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All Ireland Schools Athletics Success

St Columba's students had a great day at the Aviva All-Ireland Schools Athletics T+F Championships in Tullamore. Star of the day was Bláthnaid Patton, winning gold in the Senior Girls Triple Jump.

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Mental Health Nat. Photographic Competion

Congratulations to Georgina Havlin who won 1st Prize in the Ulster section of the Mental Health Ireland National Photographic Competition. Her prize and certificate was presented by Bill Vaughan, Mental Health Ireland (Donegal). Also in the photo is Georgina’s Art teacher, Mr. Brian O Donnell.

Art Awards


Congratulations to Jessica Hannigan, First Year, who won First Prize in the Art Competition organised by the Book Centre as part of their 25th Anniversary Celebrations



Well done to Lyle Sarino, Leaving Cert, whose entry for 'Doodle for Google' reached the final stage of the competition. Lyle was presented with a framed copy of his entry and a T-Shirt with his doodle at the Prizegiving Cermony at the Google Foundry on Monday March 24th. Lyle Sarino “My idea is based on the coral reefs of the Philippines. I wanted to show an underwater concept and also to show beauty in the midst of the destruction caused by the Typhoon Haiyan, in the form of prismatic corals and vibrant, exotic sea creatures.”

Art Awards

Well done to all those to who took part in the 'Suile na nOg' Junior Certificate Art Exhibition in the Regional Cultural

Centre, Letterkenny. The exhibition ran for two weeks and was a huge success.

Congratulations to the following students who won prizes in the Credit Union art competition:

Ciara Mc Cormack (2nd year)

Martyna Kwasniewska (2nd Year)

Laura Heeney (2nd Year)

Blathnaid Patton (5th Year)

Hannah Mc Monagle (5th Year)

Blathnaid Patton also got first place in the chapter level in

Derry, her painting will now go forward to the national


Student Art can be viewed in our Gallery.

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