Competition Winners!!

In October 2015 Colaiste Abbains TY class entered a competition run by Wexford Mental Health Association.This was called the "Expressions" project and is a new venture focusing on the theme of " Positive mental health is..........."The project aims to promote awareness amongst young people of the importance of positive mental health and the causes and effects of mental illness.

The TY students expressed their views on what they thought positive mental health is through a thought  provoking drama and creative  artwork,dance,production of a calendar and board game. They also coordinated an art competition to promote mental health within the school community.All their hard work paid off when they received first prize and were deemed overall winners of the competition. 


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Mental Health Ireland & Wexford Mental Health Association launch campaign in Adamstown

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Mental Health Ireland launched a new poster campaign in Adamstown on Friday 4th September. Wexford Mental Health Association also launched their "Expressions " project . The awareness campaign was kindly supported by several members of the Wexford U-21 team,  Senator Michael Walsh and his namesake Mick Walsh from musical group "Cornerboy", Gill O Herlihy and several other distinguished guests who all contributed to an insightful and memorable afternoon. Well done to Ms Wall and our TY students for their involvement and contributions.

Return to School September 2015

Dear Parent/Guardian

Date Years


Tuesday 1st   September 1st   years only

9 a.m. – 4   p.m.

Wednesday 2nd   September 1st   and 2nd years only

9 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

Thursday 3rd   September 1st,   2nd & 3rd years

9 a.m. – 3.30   p.m.

Friday 4th   September

Transition   year students

and 6th   years

9 a.m. – 3.30   p.m.

Monday 7th   September All return

9 a.m. – 4   p.m.

Please ensure that your son/daughter has full uniform including black shoes and official school jacket, (jackets only available from the school for €45).

Note: Please note that school will operate for 2015/16 from

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Monday and Tuesday) and

9 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).

Leaving Certificate Results

Congratulations to our 6th Year students on the Leaving Certificate Results. Well done to our students, parents and teachers for all of the support throughout the year. Students who wish to apply to view their scripts must return application forms to the office on Monday 17th August at 9.30am

Continued Success in Leinsters


Congratulations to Kathlyn Furlong (5th Year) who finished 2nd in the Shot Put and 4th in the Hammer Throw in the Leinsters on Sunday. Based on this performance Kathlyn was selected for the Leinster Schools Track and Field Squad. Kathlyn will now train with this squad for the upcoming Interprovincial / Tailteann Games which will be held in Morton Stadium Santry on June 19th.

The Tailteann Games is the main trial for selecting the Irish Schools Team for this year’s Schools International which will be held in Glasgow Scotland in July. Colaiste Abbain wishes Kathlyn continued success in these upcoming events.

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Address: Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Phone: 053 924 0564
Fax: 053 924 0836
Email: info@colaisteabbain.ie

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