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Once again the Sligo Grammar School German Debating Team came out on top in their second German debate. This All-Ireland Competition is organised by the Goethe Institute in Dublin. The Sligo Grammar School team led by Captain, Oisín Sheerin, with Sara Bourke, Andrew Wood-Martin and Russell Nairn are all fifth year students.
Killian Rüß, our German assistant helps in preparing the students.
The first two debates dealt with social media and its dangers to young people, and the length of the school day in Ireland.
So far SGS has won two out of two debates, the first against Mercy College, Sligo and last Friday’s against Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon.
Andrew commented: “It’s a great way to understand the German language better and it really helps us improve our pronunciation!!”
On Friday 30th September the Sligo Grammar School Senior Rugby Team went on an overnight bonding trip to Limerick, arriving back in Sligo on Saturday evening. On Saturday SGS played Crescent College, Limerick, 2022 Munster Schools Cup winners. The game …
Well done to our Hockey players who have been selected to represent Connacht in this year’s Interprovincial Series. The girls who will play at U18 level are Saoirse Lawley, Sophie Swann, Lara Swann, Meabh Gillmor and Maebh Mc Loughlin. At …
No sooner has the school year started than the SGS Debating Society – SGS DebSoc – is flying high! On Saturday 17th September three of our debaters took part in the Connacht/Munster Regional Trials for the Irish Schools Debating Team …
As the school rugby season kicked off this month, Sligo Grammar School Senior Rugby Team was delighted to accept this year’s Senior Team jerseys from our main sponsors Callan Tansey Solicitors. On Friday 16th September, Niamh Ní Mhurchú and Brian …
For some of the new 5th years the school year started with a trip away to Glendalough. This was the final part of their Gaisce programme, started in TY. Gaisce, the President’s Award, is a challenge to young people to …