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  • Bright Star Awards 2020
    25th Feb Bright Star Awards 2020 The College was delighted to welcome back Mairead Fleming from Ascension Recruitment to present our Bright Star Awards to Transition Year students for their Mock Interview performances. Well done to overall winner, Emma Ruttle and runners-up, Reid Cockrell, Ella Byrne, Charlotte Dougherty and Lucy Gardiner.
  • 1st Year Modern Languages Trip
    17th Feb 1st Year Modern Languages Trip First Year pupils of French, Spanish and German enjoyed action-packed trips to Paris, Salamanca and Berlin before the mid-term break, providing them with an immersive experience in their target language.
  • Wesley Artist of the Year 2020
    6th Feb Wesley Artist of the Year 2020 We are proud to announce the Wesley Artist of the Year winners are Lucca Browning (3rd Year) with his composition entitled 'Bella', with the overall prize deservedly awarded to Juliet Arpac (6th Year) for her piece, 'Weary Bones'.
  • Garda National Youth Awards
    26th Jan Garda National Youth Awards Congratulations to Bethan Lawson who has won an Individual Award in the Garda National Youth Awards 2020 for her fundraising efforts on behalf of the Peter McVerry Trust and Trocaire.
  • Senator Neale Richmond Visit
    22nd Jan Senator Neale Richmond Visit Wesley were delighted that Senator Neale Richmond was able to create time to join us on Wednesday 22nd of January for a discussion session.
  • Poetry Aloud 2020
    17th Jan Poetry Aloud 2020 Well done to all the participants in the Wesley Poetry Aloud Final on January 9th. An intense and competitive evening was eventually decided in favour of Amber Caunter (Prep) in the Junior Category, Walter McCabe (Third year) in the Intermediate Category and Holly Micklem (Sixth Year) in the Senior.
  • German Debating
    2nd Dec German Debating Many congratulations to the German Debating team who were very narrowly defeated by Colaiste Eoin / Iosagain. The motion for debate was: Moderne Fremdsprachen sind fuer das Berufsleben unwichtig. Well done to Patrick Ryan (captain), Holly Micklem, Nicola Bond and Victor Shi.
  • University Entrance Scholars
    20th Nov University Entrance Scholars Congratulations to the pupils from the Class of 2019 who have been awarded Entrance Awards from UCD and TCD on the basis of their Leaving Certificate.
  • Agricultural Science Talk
    18th Nov Agricultural Science Talk Thank you to 'Tommy the Vet' for facilitating a brilliant discussion on the challenges facing Irish beef and dairy farmers with Ag Science students on Wednesday.
  • Rathdown MUN Outstanding Delegation
    12th Nov Rathdown MUN Outstanding Delegation Congratulations to our MUN team who have won yet another Outstanding Delegation award with Russia at the Rathdown MUN Conference.
  • Derry International Choral Festival
    5th Nov Derry International Choral Festival Congratulations to our Girls Choir who were awarded Silver in the Post Primary 3/4-part choir competition in the City of Derry International Choral Festival.
  • Irish Junior Science Olympiad
    4th Nov Irish Junior Science Olympiad Well done to Jinlong Situ in Transition Year who has been selected to participate in the International Junior Science Olympiad in DCU.
  • Royal Russell International MUN Conference
    24th Oct Royal Russell International MUN Conference Congratulations to our MUN team who travelled to the Royal Russel International MUN conference in London last weekend, winning Highly Commended Delegation with Belgium.
  • Junior Choral Group Workshop
    23rd Oct Junior Choral Group Workshop The Junior Choral Group were delighted to welcome superb Irish choral conductor Lynsey Callaghan, Director of Dublin Youth Choir, to Wesley this week.
  • National Poetry Aloud First Round
    22nd Oct National Poetry Aloud First Round A very strong showing from the Wesley competitors in Monday's first round was rewarded with two students qualifying for the semi-finals.
  • Prizes and Honours 2019
    14th Oct Prizes and Honours 2019 On October 10, the College was privileged to welcome Dr Maeve O'Rourke, to distribute the awards at the annual Prize Distribution.
  • 1st Year Bonding Day
    8th Oct 1st Year Bonding Day All of 1st Year went to Kippure Estate, Wicklow on October 8th for their Bonding Day.
  • TERMUN Outstanding Delegation
    3rd Oct TERMUN Outstanding Delegation Congratulations to our Wesley MUN team who were awarded Outstanding Delegation representing USA at Terenure's MUN conference.
  • Bullying Awareness Week 2019
    21st Sep Bullying Awareness Week 2019 Bullying Awareness Week kicked off this year with a number of thought-provoking assemblies on the theme of 'As I Am'.
  • Poetry Aloud on Culture Night
    21st Sep Poetry Aloud on Culture Night Wesley Poetry Aloud were delighted to receive an invite from Poetry Ireland to perform at Culture Night 2019.
  • Welcome to a new term
    31st Aug Welcome to a new term We are delighted to welcome back all our pupils this week for the new term.
  • Silver Gaisce Award
    16th May Silver Gaisce Award The school were delighted to celebrate the 11 students who achieved the Silver Gaisce Award this year.
  • Cork Double for Senior Choir
    14th May Cork Double for Senior Choir Members of the Senior Choir travelled to the 65th Cork International Choral Festival to sing in City Hall and were delighted to win the Post-Primary School Mixed Voice Competition.
  • Health Week 2019
    12th May Health Week 2019 The theme of this week's Health Week was 'Wesley's Winning Ways to Wellbeing'. It encouraged us to look at the small steps that we can take to look after our physical and mental health.
  • Senior Choir in School Choir of the Year Final
    4th Apr Senior Choir in School Choir of the Year Final Huge congratulations to the Senior Choir on taking 1st place for the third year running in the Cór Iarbhunscoile Competition at the Feis Ceoil.
  • Junior Choral Group 3rd in Feis Ceoil
    3rd Apr Junior Choral Group 3rd in Feis Ceoil A massive congratulations to Junior Choral Group, who were awarded 3rd place, and Very Highly Commended in the Junior Choir - Two Part Competition in the Feis Ceoil.
  • Anne Frank Award for Activism
    1st Apr Anne Frank Award for Activism Well done to the Wesley Amnesty group who were awarded the Anne Frank Award for Student Activism in recognition of their work highlighting human rights issues.
  • Student Enterprise County Winners
    22nd Mar Student Enterprise County Winners The county final of the Student Enterprise programme took place in Dun Laoghaire and we are delighted to announce that four Wesley College entrants received prizes.
  • Senior Drama Presents Big Maggie
    8th Mar Senior Drama Presents Big Maggie Senior Drama's production of John B. Keane's 'Big Maggie' will take place for one night only in the Myles Hall this Thursday 14th March. Tickets will be on sale at lunch times all week, and cost just €5.
  • Leinster Debating Quarter-Finals
    8th Mar Leinster Debating Quarter-Finals A special well done to Sara Rafter, Favour Ochonma, Esmée O' Connor and Imogen Forrest who have progressed to the semi-finals of the Leinster Schools Debating Competition.
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