We were delighted to welcome competitors and parents to Loreto Abbey over the weekend. One thousand performers took part in a variety of competitions. The beautiful weather contributed to a most enjoyable event. Congratulations to Mr. Raymond Reilly and his team on such meticulous organisation.

Congratulations to our Senior A Tennis team who won the Loreto Shield on Thursday. The members of the team are Fiona Murphy, Laura Fitzgerald, Leah Curtin, Niamh Hughes, Julie Cullen and Lynn Manahan

Loreto Abbey has achieved the standards required to be awarded the Active School Flag which is valid for a period of three years (2016-2019). Congratulations to the Active Schools Committee, Student Council, Sports Prefects, PE Department, Sport Co-ordinator and Coaches on this achievement.

Gathering for incoming 1st Year students (2016) on Wednesday 11th May from 4 pm to 6 pm in Loreto Abbey Sports Hall. No uniform required.

Ms Gillick has just completed writing a new textbook for Leaving Certificate Home Economics. We congratulate her and her co-author, Laura Healy on the completion of such a successful project and we look forward to using the book in class from September.

Our swimming team swam in the Irish Senior Schools Relay on May 8th. They came 2nd in the 200m freestyle relay (Junior 13-14) and 4th in the 200m medley relay (Junior 13-14) The team consisted of Aislinn Pantony, Julia Evans, Zoey Wallace and Charlotte O'Riordan. Well done girls!

Belated congratulations to our Junior A Hockey Team who won the Leinster Hockey Final on return after the Easter holidays.


Congratulations to Lillie Cunniam in TY who came 2nd on Friday in the All Ireland Great Loreto Bake Off with her 'Melted Ice-cream Cake'.

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