Former GCL student Caela awarded UCD Entrance Scholarship

Fantastic achievement for former @GCLuimnigh student Caela O’ Shaughnessy, who received an @ucddublin Entrance Scholarship from UCD. Comhghairdeas leat arís Caela.

Comhghairdeas leat Saoirse

‪Comhghairdeas mór do Shaoirse agus an éacht iontach seo leis an “Youth Assembly”. Táimid ar fad an bhródúil asat👏🏻 https://www.rte.ie/news/youth-assembly-delegates-2019/2019/1011/1082704-saoirse/‬

GCL awarded Apple Distinguished School Status for the second time.

We are extremely proud that Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh has been recognised, for the second time, for continuous innovation in learning, teaching and environment 2019-22. Is éacht suntasach é seo.

#AppleDistinguishedSchools

Sci Fest

Fantastic achievement for Clodagh, Eva and Elaine. Ar mhiste leat vóta a chaitheamh ar son Elaine, Eva agus Clodagh atá ag glacadh páirt i Sci Fest ag deireadh na míosa seo.

You can vote by clicking on the link below, selecting their video and voting. Go raibh míle maith agat.

Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh features in Twitter Handbook for Education

To mark the beginning of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019, Twitter has launched a new handbook for educators, entitled Teaching and Learning with Twitter. Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board is delighted that the handbook features a Case Study profile of one of its post-primary schools – Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh.

Donncha Ó Treasaigh, Director of Schools at Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board, praised all involved in compiling this very useful guide for educators. He said: “Teachers in our schools are leading the way in showing the world how to use technology, such as Twitter, to enrich learning and teaching for our students – there is no medium more powerful than social media to amplify and transform learning”.

Kevin Ó Raghallaigh, Principal of Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, said that: “Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh is continuously promoting and nurturing the use of technology, like Twitter and this has greatly enhanced our ability to promote critical thinking and has given our students huge ownership of their own learning”.

This easy-to-read, informative and fun handbook aims to help educators equip younger generations with media literacy skills, in turn enabling them to ask the right questions about content they engage with online, and critically analyse news and information they engage with on the service. 

The resource is relevant to Irish post-primary schools, particularly those who offer the new short course for Junior Cycle – Digital Media Literacy (DML)

Creating and sharing media has become an increasingly important part of life in how young people communicate with each other and the wider world. Young people actively manipulate digital media to express themselves online. 

The resource contains best practice guidelines on media literacy from UNESCO, and also a reading list curated by UNESCO’s programme specialists, which is intended to guide educators through current teaching literature on this topic. It will be initially translated into 9 different languages; including English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, Swedish, Hindi, with future plans to translate it for other countries.  

To view and download the handbook, please click on the following link – Teaching and Learning with Twitter.

U19 Irish Soccer Cap

Huge congratulations to Alannah Mitchell on the presentation of her U19 Irish Soccer Cap from Barbara Bermingham of the FAI. Éacht den scoth.

Fantastic Junior Cert Results

Incredible excitement and fantastic results here in Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh today. Congratulations to all our wonderful students.

Apple Distinguished School 2019 – 2022

Tá Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh roghnaithe mar Apple Distinguished School 2019 – 2022 arís! Éacht amach is amach agus buíochas ar leith don bhfoireann ar fad agus an Mhs. Ciara Ní Dhrisceoil ach go háirithe. 👏🏻

European Expo 2020

GCL students at the European Expo 2020 Launch at the Hunt Museum today. Fantastic event.

Oíche Oscailte Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh

Táimid ag tnúth go mór lenár Oíche Oscailte ar an Déardaoin 12 Meán Fomhair 2019.

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Scoláirí nua B1 – Céad Míle Fáilte romhaibh!

Áthas orainn fáilte a chur roimh scoláirí nua Ghaelcholáiste Luimnigh.

Ar aghaidh linn le chéile – Ag Forbairt le Chéile!

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Fáilte roimh múinteoirí nua

Táimid ar bís agus fáilte is fiche a chur roimh na múinteoirí nua a bheidh ag obair linn an bhliain seo.