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Visit of the Happy Pear

Visit of the Happy Pear

Stephen and David Flynn- aka the Happy Pear- dropped into St. Raphael’s College as part of their nationwide tour to advise on healthy eating. They spoke with students regarding the importance of adding more fruit and vegetables into their diet and the need to stay active and how it impacts both physical and mental health.

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COPE Galway

COPE Galway

Transition Year students Niall Brogan and Eoin Kinsella presenting Lynia O’Brien, COPE Galway with a cheque for €2,588.40. The money was raised from the TYs recent fundraising efforts, a 12 Hour Sleep-In.

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Back to the 80’s

Back to the 80’s

Audiences were transported back in time when St. Raphael’s College Transition Year and fourth year students put on their spectacular performance of Back to the 80s at the Temperance Hall over three nights, Wednesday 7th, Thursday 8th and Saturday 10th November.

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St. Raphael’s College, Loughrea Basketball

St. Raphael’s College, Loughrea Basketball

Success for first and second year boys Basketball in their first game of the season! Well done to both the first and second year basketball teams on their win over Galway community College! The boys have been training since October and their hard work paid off today with comprehensive wins! The First Years won 28-15 […]

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€800 raised by St Raphael’s College for Family Carers Ireland

€800 raised by St Raphael’s College for Family Carers Ireland

Family Carers Ireland, Galway were delighted to be presented with a cheque for €800 yesterday, Friday 25th May, by St Raphael’s College, Loughrea to provide support for carers in the local area. €524 was raised by students of the school through their Blind Date Fundraiser while the balance of €276 was donated by the Parents’ Association. […]

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Rugby- Mr. Clancy

Rugby- Mr. Clancy

St. Raphael’s senior Rugby team had fantastic success this year. They began their campaign in the senior emerging development league in mid-September against Roscommon Community school with home advantage. It was a blustery day with the wind making it a difficult kicking game. Despite this St. Raphael’s overcame elements and saw out the opposition winning […]

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Art Ms. Griffin

Art Ms. Griffin

Last month the 2nd yr art students had their work exhibited in the centre for creative Arts and media in Galway. The theme was “My Space”. As part of the new  visual art curriculum the 1st yrs also visited the art exhibition. Congratulations to Lauren Dolphin her self portrait came second in the Texaco Children`s Art […]

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