Pope John Paul II Awards

Pope John Paul II Awards

Congratulations to our Pope John Paul II recipients who received their Gold Awards. The Pope John Paul II Award is a faith achievement award that enables participants to take an active part in the life of their Church – in the life of their community and society.

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Young Scientist

Young Scientist

Senior 1 students Sean Burke and Eoin Kinsella representing Saint Raphael’Ys College, Loughrea at the BT Young Scientist competition in the RDS, Dublin this week, with their project entitled “Does ‘Fridays for Future’ work?”

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St. Raphaels College Christmas Newsletter 2019

St. Raphaels College Christmas Newsletter 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians, pupils & family members,   As we approach the season of Christmas, I would like to invite you to enjoy our end of term Newsletter.  This is our third edition of the newsletter & I would like to thank all the teachers for their contributions and special thanks to Ms Foxton for compiling […]

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Anti-Bullying/Friendship Week

Anti-Bullying/Friendship Week

St Raphael’s Anti-Bullying/Friendship Week took place from 25th-29th November. A lot of activities took place throughout the week which were organised by some of our student leaders, the Peer Mentors. The theme chosen for the week is ‘Respect Yourself, Respect Each Other’.   Day 1 was Friendship Day Activities included 1st year making friendship bracelets, […]

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Christmas Craft Fair.

Christmas Craft Fair.

Our 3rd Annual Christmas Craft Fair took place on Saturday, 30th November. We had over 70 crafters and exhibitors, including all of the TY students who created products for sale as part of their mini-company. Fundraising on the day was for two charities, Pieta House Wren Run and The Laura Lynn Foundation.

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SVP Ireland Food Appeal

SVP Ireland Food Appeal

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, our Christmas Tree and Crib are up in the Link Area. We are delighted to be supporting the @SVP_Ireland Food Appeal again this year. Students have been asked to bring in one item and place it in one of our SVP Food Appeal boxes.

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Tree of Remembrance

Tree of Remembrance

During the month of November we remembered and prayed for all the deceased by placing a ‘Tree of Remembrance’ in the Link Area. Students were encouraged to write the names of family members or friends who had died and they were remembered in our prayers daily.  We also held a prayer service for all year groups and it was a nice […]

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