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  • 8 Mar, 2024

Junk Kouture Finalists 2024

The Junk Kouture competition has a long-standing tradition of showcasing innovative and creative designs, allowing students to push the boundaries of fashion and sustainability. Loreto Balbriggan has had a long and successful association with the…

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Cuairt ón nGaeltacht
  • 8 Mar, 2024

Cuairt ón nGaeltacht

Bhain daltaí na hidirbhliana an-taitneamh as imeachtaí spraíúla le Coláiste na bhFiann! Tháinig @cnabhf ar cuairt chugainn chun tús iontach a chur le Seachtain na Gaeilge. Bhain gach duine úsáid as a gcúpla focal, agus…

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  • 4 Mar, 2024

Transition Year News ‘From Foal to Race’

As part of the ‘From Foal to Race’ programme run by AgriAware, in conjunction with Equuip, Mr Doyle’s TY Biology class headed off to Leopardstown Racecourse for the National Hunt Chase Finale. The students have…

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Transition Year News
  • 23 Feb, 2024

Transition Year News

Today our TY Community Links Class visited our local Library. We had a tour of the Library and all of its facilities, including a new 3D printer, private study cabins and Ipads. We also got…

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Junk Kouture
  • 14 Dec, 2023

Junk Kouture

On Wednesday and Thursday, we held our annual Junk Kouture fashion extravaganza! Junk Kouture is a sustainable fashion competition that challenges young people to design, upcycle and create high end Kouture from recycled Junk. The…

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Market Day 2024
  • 13 Dec, 2023

Market Day 2024

Market Day  Our Annual Market Day once again has been a huge success. We would like to congratulate all of those 1st, 2nd and TY students who put so much time and effort into their…

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Homework Club
  • 12 Dec, 2023

Homework Club

Well done to all Transition Year and First Year students who took part in the 13 week Homework Club programme. The TYs helped their first year partners to settle into life in First Year by…

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Ice Skating
  • 12 Dec, 2023

Ice Skating

Transition Year Futures Leaders Group enjoyed an ice skating trip this morning in Swords. It wasn’t as easy as it looks but all the students agreed that the fun was definitely in trying to stay…

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Screen Ireland
  • 5 Dec, 2023

Screen Ireland

Ten of our TYs participated in an excellent workshop by @createschool.ie as part of Screen Ireland’s Next Generation Screen Ireland Programme. The workshop culminated in the students writing, producing, directing, recording and acting in their own…

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Think Languages Day
  • 1 Dec, 2023

Think Languages Day

Today the TYs enjoyed the much awaited think languages day! There was a wide variety of workshops, with activities such as belly dancing, along with Portuguese and Capeiro dancing Students also got the opportunity to…

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  • 28 Nov, 2023

The TY JPIC module today took part in a workshop from Trocaire on Global citizenship and raising awareness of Justice issues. Gender inequality, palm oil and systemic injustice in the legal system were among the…

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Transition Year and Tidy Towns
  • 24 Nov, 2023

Transition Year and Tidy Towns

Our 2 TY Community Links classes spent Friday morning litter picking and collecting leaves for composting alongside Anne-Marie from Balbriggan’s Tidy Towns. We’re looking forward to working with Tidy Towns over the rest of the…

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Transition Year Trip
  • 24 Nov, 2023

Transition Year Trip

Our TY Home Economics students enjoyed a trip to the Butler’s Chocolate Factory on Thursday. Students had a great time learning the history of the cocoa bean, witnessing the production and packaging of Butler’s chocolates,…

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TY Radio Transmissions Course
  • 10 Nov, 2023

TY Radio Transmissions Course

On Friday 10th Nov a group of TY students took participated in the TY Radio Transmissions Workshop. Students had a great day learning about all the work carried out behind the scenes to produce Radio…

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Transition Year Trip to Delphi
  • 23 Oct, 2023

Transition Year Trip to Delphi

Many thanks to the PE department and Transition Year team who organised a very successful adventure trip to Delphi in Co Mayo over the wekend. The girls participated in Big Challenges, Archery Tag, High Ropes,…

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Amazing Junior Cert Results
  • 18 Oct, 2023

Amazing Junior Cert Results

Congratulations to our Transition Year students who received their Junior Cycle results today. It was wonderful to see everyone’s excitement as the students along with their parents eagerly opened the envelopes. It is true to…

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Future Leaders 1st Year Olympics
  • 17 Oct, 2023

Future Leaders 1st Year Olympics

Loreto Balbriggan is proud to provide the Future Leaders Programme in Transition Year. The programme is a joint initiative from the GAA and the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). It is a cross-curricular programme comprising…

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JPIC visit to Irish Aid Centre
  • 10 Oct, 2023

JPIC visit to Irish Aid Centre

Transition year JPIC classes visited The Irish Aid Centre today as part of their TY module. They participated in a workshop that gave them an understanding of the Irish Government’s overseas development projects. They were…

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Transition Year
  • 3 Oct, 2023

Transition Year

All of our TY students had a great morning on Tuesday at the ‘Xplore your Future’ event in the Helix. The TYs met with and chatted with representatives currently working in Industry or training with…

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