Fifth year students in St. Macartan’s College took part in a Writer-in-Residence workshop sponsored by Poetry Ireland and Irish Aids Worldwise Global Schools programme. The five week residence was facilitated by poet and writer Seamus Cashman. Students had the opportunity to explore and engage imaginatively with global issues in a wide range of genres including…
St. Macartan’s College Past Pupil and Managing Director of FKM Matthew Mohan presented the annual Mohan Family Bursaries at St. Macartan’s College on Tuesday last. FKM is one of the longest established full-service project management, construction, and property related companies in Ireland and a current co-sponsor of Co. Monaghan GAA. Matthew was accompanied at the presentation…
Irish Aid’s WorldWise Global School Programme 2014/15 “Our development education programmes aim to increase awareness and understanding of the rapidly changing,
In association with Poetry Ireland, Oisin Mc Gann, who is a published author conducted a series of creative writing workshops with Transition Year students during April. The students produced a short story called Death and the Vegan and found the experience very enjoyable. ‘Death and the Vegan’ By Students of St Macartan’s College with…
Mark Mc Donnell won the Ulster section of this competition UL Leaving Cert Essay Competition Here we are in 2014 where Ireland’s senior cycle examinations in secondary schools prove two things. Firstly, how much you can remember in seven or eight broad subject courses that are taught over two years and secondly, being able to…
Mark Mc Donnell won the Ulster section of the National Essay Writing Competition Mark Mc Donnell with his English teacher, Mr. D. Mc Aree.
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. Tickets are available from the school office or at the theatre door each night. Admission is €5 and this eagerly awaited production directed by former Deputy Principal, Mr….
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 poet. He worked with the group over a period of six weeks in invigorating and stimulating workshops. The programme sponsored by Poetry Ireland and Trocaire was co-ordinated by Ms….
World Book Day was celebrated with lively Junior Cycle debates and with an enjoyable Whole School Reading class. Prize Winners for World Book Day 2011 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. …
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 to open up the imagination. All that could be heard throughout the school was the rustle of newspapers and the turning of pages in…
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