Sport in the School

As well as the requisite PE classes delivered to students, additional sporting activities go on in the form of:

  • Gaelic Football: Boys and Girls (including GAA led coaching sessions)
  • Soccer and Soccer Blitzes
  • Basketball

Students have also participated on occasion in:

  • Cross Country Athletics
  • Rugby Training and Inter-School Blitzes
  • Hurling Training
  • Badminton Tournaments
  • Dodgeball

We have had numerous successes in various competitions over the years including:

  • All Ireland Badminton Finals
  • Basketball Northwest Winners
  • Senior Boys Connacht Champions (Gaelic)
  • Senior Girls Connacht Champions (Gaelic)
  • Lidl Athlete Mentor Programme
  • Ireland’s Fittest Mixed School, Irish Health Fitness Challenge 2018

Transition Year students have organised A School Sport’s Day in recent years as a project for the Sky Sports Partnership. Transition Year also provides an opportunity for various sporting activities including hiking, kayaking, coasteering, Couch-to-5K.

There are also annual walks and cycles organised including the walk to work and bike to work initiatives.

Girls Aloud is an annual activity-based class for junior girls that takes place after school and is comprised of fun fitness activities.