"Concern" Debate

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Pictured is the TY debating team who proposed the motion, "Ireland must deliver on its 0.7% overseas aid promise" in a debate that was held in the college last Thursday. Their opponents were Loretto College, Clonmel. The motion was carried, congratulations to team members and teacher Ms Karen Clancy. From left, Owen O’Hara, Phoebe Dipple, Shane Coleman and Jordan Corby. Well done, best of luck in round 2.

Road Traffic School

Road Traffic

Mr Paul Dalton of Road Traffic School with T.Y. students Katie Collins, Noreen Butler,Tony Collins,Jessica Harty, Emily Mulvihill, Conor Houlihan and Arina Jefisova.

Paul Dalton of Road Traffic School gave a very informed talk to Transition Year students on the hazards that young drivers are faced when driving on our roads. Paul particularly emphasised the dangers of speeding and urged the students to exercise extreme caution and control when driving.


Walk/Cycle to School Initiative

Ty Guest Speaker

Transition Year students with Dara Dever of "Go Dungarvan". The TY students are promoting a walk/cycle to school initative among their peers at The Friary. Included in photo is Ms Nollaig Sheehan (TY Co-ordinator)

TY Induction Activities

Climbing Wall

TY students pictured with TY Co-ordinator Ms Nollaig Sheehan enjoying the climbing wall with Ardmore Adventures on the
second day of their induction.

Transition Year Students in Irish Language Art Project

A group of Transition Year students (TY4) took part this term in a project involving Waterford County Council's Irish language office and Lismore Castle Arts.

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T.Y. Debating Team

Debating team

Back row: l-r Maurice Sheehan, Peter O'Sullivan, Cal Franklin, Tony Collins.
Front: Ms Karen Clancy, Owen O'Hara, Shane Coleman, Rian O'Reilly.
Absent from photo: Kevin Crotty, Phoebe Dipple, Rachel O' Grady, Jordan Corby.

All members of the public are invited to attend a “Concern” debate on Thursday, November at 8pm. The venue is the study hall, where our Transition Year debating team will propose the motion; “Ireland must deliver on its .7%overseas aid promise.” The opposing team is Loretto Clonmel. Running since 1984, the “Concern” debates seek to encourage further learning and debate concerning issues of global justice and human development. The league phase runs from October 2014 to January 2015. Students will debate the issues of Foreign Aid, the Ebola Epidemic, Scottish Independence and Climate Change.

Student Enterprise Awards

Student enterprise

Pictured are TY students Darragh McGrath. Shauna Clancy and Áine Earley with Stephen Power of the County Student Enterprise Awards. The TY students are busy setting up their Enterprise mini companies for the competition in December. 

Transition Year Work Experience

Transition Year Work Experience

Transition year students started their year with an induction day under the guidance of the TY Co-ordinator
Ms. Nollaig Sheehan. Part of the induction day included a talk from Dr. Joseph Moynihan on the benefits of Work Experience for the year. He encouraged the students to make informed choices, in as much as possible, with regards to their work experience. He emphasised the impact that Work Experience has on future careers and in particular how it would influence the students in their choice of subjects for Leaving Cert.

Transition Year Tennis

Group of Transition Year students who enjoyed an afternoon of tennis as part of their
leisure programme

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Audiences Rock To Transition Year's "Back to the Eighties"

Our Transition Year's production of "Back to the Eighties" was truly a "class act" Audiences was treated to a feast of 80's pop music dance and witty drama with lively eighties hits like, "Man in the Mirror", "Video killed the radio star", Let's hear it for the Boy" plus many more.

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We offer a broad curriculum enabling students to reach their academic potential, develop life-long learning skills and achieve their goals in the ultimate Leaving Certificate Examinations.


In St. Augustine's College, We offer a comprehensive guidance service to students from 1st to 6th year.


St. Augustine's College is located in Abbeyside, Dungarvan Co. Waterford, just 2.5km (5 mins by car) from Dungarvan Town Centre.


We are now able to accept payments via credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Laser) for items such as exam fees and after school study.

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