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.

Sporting Success


Congratulations to Brandon Sinnott (2nd Year) who was 2nd in the South Leinster Junior Boys 200m Final and 4th in the 100m Final. He competes now in the Leinster Finals in Santry on the 13th May.

KathlynFurlong won the Intermediate Hammer by throwing 54m, breaking the current record by a remarkable 10m in the process. . She came 3rd in the Shot Putt.

Well done to both students on fantastic performances.

Garda Vetting - For TY, LCVP & PLC students in 2015/16



Garda Vetting of students is relevant where:

1. Transition Year Programmes & LCVP are held in a Post-Primary School and these students would be going on work experience.

2.Where a PLC College runs side by side with a Post-Primary school.


“Garda Vetting will apply to relevant WWETB courses and programmes.  Where this is necessary, you will be required to complete a Garda Vetting Form giving permission for information to be obtained from the Garda Central Vetting Unit regarding all convictions and/or prosecutions successful or not, pending or completed.”


As a result students enrolling in the academic year 2015/16 in TY and PLC courses will have to apply for Garda Vetting.

Acting Success - Awards for CA students in School Play


Congratulations to Kyle Butler (5th Year) and Ashling Whelen (6th Year) on their recent awards by the Wexford Youth Theatre Group hosted in Kilmuckridge. Kyle was presented with the title of Best Supporting Actor for his role as Maurice Polin in "Big Maggie". Ashling won the Adjudicators award for her role as Big Maggie. Well done to both students on their individual awards and to the entire cast who represented Adamstown with pride and distinction!


Cyber Bullying Workshop - EU Bully



Many thanks to John Dwyer who facilitated a Workshop for 2nd & 5th Yr students on the theme of Cyber Bullying. John has gained the status as an expert in the subjects of bullying and cyber-bullying. His excellent oratory and listening skills allied to his relaxed manner engaged the students and encouraged openness on the subject matter.

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