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It has been a busy week with some smiles and some tears.

Our Senior 4 Hockey team defeated Mount Anville in a one-on-one playoff and are now through to the semi-final of the Leinster League.

Our Senior A Basketball team won their All Ireland Quarter Final match but were subsequently defeated in the Semi Final.

Both Senior and Junior Tag Rugby teams came joint 1st in the Clontarf Rugby Blitz Competition.

Congratulation to Maria Reynolds who will receive her 1st Cap for Ireland when playing in an International Soccor Friendly against Northern Ireland on March 2nd.

Congratulations to Emily Cullen, Isabelle Sexton, Nessa Penney Galvin, Mia Reynolds, Amy Harmon, Lily Gowen, Emma Wilson, Rachel Nagle, Leah O’Driscoll, Jasmine Daye, Freya Cleary, Alice Casali and Emily Fanning who participated in a Shakespearean Drama Competition in the Mill Theatre, Dundrum on Friday 25th January.  Jasmine Daye was nominated for best supporting actress for her role as Malvolio.

Congratulations to our Cadette B Basketball team which defeated Loreto Beaufort 58-22

Our 5th Year Emmanuel Choir joined other second level schools across the Dublin Diocese at a Concert in The Helix DCU on Thursday 28th February.  Their singing was both beautiful and inspiring.  Congratulations to Rachel Kelly, Clara Drumm and Hannah Joyce on performing solo pieces.

Congratulations to Una Stephens (4th Year) who, representing her team St. Vincent’s Water Polo Club, won the National Cup in Lisburn at the weekend.  She has now been invited to join the St. Vincent’s Senior Women’s team to play in a competition in Budapest in March.

Over one hundred delegates from schools in Leinster spent the weekend in Loreto Abbey at a conference of the European Youth Parliament.  The conference was composed of three distinct stages:  Teambuilding, Committee Work and General Assembly.

We were represented by Eve McCarthy, Molly Walker, Muirinn Daly, Jenna Smyth and Alice Fanning (all 4th Years) and they thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Congratulations to our Senior A Basketball team which defeated Loreto Beaufort 50-32 in the Loreto Senior A Final.