Well done to Alan Parker who excelled as a student here in the Marist. Alan Received top marks of 625 in Leaving Cert with 3 H2's also so in total 889 points. Alan was awarded the Br. Philip Award here in the Marist which is recognition to the student who has the best average maths grade for their senior cycle. Alan averaged 96.7% for all of 5th and 6th year in the school. Finally Alan also received the Bank of Ireland Student of the Year and Class Academic Award. This is a
Well done to our Transition Year team who were crowned Battle of Wits Champions for Westmeath. This competition is a table quiz format based on general knowledge questions. It is organised by Westmeath Libraries and it was fitting that current Mayor of Athlone and Marist past pupil Aengus O’Rourke was on hand to present the prize to the winning team of Josh Earley, Daniel Butler, Eoin McCarthy, Edward Clarke, Lorcan Withers and Vincente Gaetani.
Marist College 37 St Paul’s Monastervin 31 On Wednesday last our U-16 basketball team travelled to Portlaoise to take on St Paul’s Monastervin in the league final. They emerged victorious (37-31) after a tight encounter. This is a great achievement for Ms Nolan and the whole squad, who have worked very hard all year. This was a superb team performance, which saw Marist fight back in the 2nd quarter to level the game on the half-time buzzer. Excellent work from Brian O’Hara Du
Marist College 27 Roscommon CBS 14 Marist came out on top in this opening group game in the 2018 Top Oil Conncht Schools Senior Cup Competition. Travelling to Creggs to take on Roscommon CBS was never going to be an easy task but a strong performance from the Marist pack was the platform on which victory was built. A strong front row showing from Liam Doyle, Cian Daly and Ted Brosnan was central to the pack dominance. Allied to this was strong carrying from Martin Fallon, Lia
On Thursday last our Former Past pupil and Senior Cup Captain Robbie Henshaw took the Senior Squad for a training session prior to their first Cup game which took place on Thursday the 7th of December in Creggs RFC against Roscommon CBS. The weather played its part and the squad enjoyed a ninety minute session followed by a question and answer session at the end. Watched on by coaches Tony Dolan and Mick Loftus this set the squad up for their Senior Cup campaign. Again a big
Once again Marist College has been acknowledged as the top feeder school for boys in Westmeath progressing on to third level. The 2017 Irish Times Feeder Schools table shows that in 2017 93% of our Leaving Cert class progressed onto 3rd level. This is the highest of any school in Westmeath where boys are concerned, be that a single sex or mixed school. It is a great achievement and testament to the hard work of all teachers and students within the school and something we are
Marist College 22 Colaiste Iogniad 12 Congratulations to our Junior Cup rugby team who travelled to Galway to face The Jes (Colaiste Iogniad) in the Top Oil Junior Cup tournament and came away with a 22-12 victory. Ruaidhri Fallon put the first points on the board with a penalty kick in the 10th minute of the game. It was closely followed by a try from Ben O’Carroll which was converted by Fallon. There was no let up from Marist, another try scored by Ruaidhri Fallon and a spe