Friday 15th May, 2015Saint Macartans Student Awards Ceremony 2015
Saint Macartans Student Awards Ceremony 2015 The Saint Macartans Student Awards Ceremony 2015 took place in the College Sports Hall on Thursday the 14th May 2015. Stay tuned for a full list of award... more
Friday 15th May, 2015SEM Hurling Update
School's Regional Final Our senior hurling team that lost out to an impressive St. Aidan's, Cootehill in the south Ulster final in Cloghan. (13/5/15) ... more
Tuesday 12th May, 2015Saint Macartan’s Writer in Residence
Irish Aid’s WorldWise Global School Programme 2014/15 “Our development education programmes aim to increase awareness and understanding of the rapidly changing, independent and unequal wo... more
Tuesday 12th May, 2015Hurling: Mallon Cup Update
Mallon Cup Our Mallon Cup squad that defeated St. Columb's, Derry in between loses to St Joseph's, Donaghmore and Loretto, Coleraine in MUSA last weeek. ... more
Tuesday 12th May, 2015Sem boys help organise Darkness Into Light
St Macartan's Transition Year students helping prepare for Darkness into light 2015 at Monaghan Harps GAA club.  (9/5/15) ... more
Tuesday 12th May, 2015SEM App Update Available
Version 2.1 is available for download from App Store and Google Play: https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/st.-macartans-college/id898240933?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.unique... more
Tuesday 5th May, 2015Basketball Update: All Ireland Competition
The Saint Macartan's First Year basketball team made it to the All Ireland "A" competition Quarter Final at the University of Limerick. The team had impressive wins over Rathangan and Pre... more
Friday 1st May, 2015Nannery Cup Finals
Nannery Cup The Nannery panel that participated in today's finals in Garvaghey, Tyrone. (1.5.15) ... more
Monday 27th April, 2015Sem Science Update
Oisin Lavelle and Darragh Todd make it onto the Irish Examiner Science Report. Wifi affects plant growth, find budding scientists.Two budding scientists concerned about the effect of electricity py... more
Monday 27th April, 2015GAA Updates 27/04/15
Ulster Colleges Nannery Cup Semi Final Draw: St Macartans V StPats Maghera Date: TBA Regional Schools Hurling Final Our schools senior hurling final against St. Aidans, Cootehill that was fixed for ... more
Monday 27th April, 2015Christopher Flood wins Gaeltacht Scholarship
Scoláireacht Ghaeltachta Comhghairdeas a Chríostóir! Christopher Flood, dalta as Coláiste Mhic Chairthinn a thuill scoláireacht Ghaeltachta i mbliana. Maith th&uacu... more
Friday 24th April, 2015Hurling at Lunchtime!
Make hay while the sun shines. Lunchtime poc about on the middle pitch. 24/4/15   ... more
Friday 24th April, 2015SEM Qualify for Nannery Cup Semi-Final
Nannery Cup Update The Nannery Cup panel qualified for an Ulster Colleges Semi-Final today after wins over Abbey CBS and St. Colmans in Cloghan. 23/4/15. Well Done Lads!   ... more
Friday 24th April, 2015Welcome New First Years!
Looking forward to welcoming all our new First Years up the Sem hill tomorrow . Go raibh Dia leo ina scoil nua.   ... more
Thursday 23rd April, 2015St. Macartan's Mathletes Challenge Success
MATHletes Challenge is a free tournament to aimed at developing and changing how maths is taught and learned in schools. This programme is organised in Ireland in conjunction with with the Khan Acade... more
Thursday 23rd April, 2015Emmet Campbell honoured in Mathematical Olympiad
Pictured below is St. Macartan's College Fifth Year student Emmet Campbell who was awarded an Honourable Mention award for his performance in the Mathematical Olympiad training contest held in NUI Ma... more
Friday 17th April, 2015Student Council/ Meitheal Update
Members of the Student Council and Meitheal from 4th Year organised a Wheelchair Basketball Event recently for First year students and members of Meitheal. The event was very successful and education... more
Friday 17th April, 2015Student Council Update
A word of thanks to the Fifth year members of the Student Council who organised the recent Charity Table Quiz. This was a joint event with the Coiste in St. Louis Secondary School. The organising stu... more
Wednesday 15th April, 2015Brock Cup Shield Winners!
Comhghairdeas to the Saint Macartans Brock Cup team and managers on their win today against Omagh CBS. The team had a strong victory on a 3.14 to 0.09 scoreline and finished off their very strong cam... more
Wednesday 1st April, 2015Victory in Brock Cup Shield Semi-Final
Ulster Colleges Brock Cup Shield Semi- Final "A" Grade St Macartans 6-10 Red High Downpatrick 2-12 Maith sibh Mr.Duffy, Mr.Hughes, Mr West, Mr. Mc Elvaney and Brock Cup team on reaching... more
Tuesday 24th March, 2015Saint Macartan's Day
Saint Macartan's Day Mass was celebrated in the College Sports Hall by School Chaplain Father Joyce, Board of Management Chairperson Father Mc Caughey and Clogher Diocese's newest Diaconate candidate... more
Tuesday 24th March, 2015Gaelic Games Updates
Brock Cup Shield Semi-Final (19/3/15) St. Macartan's, Monaghan: 8-09 St. Michael's, Enniskillen: 1-12 Our Brock Cup team put in a great second half performance today to extend the one point lead th... more
Monday 23rd March, 2015Excellent performances in All Ireland MACE Debating Finals.
Congratulations to Lorcan O' Rourke and Rory O' Hare on their performances at the All Ireland Mace Debating finals on Saturday. ... more
Monday 23rd March, 2015Memorial Mass in the College
Many thanks to Bishop MacDaid who celebrated Mass for deceased Past Pupils and Staff @stmacartans last Friday evening. ... more
Friday 20th March, 2015TY Musical- Photos and Comments from Jesus Christ Superstar
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Friday 20th March, 2015Gaelic Games Updates
Ulster Colleges Gaa GRADE "A" Gaelic Football BROCK CUP RESULT Monday March 9th 2015 St.Macartan's College 3-07 Abbey C.B.S. Newry 2-05 BT Ulster Colleges GRADE "A" Gaelic Footb... more
Thursday 12th March, 2015TY students speak at Local Enterprise event!
Adrian Grew and James Curley speaking at Monaghan Local Enterprise Office Young Entrepreneurs Event. ... more
Thursday 12th March, 2015Oisín Fagan performs well at All Ireland Schools Cross Country Finals
Well done Oisín Fagan who finished 17th overall in the All Ireland Schools Cross Country Finals in Clane, Co.Kildare last weekend.Oisín is also the Saint Macartan's Dalton Cup captain. ... more
Wednesday 11th March, 2015TY Musical- Jesus Christ Superstar makes epic debut!
Congratulations to the cast and crew of our musical Jesus Christ Superstar on an outstanding first night. Simply superb. ... more
Friday 6th March, 2015Programme Released for Musical Jesus Christ Superstar. Have a look!
Read the programme for the school muscial Jesus Christ Superstar here http://goo.gl/vssfS2 ... more
Friday 6th March, 2015Junior MACE Debating Practice in Library!
A few photos of the practice for the Ulster Junior Mace Debating between St Macartan's boys and the St Louis girls today in the SEM Library. Congrats to all participants Lorcan O'Rourke and Ruairi O'... more
Wednesday 4th March, 2015Saint Macartans Build a Bank Team on Northern Sound
Have a listen of the podcast of Saint Macartans Build a Bank students on Northern Sound Radio's Breakfast Roll Morning Show telling about all their experiences through Transition Year. media.north... more
Tuesday 3rd March, 2015SEM Musical- Jesus Christ Superstar- Coming Next Week
Saint Macartan's College proudly presents Jesus Christ Superstar in the SEM Theatre. Dates: Tuesday 10th March, Wednesday 11th March, Thursday 12th March and Friday 13th March. Tickets on sale... more
Monday 23rd February, 2015Athletics Success at Schools District Cross Country
St. Macartan’s Success at Schools District Cross Country   (The St. Macartan's College athletics team with their coach Mr. Kildea who qualified for the Ulster Cross Country... more
Saturday 14th February, 2015GAA: Dalton Cup Update
Hard luck to our St Macartans Dalton Cup team who were defeated by a strong St Colmans team in their 1st outing of the season. ... more
Friday 13th February, 2015Fundraising for Kieran Mc Aree Fund (Non-Uniform Day)
St Macartan's Non Uniform day today in aid of Kieran McAree Search and Rescue Fund. All donations welcome through School Office, Website or App. ... more
Thursday 12th February, 2015Niall Mc Manus excels at Euroscola Event
Niall McManus a Transition Year student at St. Macartan’s College Monaghan recently took part in a schedule of events hosted by Rotary Ireland and the European Commission in Belfast, Dublin and... more
Thursday 12th February, 2015SEM Hurlers win County Title
The St Macartans hurlers won the county 11-a-side competition and progress to represent County Monaghan in the Ulster Championship.   ... more
Monday 9th February, 2015Brock Cup Result- SEM lose by 3
Brock Cup Result : StPatsMaghera 3:13 stmacartans 3-10 #ucgaa ... more
Monday 9th February, 2015Get the SEM App! Available Online!
Download the Sem App on App Store http://tinyurl.com/semappitunes   and Play Store http://tinyurl.com/semappandroid   ... more
Saturday 7th February, 2015Eoghan Mc Ginnity Ulster Handball Champion
Congratulations to Eoghan McGinnity on winning the Ulster Colleges 40x20 Juvenile Handball Title at Kingscourt HC. A fantastic achievement. Well Done! The Ulster Colleges Handball championships wer... more
Thursday 5th February, 2015SEM Musical- Jesus Christ Superstar- Coming Soon
Saint Macartan's College proudly presents Jesus Christ Superstar in the SEM Theatre. Dates: Tuesday 10th March, Wednesday 11th March, Thursday 12th March and Friday 13th March. Tickets on sale in ... more
Thursday 5th February, 2015SEM Cross Country Athletics Gold
The SEM boys under their Coach Mr. Kildea earned Gold today for the Junior Boys Cross Country Team in Lurgan, Co.Armagh. Thank you to everyone who gave their all on behalf of the school. Well Done to... more
Wednesday 4th February, 2015GAA Workshop on Performance Lifestyle
In Saint Macartan's College we were lucky enough to host a super workshop by Ryan Mellon with 4th & 5th year gaa students focusing on performance lifestyle. ... more
Wednesday 4th February, 2015SEM Basketball 1st and 2nd Year Teams
1st and 2nd Year SEM Basketball Teams with their Coach Mr. Coyle ... more
Saturday 31st January, 2015Saint Macartan's exit Mac Rory Cup at Preliminary Round Stage
January 31, 2015 Danske Bank MacRory Cup: St Patrick’s, Maghera (holders) 2-13 St Macartan’s, Monaghan 1-5 The weather proved difficult in a cold and snowy Emyvale and a strong breeze ma... more
Friday 30th January, 2015Saint Macartan's Success in IMTA Regional Maths Competition
St. Macartan's win IMTA Regional Maths Competition Pictured below in the front row are St. Macartan's College students Cian McGonnell,  Cathal McKenna,, Josh Taylor, & Edvardas Blazevicius ... more
Wednesday 28th January, 2015Sem's Got Talent organised by The Sem Vault a great success!
Wednesday the 28th of January 2015 proved one thing for certain the SEM has Talent and bags of it. On a cold snowy night the electric perfromances lit up the stage of the SEM Theatr... more
Monday 26th January, 2015SEM ready for Mac Rory Cup Preliminary Round 31st January 2015
On Saturday, Jan 31st, in Donaghmore at 12 noon Saint Macartans take on St. Pats Maghera (Holders) in the Mac Rory Cup Preliminary Eliminator to hopefully qualify for the Quarter-Fi... more
Sunday 25th January, 2015Catholic Schools Week January 25th-31st 2015
Catholic Schools Week begins today. A chance to reflect on what we are, what we stand for and our contribution to the Ireland of today. ... more
Saturday 24th January, 2015SEM Boys perfrom well at MACE Debating.
Congratulations to everyone involved in the Mace debate hosted by Saint Louis Monaghan. The SEM boys performed admirably getting two boys on the team. Well Done Everyone!   ... more
Friday 16th January, 2015St. Macartan's U-16 Basketball Team Exit at All Ireland Stage
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Friday 16th January, 2015Saint Macartan's College Open Night Photos
On a great night for Saint Macartan's College here are a few photos from the Open Night  that show Mr. West's Biology Lab and the SEM Vault Build a Bank Exhibition. ... more
Wednesday 14th January, 2015Saint Macartan's Students University Entrance Scholar Awards
St. Macartan's College Past Pupils Donal McCarthy and Tom Hayes after receiving their Entrance Scholars awards at UCD. Trinity College Dublin Entrance scholar and St. Macartan's College Pas... more
Monday 12th January, 2015St. Macartan’s College Students’ Success at BT Young Scientist Exhibition
Four St. Macartan’s College students qualified to take part in this year’s BT Young Scientist Exhibition which took place at the RDS last week. Louis Madden from Clones and Ultan O’... more
Sunday 28th December, 2014Past Pupil Class of 1994- 20 Year Reunion
The Class of 94 took toured around their Alma Mater during their Reunion and took in all the changes that have occured in the 20 years since they departed the College. A great time was had by all as ... more
Saturday 27th December, 2014Past Pupil Class of 1989-25 Year Reunion
Memories were shared and craic was had in the College Library as the Class of 89 gathered for a Reunion. A few old pictures were produced and a great afternoon of nostalgia lasted long into the eveni... more
Friday 19th December, 2014Seasons Greetings-Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Seasons Greetings-Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all at Saint Macartan's College.   ... more
Thursday 18th December, 2014The Sem Vault-Open for Business
  The Sem Vault is now open for business. The Sem Vault is part of the AIB Build a Bank Programme. You can find further information on the Sem Vault on Twitter and Facebook. The Sem Vault has a... more
Tuesday 16th December, 2014St. Macartan's win U19 A Regional Basketball Final-Report
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Saturday 13th December, 2014Handball Updates 2014
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Friday 12th December, 2014Hour of Code
Hour of Code All first year students took part in the International Hour of Code competition which took place from Monday 8 th - Friday12th December during Computer Scienc... more
Thursday 11th December, 2014T.Y Enterprise Review
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Thursday 11th December, 2014Hurling 2014 Update Mr. Meehan
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Thursday 11th December, 2014Dalton Cup Preparations
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Thursday 11th December, 2014Senior Science Quiz Team make National Finals
Senior Science Quiz School Team of Thomas O’ Brien Cathal Mc Kenna and Edvardas Blazevicius participated in the National Finals of the ISTA National Science Quiz in Trinity College Dublin &... more
Wednesday 10th December, 2014T.Y. Student Damon Hagan Wins trip to Somme Battlefields
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Wednesday 10th December, 2014MACE Debating Review and Preview
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Wednesday 10th December, 2014Gaisce Bronze Award winners with Gaisce mentor Ms. McDonald and Fifth Year Year Head Mr. Duffy
Gaisce Bronze Award winners with Gaisce mentor Ms. McDonald and Fifth Year Year Head Mr. Duffy   ... more
Wednesday 10th December, 2014Student Council News
  St. Macartan’s College Student Council has been meeting regularly since the beginning of the school year. The Senior Prefects have organised the graduation Dance for ... more
Wednesday 10th December, 2014Sem u-19 Basketball Team Win Ulster 'A' Title!
Well done Mr. Coyle, Enda O Brien and Sem U19 basketball team who won our first ever Ulster A title against St. Malachy's Belfast today on ascoreline of 60-51. The entire school community is very p... more
Tuesday 9th December, 2014Mars Egg Challenge- 1st Year Science Week
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Monday 8th December, 2014Sean Mac Elwain wins place in the Royal College of Surgeons MiniMed Programme!
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Friday 5th December, 2014Chemistry Outreach Programme: Science Week 2014
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Wednesday 3rd December, 2014Colm Gooch Cooper drops into St. Macartan's College
Colm Gooch Cooper stopped into the College yesterday when he met the members of the Dalton Cup Panel and Coaching Staff but the real reason he was in the College is below. The real reason why &qu... more
Saturday 29th November, 2014TY trip to Space Centre Belgium
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Friday 28th November, 2014Warm Tributes Paid to Retiring Art Teacher Mr. Nelius Flynn
Good Wishes, Fond Memories and Great Experiences were shared in the Art Room on Friday November 28th as Mr. Nelius Flynn retired from Teaching in Saint Macartan's. Mr Flynn will be missed by all in S... more
Friday 28th November, 2014MacRory Cup Playoff- St. Macartan's claim exciting injury-time victory
Injury time drama in MacRory play-off Danske Bank MacRory Cup elimination tie in Gavaghey : St Macartan’s, Monaghan 4-4 St Michael’s, Lurgan 3-6 EIMHIN Morahan was the hero for St ... more
Thursday 27th November, 2014Rannafast Cup Interviews (Video)
St Macartan’s Danske Bank Rannafast Cup Interviews See interviews with players and managers after St Macartan’s won the Danske Bank Rannafast Cup for the third time in their hi... more
Thursday 27th November, 2014Saint Macartan's Jerseys and Mac Rory Book on sale in the School Office
Sem jerseys (handball or football /hurling) available to purchase and you can also pick up a copy of the Mac Rory Cup Book as well . Contact the school office for more details   .   ... more
Wednesday 26th November, 2014Saint Macartans Three Rannafast Cup Champion Captains
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Tuesday 25th November, 2014Transition Year Trip to Belgium
The Transition Year Trip to Belgium begins today the 25th and will end on the 28th of November. Hopefully the trip will be full of learning. Safe travels to all! See you on your return!   &... more
Tuesday 25th November, 2014World Champion Katie Taylor Welcomes Home Rannafast Champions!
5 time World Champion Boxer Katie Taylor was on hand to welcome home the Saint Macartan's College Rannafast Cup Champions 2014 from their Warm Weather Training Camp in Spain. ... more
Monday 24th November, 2014Saint Macartans make it onto the Hogan Stand website!
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Monday 24th November, 2014Transition Year Work Experience Begins
Transition Year Work Experience begins on the 24th of November and will end on the 5th of December. Best of Luck to all in their various work placements. Have fun and enjoy the experience! ... more
Sunday 23rd November, 2014Warm Weather Training Camp
Rannafast Cup Champions 2014 Saint Macartans College train in 22 Degree Heat. The conditions in Spain are alot different than the Semi-Final in Emyvale and the Final in the Dub, Belfast. Enjoy the... more
Sunday 23rd November, 2014From the Archives: St. Macartans College Rannafast Cup Winners 1977
It's been one of those weeks when the success of the present makes us look to the past and the last Rannafast Cup winning team from Saint Macartans which was 37 long years ago. Those history maker... more
Saturday 22nd November, 2014Former Saint Macartan's Handballers impress at Intervarsities!
Terry McElvaney and Darren Doherty put in some terrific performances this weekend, but fell at the hands of UCD's Martin Mulkerrins and Galen Riordan in the Men 's Open Final: 21-1... more
Friday 21st November, 2014St Macartan's College Squad for Rannafast Cup Final 2014
  1. Rigan Mc Aree (Eire Og) 2. Kalum Mc Kenna (Truagh Gaels) 3.Oisin Campbell (Emyvale) 4. Colum Claisse (Scotstown) 5. Padraig Meehan (Scotstown) 6. Ryan Mohan (Capt) (Truagh Gaels) 7. ... more
Friday 21st November, 2014Rannafast Cup Final Match Report
Danske Bank Edmund Rice Rannafast Cup final (Friday 21st November 2014): St Macartan’s, Monaghan 1-11; St Mary’s, Magherafelt 1-6 http://www.ulstercolleges... more
Friday 21st November, 2014Saint Macartans win the 2014 Rannafast Cup!
 Sem claim their 3 rd Rannafast Cup. Danske Bank Edmund Rice Rannafast Cup final (Friday 21st November 2014): St Macartan’s, Monaghan 1-11; St Mary’s, M... more
Thursday 20th November, 2014Parents’ Association
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Thursday 20th November, 2014St. Macartan's College Students in Poetry Aloud Finals
St. Macartan's College Student in Poetry Aloud Finals     Pictured above Louis Madden and Shane Mc Mahon who represented St Macartans’s College in the All Ireland semi-... more
Monday 17th November, 2014Saint Macartans claim all titles at Monaghan Schools Athletics Competition
Monaghan Schools Athletics Competition- Saint Macartans claimed three titles for the College and performed amazingly against all the other Monaghan schools. Saint Macartan's were winners in the 1s... more
Sunday 16th November, 2014Bishop Mc Daid's Homily for World Remembrance Day
Homily of Bishop Liam McDaid for World Remembrance Day for Road Traffic Victims www.catholicbishops.ie/2014/11/15/homily-bishop-liam-mcdaid-world-remembrance-day-road-traffic-victims/ ... more
Saturday 15th November, 2014Reunion Gathering of LC Class of 64
The class of 64 looking at old photos from their time at Saint Macartan's College. Stories and memories shared from 50 years ago. ... more
Friday 14th November, 2014Bebras International Maths Challenge
Bebras International Maths Challenge Five of our Transition Year students, Oran McElligott, Pádraig Meehan, Peter Mc Phillips, Niall Mc Manus and Tom Lynch were inv... more
Friday 14th November, 2014Hurling- Saint Macartan's Noone Cup team qualify for Finals
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Friday 14th November, 2014Mac Rory Cup Book on sale in Saint Macartan's College
"The Mac Rory Cup: The Story of Ulster Colleges Senior Football" by J.A. Walshe is available to buy in Saint Macartan's College , Monaghan. Drop in and pick up your copy. ... more
Thursday 13th November, 2014Mac Rory Cup Book Launch
  "The Mac Rory Cup: The Story of Ulster Colleges Senior Football" by J.A. Walshe was officially launched by Paraic Duffy Director General of the GAA and former Principal Sain... more
Thursday 13th November, 2014St. Macartans reach Rannafast Cup Final
Danske Bank Edmund Rice Rannafast Cup Semi-Final Result : St Macartan’s Monaghan 3-8 St Patrick’s Cavan 2-10   Congrats to the team ... more
Thursday 13th November, 2014Rannafast Cup Semi-Final & MacRory Cup Book Launch
Thursday, November 13th is a busy day in the GAA life of St. Macartan's College. First up our Rannafast Cup team takes on St. Pat's, Cavan in their semi-final in Emyvale @ 2:3... more
Tuesday 11th November, 2014SEM Soccer Update: Mc Donald Stars in U’14’s first game!
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Monday 10th November, 2014MACE Debating Success
Debating Competition   Congratulations to the MACE Debators who competed in Castleknock   on Saturday. Brion McArdle, Ronan Gallag... more
Saturday 8th November, 2014St. Macartans will co-launch new Mac Rory Cup book.
"The Mac Rory Cup: The Story of Ulster Colleges Senior Football" by J.A. Walshe will be launched by Paraic Duffy Director General of the GAA and former... more
Friday 7th November, 2014TY Student Niall Mc Manus claims prestigious Local Award.
  Congratulations to Niall Mc Manus TY student who won the Monaghan Rotary Club Youth Leadership Competition. Well Deserved!   Normal 0 ... more
Friday 7th November, 2014TY Biology Poster Success
TY Biology Competition Congratulations to Darragh McCague, Oran McElligott and Gary Stuart winners of TY Biology Poster Competition ... more
Thursday 6th November, 2014Former St. Macartans Student Peader O'Lamhna will represent Ireland
Peader O’ Lamhna was elected as Ireland's Emerging Leader Representative at International Gold Event in Cheonan, South Korea. Normal 0 f... more
Wednesday 5th November, 2014Rannafast Extra Time Victory Sees St. Macartans Progress
Danske Bank Edmund Rice Rannafast Cup Quarter Final Full Time Result (AET) St. Macartan’s 3-10 Omagh 1-14 St. Macartan’s to play Cavan next in the Semi-Final. Cong... more
Tuesday 4th November, 2014Huge Thanks to Grimly Fiendish Run Sponsors and Supporters
A Huge Thank you to our Sponsors and Supporters for the 5k Grimly Fiendish Run (CNI Network Solutions, Colt Design, AIB Monaghan, The Fabric Centre, Four Seasons Hotel and Leisure Club, Fl... more
Monday 3rd November, 2014LCVP visit out to Combi-lift
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Saturday 1st November, 2014Grimly Fiendish 5K Adventure Run
A challenging mud run through the Blackwater River along the old railway line under nets and many other obstacles. Who can survive this fiendish challenge at 10 AM in the grounds of the school. T-sh... more
Saturday 1st November, 2014Sem’s Grimly Team Say Thank You
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Thursday 23rd October, 2014Poetry Aloud Achievements
Poetry Aloud Congratulations to Shane Mc Mahon in ( Donal) and Louis Madden in ( Suibhne ) who both qualified for the semi   ... more
Friday 17th October, 2014Maths Week
Maths Week A very busy Maths Week took place in St. Macartan’s from Monday 13 th to Friday 17 th October.   A series of events took place throughout the wee... more
Friday 10th October, 2014“It Only Ever Happens In The Movies”
  Lights, Camera, ACTION! October saw the Level2 Drama festival for secondary schools in the Ulster area in the Garage Theatre. This week long festival involved several sch... more
Thursday 9th October, 2014Irish Science Olympiad
Congratulations to Padraig Meehan, Oran Mc Elligott, Tomas Lynch and Peter Mc Phillips who were selected to compete for places on the Irish Maths Olympiad team. This was as a result of their excelle... more
Thursday 9th October, 2014Cheerios Childline Breakfast Together Day
The ISPCC Breakfast morning will be held on Thursday morning at 9.15a.m. in the school canteen for all 1 st years. Normal 0 ... more
Friday 3rd October, 2014Goal Jersey Day
Students, teachers and various other members of staff gave generously to support Goal Jersey Day again this year. A great assortment of sportswear was on display throughout the day. Funds raised go ... more
Friday 3rd October, 2014Poetry Aloud Competition
Poetry Aloud “Poetry Aloud “ competition will take place on Thursday 16 th October from 9.10a.m to 11.00a.m. Students representing the school in the... more
Tuesday 23rd September, 2014Welcome
Welcome to students and teachers from Macmecou, Brittany who are visiting the school for the morning. ... more
Thursday 18th September, 2014Saint Macartan's College Celebrate Outstanding Junior Cert Results
Students at Saint Macartan’s College like other students from throughout Ireland who sat their Junior Certificate in June last received their results on Wednesday last. Manag... more
Wednesday 10th September, 2014St. Macartan’s College Celebrate Outstanding Junior Cert Results
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Wednesday 10th September, 2014Junior Certificate Results
Congratulations to all our students who achieved their goal in the the results they received in the Junior Certificate.   ... more
Tuesday 9th September, 2014Former Sem Boy Michael Mc Kenna gets Trinity College Dublin Entrance Scholarship
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Tuesday 9th September, 2014Five Hundred Plus
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Saturday 6th September, 2014St. Macartan's College Basketball 2014-15 Season
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Saturday 6th September, 2014Sem Top Third Level Transfer League Tables
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Thursday 4th September, 2014Mohan Family GAA Scholarship 2014 Competitors and Winners
Students who competed for the St. Macartan's College Mohan family  Academic Bursary in June. Six bursaries were awarded based on  a set of written exams taken by the students.   M... more
Wednesday 3rd September, 2014Donal McCarthy and Tom Hayes after receiving their Entrance Scholars awards at UCD.
Donal McCarthy and Tom Hayes after receiving their Entrance Scholars awards at UCD with Principal Raymond Mc Hugh.   ... more
Wednesday 3rd September, 2014Donal McCarthy and Tom Hayes after receiving their Entrance Scholars awards at UCD.
Donal McCarthy and Tom Hayes after receiving their Entrance Scholars awards at UCD with Principal Raymond Mc Hugh.   ... more
Tuesday 2nd September, 2014Local Company helps future proof St. Macartan’s College ICT infrastructure.
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Tuesday 2nd September, 2014Retiring Teachers Mr. Dermot Mc Menamin, Ms. Brid FInlay and Mr. Nelius Flynn.
Retiring Teachers Mr. Dermot Mc Menamin, Ms. Brid FInlay and Mr. Nelius Flynn. ... more
Monday 1st September, 2014Future Proof ICT Infrastructure
During the summer break the school was provided with a state of the art ICT infrastructure in conjunction with the up grading of the school's electrical system. The college has for many years... more
Monday 1st September, 2014Sem Run for Crocus
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Friday 29th August, 2014Welcome New First Years
A warm welcome is extended to our new First Year students. We hope they enjoy their time in the school and benefit from its many facilities and dedicated staff.   ... more
Friday 11th July, 2014St. Macartan’s College School App Free Download Available Now
  St. Macartan’s College School App Free Download Available Now Welcome to the Saint Macartan’s School App.   Get all news, photos, school info etc. The diary, plann... more
Thursday 3rd July, 2014St. Macartan’s College Welcomes Sports Capital Programme Grant.
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Wednesday 21st May, 2014Farewell Celebration Mass Class 2014
The Mass of Farewell for the class of 2014 marked the end of one journey and the beginning of another as the students of this year group set out on their journey of life, as adults leaving behind... more
Thursday 15th May, 2014Student Awards 2014
  St. Macartan’s College Awards Ceremony 2014.     As another academic year comes to an end, the students of St. Macartan’s College, their parents, ... more
Friday 9th May, 2014Teachers Run 2014
The inaugural teachers run organised by Mr. P. Duffy took place on the middle pitch at lunchtime. The race which was won by Mr. PJ Fitzsimons and Mr. H. H. Moyna was enjoyed by several hundred... more
Thursday 8th May, 2014National Essay Writing
Mark Mc Donnell won the Ulster section of the National Essay Writing Competition Mark Mc Donnell with his English teacher, Mr. D. Mc Aree. ... more
Wednesday 7th May, 2014Careers Fair
"The only way to do great work is to love your job" was the theme of this year's Careers Fair and judging by the enthusiasm of the stand presenters and the smiling faces of the students wh... more
Wednesday 7th May, 2014Logo Design Winner
James Sherry's artwork won best-design for the Clogher Diocese Safeguarding Children Logo Competition. James' design was chosen from over one hundred and thirty entries and his prize was presente... more
Wednesday 16th April, 2014Goal Presentation
Former Junior Government Minister Barry Andrews, who is now C.E.O. of Goal addressed students on the work of the charity  and thanked them for their fundraising efforts. Goal works in 1... more
Thursday 3rd April, 2014Writer in Residence
  Fourteen students participated in the Worldwide Global Schools Project with Writer in Residence, Mr. Seamus Cashman. Mr. Cashman, founder of Wolfhound Press is a successful, published p... more
Thursday 3rd April, 2014The Cripple of Innismaan
  Our Transition Year Drama Group presents Martin Mc Donagh's dark comedy "The Cripple of Innismaan" in the newly refurbished College Theatre on April 7th. and 8th. April. Ticke... more
Wednesday 2nd April, 2014Wheelchair Association Presentation
Thrills, spills wheels, spokes and basketball were all intermingled in the sportshall with the visit of the basketball wheelchairs to the school. First year students along with their MeiOrganised by... more
Wednesday 2nd April, 2014Student Enterprise Awards
Congratulations to Adrian Grew and James Corley and their teacher Ms. S. Mc Colgan on their great win at the National Enterprise Finals at Croke Park. 17000 students registered for the competition i... more
Thursday 27th March, 2014L.C.A. Mother's Day Enterprise
As part of their Enterprise Project the L.C.A. students prepared very attractive Mother's Day bouquets for school throughout the school. The bouquets selling at €10 each were purchased in large... more
Tuesday 25th March, 2014St. Macartan's Day School Mass
The St. Macartan's day Mass was celebrated by Canon S. McCaughey and Rev. Fr. B. Keane, Redemptorist Father to mark the anniversary of the patron of Clogher diocese. Rev. Fr. Brendan ... more
Thursday 20th March, 2014Anti Bullying Programme for Third Year
As part of the school's bullying awareness programme a workshop was coordinated for Third Year students by Ms. R. Mc Skeane. Students actively participated in lively discussions on this nationwide d... more
Friday 14th March, 2014Celebrating Pi Day
Pi Day has become an annual event with lots of fun activities organised by Ms. C. Kierans. Over seventy students each holding a digit or point to make pi to the nearest decimal point ... more
Thursday 13th March, 2014Inter School Ceili
The annual Ceili Mor was enjoyed by students from several schools under the expert guidance of Mr. P. Duffy.   ... more
Tuesday 11th March, 2014Excellence Poster Winners
Students created wonderful posters expressing what it was to achieve Excellence in St. Macartan's College. The competition was coordinated by Mr. P. West and Mr. N. Flynn to help promote the ann... more
Friday 31st January, 2014Maths Team Finish Top
The school Maths Team finished in first place in the Team Maths Competition. Well done to the successful students: David Carey, Donal Mc Carthy, Michael Mc Kenna and Daniel Murphy on the Sem Team... more
Tuesday 21st January, 2014Young Scientists: Darragh and Oisin
  Congratulations to 3rd Year students Darragh Todd and Oisín Lavelle and their teacher Ms. Maeve Mullen who recently attended and won a prize at the BT Young Scientist and Technol... more
Tuesday 17th December, 2013Anti Bullying Awareness Programme
Anti Bullying Awareness Programme   Ms. R. Mc Skeane with the First Year Poster winners First and Second Year class groups took part in an Anti Bullying Workshop and Poster Compe... more
Monday 16th December, 2013Ecumenical Service in St. Patrick's Church.
A warm Christmas atmosphere permeated St. Patrick's Church, Church Square, Monaghan as groups of students from various denominations gathered to perform wonderful seasonal music. ... more
Friday 13th December, 2013Whole School Reading
All classes stopped on Friday 13th. December between 11.15 -11.50 am. Class 4 was given over to Whole School Reading. This was reading for pleasure, reading to encourage further reading, reading ... more
Wednesday 11th December, 2013Build A Bank
As part of the A.I.B. Build A Bank Challenge the Sem Sweet Savers opened for business at lunchtime. This gives all students the oppurtunity to open an account, lodge money and receive an A.T.M... more
Friday 8th November, 2013Vincent Mc Carvill's Retirement Function
Colleagues, former colleagues, school representatives, family and friends all attended a special function to mark the retirement of one of the colleges most esteemed and well liked teachers Mr.... more
Thursday 17th October, 2013Jersey Day
Mr. P. Smith and the 5th. Year L.C.V.P. organised another great Jersey Day on October 11th. where students and staff wore their team colours  and donated €3 or more for the privilege of do... more
Sunday 13th October, 2013Cinderella
Rehearsals are now in full swing for the Transition Year annual musical. Cinderella will commence on Tuesday 22nd. October in the College Theatre. The show will run from the 22nd. until Frida... more
Friday 11th October, 2013Junior Debating Team Highly Commended
The Junior Debating Team was highly commended for the performance of its members in the Mace Junior Debating Competitiion. Over 160 students participated on the day with teams being given only tw... more
Thursday 10th October, 2013Law Team say Thank You
The College Law Team Mr. Barra Flynn, President of Monaghan Rotary Club making a donation to some members of the College Law Team The College Law Team that travels to New York to compete i... more
Monday 30th September, 2013First Year Mass
First Year students accompanied by their parents/guardians congregated in St. Macartans Cathedral for the very thoughtfully prepared First Year Mass. This was followed by light refreshments in th... more
Wednesday 11th September, 2013Exceptional Students
A large proportion of our students did exceptionally well in the Junior Certificate. The group pictured below all achieved ten grade C's or better . ... more
Wednesday 11th September, 2013Congratulations to Junior Certificate Students
Many of our  students achieved outstanding results in the Junior Certificate. There were lots of happy faces in the corridors this morning. ... more
Tuesday 10th September, 2013Law Day Team Prepares For New York
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Wednesday 4th September, 2013Presentation To Mr. V. Mc Carvill
The student Council made a presentation to Mr. Vincent Mc Carvill who retired from teaching at the end of the last school. Mr. Mc Carvill will be greatly missed as a teacher and colleague. He joined ... more
Monday 26th August, 2013New School Year
The 2013-14 school year began today with the new First Year students having St. Macartan's to themselves, apart from the teachers who were busy at meetings and preparing their classrooms and fina... more
Tuesday 21st May, 2013Elvery's Present Award
Elvery's made a special award to the school today as part of the prize for winning the Bleep Test which means our students are the fittest in Ireland. An interesting presentation on diet and well... more
Tuesday 21st May, 2013Meitheal Fun Day
The Meitheal prefects organised their final event of the year for the first year students on the top football pitch. Everyone joined in the fun, on what was a bright sunny day. All of the usual Rode... more
Friday 17th May, 2013Robinsons Road Show
The Robinsons Rip Run Roadshow rolled into St. Macartan's with lots of exciting activities for the many eager participating students .   ... more
Friday 10th May, 2013Careers Day 2013
Careers Day 2013 Another successful Careers Day took place in the Sports Hall for all schools in the vicinity. Colleges, businesses and government agencies were represented with stands, ... more
Wednesday 8th May, 2013Embracing Difference
Students from a group of local schools got together around Christmas time to learn about celebrating the diversity of people now living in Ireland. They attended lectures and workshops on this to... more
Thursday 2nd May, 2013Past Pupil Ultan raises 1640 Euro for Irish Autism Action
Singer/songwriter, Ultan Sherry, a 20 year old past pupil, from Scotstown, raised €1640 for Irish Autism Action with his Christmas song, "Let the Snow Flakes Fall" which he rele... more
Monday 29th April, 2013Junior Dragon's Den
Aaron Grew and David Stirrat had their company products assessed by the Dragons on Junior Dragons Den. Their company, Killholly Farmsets won favourable reaction on the popular television show and... more
Wednesday 24th April, 2013Cyber Bullying Workshop
Brian Mc Govern (J.L.O.) delivered a talk to Junior school students on cyber bullying and the legal consequences of anti social behaviour . The talk was co ordinated by Ms. Rosaleen Mc Skea... more
Wednesday 24th April, 2013Bleep Test Challenge
Aviva, Elvery Sports and Dublin City University have announced that St. Macartan's College is the Fittest School in Ireland and winners of the Bleep Test Challenge. This achievement is, in partic... more
Tuesday 23rd April, 2013Social Integration and Racism Awareness
The Meitheal Prefects organised a Racism Awareness and Celebrating Difference talk and discussion for First Year students in the College Library. The powerpoint presentation created debate about man... more
Friday 15th March, 2013John Paul ll Award Winners
           Congratulations to Michael Mc Kenna, Ryan Treanor, Ruairi Crawley and Conor O' Neill who were presented with their John Paul ll awards in th... more
Friday 15th March, 2013Trath Na gCeist
Second year students enjoyed a very interesting table quiz, organised as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations . ... more
Friday 15th March, 2013Ulster Colleges All Star
  Pictures above with Danske Bank’s Mr. Danny Sinton and Ulster Colleges chairperson Mr. Seamus Meehan is St. Macartan’s College MacRory Cup and Monaghan Harps player Fearghal McM... more
Thursday 14th March, 2013St. Macartan's College Past Pupil Presented with Trinity College Entrance Scholarship
  Past pupil Michael Mahony was awarded an Entrance Exhibitions at Trinity College, Dublin. These awards are presented to pupils who score over 560 points in the Leaving Certificate examina... more
Wednesday 6th March, 2013Cheque To St. Vincent de Paul
Transition Year students with Mr. R. Mallon and Ms. C. Duffy present a cheque to representatives of St. Vincent de Paul. ... more
Wednesday 20th February, 2013Gala Ball a Huge Success
Parents, Past Pupils, staff and friends of St. Macartan's College gathered in great numbers at the Hillgrove Hotel to celebrate St. Macartan's  history as a school steeped in the ... more
Monday 18th February, 2013Handball Success in Kingscourt
Eamonn Todd (Coach) with Darren Doherty who won the Intermediate All Ireland Handball finals in Kingscourt, County Cavan. ... more
Sunday 17th February, 2013Regional Debating
St. Macartan’s win Regional Debating Title.   The St. Macartan’s College senior debating team of Ryan Treanor, Michael McKenna and Calvin McArdle won the  North East ... more
Thursday 7th February, 2013Great Interest in Gala Ball
    One hundred years of sporting history will be celebrated at the Hillgrove Hotel on February 16th next when parents, Past Pupils, staff and friends of St... more
Monday 4th February, 2013N.U.I. Essay Winner
Mark Mc Donnell was recently successful in the N.U.I. Essay  Competition. His essay was titled, "How Would You Get Ireland Back To Work ?" Mark's Journalism teacher is Ms... more
Monday 4th February, 2013Mental Health Public Speaking
  Ryan Treanor, Michael Mc Kenna and Calvin Mc Ardle recently were successful in winning the County Monaghan Mental Health Public Speaking Competition. This marks the latest triumph for ... more
Sunday 3rd February, 2013 Ulster Handball Success
  St. Macartan’s recorded their best return in the Ulster Schools and Colleges championships for a number of years with no fewer than three titles returning to the school in what has be... more
Sunday 3rd February, 2013Mac Rory Quarter Final
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Sunday 27th January, 2013Operation Fitness SEMsation
    This five week fun fitness programme for parents will begin in mid February . The programme is open to parents of students at St. Macartan’s College and is organised by ... more
Sunday 27th January, 2013Catholic School's Week
Catholic Schools Week 27th. January - 2nd. February was an oppurtunity for Catholic Schools to re-commit themselves to strengthening and celebrating their Catholic family. Two fourth year cla... more
Tuesday 22nd January, 2013BT Young Scientists
Young scientists Ultan and Louis presented an excellent project for the BT Young Scientist Competition and were so happy with the experience that they intend entering again next year. Their proje... more
Monday 21st January, 2013Best Of Luck
Ms Claire Mc Kenna was wished a fond farewell on her final day in St. Macartan's before commencing further studies in Limerick. Staff and students wish Ms. Mc Kenna every success with her future car... more
Saturday 19th January, 2013Open Night 2013
The school Open Night offered prospective pupils and their parents an excellent window into life in Saint Macartan's College. A warm welcome was extended to  guests who viewed the excellent ... more
Wednesday 19th December, 2012Ulster Colleges All Star
St. Macartan's and Monaghan Harps player Feargal Mc Mahon at the announcement of the Danske Bank sponsored Ulster Colleges All Stars with Mr. Danny Sinton, Danske Bank and Mr. Seamus Meehan of th... more
Friday 30th November, 2012St. Macartan's College Marks the Retirement of Four Teaching Colleagues
    Mr. Eamon Kelly, Ms. Ann Teague, Mr. Dan Murphy and Mr. Michael Todd pictured at a function to mark their retirement from teaching. Also in the photograph are, Fr. Shane McCaugh... more
Tuesday 27th November, 2012Junior Dragons Den
        Junior Dragon’s Den participants Aaron Grew and David Stirrat with Bank of Ireland Monahan manager Tina Clancy.   St. Macartan’s College yo... more
Friday 23rd November, 2012Sem reach Ulster Colleges Corn na nÓg Semi-Final
In extremely cold playing conditions, St. Macartan’s College defeated St. Mary’s Belfast by a score-line of 4-7 to 2-11 in the Corn na nOg (U-14 ½) quarter-final. Th... more
Friday 23rd November, 2012Finalist in Poetry Aloud
  St. Macartan's College student Joseph Caulfield who won a place in the finals of the senior section of the All Ireland Poetry Aloud Competition  at the National Library Dublin. ... more
Saturday 17th November, 2012Being Young and Irish Students Visit President Higgins
  Pictured with President Michael D. Higgins and Mrs. Higgins at the  Being Young and Irish seminar at Áras an Uachtaráin on Saturday last are current St. Macartan&rsqu... more
Thursday 15th November, 2012Three St. Macartan’s College Entrance Scholars
  Pictured at the UCD Entrance Scholars award ceremony are St. Macartan’s College past pupils Mícheal O’Mordha, Emlyn McGee and Conor McElroy with the president of UCD ... more
Tuesday 6th November, 2012Rang Maitiu Take Part in The Big Debate
      Young people vote 84 to 57 in favour of the Children Referendum at the OCO Big Debate     A majority of young people, who took part in the Ombudsman for ... more
Friday 26th October, 2012Design a Haunted House
Every student in First Year Art entered the Design and Make a Haunted House Competition this year. The standard was great and the models were put on display in the College Library. The winners w... more
Wednesday 24th October, 2012Design a Folder Cover Competition
The First Year Art class designed the front and back of their art folders using pictures that tell us about themselves. The winners were: First: Lorcan Deery, Second: Jamie Mc Aree, Third: Oisin ... more
Tuesday 23rd October, 2012Poetry Aloud 2012
  Joseph Caulfield, Louis Madden and Christopher Mc Carron (not in picture) each won a place in the semi finals of the Poetry Aloud Competition which will take place in the National library... more
Friday 19th October, 2012St. Macartan's College Hosts P.E.A.I. Conference
  St. Macartan’s hosts 2012 P.E.A.I. Annual Conference   St. Macartan’s College hosted the Physical Education Association of Ireland National Conference... more
Thursday 18th October, 2012St. Macartan's Students' NYP Project in Ireland’s Top Teens Final
Monaghan NYP Project in Ireland’s Top Teens Final From 140 projects around Ireland, The Uniform Recycle Scheme at the Foróige Neighbou... more
Thursday 18th October, 2012Don't Forget !
The Cast of Beauty and the Beast ... more
Wednesday 17th October, 2012St. Macartan’s to celebrate 100 years of Gaelic Games at the Sem
    Chairperson of the St. Macartan's College Parents Association Kieran Lavelle with members of the St. Macartan's MacRory Cup panel and team management at the recent launch of the... more
Wednesday 17th October, 2012Gerry Duffy Speaks at P.A. Meeting
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Friday 12th October, 2012Goal Jersey Day
Jerseys represesenting teams and sports from around the country and indeed from around the world were worn today to support Goal Jersey Day . This annual fundraising event was organised by the f... more
Wednesday 10th October, 2012Childline Breakfast For First Years
Good fun and a healthy breakfast was enjoyed by the First Year students in the canteen. It was coordinated by the Meitheal prefects and overseen by Ms. Mc Skeane. The proceeds were presented to a re... more
Saturday 22nd September, 2012President Michael D. Higgins Launches "Take Charge Of Change" In St. Macartan's College.
President Michael D. Higgins visited St. Macartan's College to speak at his initiative “Take Charge Of Change” – a consultation with young people across the country to explore the... more
Thursday 20th September, 2012Junior Certificate Results
Last years Third Years Third Year students were very happy with their excellent results in The Junior Certificate. St. Macartan’s Best Junior Certs 2012.   Pictured above wit... more
Tuesday 28th August, 2012Welcome New First Years
Welcome to all our new First Year Students         ... more
Wednesday 27th June, 2012President McAleese at St. Macartan's
Click below for pictures of President's visit: ... more
Wednesday 27th June, 2012School Inspection Reports
  View results of the students' and parents' Whole School Evaluation Survey Parents Returns Students Returns WSE MLL School Inspection Report       &... more
Friday 1st June, 2012Mr. M. Todd and Mr. D. Murphy Retire
First year students were on hand to make presentations to Mr. M. Todd and Mr. D. Murphy on their final day of teaching in St. Macartan's College. Both teachers have had long and distinguished career... more
Wednesday 23rd May, 2012 Fortunes, Take Me Out
    Fifth year students from the student councils of St. Louis and St. Macartans College held an event to fundraise for Trocaire on the 29 th of March. Trocaire was selected as t... more
Wednesday 23rd May, 2012D.A.U.S. International Mounted Games Championship
Niall Hughes (First Year) was chosen to represent Ireland at the D.A.U.S. International Games Championship, at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in May. The team faced tough competition from the teams... more
Friday 18th May, 2012Mental Health Sculpture
Images of the Awards Night for the Mental Health Sculpture ... more
Friday 18th May, 2012Staff Student Indoor Soccer
The Staff Team The Runners Up Student Team The annual indoor soccer match between the staff and the students took place in the Sports Hall. The referee, who was commended for his impa... more
Thursday 17th May, 2012Past Pupil attends Olympics
Keeping Ireland's Olympians in shape Aidan Woods   Aidan Woods would love to have competed in the Olympics, but being the Irish athletes’ physio is as good as qu... more
Tuesday 15th May, 2012Monaghan Sports Partnership
Several boys participated in enjoyable sporting activities organized by Monaghan Sports Partnership at lunch break in the sports hall...and were rewarded with a goodie bag. ... more
Friday 11th May, 2012Careers Day
The Careers Day event  was very well attended by students from St. Macartan's and other schools in the vicinity . Representatives from Colleges and Local Business, together with Government ... more
Thursday 10th May, 2012The Sean Lemass Awards Ceremony
5th year students Aaron Grew and David Stirrat pictured with their Enterprise teacher, Ms.S. McColgan and Principal, Mr. R.  McHugh at the Sean Lemass Awards ceremony on 10/5/12 at the De... more
Friday 27th April, 2012I.S.P.C.C. National Anti-Bullying Awareness Week
    Senior and Junior students all took part in an anti-bullying awareness programme with a particular emphasis on the topic of cyberbullying and how best to deal with this issue... more
Monday 9th April, 2012Give It Up For Trocaire
  Twenty-five students from first to fifth year participated in the Trocaire ‘Give it up for 24hrs’ Campaign which took place on 8th March.  On that day they were challe... more
Saturday 31st March, 2012Ulster All Star
Ulster All Star, Mel Boyce with G.A.A. Ard Stiurtoir, Mr. P. Duffy and team manager, Mr. S. Meehan ... more
Thursday 29th March, 2012Mental Health Sculpture
The students in Transition Year Art Class are busy preparing a sculpture titled: Living Life To The Full in 2012 for the Inter Schools Mental Health Art Competition.   .........an... more
Tuesday 20th March, 2012Sem Dalton Victory
The St. Macartan’s College Dalton Cup team made it two wins out of two in this year’s to ensure qualification to the knock-out stages of the competition. ‘The Sem’ prevail... more
Tuesday 20th March, 2012All Ireland Basketball Winners
    Tuesday 20th March 2012, will live long in the memory of anyone associated with sport and in particular basketball at St. Macartan’s College as the Sem claimed their f... more
Saturday 17th March, 2012World Book Day 2012
World Book Day was coordinated by Ms. S. Colreavy and was marked by displays in the library, book review competitions and literary quizzes. Mr. Tony Curtis, member of Aosdana, did a reading of... more
Friday 16th March, 2012Seachtain Na Gaeilge
A variety of activities were organised to celebrate Seachtain Na Gaeilge, the week leading up to St. Patrick's Day. This included a quiz for junior students, and a ceili for transition year students... more
Thursday 15th March, 2012Sem's Got Talent
A hugely entertaining talent show was enjoyed by the large audience that turned out for the inaugural Sem's Got Talent in the College Theatre . The show was directed by Ms. Catherine Mulhurn. ... more
Friday 2nd March, 2012The Sem’ qualify for U-16 All-Ireland Basketball Final
  All roads from St. Macartan’s College led to the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght as ‘the Sem’ took on CBS Tramore in the All-Ireland Schools U16 B Basketball Semi-Fi... more
Wednesday 29th February, 2012 Teachers' Final Day
Two esteemed teachers and colleagues were presented with Celtic Figurines to mark their final day teaching in St. Macartan's College by the College senior prefects in the staffroom. The Principal sp... more
Wednesday 29th February, 2012County Enterprise Awards
The Flexi Needs mini company finished in first place in the County Enterprise Awards. Congratulations to the team, who are marketing ear phones that have retractable, tanglefree cables . They now pr... more
Saturday 25th February, 2012St. Macartan’s Success at All Ireland Schools Light Entertainment Festival
  Huge crowds converged on the Briery Gap Theatre, Macroom on Saturday February 25 for the second All Ireland Secondary Schools Light Entertainment Festival with celebrity judges, Michael ... more
Friday 24th February, 2012Ms. Mary O' Hagan Retirement Function
Colleagues, friends and members of the Board of Management turned out in large numbers to bid farewell to Ms. Mary O' Hagan at her Retirement function in the Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan. A very p... more
Tuesday 7th February, 2012French Theatre
The cast of French Theatre for Schools gave two entertaining performances for Transition Year and Fifth Year students ... more
Friday 3rd February, 2012St. Macartan's Wins Regional I.M.T.A. Project Maths Competition
  The Irish Maths Teachers Association, Team Maths competition is a table quiz for teams of up to 4 students from Leaving Cert year. Teams are made up of students who are taking Maths ... more
Thursday 2nd February, 2012Wedding Bells
We wish  Ms. Catherine Mulhern, our Music teacher, and her future husband Martin a lovely day on 4th. February when they celebrate their wedding in the company of family and friends Ms... more
Tuesday 31st January, 2012Driver Awareness
Transition year students from St. Macartan's College, St. Louis Secondary School, Collegiate College and Gaeil Scoil Ultan were invited to a driver Awareness Campaign in Hotel Hillgrove hosted by th... more
Friday 27th January, 2012Ulster Colleges All Star
Congratulations to Tyholland G.F.C., Monaghan Co. Minor and St. Macartan's College MacRory Cup captain Mel Boyce who was awarded an Ulster Colleges All Star for 2011. ... more
Thursday 26th January, 2012Class of 1991 Reunion
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Friday 20th January, 2012Open Night 2012
The school was open, to students presently attending 6th class in National Schools, to view the facilities of St. Macartan's College. Most teachers and a number of students were available between 7 ... more
Friday 20th January, 2012St. Macartan’s Young Scientists invited to participate in the 2011 BT Business of Science & Technology Programme.
  St. Macartan’s College students Killian Lavelle and Colin Todd whose Young Scientist project on reducing the importation of dessert apples into Ireland by promoting a home grown al... more
Friday 20th January, 2012St. Macartan's Students Highly Commended at Young Scientist Competition
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Thursday 19th January, 2012St. Macartan’s College Student Joins Elite UCD Scholars Group
St. Macartan’s College 2011 Leaving Cert student Darren McMahon was awarded a UCD Ad Astra Elite academic scholarship at O’Reilly Hall UCD on Thursday last. The UCD Ad Astra Academic... more
Wednesday 18th January, 2012St. Macartan’s Student Wins Ulster 40 x 20 Colleges Title
Current Ulster and All Ireland Intermediate Colleges 40 x 20 champion Darren Doherty took a step closer to retaining his national title on Wednesday last by retaining the Ulster Colleges title a... more
Wednesday 21st December, 2011Choir: Carols For Christmas
A very pleasant Christmas carol recital was performed by the school choir and musicians in the social area at lunch break. ... more
Friday 9th December, 2011Poetry Aloud National Success
Congratulations to Shane Mc Mahon on winning the National Finals of Poetry Aloud in Dublin and to the team mentor, Ms. S. Colreavy. Joseph Caulfield also represented the school with distinct... more
Thursday 8th December, 2011Get on your Bike
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Tuesday 6th December, 2011Basketball
The U-19 Basketball team won against Gormanstone College (77-49) and this great victory puts the team into the National play offs in Carrickmacross. ... more
Tuesday 29th November, 2011Car Wash for Trocaire
Rang Fergus braved the cold to wash teachers cars to raise funds for Trocaire Global Gifts. The class collected over €100. ... more
Friday 25th November, 2011Poetry Aloud Results
  Shane Mc Mahon and Joseph Caulfield won places in the All Ireland Poetry Aloud Competition which took place in the National Library . Samuel Doyle and Daniel Mc Carron also participated wit... more
Tuesday 22nd November, 2011Rang Maitiu Visits the Ombudsman
Rang Maitiu made a visit to the office of the Ombudsman for Children, Emily Logan as part of their action project for C.S.P.E. The class were made to feel very welcome and presented Ms. Logan with ch... more
Monday 21st November, 2011Arts Event
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Friday 18th November, 2011Maths Week
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Tuesday 15th November, 2011Poetry Aloud Regional Final
Several schools gathered in St. Macartan's to participate in the regional finals of Poetry Aloud. There was a palpable air of anticipation as students prepared to recite their particular selection... more
Thursday 10th November, 2011Disability Awareness Programme
Transition Year students participated in a very interesting Disability Awareness Programme in the Sports Hall. It was presented by the Irish Wheelchair Association and students had the unique oppurt... more
Tuesday 8th November, 2011Halloween Houses
Mr. R. Mc Hugh presents prizes to the First Year students in the Design and Make a Halloween Haunted House ... more
Tuesday 8th November, 2011L.C.V.P. Class Presents Cheque
Mr. Pascal Smyth and the students of the L.C.V.P. class present the representative of GOAL with a cheque of €1386.87, the proceeds of GOAL Jersey Day ... more
Monday 7th November, 2011Dangers of Smoking
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Wednesday 2nd November, 2011First Year Table Quiz
A very enjoyable table quiz was organised by the Student Council and the Meitheal prefects for all First Year students in the College Theatre ... more
Saturday 22nd October, 2011Grease, a great success
Large audiences attended this year's very popular school production of Grease . ... more
Friday 14th October, 2011Winners: Poetry Aloud 2011
Winners of the Junior, Intermediate and Senior Poetry Aloud Competition with Ms. M. Mc Donald and Ms S. Colreavy ... more
Friday 7th October, 2011Poetry Aloud 2011
Senior students practicing for Poetry Aloud 2011 ... more
Friday 7th October, 2011Greetings
Greetings from The Sem to our Italian families   ... more
Friday 7th October, 2011Grease
Tickets on sale for this very popular show ... more
Friday 7th October, 2011Goal Jersey Day 2011
Congratulations to Mr. P. Smyth and the L.C.V. P. class who raised approximately  €1500 for Goal Jersey Day ... more
Friday 7th October, 2011G.A.A. Minor County Final
Best of luck to all members of the school community involved in the county final on Sunday ... more
Tuesday 4th October, 2011Breakfast for Childline
The Meitheal prefects organised a Cheerios Breakfast morning for the First Year students. €200 was raised in aid of Childline . The students were guided by Ms. R. Mc Skeane , a nd the staf... more
Saturday 10th September, 2011Best Junior Certificate results
Michael Mc Kenna, Best Junior Certificate Results 2010-11 Students who achieved ten grade C's or better in their Junior Certificate with Year Head, Ms.L. Walshe Fitzgerald and Deputy Princ... more
Sunday 4th September, 2011New Students
  A warm welcome is extended to all new students to St. Macartan's College for the coming year. We hope you have a happy and successful year.   ... more
Wednesday 1st June, 2011Enterprise Module 2011
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Friday 27th May, 2011Transition Year Awards
The achievements and many successes of this year's Transition Year students were acknowledged in the Awards Day ceremony held in the College Theatre. Parents and students were in attendance to appla... more
Tuesday 24th May, 2011Foundation Coaching Course
Several students participated in a G.A.A. Foundation Course in the Sportshall. This is the first of a series of courses which enhance the boys chances of being selected to train at Cul Camps in the ... more
Monday 23rd May, 2011Class of 2011's Final Day
The Class of 2011 had their final day as students of St. Macartan's College today. It was a very stormy day, of high winds and with fallen debris on both sides of the school driveway and throughout ... more
Saturday 21st May, 2011St. Macartan's College Careers 2011
Students from St. Macartan's,  St. Louis Convent and Monaghan Collegiate had the oppurtunity to discuss courses and careers at a major careers event held in the Sportshall. Several colleges and... more
Friday 20th May, 2011Sports Activity Week
Great credit is due to Ms. R. Mc Skeane, the Meitheal prefects and the Sports Department for organising a great variety of events throughout the past five days for Sports Activity week. ... more
Monday 16th May, 2011Eucharistic Bell Arrives
  The Eucharistic Congress bell was on display in the school library until 11 15 am. It was then carried to the College Chapel where Rev. S. Joyce, college chaplain, explained its significe... more
Friday 13th May, 2011U-16 Soccer Success
Well  done to the U-16 soccer team, coached by Mr. E. Mc Cabe, who won the Cavan Monaghan Under 16 soccer competition. They defeated St. Aidan's , Cootehill. ... more
Friday 6th May, 2011John Lonergan Talk
Former governor of Mounjoy Prison gave a very enlightening talk to Transition Year students recently. In a frank and open account, Mr. Lonergan painted a very clear picture of life behind bars in on... more
Wednesday 6th April, 2011Sketching Outdoors
The recent spell of fine weather allowed students studying Art to take their sketchbooks outside and capture some of the fresh Spring colour at the front of the school ... more
Wednesday 6th April, 2011St. Macartan's College in Brock Cup Semi Final
  St. Macartans  4-11     St. Colman’s Newry 2-10   After three consecutive wins in the 2011 Ulster Colleges A U15 Brock Cup, against St. M... more
Monday 4th April, 2011Musical Talent
It was lovely to see and hear the musical talent from 3rd. and 6th. year in the Music room under the guidance of Ms. C. Mulhern . ... more
Tuesday 29th March, 2011G.A.A. Foundation Coaching Course
In the picture above is the Fourth Year G.A.A. module class group who are embarking on the Foundation Coaching Course, being run currently by Monaghan County Board. The tutor is Mr. Paul Turley a... more
Thursday 24th March, 2011First Year Tree Planting
To mark their first St. Macartan's Day in the school, students in First Year planted a tree in the lawn in front of the old building. ... more
Thursday 24th March, 2011Saint Macartan's Day 2011
The St. Macartan's Day Mass is celebrated each year in St. Macartan's College to mark the Anniversary of the patron saint of Clogher diocese. The chief celebrant was Most Rev. Liam Mc Daid . ... more
Wednesday 23rd March, 2011Biology Room Gets New Murals
Mr. P. West engaged students from Transition Year to paint diagrams relating to the Biology curriculum on the walls of his room recently. The result is an interesting array of colourful and educatio... more
Tuesday 8th March, 2011I.M.T.A
Congratulations to the Maths team: Darren Mc Mahon, Egor Kyshtymov, and Shane Mc Kenna who finished 4th. in the I.M.T.A.  held in University of Limerick. The team is mentored by Ms. G. Garvey. ... more
Friday 4th March, 2011Irish Secondary Schools Entertainment Competition
The School Choir finished third and the Grupa Cheoil was awarded best traditional group at the Irish Secondary Schools Entertainment Competition at the Briery Gap Theatre, Macroom, Co. Cork. The gro... more
Thursday 3rd March, 2011World Book Day Quiz
Ms. F. Gallagher and Ms. B. Carroll tested the literary knowledge of First Year students with an enjoyable table quiz in the College Library to mark World Book Day. ... more
Thursday 3rd March, 2011Embedding Tolerance
Transition Year students delivered a worthwhile presentation: Embedding Tolerance in the College Theatre for First Year students . The event, co - ordinated by Ms. R. Mc Skean promotes equality, co... more
Wednesday 2nd March, 2011TY Enterprise Success
Congratulations to all the students, mentored by Ms. S. Mc Colgan, who participated in the Monaghan County Enterprise finals in the Four Seasons Hotel. St. Macartan's faced tough opposition from... more
Tuesday 1st March, 2011Musical Talent
It was lovely to see and hear the range of musical talent on display in the Music Room under the guidance of Ms. C. Mulhern. ... more
Wednesday 16th February, 2011President visits St. Macartan's
President of Ireland, Mary McAleese and her husband Dr. Martin McAleese visited St. Macartan’s College to mark an innovative Monaghan Collegiate School /St. Macartan’s College, Peac... more
Monday 14th February, 2011All Ireland Colleges Handball Champioship 2011
Senior Singles Ulster Champions and All Ireland Colleges Finalists, Christopher Mc Kenna and Terry Mc Elvaney Junior Singles Ulster and All Ireland Champion, Darren Doherty Intermediate U... more
Monday 14th February, 2011St. Macartan's Compete in World Mock Trials
St. Macartan's Law Team with coach Mr. Paul Mc Cormack, Mrs. G. Garvey and Mr. R. Mallon in New York representing Ireland in the World Mock Trials. ... more
Thursday 10th February, 2011Science Quiz Team
Science Quiz Team The school Science team, under the guidance of team mentor, Mr. E. Kelly had a very successful 2011. The team won the Regional Championship and finished runners up in the Nation... more
Wednesday 9th February, 2011Poetry Aloud
Congratulations to Shane Mc Mahon and Samuel Doyle who competed in Poetry Aloud earlier in the year. Samuel finished an All Ireland finalist while Shane went one step further and was the overall Poe... more
Wednesday 9th February, 2011Leaving Certificate Applied Class make Bodhrans
Under the guidance of Ms. S. O' Hara and Ms. C. Duffy the LCA Class have been engaged in the craft of bodhran making. From curving the outer rim, to stretching the calf skin the class have been invo... more
Tuesday 8th February, 2011Transition Year Mini Company Launch
Garda Liam O' Donnell and Garda Conor Brady attended the launch of the T.Y. Mini Company board game which will go into production shortly. The board game encourages road safety and the two Gardai wi... more
Friday 4th February, 2011Open Night 2011
St. Macartan's was a hub of excitement with visiting families enjoying tours of the school on Open Night 2011. There was a great turnout to view the college's facilities and enjoy the many impressiv... more
Tuesday 1st February, 2011L.C.V.P. Quiz
Ms. S. Mc Colgan and the students of the 5th. Year  L.C.V.P Enterprise class held a very enjoyable table quiz for First Year students as part of their portfolio work. ... more
Friday 14th January, 2011World Junior Handball Champion
On 21st. December, Darren Doherty travelled to San Diego, California with the Irish Junior Handball team. The team was representing Ireland in the 55th. U.S. Junior National Finals. Darren was succe... more
Monday 10th January, 2011Ms. M. O' Hagan Retires
Just before Christmas Ms. M. O' Hagan retired from teaching. Ms. O' Hagan had taught Maths and Business in the school for nineteen years. We wish her a long, healthy and very happy retirement ... more
Tuesday 21st December, 2010Christmas Services
Christmas services have been taking place in the College Chapel for the past few days for the various year groups, organised by the R.E. Department and college chaplain, Rev. S. Joyce .   ... more
Tuesday 21st December, 2010Winter Wonderland
The heavy snow and severe frost may be causing travel difficulties but there is no denying  the presence of the creative hand of nature around our school grounds     ... more
Wednesday 15th December, 2010Iontas Art Competition Winners
Two first year pupils,Samuel Doyle and Ryan Dwayne collected First and Second prizes at the Iontas "Winter Wonderland" art competition held recently for secondary schools in Monaghan. Th... more
Tuesday 9th November, 2010Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Pictures from this year's fantastic school musical, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. 9th. - 12th. November at 8 pm in the College Theatre For more... more
Friday 15th October, 2010Make up with Joseph
Preparations have begun in the Make-up Department for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat   ... more
Wednesday 13th October, 2010Poetry Aloud 2010
St. Macartan's College was the venue for the regional section of the Poetry Aloud competition this year.Teams from many schools participated and the adjudicator commended all the teams on the excell... more
Sunday 10th October, 2010Anti Bullying Poster Winners
A very successful Anti Bullying Poster Competition was organised for all first year students. A selection of the best posters was on display in the library. The event was co ordinated by Ms. R. Mc S... more
Thursday 7th October, 2010Goal Jersey Day 2010
Goal Jersey Day 2010 Mr. P. Smyth and the members of the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme held the annual Goal Jersey Day and team colours of every description were worn proudly on the day.... more
Wednesday 6th October, 2010Breafast Fundraiser for Childline
Cherrios Childline Breakfast Together Week Meitheal prefects organised a First Class (ie. 9 15 - 9 50 !) Breakfast for all 1st. year pupils, in the canteen to raise money for Childline. ... more
Tuesday 5th October, 2010World Teachers Day
Today is World Teachers Day. This year the theme of the day is: Recovery Begins with Teachers   ... more
Thursday 30th September, 2010
Mc Greevy Cup Hurling First & Second Year Ulster Hurling Blitz The St. Macartan's hurling team finished a very commendable second in the Ulster Hurling Blitz at O' Neill Park, Clontibret. For a... more
Thursday 30th September, 2010First "Year Design A Folder" competition
This year's winners of the First Year "Design A Folder" competition are First: Samuel Doyle, Second: Stephen Corrigan & Third: Ryan Dwayne. ... more
Wednesday 29th September, 2010Anti Bullying Talk
First year students attended a very informative Anti Bullying talk and film organised by Ms. R. Mc Skeane. The talk was given by Mr. D.  Mc Cague and is part of the ongoing campaign to eliminat... more
Thursday 16th September, 2010Junior Certificate Results
  Junior Certificate students who achieved a Grade C or be tter in all their subjects at Higher Level   The Top Twelve Junior Certificate Results ... more
Wednesday 8th September, 2010Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
This years show is Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Auditions have taken place and the principal members of the cast have been selected. The chorus has also been chosen. It promises to ... more
Friday 14th May, 2010Parents Association Golf Classic
The Golf Classic organised by the Parents Association was a great success. It was held at Rossmore Golf Club and was very well supported by parents and the local community. Funds raised will help fi... more
Monday 10th May, 2010On The Right Track
      Thirty four students from the junior cycle learning support classes had a great day of Go - Karting action in Newry with Ms. Teague and Mr. Mc Geough. T... more
Friday 30th April, 2010L.C.A. Enterprise Task
Mr. D. Boland and Mr. R. Mallon present a cheque to the representatives of the local branch of St. Vincent de Paul, on behalf of the Leaving Certificate Applied, Year 1, group.  Members of t... more
Tuesday 27th April, 2010Canadian Ambassador Visits
C anadian Ambassador, Mr. Patrick G. Binns visited the college, in the company of Mr. Willie Mc Kenna and Mr. Tony Murphy, to speak to Fifth Year students in the College Theatre. Ambassador Binns s... more
Thursday 22nd April, 2010Golf Classic
The committee is organising a Golf Classic on Friday May 14th. at Rossmore Golf Club. Funds raised will help finance an administration package for the school and a book rental scheme. The o... more
Wednesday 21st April, 2010Intercultural Awareness Programme
Mr. David Mc Cague from Monaghan Education centre facilitated an informative programme for all First Year Classes, emphasising a better understanding and awareness of cultural diversity. Click... more
Monday 19th April, 2010History Trip To Belgium
St. Macartan's, together with students from the Monaghan Collegiate, enjoyed a memorable trip to Belgium at the end of March. The trip was from 23rd.-26th. March and the students were accompanied by... more
Friday 26th March, 2010Internet Safety Week March 23rd, - 26th.
Internet Safety Week and issues concerning Cyberbullying were addressed by all students in SPHE and RE classes. Students were also given the oppurtunity to complete a questionaire to express any ... more
Monday 15th March, 2010BT Inflatable Target Practice
Students had the oppurtunity to test their football shooting ability when the giant inflatable BT Football Shooting Arena visited the school. ... more
Saturday 6th March, 2010All-ireland Maths Quiz Final
On Saturday 6th. March, four sixth year students, Colm Mc Elwain, Cillian Mc Carron, Michael Treanor and Peadar O' Lamhna, travelled to University College Cork with teacher, Mr. E. Mc Cabe to compet... more
Thursday 4th March, 2010World Book day
World book day was a great success again this year on March 4th. due to the enthusiasm of Ms. S. Colreavy and the many students who participated in a variety of events. Display of participan... more
Friday 12th February, 2010Open Night and Enrolment
Open Night and Enrolment for students and parents on Friday February 12th at 7.00 p.m.           ... more
Sunday 7th February, 2010All Ireland Colleges (2nd. Level) Handball Success
Students, Darren Doherty, Terry Mc Elvaney and Christopher Mc Kenna represented St. Macartan's, their clubs and Monaghan with distinction, at the All Ireland Handball Championships held throughout t... more
Friday 22nd January, 2010Non Uniform Day
Second Year groups, Shane and Sean, along with their C.S.P.E. teachers, Ms. D. Brady and Ms. L. Walshe Fitzgerald worked hard to coordinate the Non-Uniform Day as part of their C.S.P.E. Project. All... more
Wednesday 20th January, 2010Guys and Dolls
    For more photographs click on Transition Year in the sidebar menu and then on Guys and Dolls                   ... more
Tuesday 5th January, 2010Class of 1987 Reunion
The class of 1987 had a very happy reunion in the college on December 27th. Smiling faces greeted one another as these past pupils gathered outside the library before wandering around familiar corri... more
Friday 18th December, 2009Nativity Evening
Nativity Evening Under the excellent guidance of Ms. C. Mulhern and Ms. S. O' Hara a very seasonal production of The Nativity Story was performed in the College Chapel on 18th. December. Paren... more
Friday 18th December, 2009St. Vincent de Paul Food Appeal
St. Vincent de Paul Food Appeal Rang Fiachra, Ferdia, Fionnbarra and Fearghus investigated Vocation as part of a community of Faith. An aspect of this project involved interviewing Attracta Mc Niec... more
Wednesday 16th December, 2009Westenra Hotel sponsors Mac Rory Team
  Mr. Frank Mc Eneaney, Westenra Hotel with Mr. R. Mc Hugh, Mr. G. Coyle and members of the Mc Rory panel for 2009 - 20010 ... more
Friday 4th December, 2009Mr. J. Kirke's Farewell Party
Surrounded by his family, his many colleagues and friends from St Macartan's College, warm wishes were extended to Mr. Joe Kirke on the occasion of his retirement from teaching. Warm tributes were e... more
Wednesday 25th November, 2009Edvard Munch Exhibition
Edvard Munch Exhibition at the National Gallery The sixth year art class travelled to Dublin to  see  the work of Norwegian printmaker Edvard Munch at the National Gallery . Students were... more
Wednesday 18th November, 2009Irish Science Olympiad
Irish Science Olympiad Darren Mc Mahon and his Physics teacher, Mr. V. Mc Carville pictured after Darren won a bronze medal at the Irish E.U. Science Olympiad competition which was held in D.C.U.... more
Wednesday 14th October, 2009Three World Handball Titles
Congratulations to Darren Doherty and Paraic Mc Kenna who won three World Handball titles in Portland, Oregan. Well done also to Terry Mc Elvaney who also competed but was hampered throughout by a ha... more
Saturday 10th October, 2009Cool Schools
As part of the Cool Schools week Ms. R. Mc Skean co ordinated an Anti Bullying poster competition. The winning  entries were displayed in the library window  and admired by many passers ... more
Friday 9th October, 2009Goal Jersey Day 09
The corridors of the school were brightened by the array of colourful team colours worn by both students and staff on  Jersey Day. The fundraising event was organised by Mr. P. Smith and the ... more
Tuesday 15th September, 2009Best Junior Certificate Results
Mr. R. Mc Hugh, Principal and Ms. B. Carroll, Year Head, with the students who achieved the best Junior Certificate in the school this year.     ... more
Monday 18th May, 2009Presentation To Ms. S. Mc Colgan
Sixth Year Accountancy Presentation The Sixth Year Accountancy Class made a presentation to Ms. S. Mc Colgan in recognition of the six years she has had the group for class. ... more
Monday 18th May, 2009Valedictory Evening
Valedictory Evening 2009 A very pleasant gathering of students, parents and teachers took place in St. Macartan's Cathedral to mark the end of this years Leaving Certificate group in Secondary S... more
Thursday 30th April, 2009St. Macartan's College: ICS Skills Centre (ECDL) of the Year 2009
  St.Macartan’s College ICS Skills Centre (ECDL) won the “ ICS Skills Centre of the Year 2009 ” Award last Thursday, 30 th April 2009 , at the ICS Skills Na... more
Tuesday 28th April, 2009Mini Company Success in All Ireland Finals in Naas
    Success for “Sem” at All Ireland Mini-Company Finals, Naas, Co. Kildare   On the 28 th April the T.Y mini-co “Quench Patrol” partici... more
Thursday 23rd April, 2009G.A.A. 125th. Anniversary Jersey Day
  To mark the school's long association with the Gaelic Athletic Association St. Macartan's celebrated the 125th. anniversary of the organisation by encouraging students to wear their club j... more
Thursday 2nd April, 2009D.C.U. Fitness Testing
Dublin City University Fitness Testing Saint Macartan's College was chosen to participate in a national fitness test on 2nd. and 3rd . April. ... more
Tuesday 24th March, 2009Happy St. Macartan's Day
A very pleasant gathering of the school community took place in the Sportshall to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Macartan. Bishop Joseph Duffy officiated at a very pleasant Mass, while Rev. Dermot Ha... more
Tuesday 24th March, 2009Westside Story
The eagerly anticipated school production of Westside Story opens tonight in the College Theatre at 8 pm. The large cast and orcestra will perform to large audiences each night until the curtain dra... more
Thursday 5th March, 2009Enterprise Class Success
      Great ENTERPRISE   This year Ms. Mc Colgans enterprise class took part in the TY mini-company module in which they needed to set up and run a small business. With... more
Friday 13th February, 2009Enrolment Night 2009
Guided tours and classroom displays were available to families who came to enrol their son in St. Macartan's for the next school year. Many of the displays featured work by students from various subj... more
Saturday 7th February, 2009All Ireland Handball Winners
Padraig Mc Kenna won the All Ireland Junior Handball championship in Roscommon on Saturday 7th. February. Christopher Mc Kenna and Terry Mc Elvaney won the All Ireland Colleges Doubles Championship... more
Tuesday 20th January, 2009St. Macartans College Sports Fund Draw Results
First Prize - Eugene Todd, Killenely Emyvale - €200 voucher for Tithe Alainne Second Prize - Dermot Maguire Scotstown - Hamper Third Prize - Patrick Kierans Threemilehouse- €50 Voucher ... more
Wednesday 14th January, 2009World Science Olympian
    St. Macartan’s  College Transition Year student Darren Mc Mahon brought international recognition to his school, to Co. Monaghan  and his country during his partici... more
Monday 1st December, 2008Official Launch of St. Macartan's College Website
The official launch of the St. Macartan's college website took place at the Board of Management meeting and in the company of the College Trustee, Bishop Joseph Duffy on December 1st. Mr. N. Flynn, w... more
Friday 28th November, 2008W.B.Yeats Exhibition
Ms. S. Colreavy organised a  visit to a visually stunning exhibition, reflecting the life of poet:  W.B. Yeats for Junior and Senior students of the school. The exhibition was hosted by The... more
Friday 28th November, 20081987 Class Reunion
Past Pupil Fabian Murphy and a group from the 1987 Leaving Cert Class are currently organising a reunion for their class group. Follow the link for more detail. ... more
Monday 24th November, 2008Peadar O' Lamhna wins Rotary Youth Leadership Award
  Rotary Youth Leadership Competition The Rotary Youth Leadership Competition is based around an interview with a student between 15-17 years old. This year Peadar O Lamhna was lucky ... more
Wednesday 19th November, 2008St. Macartans mourn the death of former teacher
  Mr. Hugh Hanlon R.I.P. A former teacher in St. Macartan’s College Mr. Hugh Hanlon died on Tuesday November 18th. Mr. Hanlon joined the staff of St. Macartan’s C... more
Sunday 16th November, 2008Anti Bullying Week
A very successful Anti Bullying Week was coordinated by Ms. R. Mc Skeane culminating in an exhibition of Anti Bullying posters in the Library.   ... more
Monday 10th November, 2008St. Macartan's College Science Olympian
    St. Macartan’s College Science Olympian Saturday last saw St. Macartan’s College student Darren Mc Mahon add to his already celebrated academic achievements when he... more
Friday 7th November, 2008We Remember Our Dead
Rev. D. Harkin, College Chaplain, has invited students  and staff to write the names of deceased  family  members and  friends into a book of remberence, We Remember Our Dead and ... more
Tuesday 28th October, 2008College Choir performs in Monaghan Shopping Centre
  The College Choir directed by Ms. C. Mulhern perform  to promote World Mental Health Awareness Day ... more
Thursday 9th October, 2008U 16 Basketball Win
St Macartan’s Basketball Victory By Robert Flynn The St. Macartan’s College team had an impressive win in their first Cup game of the season yesterday, the 9 th of Oc... more
Thursday 9th October, 2008Soccer Day
  " Jonathan Bannon and Justin Mc Phillips showed great organisational skills and maturity in organising every aspect of this event. " Mr. Raymond Mc Hugh, Principal, said today. T... more
Wednesday 8th October, 2008Michael O' Callaghan Represents Ireland in Europe
  Michael O' Callaghan, who will be representing Ireland in the European Youth Parliament in Strasbourg this year, pictured with T.Y. Co-Ordinator, Ms. Geraldine Garvey and Mr. Raymond Mac ... more
Wednesday 8th October, 2008Mr. Frank Mc Eneaney, Westenra Hotel presents Sponsorship Cheque to St. Macartan's College Mac Rory Team
  Pauric Mac Guirk, Mr. Frank Mac Eneaney, Westenra Hotel, Mr. Raymond Mac Hugh, Principal, Mr. Garret Coyle, Team Manager  & Pauric Boyle. ... more
Friday 3rd October, 2008Sem Jersey Day
  Sem Jersey Day raised over €2000 this year !! See more photographs of Sem Jersey Day in the School Events sidebar...click on Sem Jersey Day, 3rd. October and scroll down. &nbs... more
Friday 3rd October, 2008Queens University 7 aside
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Thursday 2nd October, 2008Tuck Shop Survey
Architecture Module Survey   The task of designing and constructing a new front to the tuck shop was designated to this year’s architecture module group. It was decided that h... more
Wednesday 1st October, 2008Corn na nOg Challenge
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Wednesday 1st October, 2008Gaisce Presentation to TY students
  Ms. Mary Yore, President's Award Representative speaking to students in the College Theatre ... more
Tuesday 30th September, 2008MacRory Challenge Match v St. Pats, Maghera
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Monday 29th September, 2008Senior Golf in Lisburn
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Monday 29th September, 2008First Year Mass in Cathedral at 8.00 pm
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Monday 29th September, 2008Study Skills for Donal, Daibheid and Duglas
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Wednesday 17th September, 2008TV3 All Ireland Schools Quiz
Fourth & Fifth Year students recently participated in a recording of  the All Ireland Schools Quiz on TV3. Don't miss October 4th. !!           ... more
Tuesday 16th September, 2008Top Ten Junior Certificate Results 08
Congratulations to the ten students who achieved the ten best results in the Junior Certificate Examinations in the school this year. They are: Egor Kyshtymov, Conor Boyle, Diarmaid Conaty, Shane Mc... more
Monday 1st September, 2008Student Council Training in Castleblayney
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Saturday 30th August, 2008New Term, New School Year
All students except Transition Year have now the first  week of term over....and it's still August !!                   ... more
Friday 30th May, 2008Mr. C. Cahill Retires
The retirement of Mr. C. Cahill was announced at the final staff meeting of the school year. Mr. Cahill commenced his teaching career in St. Macartan's College in 1981 and was a teacher of Gaeilge, G... more
Thursday 29th May, 2008Presentation to Mr. A. Mc Geough
On behalf of the students of the school Pauric Boyle presented Mr A. Mc Geough with a sculpture to mark his retirement from teaching. Pauric thanked Mr. Mc Geough for his years of dedicated service ... more
Tuesday 27th May, 2008Special Friends Visit
A group of special friends visited the school and were presented with a cheque, the proceeds of a fundraising project by Ms. D. Brady's C.S.P.E. class.       ... more
Thursday 22nd May, 2008First Year Presentation of Awards
The first year students were presented with their annual awards at a ceremony in the meeting room of the old school building. They also presented their tutors with tokens of appreciation for the wor... more
Tuesday 20th May, 2008Eanna Ni Lamhna in Peter's Lake
Renowned botanist and media personality Eanna Ni Lamhna was in Peter's Lake as part of a field trip investigation with Ms. M. Smith's Biology class. Eanna also gave a talk in the college theatre and... more
Monday 19th May, 2008Mass of Leaving
The Mass of Leaving for the 2008 year group was concelebrated by Rev S. Mac Caughey and Rev. J. Chester in St. Macartan's Cathedral. Rev. D. Harkin, school chaplain gave the Homily. All present agre... more
Thursday 15th May, 2008Understanding Drugs
Sergeant Noel Harraghy, Crime Prevention Office, and D/Gda. Jim Dalton, members of the Divisional Drugs Unit based in Monaghan Garda Station gave a talk on Drug Awareness to Transition Year students... more
Thursday 15th May, 2008T.Y. Magazine Launched.
This year's Transition Year Magazine was launched today and everyone agrees it is an excellent production. Work began on the magazine in September with students in Ms. F. Griffin's Media and Journal... more
Tuesday 13th May, 2008Young Environmentalist 2008
A group of students did an examination of the schools's carbon footprint for 2008 and presented their findings at the Young Environmentalist 2008 exhibition.        ... more
Monday 12th May, 2008Biology Expedition to Tanagh
Ms. M. Smith's Biology class did an extensive investigation of the flora and fauna around Tanagh with the help of the onsite tutors.         ... more
Monday 12th May, 2008Road Safety, Staying Alive
Members of the local Gardai spoke to the students of the Staying Alive module with regard to road safety recently. The talk and power point presentation proved very interesting and informative. It w... more
Friday 9th May, 2008Mental Health Poster Winners
Three students from the Junior Art classes each recieved €50 for their poster designs in the Mental Health Poster Competition. Mr. N. Flynn accepted €150 on behalf of the school which will... more
Friday 9th May, 2008Enterprise Module Visitor
Mr. Niall Malone, local Halifax Bank Manager  and former pupil , visited the school and gave some financial advice to the Enterprise Module students. The event was co-ordinated by Ms. S. Mc Col... more
Thursday 1st May, 2008A Day In Court.
On Saturday 26th. April sixteen students travelled to the Four Courts in Dublin for the Annual Mock Trial Competition organised by PAL. The team consisted of barristers, Peadar O' Lamhna, Joe Smith, ... more
Wednesday 30th April, 2008Le Petit Dejeneur
Fourth year students were treated to a breakfast of croissants, baguettes and cheese in the library to give them a taste of French cuisine and culture by some of their teachers. Seemed to go dow... more
Monday 28th April, 2008First Year Environmental Poster Competition
      The aim of this competition was to promote energy saving within the classroom and in particular the 1st.Year group. There was a good response and the top prizes went to Mateu... more
Saturday 26th April, 2008Do The Leaving In Libya.
One school outside Ireland offers the Leaving Certificate exam to their students. Since 1997 students at the ISM International school in Tripoli, Libya  take the Leaving Cert, with Arabic being... more
Saturday 26th April, 2008Golf Success at The Point
The school golf team travelled to the County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point on 21st. and 22nd. April to take part in the G.U.I. Schools Championship. They emerged as narrowly beaten semi finalists ... more
Wednesday 23rd April, 2008Do You Know these Cattle?
      If you know the owner of these cattle please ask him to collect them in the school office. ... more
Wednesday 23rd April, 2008French Assistant Questioned
A group of Transition Year students had a Question & Answer session with Mr. Pierre Bellamy recently. Pierre is from Aude in France and has been helping junior and senior students with their Fren... more
Wednesday 16th April, 2008Transition Year Enterprise Group Success.
    Enterprise Group Success In Park Hotel, Sligo.   TY enterprise students at St. Macartans win Regional Enterprise Award Students from St. Macartan’s Colle... more
Tuesday 15th April, 2008High Speed Chase Ends Near School
    A Close Encounter for St.Macs       “Armed and Dangerous” On the evening of Tuesday the 15 th o... more
Saturday 5th April, 2008James Greenan Wins U-18 World Dancing Championship
After many years of dedicated training and practice James Greenan from Rang Conleth won the U-18 Irish-Dancing World Championship in Belfast.    James and Mr. R. Mc Hugh with the macn... more
Thursday 3rd April, 2008AAI Star Award.
This year the Waterford Crystal AAI County Monaghan Award went to Cillian Mc Carron. This is in recognition of the terrific athletics season which Cillian has had at provincial and National level. ... more
Thursday 3rd April, 2008International Silver.
International Silver Medal     Congratulations to Caoimhin Kelly who helped Ireland to win a silver medal in the School's Cross Country International event last weekend in Scotland... more
Thursday 3rd April, 2008Basketball Success
Well done to the Second Year basketball team who won the North Eastern Region Basketball Competition in Drogheda. The team is coached by Ms. F. Gallagher and Mr. G. Coyle. They now proceed to the nat... more
Tuesday 1st April, 2008News Flash
A new species of Thrush with yellow and blue tipped wings(similar to the college colours) has been discovered in the woods beside Mr. M. Todd's room. Mr. R. Mc Hugh, Principal, speaking to a rep... more
Thursday 20th March, 2008Goal Jersey Day 2008
There was a great assortment of jerseys on display throughout the college in support of Goal Jersey Day 2008.   ... more
Thursday 20th March, 2008First Year Tree Planting.
The First Year classes planted trees in front of the school to mark St. Macartan's Day 2008   ... more
Thursday 20th March, 2008Saint Macartan's Day 2008
Bishop J. Duffy  and Fr. D. Harkin concelebrated Mass in the Sports Hall on 14th. March to mark St. Macartan's Day 2008.     ... more
Friday 14th March, 2008Eight A1s in Leaving Certificate.
Two students from St. Macartan's College can be justly proud of their Leaving Certificate results in 2007. They were amongst the very best in the country. Tim O Hanrahan was one of only 11 students n... more
Friday 14th March, 2008International Athlete
Congratulations to Caoimhghin Kelly  who has been selected to represent the Irish Schools Athletic Team. Mr. K. Kildea: St. Macartan's College athletics coach, and Caoimhghin Kelly. ... more
Thursday 13th March, 2008Junior Choir Success.
The St. Macartan's College Junior Choir had great success in the Secondary Schools National Choral Festival recently. They participated in the competition in The Briery Gap Cultural Centre, Macr... more
Thursday 28th February, 2008Launch of Cairde Mhic Chairthinn
Cairde Mhic Chairthinn/ Sem Friends was offically launched in the company of friends, past pupils and well wishers in Croke Park. It is hoped it will raise the funds necessary to further develop... more
Friday 1st February, 2008St. Macartan’s College launch major fundraising scheme.
  St. Macartan’s College Launch Major Fundraising Scheme.   Bishop Duffy joined members of the St.Macartan’s College Board of Management, members of staff, past pupils, par... more
Saturday 26th January, 2008St. Macartan’s to visit mission in Ethiopia
A group of Transition Year students and teachers Ms. Mc Aree, Ms. O’ Hagan and Mr. Mc Eneaney are currently organising a visit to a mission in Ethiopia run by past-pupil Fr. John Skinneder. Stu... more
Tuesday 30th November, 1999Psycho Spaghetti in Iontas Theatre-TY and LCA students
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