St Brigid's College, Loughrea

TY 2018/2019 Noticeboard

Transition Year at St. Brigid's College 2018/19

Reminder: Four weeks of work experience takes place during Transition Year. You should try to find work in an area that you are interested in, enjoy and might like to study in college. You are encouraged to spend one week doing voluntary work in your local community/area.

It is imperative that you book and confirm your work experience with your employer. Garda Vetting is required if you are over 16 years of age and will be working with children or vulnerable adults. Forms are available from Ms. Flanagan. Please allow 6 weeks for the vetting forms to be approved.

The TY Work Experience dates for 2018/19 are as follows:

  • 11th - 15th November 2019
  • 2nd - 6th March 2020
  • 18th - 29th May 2020

Transition Year Activities and Events 2019/20 (More will be added when confirmed)

  • Baysports: 11th September
  • TY Talk with Emmet Major: 12th September
  • TY Surprise Visit Out: 9th October
  • Making Music: 6th and 7th November
  • Drama Club: 20th November
  • Drama Club Day 2: 4th December
  • January: TY School Musical
  • Movie Maker: 4th and 5th February
  • Movie Maker 2: 11th and 12th February
  • Movie Maker 3: 25th and 26th February

If you would like to do any project or have ideas for activities please speak to your teachers or contact Ms. Flanagan.

The TY students 2019-20 are fundraising for:

Congratulations to our TY students who ran a very successful Christmas Bingo and raised €2,400 for their three charities. Well done!

Youth Services in Loughrea:

  • Youth Work Galway offer a free counselling service to help young people deal with: anxiety; relationships; family issues; peer pressure; substance abuse; mental health; self harm; isolation and/or school pressure. This is available at the Resource Centre, Piggott Street, Loughrea. Visit for further details
  • The Loughrea Youth Project works with young people in a safe and supportive environment at the Temperance Hall Building, Barrack Street, Loughrea. Students can meet and socialise with peers and enjoy fun activities. Arts and crafts, drama, health and fitness, hip-hop, a DJ group, the Comhairle na nÓg Youth Committee and Youth exchange are some of the activities run by the group which helps to empower the young people to identify and realise their own potential. See for further information

Work Experience / Additional activities and programmes:

Competitions for Transition Years. Please speak to your class teachers / Ms. Flanagan if you require any further information. See for all TY competitions. All TYs are encouraged to enter TY competitions.

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26 2019
First Year Students begin School Year
27 2019
Second Year & Fifth Year Students begin School Year
28 2019
Third Year & Sixth Year Students begin School Year
29 2019
Transition Year Students begin School Year
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St Brigid's College, Loughrea
Co. Galway,

091 841 919

Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board
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