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Gorey Community School
At the forefront of education in North Wexford since 1993
Gorey Community School
* To see latest news on the German
Exchange click HERE
* Congratulations to our equestrian
club members Ryan McDonald and
Sarah Dunne who were 6th in the jump
off in Boswell on Sunday.......also to our
new members who represented the
school admirably, Jade Cody, Rosie
Vince Jackson, Michael Huges and Ava
* 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:
JUNIOR CERT SECTION (1st - 3rd 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
* 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

* 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 Harbour.
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-journalism.
* 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
* 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 photo.
* 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
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

* 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

* 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 country.

* Congratulations to.....Aoibhinn Kinsella
(3rd year)- Talbot Wexford artist of the
year 2014 (Junior category)
Runner up - Kate Millar (2nd year)
David Monaghan (5th year)-Talbot
Wexford artist of the year 2014 (Senior
Runner up - Janne Strydom (5th year)
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 winners.
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 Shona.

* To view information and gallery on
GCS German Exchange click HERE or

* 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,

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 achievement.

* 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
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

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

* 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

* 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 information.

* 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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