirmeoirí na tíre seo ar mhuin na
muice. D'éirigh leo argóintí
chumasacha a chur i bhfeidhm chun
dul ar aghaidh sa chomórtas.
Chomhghairdeas le hAilbhe Ní
Cholmáin, Sorcha Ní Lifely, Micheál
O Scannail agus an captaen, Aine Ní
Dhuinn, agus go n-éirí leo sa chéad
babhta eile.

* Our senior Irish debating team
succeeded in getting through to the
next round of the Gael Linn Irish
debating competition, in Carlow, on
Thursday 8th January. They argued
strongly against the theme that
Irish farmers are 'on the pigs'
back'. Congratulations to the team
captain, Aine Dunne, and team
members Sarah Lifely, Ailbhe
Coleman and Micheal O Scannail.

* Congratulations to th Under - 19
Soccer Team on their well deserved
victory in the quater final against
Arklow CBS

* Congratulations to our Senior
Hurling team who had a fantastic
win over Callan CBS in the Leinster
Senior Hurling Quater Final.

* Congratulations to our Under-14
Gaelic footballers who beat St.
Kierans College Kilkenny.

* Congratulations to Ann-Marie
Eikrem who won the world Irish
Dancing Championship, which was
held in England. Click HERE for
further information.

* Congratulations to Charles
McCann, TY student who was
awarded The ETTA (Engineering
Technology Teachers Association)
Silver Medal for the Best Overall
Male Result in Ordinary Level Junior
Certificate Technology on Saturday
15th November 2014
Click HERE to view.

* Well done to Nadine Kenny who
won the wicklow schools cross

* Congratulations to.....Aoibhinn
Kinsella (3rd year)- Talbot Wexford
artist of the year 2014 (Junior
Runner up - Kate Millar (2nd year)
David Monaghan (5th year)-Talbot
Wexford artist of the year 2014
(Senior category)
Runner up - Janne Strydom (5th
Nicole Redmond(5th year)
Guste Vastakaite(5th year)
Maeve O’Callaghan(6th year)
Weroniks Piwka(5th year)
Aliesha Kirwan(5th year)
Hanna Kenny(2nd year)
Katie-Louise Murray(3rd year)
Ally Yu(2nd year)
Sarah Lynch(2nd year)

The work of the above was
showcased at the Talbot Hotel
Wexford during the Wexford Opera
Festival, 22nd October through to
the 2nd November. Congratulations
all 13 finalists and to the 4 overall
Click HERE for further information.

* Congratulations to the Senior
Golfers, John Bolger, Cillian Huges,
Alex Read and Jack O'Sullivan who
beat Borris Vocational School in the
Interschools Match Play.

* Congratulations to Shona Gregan
who won silver in the singles
badminton in the special Olympic
games. Amazing achievement!
Click HERE to see a photo gallery of

* To view information and gallery
on GCS German Exchange click
HERE or News/Exchanges.

* Congratulations to Ciara Goland
who was part of the Junior Ladies
Football Team who won the all
Ireland final.

* Congratulations to all 15 students
who received Highly Commended
certificates for their Texaco Art

* Congratulations to the Under 17
Soccer Team who won the Leinster
final and to Gorey Rangers Under
16 team who won Division 1 of the
Wexford Schoolboys league with
5th year student James Lynch
scoring a hat trick!

* Congratulations to Ann-Marie
Eikrem, 2nd year, on winning 'STAR
BAKER' at the Loretto Great Bake-
Off in Milford, Donegal.

Texaco Art Success 2014
Congratulations to our Category A -
Special merit winners, Dyaln Kearon
5th yr, David Monaghan TYand
Kayleigh Byrne TY.

Category B -special Merit winner
Aoibhinn Kinsella 2nd yr

Category C - Special merit winner,
Paddy Delany 1st yr.
Click HERE for further information

* Huge congratulations to the
Junior History Quiz Team who beat
all other schools to win the all
Ireland final... the team Laura
Kenny, Grace O'Brien, Seamus
O'Donnell and Charlie McGuckin
were amazing....Well done to the
History department on their double
(Junior and Senior) all Ireland win!!
Click HERE for more information on
Senior win and HERE for more
information on the Junior win.

* Congratulations to Jade
McDonald, TY, on coming 3rd in the
County Wexford Enterprise
competition, with her company 'The
Candle Creations'..... fantastic

* Congratulations to Maeve
O'Callaghan, and Kayleigh Byrne
who were finalists in the doodle 4
google art competition, their
artwork was selected from
thousands of entries and narrowed
to 75. ... also well done to Janne
Strydom TY for reaching the semi-
Click HERE for more information

* Gorey Junior Chess Initative runs
from 6.30PM - 8.00PM every
Thursday in Room 101 in GCS....All
Under 18's Welcome. Click HERE for
more information.

* Congratulations to Eoghan
Kennedy, Des Dowling, Sean
Dowling and Jack Redmond who
won the Wexford under 16 boys
division one trophy for babminton.

* Well done to the under 17 Soccer
team on reaching the regional final,
beating St. Brendan's Bray by 3 -1

* GCS Art Success
Congratulations to Aoibhinn Kinsella
2nd year who won 1st place in the
11 - 13 Category of the Credit
Union Art Competition and also to
Maeve O'Callaghan 5th year who
won 1st place in the 14-17 group...
further news Aoibhinn Kinsella 2nd
year has won the Chapter 9
(Leinster) Credit Union art
competition........Aoibhinn's art work
will now represent Leinster at the
National Final at the end of
December. .....Also well done to
Bláithín Cosgrave 2nd year whose
painting was chosen for the Texaco
Calender. Well done to all.

* Congratulations to the Senior Golf
Team, Darragh Hobbs, Ross
Steedman, John Bolger, Adam
Spencer, and James Redmond who
beat St. Gerards Bray in the
Leinster Semi Final of the Irish
Schools Senior Championship at
Charlesland Golf Club.......This is
only our 2nd year in this
competition.....a great achievement
to get to the Leinster Final.

* Congratulations to our four teams
who competed successfully in
Wexford Equestrian on Sunday 15th
September, Click HERE for more

* Congratulations to the under 15
soccer panel who won the all
Ireland final in Athlone..... Click
HERE to see photo of the team.

* Congratulations to Simon Minias
this year’s winner of the Texaco art
competition(this is the 4th time
that a GCS student won the overall
texaco prize) also congratulations
to Emma Miley, Maria Clavero,
Bethany Braham, Blaitin Cosgrave,
Marcia Segismar and Matthew Goff
who won special merit
awards......and also to our 11 highly
commended students

Click HERE for further information

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* Click HERE for Career Guidance Newsletter (November 2015)

* Chess @ GoreyCS - Click HERE for further information.

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