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Fundraising Event at Croke Park March 25th

Thank you for your generous support    St. Macartan’s Fundraising Event – The Ultimate Croke Park Experience. St. Macartan’s College GAA Committee held  a fundraising event to coincide with the Monaghan V Dublin Allianz National League game at Croke Park on March 25th. The proceeds from the day will go towards the school’s development fund…

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Sem boys raise €1500 for Trócaire

Presentation of €1500 Cheque for Trócaire – money raised recently by students. The proceeds from non uniform no mobile phone day and from  students who got sponsorship to go off things they love for 24 hours. Thank you everybody who contributed. Thank you also Ms. Fleming and the members of the RE Department for organising…

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Writer in Residence

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…

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St. Macartan’s College Compete in National MACE Debating Finals

Congratulations to Nikodem Kawonyczk and Dylan McClave who came top in the leaderboard and won the Ulster MACE Debating Competition. Congratulations also to Adam Lambe, James McKenny and Paraic Clerkin who were Ulster Finalists. All boys will now compete in the All-Ireland Final on Saturday, April 21st. They are coached by previous MACE Debate Regional…

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St. Macartan’s Success at Monaghan Student Enterprise Programme

The Monaghan Student Enterprise Awards were presented at the Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday March 8th. The Student Enterprise Programme is the largest enterprise competition for students in Ireland. It helps students learn real life business and enterprise skills. It is organised by the Monaghan Local Enterprise office. St. Macartan’s won three prizes at this…

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Youtube presentation on  The impact of screen time on teenagers.

Youtube presentation on  The impact of screen time on teenagers. Nicole Runyon is a US based Adolescent Psychotherapist.  She maintains that there is an increase in depression, anxiety and severe anger in the generation of adolescents who have been raised with screens.  In her talk, she explores why today’s teens lack empathy, how technology affects…

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Transition Year students complete T.Y. self reflection

Transition Year students were invited to rate their efforts so far this year and give a reason for this score, they listed the activities that they got involved in as well as the talks by visiting speakers they attended. Students were asked to reflect on what they learned about themselves since beginning T.Y. as well…

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Junior Cert Results 2017

Pictured above with their year head Ms. Walsh Fitzgerald, deputy principal Ms. McDonald and principal Mr. McHugh are St. Macartan’s College Junior Cert Students who achieved a C Grade or better at higher level in all subjects attempted in their recent Junior Cert examinations Junior Cert Photo 2017 From Left Row 1Aoghan Smyth  Ballybay ,Cathal Meehan…

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