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Maths Week Quiz

Maths Week Quiz

5th Year Winners: Niamh Duffy, Ellen Woodward,   Roisin Muldoon, Nuala Kerrigan and Keely mcKenna.   !st Year Winners: Liadan Ruddy, Aibhin Conlon, Ceola Byrne and Sarah Flavin. 4th Year Winners: Ella Currid, Karen Tully. Missing form photo - Cliona Walsh and Ava...

Europe Direct Soapbox Competition

Europe Direct Soapbox Competition

Tara Parkinson, Aoife Maher, Zara Brennan and Aoife Devlin entered the Europe Direct Soapbox Competition which was held in Sligo Central Library. Each student had to present a three minute speech for or against the topic “Climate Change is not My Problem”. All spoke...

6th Years Trip to Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

6th Years Trip to Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

The 6th years attended the Bord Gais Theatre for the performance of Joseph and his Amaz Technicolour Dreamcoat which was their musical in TY. They had a wonderful day and thoroughly the musical. It was a lovely break from studying and a great bonding trip. Thanks to...

Poetry Aloud Success in the Regional Final

The North – West regional finals of Poetry Aloud were held in Mercy College on the 14th October. 50 candidates competed for 6 places. Congratulations to Tara Parkinson who qualified for the Senior section, Ciara Toolin who qualified in the Intermediate section and to...

Ursuline Student Wins Naughton Scholarship

Ursuline Student Wins Naughton Scholarship

Congratulations to Anya Raftery who has been awarded a Naughton Scholarship. She will receive E5,000 for the duration of her undergraduate studies. This scholarship was established in 2008 to promote and reward the study of Science,  Engineering, Technology and Maths...

Immersing in Kenya

Immersing in Kenya

TY Immersion Project – Kitui, Kenya Ursuline College TY Students Oda Carty, Lisa Kelly, Méabh Nugent, Aoife McLaughlin, Alannah Gallagher, Tara Parkinson, Aoife Maher and Aileen Stenson who travelled with their teachers Mrs Waters and Ms Murray to St. Columba’s...

Innovation Exchange Day at Abbvie Ballytivnan

Innovation Exchange Day at Abbvie Ballytivnan

On Wednesday 8th May, Class 4D and their teacher Ms. Moran were kindly invited to participate in an "Innovation Exchange Day" at Abbvie Ballytivan Plant in Sligo. The event was hosted by Abbvie in Partnership with Young Social Innovators Ireland. The students took...

URSULINE COLLEGE SWEEP THE BOARDS AT SCIFEST 2019

URSULINE COLLEGE SWEEP THE BOARDS AT SCIFEST 2019

6 projects from the Ursuline College competed in this year’s exhibition at IT Sligo. The students performed brilliantly in both preparation and presentation and their talents did not go unrecognized. Every project group won a prize and were delighted with their day....

PUBLIC ACCESS to LAW MOCK TRIALS AWARDS

Congratulations to Tara Parkinson 4C who achieved 1st place in the TV Reporting Category and to Ciara McDermott who was awarded 2nd Place in the  Newspaper Reporting category in the Public Access to Law Mock Trial Competition. Well done!  

STUDENT ENTERPRISE NATIONAL AWARDS 2019

This first year group represented County Sligo in the Junior  Category of the Student Enterprise National Awards on 3rd May in Croke Park. The company name was SALT.E and their product was a mobile phone socket  holder. The girls in the photo are Thulini Leyanage...

SUPER – NATURAL JAKE’s VISIT To THE URSULINE

SUPER – NATURAL JAKE’s VISIT To THE URSULINE

Jake Carter was invited to perform in our school as a whole school fun activity for Healthy Living Week by Ms. Lee and to foster a whole school spirit. Ocean FM came to the school in advance and had all the students dancing and in high spirits as they awaited the...

National Cansat Finalists

Five students from Ursuline College Sligo have qualified for the National finals of Cansat which is being held in Portlaoise later this year. The students are Ellen Woodward, Nuala Kerrigan, Tori Monahan, Maura Madden & Adela Zinschitz who participated in the...

The Vikings return to Sligo

The Vikings return to Sligo

  After 1200 years since they attacked the monastery on Inishmurray, the Vikings returned to Sligo. More specifically, they came to the Ursuline Convent. No raiding or pillaging took place but instead, perhaps a recruiting drive to see which of the first year...

World Book Day

World Book Day

Well done to all the students who dressed up for World Book Day! We were very fortunate to have the mobile Library here also as our school was picked to be part of a pilot scheme.  

Junk Kouture Appeal

Junk Kouture appeal - please vote for 80s Drama Queen and Golden Blend on the boijunkkouturewebsite western region. Voting opens on Monday 18th Thanks - the entrants would really appreciate your vote!!