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2nd years enjoy a “well-being walk” followed hot chocolate!

This week our two 2nd year classes enjoyed a stroll...

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Kenwood Young Baker 2020

Congratulations to Constance Coutant 3.2 on receiving her certificate of...

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Away in a Manger

The girls were busy preparing some music for Christmas this...

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College Awareness Week

This week 1st year students created 'Dream Bubbles' and college...

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Want to study SMART?

The Learning Support Department will be giving the 1st years...

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Welcome back to Hockey!

Great to see the girls back at hockey. What a...

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First years enjoy a rapper workshop!

Garry McCarthy of “GMC Beats” spent the day with our...

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College Awareness Week

This week 1st year students created 'Dream Bubbles' and college...

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Sshhh.....

Sshh....a Christmas surprise for the girls tomorrow morning... keep it...

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Badminton Competition

Congratulations to our winners of the TY badminton competition; Nora,...

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Action from Chemistry lab!

Leaving certs working hard at recrystallisation of Benzoic Acid. Benzoic...

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Action from the biology lab!

The girls were working on the effect of PH on...

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November: A Time for Remembering

Traditionally the month of November is a time when we...

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UCC Open Day

While we cannot explore UCC in person this year, I...

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DARE talk - information sessions for students and parents.

DARE - Disability Access Route to Education. This route helps...

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College Awareness Week

This week we are shooting for the stars. Let's be...

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LCA Student Fundraiser for Cork Penny Dinners

Congratulations to Destiny Camara, Jenny Connors, Leah Cunneen, Ellie Hurley,...

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Beautiful performance of The Swan

Beautiful playing from Megan Crilly (1st Year) playing The Swan...

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5th Year Home Economics

Lots of delicious food produced this week by 5th year...

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Interior Design Project - Painting the Parents’ Room

This is the fun part! Ellie, Lori, Shauna & Emma...

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Morning assembly performance

Some great singing from 6th Year, Aofie Casey, this morning....

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Marine Institute Poster Competition Winner

Julianne O Donovan won 2nd Prize for her climate change...

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Painting furniture begins for our interior design project

Great work from the girls today and thanks @patmcdonnellpaints for...

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Getting Creative in Religion

Today in religion class, First Year students created their...

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Remote Teaching/Learning

Dear Parents/Guardians, In response to feedback from the Parent’s Association...

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Singing at 3rd Year Assembly This Morning

Well done to Rebecca O'Reilly who sang "Lost without you"...

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Amber Flag Award

Congratulations to 6th years on their work in achieving the...

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Information for Parents on Google Education Suite

If you are wondering what exactly your teenager is using...

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Rowing meeting tomorrow

Dear Parents/Guardians, There will be a short meeting tomorrow at 1pm...

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Climb every Waterfall!!!

Upper course of river, climbing Tory Waterfall...

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6th years busy at geography Fieldwork

Busy at work at Owengarriff river, lucky with the weather!!...

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Hot chocolate for 6th Years

While the rest of the 6th years were away on...

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TY revive 20 year old chairs !

Our TY interior design team are busy reupholstering a set...

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School Closed on Monday

Dear Parents & Guardian's, A reminder that school is closed next...

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One Book One Community

Well done to all participants and prize winners in this...

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One Book One Community Literacy Initiative & Competition

Congratulations to Anna Kearney 1.1 and Harriet Lew 1.2 both...

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What a great day

Just out supervising lunch - what a lovely afternoon -...

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One Book One Community Literacy Initiative & Competition

Congratulations to Isabelle McLellan 2.2, overall winner with her submission...

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Awards Season Photo Images

Last year’s TY students, now 5th Years & LCA, show...

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Award Season Photo Images

“Bravo” to our 6th Year award winners for their hard...

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Awards Season Photo Images

Last years 3rd Years (now TYs) jump for the stars...

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Awards Season Photo Images

Congratulations to 3rd Year students, seen here with their...

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Awards Season Photo Images

2nd Years with Ms O’Dea (background) showing off their awards...

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Covered Outdoor Space for Winter Weather!

Today the materials for creating a covered area outside in...

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Special guest taking 1.2 PE Class

Someone special stepped in to take first-year PE this morning...

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Hallowe’en Fun a Ursulines

Some of the weird & wonderful characters that arrived at...

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Permission to Travel

Dear Everyone, A number of calls have come into the school...

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Hockey Cancelled

There will be no hockey training today Tuesday 20th October...

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Transition Year trip to Ballyhass

This week our transition year group headed off to Ballyhass...

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First Year Class 2019/20

We are delighted to acknowledge the achievements of the first...

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Connecting with the Global Ursuline Community

Today four of our Transition year students - Roisin, Shannon,...

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School Uniform Update - PE Leggings

Dear Parents / Guardians, Finding a balance between comfort in school...

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Recording an Absence on the School App

Dear Parents / Guardians, Given guidance surrounding Covid-19 we were fortunate...

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Parents Association AGM

Dear Everyone, A reminder that the Parents Association AGM is on...

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Mid Terms - Monday 12th October 2020

Dear Parents / Guardians, Beginning next Monday 12th October, the girls...

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No hockey today

Due to the change in covid 19 levels there will...

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Heating Update

Dear Parents / Guardians, We received feedback from the Parents Association...

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Covid-19 Update 5th October 2020

Dear Parents & Guardians, Please see attached update letter. Thank you. https://9f70c27b989bfa917751-0d162b384080736a3635245d78422c25.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/3437_20201005080545.pdf...

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Parents Association AGM

Dear Parents / Guardians, Please see attached letter from the Parents...

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Free Online Cookery Course

Parents may be interested in registering for this free online...

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Cork Bike Week

The 4.1 transition year class participated in National Bike Week...

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School Closed on Friday

Dear Parents / Guardians, A reminder that school is closed tomorrow...

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Presentation of badges to new Meitheal Team 2020/21

After completion of their 2 day training in Scala last...

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Socially Distanced Certificate Presentation to outgoing Meitheal Team 2019/20

The Meitheal Team of 2019/20 received their certificates for the...

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HSE Vaccination Letter - FAO 1st Year Parents

Dear Parents, Please see the attached letter from the HSE regarding...

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Clarification on the use of face coverings

Please see attached document relating to face coverings in secondary...

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After School Study

Supervised after school study will begin on Monday next, ...

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Announcing the new Student Council Instagram page

Below is a message from the Student Council 2020/21 ...... Hi...

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A BIG welcome to our new First Years!!

We are delighted to welcome our new first years. Make...

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Letter from Chief Medical Officer

Dear Everyone, Please click on the attached PDF to read a...

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Hockey Team Return to Play Protocol Guidance Video

The hockey team, alongside Roisin and Trish, have been working...

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Back to School Advice from Dept of Education & Skills

https://youtu.be/03RXGM1hMMI...

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Back to school

Dear Parents / Guardians, Ahead of school opening next week, please...

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Featured on The Echo: Emma Cooper & Leah Horgan, 6th Year

Leah & Emma give their views, along with other secondary...

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Preparations for return to school highlighted on The Irish Examiner

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/munster/arid-40034189.html...

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Start of Term: Frequently Asked Questions

Please check out the FAQ page on our website. This...

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Reminder- Collection of Uniform

Reminder for those who have ordered items of uniform- they...

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School Uniform: Pop up Shop and Order collection

The uniform provider 4ORM will be in the school on...

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Calculated Grades Update FAO LC & LCA Girls

Dear Parents / Guardians, Please can you pass the below message...

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School Uniform Update

Our uniform provider 4ORM had a very successful pop-up shop...

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Graduation Film: Class of 2020

Click on the link to view the graduation film for...

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Summer is Here

Congratulations to all on completing the academic year 2019/2020. It...

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For students who have no books st home - Free Publisher Access Codes

All main publishers have now made their e-books available to...

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Picture This

Ms Stavrou’s 2nd year art class have used photography to...

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Start of Term - Welcome Back!

Welcome back everyone. We hope you enjoyed the Easter...

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Study Tips and Planner from UCC+ & CIT Access Service

Thanks to UCC+ & CIT Access Service for these helpful...

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Zoom Catch Ups for All Year Groups Tomorrow (Friday)

Hello Everyone, We are holding end of term Zoom catch...

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In challenging times great art is made ... and needed !

Our artists have been busy over the last week. Here...

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Resources for Covid-19 in a range of languages

In the current climate of uncertainty, the Department of Education...

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Access codes for free E-books

All main publishers have now made their e-books available to...

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#ursulinebakingchallenge

1st Years are busy producing delicious bakes for the ...

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#ursulinebakingchallenge

1st Years are busy producing delicious bakes for the ...

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Baking Challenge

CHALLENGE for every #ursulinegirl past and present: to prepare, cook...

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Important Guidance

Dear Everyone, Please see the below message forwarded by a respiratory...

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Ursuline 5th Year Chemistry

5th Year Chemistry student finding the amount of Iron in...

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Hockey Success!

Congratulations to the school hockey team who came through to...

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Ursuline Secondary School Careers Conference - Thursday 12th March 2020

!!!PRESS RELEASE!!! https://tinyurl.com/s2x86wz The Ursuline Secondary School is celebrating International Women’s...

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DISNEYLAND

DISNEYLAND today...enjoyed by all..cest magique...

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Paris in Spring time

Fifth year and TY students visit the Eiffel Tower ....

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UCC Student Achievement Awards

Congratulations to Rebecca, Michelle, Ciara, Eva, Chloe, Ava, Kayleigh who...

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A Day In The Life

Our 5th years were delighted to welcome and work with...

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Cork College of Commerce & St John's Open Day

Some of our Leaving Certificate students enjoyed a day out...

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Ready, steady let's do Science at the Ursulines

Laboratory set up by senior Chemistry students to welcome 4th...

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A reflective time at Dachau

We spent the afternoon at Dachau concentration camp memorial...

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Announcing the School Bank- Beating the Blues Bank

Dear Students and Parents, On Tuesday 3rd March our 5th year,...

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Enjoyable tour of the Olympic Stadium Munich !

The girls were thrilled by the novelty of visiting the...

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Senior Cycle Subject Choices for Third Year Parents

Dear Parents and Guardians, Whilst the girls will be focusing on...

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The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Music

On set in Salzburg...3..2...1 Action!...

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A unique experience at Berchtesgaden Salt Mines!

We donned our protective suits and took a rail carriage...

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A great start to our Munich tour!

After a 3am start for many of our girls we...

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Munich school tour

Fantastic first day in Munich. Walking tour of the city,...

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Day 1 Munich!!

2nd years enjoying the history and culture of Munich city!!...

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First Year Study Skills Workshop

1.2 attended a very successful study workshop today. The content...

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TY internet safety presentation

TY students were given training about being safe on line...

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Congratulations to TY's who received their Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement certificates today!

A huge congratulations and well done to our Transition Years...

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Mrs Murphy’s 6th Year Chemistry Doing Water Analysis Experiments

Leaving Cert students doing final mandatory experiment on their course.Well...

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First Year Study Skills Workshop

1.2 attended a very successful study workshop today. The content...

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Today's fifth year Chemistry Group at their practical class.

These students doing very well at their first redox titration....

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Fifth Year Chemistry Practical Class

Mrs Murphy’s Chemistry class doing a practical involving finding the...

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10000 plastic bottles removed in three months

A great achievement as we head to mid term with...

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Celebrating mí Feabhra with 1st years!

Our first years have been busy celebrating the feast days...

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French Schools Table Quiz

Well done to our 5th year team in the recent...

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Brownies and Hot Chocolate!

Thanks to Mrs Garcia for making hot chocolate and brownies...

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TY Environmental..helping the bees

Today the TY are helping create an awareness of the...

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Le Cheile Annual Conference

Ready to get going! Kelli Oldham and Moira Burre...

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Junior Hockey Match

Well done to the first and second year Hockey team...

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Crumlin Christmas jumper day at Ursulines!

Well done to the Ursuline girls and staff who raised...

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Inspiring Women in Stem

TY students attended the I Wish Conference in City Hall...

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After School Study

Great to see the girls getting down to their studies....

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6th Year Wellness Day

Some of our 6th years enjoying lunch during their well-being...

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Ursuline Secondary School App Now Live!

Calling all parents... please download the school app The school app...

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5th & 6th Year trip to the Courthouse, Washington St

5th and 6th year students visited the Courthouse, Washington Street...

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St Angela’s Day, 27/01/20

Today the school community attended mass to celebrate our patron...

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St Angela's Mass, 27th January, 2020

Today the Ursuline school community attended mass to celebrate the...

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All Ireland Rowing Success

Congratulations to the school rowing team ( Aisling Cronin, Ruby...

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Rehearsing for the Feast of St Angela

The choir and brass ensemble were working hard with on...

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Information evening on the school tour to Munich

Dear Parent/ Guardian, You are invited to attend an information session...

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iWish STEM @ CIT for TY girls

Kajal Hammond...

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iWish STEM for TY @CIT

Kajal Hammond-Quinlan attended a fantastic week at the iWish...

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Irish Examiner Article

The article published on page 7 of The Irish Examiner...

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Success for 2019 Leaving Certs Acknowledged

Press Release – 4th December 2019

Ursuline Secondary School, Blackrock -...

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Christmas Carols on the Pier

The girls sang, played and read...

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Welcome to the Ursuline Secondary School App

Our school was established by the Ursuline Sisters and as...

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“Best Display” Award for TYDYE Mini Company

This week our Transition Year mini companies attended the enterprise...

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Irish Indoor Rowing Championships

Great news! The school rowing team competed in their first...

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History Week Presentation

Eva O'Donnell, 5th year, made a presentation to the school...

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Climate Justice Conference

Today, Kelli Oldham and Moira Burre,...

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History Week - Dress Up Day

Today as a part of History Week, staff and students...

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Foróige Art Exhibition

Artwork by four of our students will be featured in...

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Feature in Irish Examiner

The following article by Joe Leogue appeared on page 5...

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Plastic Free School

To fund a water fountain and reusable steel water bottles...

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Cara: Yacht Racing National champion!

Cara O’Sullivan, Leaving Cert Applied (LCA 2), recently retained her...

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The Newly Minted Ursuline Girls!

Welcome 1st Years!

Welcome to our new 1st Years who began...

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Rowan Walsh - Fastest Lady @ Rebel Plunge

Rowan Walsh, 2nd Year was the...

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Rebel Plunge

On Sunday, 9th June, our swimmers Niamh Connolly, 5th Year,...

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UNESCO Young Environmentalist Winners

Our UNESCO Young Environmental Award (YEA) entry, Plastic People, won...

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Awards Ceremony, May 2019

Congratulations to all the girls honoured at our annual Awards...

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Contact Us

Ursuline Secondary School Blackrock, Cork, T12HR04

Phone: 021 - 4358012

Email: ursulineschool@gmail.com

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Opening Hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm

Principal:
Mr Patrick McBeth

Deputy Principal:
Ms Paula Goggin

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