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Thursday,
07 Dec 2017
6:56 PM
My TY by Moya Fortune- A Face in the Crowd
My name is Moya Fortune. I am a TY student in Coláiste an Átha and I am writing about a mental health play called ‘A Face in the Crowd’ which the TYs went to see. On Friday the

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Wednesday,
06 Dec 2017
4:42 PM
My TY by Aoife Walsh- Radio Production
  My name is Aoife Walsh and I’m a TY student at Coláiste an Átha. Our TYs have had many activities this year but our most recent one was that of Thursday the 12th and Friday the 13

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Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
2:59 PM
My TY by Blánaid Fogarty
Hi! My name is Blánaid Fogarty and I am currently an active Transition Year student. I find the year both interesting and enjoyable as I make new friends, learn new skills and improve on my

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Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
5:55 PM
My TY by Cillian Wallace- Comhairle na nÓg
On Thursday the 19th of October, even though there was no electricity due to the storm, myself, Amy White, Jack Tyrell and Padraig Moran headed off to the county hall in Wexford to represen

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Monday,
06 Nov 2017
2:32 PM
My TY by Shannon Tomkins- Work Experience
My name is Shannon Tomkins. I am a Transition year student in Coláiste an Átha. From the 23rd to 27th October, I completed my first week of work experience. I did my work experience in Inn

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Monday,
06 Nov 2017
2:25 PM
My TY by Jack Tyrrell- Work Experience
I started work experience on Monday the 23rd of October in Murphy’s garage Kilmuckridge. I started on Monday morning at around 9 o’clock. I met my bosses John and Joe Murphy . I

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Friday,
13 Oct 2017
10:06 AM
A New Generation of Teachers
Miss Martin with past pupil Shauna Lawless. Shauna is currently on her teaching practice placement in Coláiste an Átha. Shauna is studying for a Professional Masters in Education in UCD (M

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Wednesday,
11 Oct 2017
2:02 PM
Dates for your diary: Calendar 2017-2018
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Wednesday,
11 Oct 2017
1:39 PM
My TY by Aisling Whelan- Bayeux Visit
My name is Aisling Whelan, I am a Transition Year student in Coláiste An Átha and on the 2nd of October I travelled to a town in the north-east of France called Bayeux. I went with six oth

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Thursday,
05 Oct 2017
5:21 PM
My TY by Adam Byrne- Hurling
On Wednesday the 27th of September our senior hurlers set out to play Bunclody Vocational School in torrential rain and windy conditions. The match was set to be started at 10 and with no si

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Thursday,
05 Oct 2017
11:37 AM
My TY by Shauna Murphy- Photography
My name is Shauna Murphy and I’m a Transition Year student in Coláiste An Átha. The Transition Year program here is full of amazing opportunities such as the module system where stud

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Thursday,
05 Oct 2017
11:22 AM
My TY by Amy White- The Ploughing Championships 2017
My name is Amy White, I am a TY student. On the 19th of September 2017, we went to the Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore in County Offaly. I had never been and was very excited.

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Friday,
22 Sep 2017
10:18 AM
My TY by Padraig Moran
So far, my Transition Year has been the best it could possibly be. We have been on a trip every week, all of different varieties and activities. I am excited to try out our new modules which

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Saturday,
16 Sep 2017
7:27 AM
My TY by Erin Murphy- TY Bonding Day
  My name is Erin Murphy, I am a TY student. On the 31st of August 2017, we went to Shielbaggan, Outdoor Education Centre in Wexford for our TY bonding trip. This was a no phone event.

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Tuesday,
12 Sep 2017
8:53 AM
My TY- Waterford Greenway Cycle by Sarah Walsh.
A Scenic Cycling Trip         On Thursday the 7th of September the rest of my transition year and I set out to ‘The Waterford Greenway’ where we would begin our 46 kilometre cycle

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Wednesday,
29 Mar 2017
6:15 PM
My TY by Eoin Murphy- Road Safety Day
On Thursday the 23rd of March we went to Wexford Omniplex to learn about road safety. There were many speakers from loads of different jobs such as forensic investigators, firemen and County

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Tuesday,
28 Mar 2017
9:03 AM
My TY by Gregory Redmond- Wexford Schools Enterprise Competition
On Tuesday the 21st of March the enterprise awards were given out to each group from the schools that entered the competition, One of the schools included was our very own Coláiste an Átha

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Tuesday,
28 Mar 2017
8:55 AM
MY TY by Josh Lawlor- The Spinning Heart Theatre Trip.
On Thursday the 26th of January , TYs and LCAs went on a trip in the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. The play was based on the novel The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan which was the book we rea

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Wednesday,
22 Mar 2017
6:36 PM
Merit Award Win for TY Enterprise Students
As part of our enterprise module in Transition Year, we set up our own mini companies. My mini company was called Bubbles Cosmetics. Harry Ellix, Shay Hayes, Niamh Kavanagh and I were the me

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Tuesday,
21 Mar 2017
9:58 AM
My TY by James Lawless- Rhythm and Shakes Drumming Workshop
On Friday the 3rd March a group of African drummers named Rhythm and Shakes took our music class out for the last three classes. They were made up of three women named Moe, Cathy and Catheri

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Monday,
20 Mar 2017
12:08 PM
My TY by Lee Murphy- Seacthain na Gaeilge – Márta 2017
My name is Lee I am a student at Coláiste an Átha, I am in TY, last week our Irish teacher split us into groups for Seachtain na Gaeilge my group was in charge of hosting a table quiz for

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Monday,
13 Mar 2017
9:25 AM
My TY by Eli Jackson- Wells House
On Thursday the 2nd of march Ms McGonigle’s TY history class went to Wells House to have a house tour and learn about the history of the house. We left school at ten o’clock and

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Monday,
06 Mar 2017
9:39 AM
My TY by Natasha Brady- Work Experience
Our second lot of our TY work experience took place between the 6th and 17th of February.  For this two-week placement, I decided to do it in the Eager Beavers Montessori in Monamlin. Even

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Monday,
06 Mar 2017
9:33 AM
My TY by John McDonnell- Look into Law
From the 6th of February to the 10th I took part in the look into law Transition Year programme with the Bar of Ireland that my school provided for me. I enjoyed my week in Dublin, it was a

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Tuesday,
14 Feb 2017
1:11 PM
Visit by local stained glass artist Pauline Quigley
Today we welcomed parents in for a demonstration and workshop of stained glass given by Pauline Quigley Stained Glass Artist . A very enjoyable morning spend learning how to cut, grind, copp

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Wednesday,
01 Feb 2017
4:53 PM
My TY by Jake Nobbs- U17 Soccer Final
On the 27th of January 2017 our U17 boys played there soccer final against St.Killians, Bray.  We left school at 9:45 and match started at 11 O’Clock in Arklow Town’s pitch (ast

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Wednesday,
25 Jan 2017
9:56 PM
Any budding artists out there?
Coláiste an Átha is running a one day demonstration on infusing glass and we’d love to get our parents/guardians involved. It is being presented by Ms Pauline Quigley, Stained and Fu

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Wednesday,
25 Jan 2017
9:41 PM
My TY by Glenn McEvoy- Junior Soccer Coaching
My TY by Glenn McEvoy   As part of my TY, Craig O’Reilly and I were chosen by Mr Furlong to coach and manage the under-15 school football team. We applied for the place by filling ou

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Wednesday,
25 Jan 2017
8:35 PM
My TY by Darragh Murphy- U17 Soccer Semi Final
It was the 22nd of January and the u-17 boys had a semi-final match against Arklow Gaelscoil in Arklow. The soccer lads left the school at 8:45 and they arrived in Arklow at 9:45 and the lad

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Wednesday,
25 Jan 2017
8:27 PM
My TY by Dylan McLoughlin
Cycle Against Suicide Student Leader Congress 2017  by Dylan McLoughlin Transition Year   On the 19th of January 2017, a few classmates and I who took part in the cycling module at the sta
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