Top prize for Megan Phelan in Festival of Food “Design a Mascot” Competition

Megan Phelan

Pictured is Transition Year student Megan Phelan, Ms Anne Sullivan ((Waterford County Council), Mr Padraig Mac Craith (Art teacher). Megan won first prize in the West Waterford Festival of Food, “Design a Mascot “competition for her magnificent creation based on the theme of "Generations of Food Stories". Megan was assisted by Sarah Fitzgerald, Sophie Ryan & Emily Mulvihill in making the mascot. The judges were impressed with the use of recycled materials throughout the piece and the innovative design and construction. The "History Chef" was displayed at various locations around the town during the Festival of Food. Congratulations Megan and your team.

Junior Achievement Awards Programme

Pat Devereux
TY students l/r Saidbh Walsh, Micheál Power, Patrick Power, Michael Lees, Nicole Kiely, Ryan Daly who took part in the programme with event co-ordinator Mr Pat Devereux.

T.Y. trip to Poland

TY Poland

A group of Transition Year students enjoyed a four day trip to Krakow, Poland over the Easter break. Accompanied by Príomhoide Ailbhe Ní Neachtain, Mr Jim Power (Deputy Principal), Ms Nollaig Sheehan (TY Co-ordinator), Ms Shiovaun O’Sullivan and Fr Gerry Horan OSA, the group visited Auschwitz concentration camp where they met with a camp survivor. They also enjoyed a tour of the city of Krakow and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Thanks to Ms Nollaig Sheehan who organised the trip.

Waterford Festival of Food


SophieTransition Year students Megan Phelan,Emily Mulvihill and Sophie Ryan with their artistic creation, "Chef"who will be on display at the upcoming Festival of Food. Included in photo is Mr Padraig MacCraith, Art and Desin teacher.

Debating News – Concern Playoffs


Debating News – Concern Playoffs

Pictured is the Transition Year debating team, Rian O' Reilly, Shane Coleman, Jordan Corby and Owen O' Hara who took part in the Concern Debate Playoffs against the Presentation Secondary School Loughboy recently. Many thanks to Ms Karen Clancy (mentor) and Ms Nollaig Sheehan (TY Co-Coordinator) who accompanied the team on the night. While our team does not proceed to the finals they certainly did the school proud to have reached the playoff stages. The Concern Debates is Concern Worldwide flagship schools activity. It gives students the opportunity to research and debate issues that affect those living in the developing world.


Baltinglass Trip

Transition Year students, l/r Jason Dunford, Tony Collins, Jack Dwane, Michael O'Riordan, Ben Blackwell,Charlie Whelan, Padraig Di Fusco and  Robert Organ. Front: Gavin Joyce & Micheál Kiely who enjoyed themselves at Baltinglass Outdoor Education Centre.

Upcoming TY Activities


With only a few weeks remaining for Transition Year students, co-ordinator Ms Nollaig Sheehan has a hectic schedule planned including an Interview Skills workshop, the County Final of Wheelchair Basketball, the Pieta House Darkness to Light Walk, YLP Gala night. Students will also be sitting their Food Hygiene exam. Lots to keep them busy until year end.

TY students participate in Food Festival


shaunaMr Padraig MacCraith with TY students, Caoimhe Coleman, Shauna Clancy,Phoebe Dipple and their culinary themed display for the Festival of Food.

Transition Year News



TYTY students Grainne Curran, Nathan O Malley, Jack Higgins, Peter Duggan O’ Sullivan and Lauryn Leonard Burns who attended a presentation given by Mr Ruairi MacMahon (left) on the role of science and technology in society.

TY Mini-Company Regional Finals

Home Tweet home

 "Home Tweet Home" team l/r Ms Heather Boyle, Tom Looby, Oisin Keevers, James Beresford and Darragh McGrath.


While our students did not take the top award in this competition, Lisa Maher’s 'Touch Wood' and the 'Home Tweet Home' group won commendation prizes. Lauryn Burns Leonard and Gráinne Curran won the innovation award for “choc o bloc”. Well done to all and many thanks to Ms Heather Boyle, Business Studies teacher who helped the teams prepare for the competition.


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