St Ciaran School

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Welllbeing Week 2022

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Next week we will be holding our annual Wellbeing Week and are asking our whole school community to participate in our 'Drop Everything and Get Active' competition during the week of February 28th. This event will be in aid of Pieta House and Women's Aid. Teachers, staff, students, and their families are encouraged to take part and spot prizes have been provided for the most active student in each year group. Next week we will also have a whole host of talks, workshops and activities planned to promote wellbeing so keep an eye out for our social media posts and school website. Click here for more information

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Posted on Friday, 25 February 2022  |  By Cara McLoughlin

Christmas Jumper Day

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Friday the 10th of December is Christmas jumper day in St Ciarans. We're showing our Christmas spirit and supporting the children's hospital and our local SVP.

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Posted on Monday, 6 December 2021  |  By Sean Wright

World Suicide Prevention Day

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St. Ciarans CS Quad

9am - 11am


Every year, on September 10th, millions of people across the globe come together to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. St. Ciarans CS joins Cycle Against Suicide and the global community to mark this important day. 


More than just a cyclethon, this is an opportunity to move for something that matters – for healing and recovery for those impacted by suicide; for the memory of loved ones lost to suicide; for hope in communities and families struggling with the impact of isolation and loneliness in these unprecedented times.


Click here for some supports for students.

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Posted on Tuesday, 7 September 2021  |  By Sean Wright

Return Dates 2021-2022

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School Reopening Dates 2021-22


Year Group 


Thursday August 26th

Transition Year

Fifth Year


8.45 a.m. – 11.00am 

Friday August 27th

First Year
Third Year

8.45 a.m. – 11.00am 

Monday August 30th

Second Year

Sixth Year

8.45 am - 11.00am

Tuesday August 31st  

All Students in School 

8.45 a.m. – 15.45 p.m. 

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Posted on Thursday, 5 August 2021  |  By Cara McLoughlin

Critical Incident Student Supports

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Some additional resources, posted on the schools Facebook page, for supporting students over a critical incident.

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Posted on Sunday, 16 May 2021  |  By Sean Wright

Darkness Into Light 2021

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Join us at

In 2021 we’re going socially distanced!
Join Pieta and Electric Ireland for a special Darkness Into Light sunrise, and give the gift of hope to those impacted by suicide and self-harm. Join in any way you can – walk, swim, bike or simply share your sunrise moment.

See the Chaplain Mr Wright or Mr Comasky for further details on how you can participate.

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Posted on Friday, 30 April 2021  |  By Sean Wright

Royal County Virtual 5k

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The upcoming Royal County 3k, 5k and 10k Virtual event is taking place on May bank holiday weekend. They are offering secondary school students a chance to enter for a special fee of €5 (normally €12) where they will receive a race t-shirt and medal. This event takes place on 1st, 2nd and 3rd May and entrants can complete their distance anytime over the three days.
If you are interested, please click on the following link to register:

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Posted on Friday, 30 April 2021  |  By Sean Wright

Leaving Certificate Exam Portal

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The State Examinations Commission (SEC) has announced the reopening of the Candidate Self Service Portal between 12 noon on Tuesday 27th April 2021 and 6pm on Friday 30th April 2021 for candidates to review and finalise their level selection and their choices of examinations, Accredited Grades or both for the 2021 Leaving Certificate for each subject in which they are entered.


A comprehensive guide to this phase of the portal is attached and it has been published this afternoon on and Candidates have received a text message alerting them to the availability of the guide, with a follow-up e-mail issuing over the weekend. The Candidate Self Service Portal helpline will be available throughout Phase 2 on 1800-111135 or 1800-111136.


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Posted on Thursday, 29 April 2021  |  By Sean Wright

Leaving Certificate Oral Examinations

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Orals for the 2021 Leaving Certificate will take place during the Easter break.

Irish - Monday 29th March and Tuesday 30th March.

French - Tuesday 6th April

German - Tuesday 6th April


Students time slot and protocols will be sent to their Microsoft Teams account on Friday 26th March.

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Posted on Thursday, 25 March 2021  |  By Sean Wright