SciFest GMIT

Mary Immaculate Secondary School participated in the SciFest competition which was held in GMIT on 20th May 2015. The school had seven projects entered in the event out of a total of 84 projects. The school was delighted to take home two of the eight awards at the event.

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Success in Maths competition

All first year students took part in the first round of the Irish Junior Maths Competition. Overall 8000 students from 178 schools took part at this level. Of these over 500 took part in the final round. Congratulations to Dylan Egan from Doolin who finished second in the Clare division.

Munster Junior Girls E Cup Final

Junior ladies football team

Scoil Mhuire Ballingeary 3-14 Mary Immaculate Lisdoonvarna 1-5

Mary Immaculate’s junior ladies footballers recently reached their first ever Munster Final against Scoil Mhuire Ballingeary which was played in Mannix College GAA pitch in Charleville.  Mary Immaculate, captained by Lizzy Roche, worked tirelessly in the first half and secured a two point lead at the break.  However, Ballingeary found their stride in the second half and emerged as decisive winners on the day.  The final score line does not reflect how well the much younger Mary Immaculate side played with a never say die attitude until the final whistle.

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TY Wheelchair Munster Blitz

Wheelchair basketball

The TY’s from Mary Immaculate along with twelve other schools from Munster recently took part in the Munster Blitz for post primary secondary schools.  Well done to all the students who took part on the day.

Ladies Football First Year Blitz

First year blitz

The first year girls team defeated Kilmihil and St. Caimins 2 in their group games of the Clare post primary 1st year blitz which took place in Eire Óg GAA grounds recently.  These victories put them into the semi-final against Colaiste Mhuire 2 which resulted in the girls claiming a spot in the final against St. Caimins 1 and were unlucky in their attempt for success.  Well done to all the girls involved.

CIMA & BSTAI Schools Quiz

Team that competed in All Ireland CIMA.BSTAI Business Quiz

On Wednesday 20th April, four students from Mary Immaculate Secondary School went to Athlone Institute of Technology to partake in the National Final 2016 of the CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management accountants and Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland) & BSTAI Schools Quiz.

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First Prize for Short Story Writer

Ailisha Leneghan with her teacher Helen Bradshaw

Congratulations to Ailisha Leneghan 2nd year Mary Immaculate student winning 1st place in the Junior category of the Clare Champion short story competition. Ailisha was one of many entrants to this prestigious competition and maintain the Mary Immaculate winning streak of the last few years. Her story can be read in the Clare Champion.

Senior Boys through to County Final

Mary Immaculate Secondary School are through to the Clare Senior Final beating Kildysart Community College on a score line of 3-6 to 1-8 in Clarecastle recently. They will play Ennistymon CBS in the final.

The first year blitz is due to take place on May 10th for the boys in that year group.

Best wishes to all of our students representing Clare in the upcoming Munster Minor semi-final v Kerry.