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Leaving Certificate Graduation 2017

Leaving Certificate Graduation 2017

“Tempus fugit” or “time flies” as the old poet Virgil put it so long ago.  Once again, our Sixth Years have graduated and they now face out into the world of work or study or both after their Leaving Cert exams.  This exam preceded by six years of hard work… Read More

 
Green Flag for Travel awarded to School

Green Flag for Travel awarded to School

We at Joey’s, along with hundreds of other schools in Ireland and many thousands around the world, are working together for a sustainable future for our much-polluted planet. The Transition Years, under the direction of their teacher/ tutor Mr Stack, worked towards earning the Green Flag for Travel over the past two… Read More

 
Joey’s Gazette Summer Edition Out Now!

Joey’s Gazette Summer Edition Out Now!

joeys-gazette-summer-2017 (Please click above link for newsletter) After a small delay (Editor’s grace!), the Transition Year Media team is proud to present the summer edition of the Joey’s Gazette. With so much going on this term, particularly with the TYs, many of the ‘staple’ news stories found their way to… Read More

 

CDETB Adult Education Guidance Service in Inner City

CDETB Adult Education Guidance Service, Dublin Inner City 7 Arran Quay, Dublin 7. Tel: 01-8787495, Email: dicaegs@eircom.net Free and Confidential Information and Guidance Service for Adults interested in education in Dublin Inner City. Get the Correct Education Information Learn about:  Education Choices  Funding  College Applications Understand What… Read More

 
Big Brother End of Year Trip

Big Brother End of Year Trip

The Big Brother mentoring programme has completed for another year. As with the previous group, the ‘bigs’ and ‘littles’ chose a day out to Jumpzone in Santry as their trip to ‘wrap up’ the programme. The feedback from the participants was overwhelmingly positive, and we hope that next year’s group… Read More

 
Transition Year Trip and Gaisce

Transition Year Trip and Gaisce

The TYs had their end-of-year trip at the start of this week. The group travelled to Lilliput Adventure Centre in Mullingar for an overnight stay, and by the time night fell on the first evening, the lads were well due some rest! They partook in activities such as canoeing, laser… Read More

 

John Harkin RIP

Past Pupil John Harkin has sadly passed away. He attended the school in the late 1970s. He was a very talented runner as a teenager and won several All-Ireland gold medals. On behalf of all in Joeys we extend our deepest sympathy to his family. May he rest in peace.

 
Sports Day 2017 – Alsaa Sports Centre

Sports Day 2017 – Alsaa Sports Centre

On Friday 12th May the school held its annual Sports Day in ALSAA  Sports & Fitness Centre, Old Airport Road, Co Dublin.  All pupils were transported there by bus and all activities were well under way by 10 A.M.  Once again, we were favoured with the weather as it stayed… Read More

 
Joeys raises Money for Pietá House

Joeys raises Money for Pietá House

We could not be prouder of our senior boys who turned out in strength to participate in the annual DARKNESS INTO LIGHT walk in aid of Pieta House. See Pieta House.  Some 60 boys turned up from fourth, fifth and sixth years as well as 8 adults: teachers, SNAs and their… Read More