Inter County schools chess tournament at St. Anne’s

St. Caimin’s, Shannon, St. Joseph’s, Tulla and St. Anne’s, Killaloe came together with 10 teams to play chess at St. Anne’s, Killaloe on Tuesday 9th April. Transition Years Students welcomed the teams and kept the scores. Pawel Luber ensured the tournament ran smoothly with all chess matches played under his watchful eye. There were some very close contests between players with the tension building towards a great final contest. St. Caimin’s won the Junior competition and St. Joseph’s won the Senior Competition. Well done to all who participated. Ms. McDonnell, Ms. O’Sullivan and Ms. Corbett supervised the event and thank you to all teachers for giving their time to run such an enjoyable event.  



Tara Brady dancing her way to the World Irish Dancing Championships, North Carolina

Tara is a leaving cert student here in St. Anne’s and is also a very talented dancer and musician. She works extremely hard to balance her academics and commitment to her extracurricular activities. She has now qualified for the World Irish Dancing Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina, which take place over the Easter holidays.

She dances with the prestigious Flynn O’ Kane Academy of Dance based in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Tara trains three times a week, and more frequently coming up to major competitions. Needless to say, she is working tirelessly towards this massive week coming up while simultaneously balancing it with her studies.

It also has to be mentioned that she is a member of Cailini Lua, an up-and-coming all girl trad band. All members of which are St. Anne’s pupils (Katie and Laura Donaghue, and Lydia Hayes) and these girls have a bright  future ahead of them. We wish Tara the very best of luck in America in two weeks time. 

Best of Luck Tara, the school and wider community are very proud of your achievement. 

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