Transition Year students from Coláiste Na Mí were awarded First prize for their film entry in the Meath County Council Film competition to make the community of Navan a greener environment for the community. Students attended a prize giving ceremony in the Diamond Cinema in Navan on Thursday 2nd February 2017, where CNM Students received […]Read more "RUBBISH FILM FESTIVAL"
A small amount of students recently generated the idea of a film club to make movies for the school. One of these movies were to help raise awareness of bullying and mental health issues. This movie took several months to make and they also got their teachers involved and conducted interviews. It was great fun […]Read more "CNM Mental Health Movie "
Early Wednesday morning we were given notice that a guest speaker talk was to take place later on in the day. The two individuals that came in were Bella and Michael from a charity organisation that deals with tackling homophobia and trans phobia within schools by giving talks and taking the “phobia” part out of […]Read more "Lgbtq + talk"
Roddy Doyle is a strange man. But like, good strange. One day, at school, we were sitting at lunch and Roddy Doyle walks in the door with Kian Mooney’s mam. This isn’t something that happens regularly, you might guess. Around three people recognised the author, my sister, Kian and I. More people recognised his work, however. Whether […]Read more "An evening (an hour during school) with Roddy Doyle"
On Tuesday, the 11th of October I got to sit in on the announcement of Ireland’s 2017 Budget. I left school early, took the drive in to Leinster House and after taking my seat in the gallery, it wasn’t long before Michael Noonan’s address began. He went through all the motions, new housing grants, cigarettes […]Read more "The Budget and the Merits of Boredom"
On the 19th of September the TY students all attended the annual enterprise conference in the Trim castle hotel. As we arrived at the hotel we were directed to a ball room in the hotel. We were one of the first schools to get there. The students all decided to take our seats whilst we […]Read more "TY Enterprise Trip"
Early Monday morning during yet another one of our morning Caomhnaoir times, our lovely year head, Inion Ni Mhioch asked the class if anyone wanted to participate in a film making competition. As soon as my brain registered the question my hand was high up in the air, so along with the media […]Read more "Film Making in CNM"