All The News From Ursuline College Sligo

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...


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....


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!  


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...


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

  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

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!!  

Royal College of Surgeons Scholarship

Congratulations to Amy Dykes on her Royal College of Surgeons scholarship which was presented to her in October. We are very proud of her achievement.

First Ever Ursuline Cheerleading Team Travel to Florida

A group of 20 students, the majority Ursuline College are travelling to Orlando Florida this weekend to represent Ireland in Cheerleading. The students are all members of ‘Silverstar’ Athletics Club and are the first ever Irish team to compete at the World...

Bebras National Final Qualifiers

Congratulations to TY students Caoilifhionn Callery, Kelly McGuinn and Jana Simon who have qualified for the Bebras National Final Computational Challenge. The Bebras Computing Challenge introduces computational thinking to students by allowing them to solve...

GAA Writing Competition winners and runners up 2019

Aoife Devlin 4D and Hollie Hannon 4E travelled with family members and teacher Ms Lee to the National GAA Secondary School Writing Awards held in Croke Park on February 5th 2019. GAA President John Horan and Oifigeach Forbartha Gaeilge CLG Jamie Ó Tuama (GAA Irish...

Callan Tansey Essay Competition

Congratulations to Shauna McDonagh who came second, Cathy Harrison who came third and Fatma Dogan who was highly commended in the Callan Tansey Essay Competition. Writers of the Future!

Poetry Aloud Runner Up

Congratulations to Adela Zingdritz who was runner up in the Intermediate section of Poetry Aloud which took place in the National Library on the 7th December.

11 As in Junior Certificate

Congratulations to Maura Madden who achieved 11As in her Junior Certificate 2018. A fantastic achievement.