April News

April News

All Ireland U21 Football Final

Roscommon CBS would like to congratulate the 10 past pupils of the school who are members of the Roscommon U21 football panel. Matthew Whyte, Cathal Kenny, Thomas Fetherstone, Jack Earley and Michael Gunning (all from Oran); John McManus, Kieran Kilcline, Mark Healy and Mark Nally (all from Roscommon Gaels); and Philip Neilan (St. Ciarans and Fuerty) all attended the CBS.

They also all represented their school with distinction on the football pitch during their time here. It is fantastic for the school to see so many past students going on to represent their county.

Congratulations are also extended to both Eddie Lohan (Kilbride) and John Nolan (Roscommon Gaels) who are part of the management team. They are also past pupils of the CBS and represented the school on the football pitch.

The very best of luck to all as they prepare for the All Ireland final. They are a wonderful example to present students of the role that school football can play in a player’s development and furthermore what can be achieved with hard work, commitment and dedication.

They can be sure that the whole school will be roaring them on at 3pm on May 3rd in Tullamore.

 

Roscommon CBS triumph at U15 Schools’ Golf Championship

Roscommon CBS returned to its golfing glory last week as it captured its first School Pennant in over two decades following an 80pts aggregate score giving them a 3pt margin over St. Colman’s, Claremorris and the Presentation, Athenry.

The CBS boys were lead to victory by a best of the day from their 2013 Inter Provincial star, Allan Hill who returned an excellent 42pts in testing conditions. Ben McGahon added a fine 38pts to give Roscommon CBS their 3pt winning margin.

The individual crown went to Allan Hill, Roscommon CBS, 42pts. 

Team in joyous mood receiving Pennant from Connacht Branch Chairman, Jim McGovern

Team in joyous mood receiving Pennant from Connacht Branch Chairman, Jim McGovern

 

David Hill (Roscommon CBS) receiving Cup from Joe Beirne (Vice Captain, Castlebar)  and Pennant from Jim McGovern (Chairman Connacht GUI)

David Hill (Roscommon CBS) receiving Cup from Joe Beirne (Vice Captain, Castlebar) 
and Pennant from Jim McGovern (Chairman Connacht GUI)

 

MS Readathon Prizes

Class Ciarán of CBS Roscommon were thanked recently by MS Ireland for their fundraising efforts. They raised a total of €320 last November for participating in the MS Readathon. Now they are delighted to have their Certificates and many got prizes, including Yoyos, Foam Rockets and a Flying Zone Rotor Flyer, for their fundraising efforts. A warm thank you for all contributions to such a worthy cause.

Pictured are James Browne, Cian Dolan, John Martin and Arek Skalny who participated in the MS Readathon.

Pictured are James Browne, Cian Dolan, John Martin and Arek Skalny who participated in the MS Readathon.

 

CBS Champions: Roscommon CBS Junior Football Team - Connacht Junior B League Champions 2013/2014 lining up in the school recently.

CBS Champions: Roscommon CBS Junior Football Team – Connacht Junior B League Champions 2013/2014 lining up in the school recently.

 

Brother Madigan Visits CBS

 

Br. Pat Madigan – former principal of CBS Nenagh and CBS Clonmel – visited the students of CBS Roscommon last week.

It was a nostalgic occasion for Br. Pat as he reminisced about the times he spent with the Brothers were here in Roscommon, and living in the Monastery. Br. Pat also spoke of his days as a young school boy and then joining the Brothers.

Students were very interested in finding out what it was like living in the Monastery, particularly as it will soon be opened again in September as an Autism unit. It was a great opportunity for students to learn more about the history of the school, and its traditions, and how it links  in with our future. Many thanks to Brother Pat for the visit.

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