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Leaving Cert Results


13th August 2019


Re: Leaving Cert Results


Dear Parent / Guardian / Student,


We hope you are happy with your leaving cert results today and that all your hard work during your time in St. Mary’s College has paid off.


Please find some information below for your convenience.


The Irish Times are providing a support page for all Leaving Cert Students available online here.


The National Parents’Council are operating a helpline for all Leaving Cert students and their parents details of which are available online here.


Please find an online points calculator which is very easy to use for calculating your points online here.


The State Examinations Commission has released the following important information to all candidates.

Finally, as always, please do not hesitate in contacting us here in St. Mary’s College if we can be of any assistance to you on or 091522369.


Please be sensible, careful and take care of each other in your celebrations tonight. 


Kindest regards and best wishes,



Mr. Sweeney



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Back to school information

19th June 2019

Dear Parent / Guardian, 

We hope both you and our students are enjoying the summer break. 

Please find some important information below regarding the start of the next school year and the relevant booklists for all year groups. 

Please do not hesitate to email should you have any difficulties or queries. 

Kindest regards,



Mr. Sweeney

Acting Principal


Dates for Returning to School 2019/2020

Monday 26th August             1st years begin                        10 am – 1 pm

Tuesday 27th August            1st years only                           8:45am – 1 pm

Wednesday 28th August       6th  Years Return                    9:30 am – 4pm

Thursday 29th August          3rd Years Return                     9:30 am – 4pm

Friday 30th August                2nd Years Return                   9:30 am – 1:05pm

Monday 2nd  September      TY’s and 5th Years return    9:30am – 12pm

*A more detailed school calendar will be issued when you return to school*

Booklists 2019/2020

Please click on the link below for the appropriate booklist

1st Year BookList 2019/2020

2nd year Booklist 2019/2020

3rd year Booklist 2019/2020

5th year Booklist 2019/2020

6th year Booklist 2019/2020

SciFest 2019

A big well done to the lads who participated at this year’s SciFest competition at GMIT. We had 13 projects entered, the second highest of all Connacht schools, and tasted success when second year student Liam Murphy won the Institute of Physics award as best Physics project

  • An Investigation Of The Factors Affecting Hydrogen Yield In Electrolysis

All in all it was a great experience for all the lads. Our full list participating projects was:

  • What is Quantum Physics and How Much Do People Understand It? Ron Degani
  • To investigate the impact of different types of hurls on sliotar distance…Mark Bradley, Mark Kearns and Sean Stafford 
  • We make poor ear witnesses. How our poor hearing perception makes us unreliable when trying to identify voices. .Mircea Tabalae, Cathal Forde and Russel McPherson
  • Is our support inherited: a statistical analysis into the factors pertaining to which team we support and how it can impact on our mental health…Cathal O’Grady Corcoran
  • Does barefoot running give you the edge?…Jesse Ezeogu, Favour Odion, Hedris Ofili
  • Dip or dunk what biscuit is most durable for tea…Alex Coveney and Matthew Lukyanov
  • To show the effect of macrofauna on leaf litter fragmentation…Dan Carey
  • Could the megalodon still exist today?…Sean McDarby and Michael Jiminez
  • Should a mobile phone just be called a mobile? What are teenagers using their phones for?…Jan Macatangay 
  • How soon before the effect: an analysis of energy drink effectiveness. .Nathan McNeela, Nabil Latidoye, Rhys Plower
  • Is the Duracell Bunny pulling the wool over our eyes…Conor Croke, Alex Pitman