Author Archives: Seamus


Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)
The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is a college and university scheme that offers places on reduced points and extra college support to school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are resident in the Republic of Ireland. HEAR has been set up by a number of colleges and universities, as evidence […]

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North East Basketball

Congratulations to Cathal McFarland who was representing Largy College with the North East Basketball team who made history at the Tom Collins Post Primary Schools Inter Regional Tournament down in Limerick recently when they came second in the tournament. This was a first Cup Final ever for any North East Team.
Cathal has now been selected […]

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Green Schools

Largy College Green Schools Committee were delighted to receive their second Green Flag in May. This flag focused on saving energy within the school. The committee encouraged staff and students to be more aware of their energy usage, taking care to only use lights in the classrooms when needed, turning computers off at the end […]

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Prefect Bonding Trip

This year’s Prefect Council, coordinated by Ms. Emma Smith and Ms. Geraldine Lyons,  went on a bonding trip to Astra Bowl in Cavan on Tuesday 10th October.  Junior and Senior students, led by Head Prefect Matthew Reihill and Deputy Head Prefect Chloe Reilly, got to know each other and make plans for what they hope […]

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Parents’ Coffee Morning

We were delighted to welcome so many first year parents and guardians in to the school on Thursday 5th October to a coffee morning in their honour organised by Ms. Claudine Goff. Parents/guardians and staff enjoyed delicious treats freshly prepared by first year Home Economics students and their teacher, Ms.Emma McBride. It was a chance […]

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Recent Sport Events

1st Year Gaelic Blitz
All First Year students participated in a Gaelic Football blitz on Thursday the 28th of September. It was a very enjoyable day for all. The Transition Year Sports Module students organised this event. The event was in conjunction with the fourth year theme “Less stress with more mindfulness and the first year […]

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Concern Debating Team

The 2017/2018 Largy College Debating Team is comprised of Jenny Freeman (Captain), Katie Boyle, Elisha Smith and Ned O’Harte, four Transition Year Students.  The team got off to a flying start when they overcame St. Louis’, Carrickmacross. We wish them every success in their next debate when they take on Bailieborough Community School.


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TY Bonding Trip

Our Transition Year Students attended the Tanagh outdoor adventure centre on Friday 15th of September for a bonding trip. They ventured to Tanagh early in the morning and spent the day canoeing, orienteering, bog hopping and using team building exercises to get to know each other.  The TY theme for the year is ‘Less stress […]

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Zeminar 2017

Last year’s Young Social Innovators were honoured to be asked to speak and perform at this year’s national Zeminar event in the R.D.S in Dublin.  Zeminar is a social enterprise created to bring all those invested in the development and well-being of young people in Ireland to one place. Zeminar is an event for Generation […]

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Largy College celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ireland’s ratification of the UNCCR
On Thursday, 28th September, fourteen Largy College students attended an event in Croke Park, hosted by The Ombudsman for Children’s Office.
The fourteen students, representing the YSI group 2016/17, were personally invited to attend by Ombudsman for Children, Niall Muldoon.  The Ombudsman, who was a judge […]

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