The 5th Year Habitat for Humanity group entertained shoppers in Dundrum Town Centre on Friday evening with a medley of carols.  Proceeds collected will part-fund the Habitat for Humanity house building project in Zambia.

Our 1st Year Soccer team defeated St. Kilian’s DSD 3-1 in the FAI Soccer League

This year's  ChristmasMarket  will take place from 9am - 1pm in the Concert Hall next Friday - 13th of December.  Open to all. 

Mr. Sean McEwan from “Localise Volunteering” presented a National Award to Loreto Abbey in recognition of the number of students involved in volunteering, both in the school and in the community.  We are the first school in Ireland to receive the Award and we congratulate the Student Council for facilitating surveys and for their work in addressing the criteria for the Award.

It’s a very busy time as teams try and complete their matches before the end of term.  Our Senior A Basketball team defeated St. Genevieve’s Secondary School, Belfast, in the Leinster Final on Thursday last 63-58 in a thrilling match.  The Cadette A’s lost their final to Loreto Foxrock.  Both of our teams now go through to the All-Ireland play-offs.

The Senior A Hockey team defeated Dundalk Grammar School 6-0 on Thursday. 

Congratulations to Maia Griffin Sugarman who came first place in the “China Through My Eyes” Art Competition with a beautiful painting of a Panda.

Ms Aoife Mullane, Class of 2009, was named in the Sunday Independent’s 30 Best and Brightest Young Entrepreneurs List published yesterday.

Aoife is a graduate of NCAD and catapulted to success with her unique textile designs.  A chair that featured in her final collection at her graduate show was put on display in Brown Thomas and caught the attention of architects looking to collaborate with her on large high-end projects.

She said, “At the time, I was applying for buying jobs and they were all telling me, you look like you have your own brand here.”    She began to build a clientele – one being Dragons’ Den star Norah Casey, who went on to win RTE TV Show Home of the Year.  Clients now include the Alex Hotel and Oslo Beauty Salon on Mespil Road.  Mullane was also selected to showcase her work at Maison et Objet, an upmarket homeware trade show in Paris, this January.