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Coláiste Iognáid

Address 24 Bóthar na Mara Galway Contact Telephone: 091 501 550 Fax: 091 501 5650 E-Mail: colaisteiognaid@eircom.net Website: http://www.colaisteiognaid.ie Map About The tradition of Jesuit education in Galway is a long and varied one, not only in the variety of place and time, but also in its attempts to meet the challenges of the evangelisation in different decades. Since 1620 ...

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Brendan McManus SJ

Brendan McManus’ love of walking and pilgrimage comes from being raised on a farm in Lisnaskea, in Northern Ireland. After studying psychology and I.T. at university, he worked in the UK’s computer industry as an interface designer with Hewlett Packard. The desolation he felt with the ‘yuppie’ way of life forced him to resign and subsequently join the Jesuits in ...

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Hession session

Coláiste Iognáid, the Jesuit school in Galway, held a benefit concert on Thursday, October 23, where a number of local and international artists played with the school orchestra and choir under the direction of music teacher, Carl Hession. The concert, named October Twilight, was held in aid of the school rowing club. Four students were MCs for a host of ...

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Carl’s Rhythm of the Dance Anniversary

Colaiste Iognaid’s music teacher, Carl Hession, was the composer for the ‘Rhythm of the Dance‘, the Irish music and dance show, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in Dollywood, Tennessee. Carl, who has been in the school since 1980, is currently regarded as one of traditional Irish music’s “finest accompanist, composers and arrangers“. Along with renowned fiddler, Frankie Gavin, Carl ...

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Rugby win for Jes

Rugby win for Jes 28 November 2007 Coláiste Iognáid SJ, “the Jes”, Senior rugby team won the Connacht Senior League, beating Marist College Athlone in the final, 17-8. The Galway city school scored three tries, versus one for the Athlone school, in an entertaining final at Garbally College, Ballinasloe. In addition, Coláiste Iognáid have won the Connacht Schools Senior Cup ...

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Paddy Lydon announces his retirement from the Jes.

Paddy Lydon will end a fifty-two year association with Coláiste Iognáid, Galway, when he retires later this year from his position as principal. Mr. Pádhraic (Paddy) Lydon, Principal of Coláiste Iognáid, Galway has announced to the Board of Management that he intends to resign as Principal, effective from November 5th 2007. His departure will, for him, mark the end of ...

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